You've always had a strong interest in IT and went on to study informatics, engineering, digital sciences, mathematics or similar. As a result, so many options are now available to you! But how do you know which path is right for you?
Helping others is our purpose
The digitalisation of healthcare has created a direct link between information technology and patients. In the Roche Start IT programme, you can explore all corners of the field – maybe even surprising yourself with new interests – while making a difference to people’s lives.
Your passion can make an impact.
find roles at Roche after completion
We strive to provide our employees with the best possible work environment.
Start IT is a programme for early-in-career talents that provides an entry gate into a company with global impact. The following bullets provide information about the structure of the programme, what's in it for you and what we expect from you as an applicant.
Duration: 18 months
Position based at a Roche IT site (Europe, North America or Asia. Accommodation support is provided once location is selected for you.)
Position includes at least one international rotation to another Roche site
Rotation tailored to your talents, areas of interest and development needs
Real work experience and project responsibilities
Exposure to various IT functions across Roche with hands-on experience
Professional and personal development – including mentoring and coaching
Experience and contributions within an innovative, corporate IT environment
Competitive compensation package
Who you are
You are someone who wants to influence their own development. You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to accelerate your IT career by taking on assignments across different functions and geographies. You are someone who is looking for a job opportunity where you can really make a difference.
As an ideal candidate, you fulfill all of the requirements below:
You have an excellent academic background and recently graduated with a strong focus on information technology or similar
You are a strong team player with an understanding of the importance of innovation, transformation, digitalisation and business partnering
You are task orientated with first project experience
You have strong technical, quantitative and analytical skills
You have excellent communication skills with a multicultural mindset
You are a quick learner and passionate about continually adapting your skills and knowledge
You are fluent in English; an additional language would be an asset
Outcome and prospects
Enhanced knowledge of the Roche Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics business and its product portfolio
Exposure to IT core processes as well as our Pharma and/or Diagnostics R&D, Commercial and Corporate Functions business
Global experience and cross-cultural understandings
Extensive global people network
Advanced readiness for global IT roles in a corporate environment
Support and guidance for next career step within Roche Informatics.
How to apply
The next recruitment cycle will start in 2024.
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