Intern - Corporate Groups - Direct Pharma Procurement Operations
South San Francisco, CA  / Oceanside, CA 
Posted 21 days ago
Job/Internship Description
The Position

Start Date: September

Length of Assignment: 12 months, 40/hrs per week.
Location: This internship is currently planned to be on site in South San Francisco. It has the option for flexible work arrangements (to work remotely within the U.S. borders).

Education Level: Bachelor's or Masters degree, preferable

technical degree (science background), engineering, or operations management, or finance with science minor

Who you are:

The Intern responsibilities will be to support Local US and Global Category Managers, and will primarily be reporting to Local Category Manager for assigned categories. He/she will lead and manage (at least) one major project to support the Roche's Drug Product or Drug Substance Strategic Roadmap, provide ongoing support to Local Category Managers in leading cross-functional teams, developing/executing category strategies, implementing projects internally (within Roche) and externally (with suppliers) for operational optimization, quality improvement, global network alignment, new technologies, and cost savings initiatives. He/she shall also assist in regular management of Key Direct Material Suppliers to monitor metrics, forecasts, and supply to control commercial supply and quality performance.

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies.

Working in a multicultural environment motivates you. As a fast learner, you actively drive the quality of the requirements.


An ambitious Senior graduating with a bachelor's or masters degree, preferable

technical degree (science background), engineering, or operations management, or finance with science minor, and a strong interest in biotech.

Available for a 1-year internship.

Strong communication, leadership/collaboration, and project management skills

Ability to operate and execute effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and challenging deadlines.

Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion

Highly effective at building internal and external relationships.

Advanced in Excel, PowerPoint, Google tools.

Self-starter with an agile mindset & hands-on mentality who navigates and takes advantage of ambiguity to seek the most effective and sustainable outcomes.

Process-oriented with strong analytical skills, strategic thinking, and creative problem-solving capabilities.

Excellent written and verbal communication, influencing and persuasion skills

Demonstrates a sense of urgency and proactive approach that is focused on results

Relocation benefits are not available for this job posting.

For Colorado and New York-based applicants, the expected salary range for this position is $21-$50 hourly. Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position also qualifies for the benefits listed below.

Who we are

A 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.

Unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation under applicable law, employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with customer requirements, the company's health and safety obligations and/or applicable law or guidelines.

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

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Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status.


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