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Head LATAM Health Policy Leader

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

The PositionHead LATAM Health Policy LeaderAspirationRoche assumes leadership in influencing Public Healthcare in LATAM driving improved access to innovation especially in the therapeutic areas of interest. The Policy Lead is a driving force to further expand the agenda of Roche in the supranational healthcare related organizations. The Policy Lead is a support for the country organizations to drive the agenda according to the defined priorities.The LATAM Health Policy Leader reports to the Head of LATAM Area, is located in Washington D.C. and coordinates and engages a small team of access and policy experts across the LATAM area. He or she partners with key health institutions in Washington in close collaboration with the Global Health Policy Team and the US Policy team.Purpose of the role

  • Thought Leadership in Access and Innovation (pipeline)
  • Liaison to regional and global policy network and foster collaboration between countries in the area and beyond
  • Leadership in defining regional policy priorities (derived from Pharma international and GPS priorities) and assembling teams of guiding country policy experts to fully implement the vision of Health Policy and respective leverage of technology and state of art policy strategies and processes
  • Facilitate the interaction with Washington DC and US based organizations and the affiliates
  • Partner to key health institutions and stakeholders based in Washington/US (such as PAHO, World Bank, IDB, Health Think Tanks, ISPOR, HTA, certain U.S. government agencies, Latin American embassies and delegations on visit, Foundations (such as Clinton or Gates Foundation, etc.), Fifarma, Pharma and Bio. For Global Organizations the activities with the stakeholders have to be coordinated closely with the Global and eventually US team.
  • Manage the key relationships with supranational organizations in LATAM (examples PAHO, Fifarma, Unasur, Mercosur etc) to shape the regional and national agendas
  • Relocation assistance is being providedDesired profile
    • Science degree or degree in international relations, business or communication with experience in Health Policy
    • Strong interest in Public Policy especially in Health policy
    • Excellent communication and influencing skills
    • Strategic mindset
    • People leadership experience in a matrix environment (i.e. experience building and managing agile teams)
    • Excellent Spanish, excellent English, Portuguese a plus
    • Based in Washington D.C. with willingness to travel about 30-40% of timeWho we areA member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. We believe that by championing diversity of background, thought and experience, we can foster a sense of belonging and provide an environment where every employee feels valued, included, and able to contribute their best for the patients we serve. We're focused on attracting, retaining, developing and advancing our people to their full potential by rewarding bold ways of thinking and integrating inclusive behaviors into every aspect of our work.Genentech is an equal opportunity employer, and we embrace the increasingly diverse world around us. Genentech prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers Homepage.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Washington DC , Head LATAM Health Policy Leader, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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