Head of SADC Vacancy at Roche Nigeria

Posted on: Thu 21-10-2021

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of SADC

Ref No: 202109-125633

Location: Nigeria

Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Roche Diagnostics in Midrand seeking a Head for our SADC region.
  • The role will entail leading the SADC organization by developing and implementing short and long term strategies in alignment with Management Center South Africa to ensure that Roche Diagnostics retains and advances it’s leadership position in SADC, ensuring that Roche values of Courage, Passion and Integrity are instilled across all teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Play a leading role as a member of the sub-Saharan Management team, to define and implement the overall sub-Sahara Vision and Strategy.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for SADC in line with that of Management Center South Africa.
  • Define and attain needed resources and competencies to ensure Roche Diagnostics is able to achieve its short and long term Strategic and Financial objectives.
  • Drive and foster culture of cross collaboration with other sub-Saharan Markets and the Management Center South Africa.
  • Play a leading role in local and corporate compliance and promote ethical behavior, in compliance with laws, regulations, industry codes, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure Roche Values are instilled across the Organization.
  • Ensure the effective Management of Business Partners in line with Roche values and objectives.
  • Build relationship with key stakeholders and Key Opinion Leaders to position Roche as a leader in the IVD market.
  • Build and foster relationship across Roche Divisions in SADC, leveraging the One Roche approach.
  • Manage team through effective recruitment, induction, skills development, performance coaching and evaluation in line with HR policies and procedures and Roche Leadership Commitments.
  • To draft and present reports by gathering information, analysing and interpreting data, identifying trends and patterns and submitting reports for review and approval annually and as required.


  • You, as an ideal candidate, will have the following skills, experience and education:
  • Qualifications: University Degree or Professional Medical Degree, (MBA or post graduate studies are a plus)
  • Experience: At least 5 years Senior Leadership experience in Marketing, Sales or Finance in the Medical Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical or Healthcare space.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online