Roche Business Perspectives Program – Jan 13 Webinar

Eligible Program(s): 2Y MBA

Roche is a global pioneer & leader in Personalized Healthcare. We provide breakthrough differentiated medicines and diagnostic tests using expertise in Science, Technology and Data so that people can live better lives.

We are living in truly historic times. The rapid digitalization of healthcare fuels an accelerated transformation in our industry.

This change requires leaders who are entrepreneurial, who trust & encourage teams to take risks, learn and progress quickly.

Roche designed Business Perspectives, a Global Rotational Development Program, to offer talented professionals at an early stage of their career an unparalleled opportunity to gain a breadth of experience across multiple Roche functions, giving them a springboard to become those leaders who will shape the future of Roche, making significant contributions to our company’s purpose “Doing now what patients need next”.

If you want to learn more about Business Perspectives, attend one of our online Webinars:

13 January ‘21, 12am-1pm CET (Session 1)
13 January ‘21, 6pm-7pm CET (Session 2)
(Panelists: Program Manager, Recruiter, current Perspectives participants and Alumni. Possibility for questions during a Q&A session)

To join the Webinar:
1. Go to go.roche.com/Webinar2021_BusinessPerspectives_Session1, or go to go.roche.com/Webinar2021_BusinessPerspectives_Session2
2. Open Zoom Meetings & Launch Meeting (make sure Zoom is installed
on your computer)
3. Enter Passcode: 121404 for Session 1 and 971130 for Session 2.

Business Perspectives candidates are intrigued to work at the confluence of technology and science/medicine. Ultimately, you want to bring meaningful solutions to patients & the healthcare ecosystem. You’re keen to build capabilities in commercial roles, in digital innovation and in (commercialization of) data & digital tools to generate business outcomes. And you believe that good business means a better world. www.roche.com/businessperspectives

Our mission:
Roche is a global pioneer & leader in Personalized Healthcare. We provide breakthrough differentiated medicines and diagnostic tests using expertise in Science, Technology and Data so that people can live better lives. We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. The rapid digitalization of healthcare fuels an accelerated transformation in our industry. This change requires leaders who are entrepreneurial, who foster innovation & inspire teams to take risks, learn and progress quickly.

Your opportunity:
We designed Business Perspectives to offer talented professionals at an early stage of their career an unparalleled opportunity to gain a breadth of experience across multiple Roche functions, giving them a springboard to become those leaders who will shape the future of Roche, making significant contributions to our company’s ambitions and purpose, “Doing now what patients need next”. Recognizing the central importance of experiential learning and development, Business Perspectives provides you with a groundbreaking chance to gain experience in different areas of the business – and all this in an accelerated time frame.

What we offer you:

● The opportunity to build skills & capabilities across our operating businesses in a variety of functions, roles, projects and locations during a 2 year time period. From Global to Regional to Affiliate, from Pharmaceuticals to Diagnostics, from core commercial to conceptual strategy work for new businesses, from digital technologies to data management & advanced analytics for Personalized Healthcare solutions.
● Ownership over your career, as you understand that career journeys are personalized. You choose your rotations and design your path for the program, in line with business priorities. Post program, you are fully empowered to assess opportunities and decide on your further career with Roche. Mobility support is provided wherever that’s needed.
● Inspiring peers and thought leaders, and broad personal support by your Program Manager, Rotation Managers, a Program Buddy, Alumni Mentor, and a Senior Leader Mentor.
● Lifelong learning is part of our strategy; you will receive on-the-job training, formal leadership & self-directed learning, and will learn through targeted mentoring & coaching, and other networking resources.

More information? www.roche.com/businessperspectives

Your profile:
You are intrigued to work at the confluence of technology and science/medicine. Ultimately, you want to bring meaningful solutions to patients & the healthcare ecosystem. You thrive in a collaborative work environment which enables teams to achieve beyond the sum of their parts. You are concerned about projects & products you build, rather than about prestigious titles or linear career paths. You understand that everyone leads, irrespective of hierarchy. You bring your whole authentic self to work, and you believe work should also be fun. You’re keen to build capabilities in commercial roles, in digital innovation and in (commercialization of) data & digital tools to generate business outcomes. And you believe that good business means a better world.

To be a successful candidate, you fulfill all of the following requirements:
● Excellent academic profile: Degree in business, science, or data science and a postgraduate degree (MBA, PhD, MD, MEng, MSc etc). Ideally post-graduate degree and an MBA.
● 3-5 years of working experience in the following industries: Pharma, Diagnostics, Biotech, Med Tech, Information Technology (healthcare oriented preferred) or Consulting to Healthcare. Exposure to either commercial roles, or projects related to innovation in digital or advanced analytics technologies for the healthcare industry.
● Worked or studied in more than one country, preferably in a developing region (i.e. APAC, LATAM, MEA).
● Fluent/Bilingual in English, and a second language. Any other language is an asset.
● Global mobility throughout the 2 year rotational program, ánd afterwards.
● Strong strategic, entrepreneurial and agile mindset, with the ability to think analytically and innovatively. Courageous, curious, creative and inspired by change/transformation with the capacity to think out of the box when the situation requires flexibility and speed. Ability to continually flex & adapt.
● Agile learner with strong leadership potential and a passion to make things happen, who can inspire & engage others beyond line-management responsibility. We are looking for someone who thinks beyond the entry point offered by the Business

Perspectives Program – someone who knows that this can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche. When applying for Business Perspectives with Roche, already project yourself in the future. Think about what could come next and how you would like to build your future.

Your application: we accept applications until 15 February ‘21. Selected candidates will run through a selection process with Assessment Center to assess program eligibility. You can choose your start date on the Program: June ’21, Sep ’21 or Jan ’22. We expect a CV and a cover letter in English. Your application will not be processed without a cover letter.

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