Your development at Roche
At Roche, we believe that as you grow, we grow too. That's why from the very start you are encouraged to actively shape the future of your own personal and professional development. Think of Roche as a culture of performance with controlled risk, where you have the freedom to try out new approaches and choose your own direction. You will be able to participate in challenging projects, thus building a professional launch pad that will propel your career.
Roche promotes independent thought and continuous exchange, because we know that this way we foster the innovative ideas that drive our business. We encourage initiative and commitment, and we reward outstanding performers through specific programmes to accelerate their careers.
For people at a relatively early state in their careers, we offer these three:
If you have two to five years of work experience and have demonstrated outstanding skills and leadership potential, this two-year programme is for you. Through a series of temporary assignments in different countries within the Roche world, Perspectives enables you to quickly gain a broad understanding of your division (Diagnostics or Pharma) as well as the skill set and perspective to lead in a global healthcare company.
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Perspectives is aimed at preparing participants for significant leadership responsibilities at Roche within an accelerated timeframe. Candidates are selected based on the following criteria:
- Master's degree at minimum, preferably dual degree (ideally scientific plus MBA)
- Strong and demonstrated leadership potential
- Two to five years work experience with outstanding achievements, preferably in healthcare, technology, or business
- Proficiency in English and a second language
- Global mobility during and after program.
As a participant in the programme, you will go through four six-month assignments in various business functions at different affiliate offices and/or Roche business areas across the globe. Familiarizing yourself with a range of markets, cultures and leadership styles, you will acquire fundamental leadership skills, boost your business acumen, and build your cultural sensitivity and personal awareness.
Perspectives Management Start-up Finance Trainee Programme
This programme, which is run by our Diagnostics Division, aims to develop future leaders for our organisation. Working on important projects and mentored by Roche executives, outstanding Finance graduates learn how to improve business processes and implement innovative concepts in a real-life environment.
Postdoc Fellowship Programme
Internally known as RPF, this programme aims to build scientific leadership by expanding and strengthening our scientific exchange and collaboration with academia. Specifically, we offer talented post-doc graduates the opportunity to join us as fellows working on a specific topic, co-mentored by people from both inside Roche and external research institutions.