Sr. IT Product Manager (Pharma Informatics US) - USIX Platforms Manager


  • Mississauga, ON
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Title: Senior IT Product Manager
Division: IT
Duration: Full-time

As IT Product Manager within Pharma Informatics US organization (USIX) you will be accountable for the end-to-end product lifecycle of a set of technology and data solutions (USIX Platforms) ensuring, in partnering with relevant IT stakeholders, that the products are fit-for-purpose.

In USIX we understand Platform as 3rd party application infrastructure Software that helps us to enable USIX Business Capabilities. Acting as USIX Platforms manager, implies leadership and supervision of several aspects, such as financial and vendor management, capacity planning, compliance, change management, continuous improvement, and assurance of the platform's optimal utilization using best practices.

Key Responsibilities

Work in collaboration with USIX Architecture, external vendors, product managers/owners to co-create vision and strategy to help continuously improve business processes and solutions.

Accountable for USIX Platforms Lifecycle

Manage the long-term platform roadmap and backlog for USIX Platforms.

Financial Management. Coordination of licensing and maintenance needs for the product and identify and pursue efficiency opportunities.

Determine business criticality and product quality. Define, in collaboration with Delivery Service Manager, service levels, governance and operational support

Lead or coordinate technical discussions and vendor negotiations

In collaboration with IT Business Partners, monitor and improve customer and user experience

Drive Infrastructure Capacity Planning Process for USIX Platforms in collaboration with Global Infrastructure Services (GIS) Organization

Provide Best Practices and Guidelines to optimice Platform’s utilization

Ensure platform’s processes Compliance in coordination with IT Security and USIX Service Management and Operations

Govern IT change control and manage operational demand, enhancements and the continuous improvement cycle driven by business urgency and needs.

Coordinate, changes impacting USIX platform (configuration changes , lifecycle upgrades, user access...) , and if necessary setup Squad to address/coordinate response to those changes

Travel requirement : up to 20% (to South San Francisco Primarily)

Preferred Qualification

5 years of relevant experience as Service Manager/Product Manager

A minimum of 8 years of experience in IT

Excellent coordination, organization and collaboration skills, and ability to orchestrate efficiently productive relationships to internal stakeholders, providers, suppliers, and vendors

Ideally good Knowledge around some of the IT Platforms under responsibility, being some of them :








Oracle Exadata



Generic Knowledge around Market IT platforms used to support different capabilities, being some of them:

Field & Marketing Tools

Data & Analytic Platforms (P2P integration, MDM & Stewardship, , Data lake, Data Visualization, Data Integration, B2B FTP, Data Marts, …)

Exhibits the behaviors of a Lean-Agile Leader with a Lean-Agile Mindset

Exhibits intellectual curiosity and integrity and has strong passion to bring value-adding technology to the business.

Entrepreneurial mindset

Customer experience focused

Nice to have, any of these certifications: ITIL, Product Owner, Product Manager or Scrum Master

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by: July 8, 2020

This position is not eligible for relocation support.

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon any legally protected ground. Roche will make a good faith effort to accommodate the individual needs of applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process.

NOTE: All employment is conditional upon completing and obtaining a satisfactory background check, including educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not been granted) checks.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Roche Canada does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Roche Canada will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Roche Canada explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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