New job Lead - Government Affairs & Policy in Delhi

Lead - Government Affairs & Policy
Lead - Government Affairs & Policy

Lead - Government Affairs & Policy

Company : Roche
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Delhi

Full Description

Role Purpose:

This position is responsible for leading the strategy and outreach related to Roche Diagnostics India business interests with Government policy makers. You will lead development, implementation and oversight of advocate engagement strategies, plans and programs. You will represent Roche to external advocates, establish and maintain in-depth awareness of the business areas, current and future business plans with among advocates current and future interests, and the relevant surrounding policy and legislative environment. You may also play a leadership role in departmental projects, train, coach, mentor, and oversee some of the work of other team members. You will work as a member of the Roche Diagnostics team and will report directly to the Head – External Affairs.

You will work in close collaboration with internal stakeholders to understand and inform strategic objectives in specified disease areas affected by public policy, including identification of obstacles and opportunities arising from the intersection of statue and regulation with clinical development decisions and product profiles.

You will translate policy developments into meaningful guidance and strategic advice in support of portfolio-wide and program-specific goals and will represent Government Affairs in exchanges with internal and external senior leadership.


  • Develop and lead the relationship for Roche in industry bodies, trade bodies, Diagnostics associations and leverage these relations to advocate for a conducive business environment through upcoming policies.

  • Inform and update Roche leadership, business teams and collaborate with other functions ( RA, MA, PA) on upcoming policies and assess, mitigate the impact to businesses through advocacy.

  • Create a high performance culture for market access through active leadership and performance management of all direct reports.

  • Engage with relevant government agencies and public/private stakeholder groups on issues critical to business and to elevate Roche leaders in public policy forums.

  • Monitor, analyze and advise on the potential impact of key political, economic and policy trends /developments; and lead the development of policy solutions in the country and share recommendations to address as required.

  • Develop and execute advocacy strategies for immediate and long terms business concerns and risks and advance business opportunities in healthcare industry;

  • Position Roche as a diagnostic leader in Government engagements, forge strategic partnerships with states, and center to create new opportunities for business in government health programs like Hepatitis etc.

  • Explore opportunities, predict the impact and timing of potential business threats and shape company strategy around these (e.g., access, policy, etc.)

  • Collaborate with Access to develop and deliver integrated communication activities with government, political strategy and patient group advocacy


  • Build a motivated, enabled and empowered direct & indirect teams that challenges the status quo, explores new ways of doing things and radically simplify.

  • Motivate change with proven skills to influence business leaders and Government Affairs & Policy professionals to required outcomes.

  • As an active member of the Leadership team continue to transform your own self and the way we work as well as the External Affairs department overall with all its interfaces.

Who You Are:

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re searching for a challenge where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests in a transforming organization. As go-getter, you actively drive the quality of the requirements. You can influence with courageous authenticity and build trust with individuals at all levels within the organization and show excellent situational assessment and objective evaluation skills, with an ability to comprehend and translate complex topics into manageable pieces, to then position the topics with strong communication and group facilitation capabilities.


We@RocheDiagnostics is the mindset and culture we adopt to help achieve our vision and realize our strategy. The dimensions are:

  • We are passionate about our customers and patients

  • We radically simplify

  • We trust, collaborate & have fun

  • We ALL lead

  • We experiment & learn

As the Lead - Government Affairs & Policy at Roche Diagnostics India & NM, you will be expected to demonstrate We@RD dimensions and help evolve the functions culture beliefs as part of the India journey

Experience Required:

10+ years of experience in Government Affairs, of which at least 5 years should be in a Multinational Company.