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Senior Records and Information Business Partner

The Senior Records and Information Business Partner is a strategic and proactive business partner to multiple client groups across Genentech. This Business Partner has deep knowledge of current and emerging technologies and is a resource and thought partner for managing information assets. The role is also involved in complex, cross-functional work related to records and information management. In addition to being a thought partner and advisor, the Business Partner has key responsibilities related to training, compliance, Clean Up Days, and mergers and acquisitions.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Being primary contact, trusted advisor, and sounding board for multiple client groups on managing their records and information assets, such as: 

    • Staying up to date on new data sources within the Company as they are developed 

    • Maintaining inventories of active electronic and paper records 

    • Preparing and delivering program and awareness training

    • Soliciting and understanding stakeholder needs for program planning and incorporating  into change management for program supported initiatives  

    • Determining priority of compliance checks, completing checks  and developing plans for improvements 

    • Working with client groups to scope and plan useful Clean Up Days

    • Advising client groups on how to handle and integrate records and information during mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and managing the handling of records during mergers, acquisitions and divestitures

    • Being innovative to design approaches to help users find, access, and protect electronic information 

    • Promoting awareness and driving adoption of records and information management policy and procedures 

  • Serving as an advisor to global and local IT on records and information management and sitting on Legal/IT sounding boards also in an advisor role

  • Being a primary contact for electronic records related questions from employees and IT leaders and managers across Genentech

  • Overseeing the Records Management Coordinator Network of business stakeholders, including chairing quarterly meetings and developing agendas and presenting content

  • Working with global partners about records and information management opportunities and challenges to help shape global programs and approaches and to implement them

  • Partnering with global records management colleagues on common topics including training and awareness, compliance, and alignment with global IT initiatives and strategy

  • Developing strategies to drive the application of records management principles to electronically stored information so that electronic records are reliable, available, and usable throughout their lifecycle

  • Assessing computer systems and applications against records and information management and eDiscovery requirements and influencing IT to make improvements 

  • Writing and maintaining descriptions of systems that are sources of data subject to eDiscovery


  • Candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent education

  • 7-10 years of work experience as a strategic business partner within a life sciences or other highly regulated industry with a focus on records and information management

  • Specialized training in data science or related work experience in machine learning, artificial intelligence or other computer science is highly preferred

  • Project management skills preferred.

The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships, trust, and respect with stakeholders and peers and to collaborate with both internal and external teams. The candidate must also have a deep technical understanding of computer systems and ways to organize, search, classify, and protect information including big data and metadata. Strong leadership, business acumen, influencing and conflict resolution skills, and excellent communication and change management skills are required. In addition, the candidate must have a proven ability to assess, calibrate, and effectively communicate risk.


Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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