Employment at Roche

We offer attractive challenges and set high standards

Roche offers its employees around the world an innovative, growth-oriented and challenging workplace.

The Roche Values – Integrity, Courage and Passion – are meant to guide our decisions and actions as individuals and as an organisation. They are the pillars of our corporate culture and apply throughout the Roche Group.

Roche is committed to promoting mutual respect and trust.

The Roche Group Employment Policy establishes uniform minimum standards for all Roche companies and employees. This policy addresses topics such as recruitment, promotion, career development, remuneration, diversity, prohibition of forced and child labour, freedom of affiliation, and it states what Roche expects from its employees.

Roche respects the right of all employees to join any legally recognised employee association and will comply with any laws relating to employee representation. Roche strives to maintain an open dialogue with all employee representatives.

Our seven Leadership Commitments set clear expectations for all our people leaders at Roche and represent our leadership promise to our employees. Regardless of area of work or level, Roche expects every leader at Roche to demonstrate these commitments day in day out:

I firmly believe that each person at Roche deserves a great leader. Every day I strive to lead by example, consistently demonstrating our values of Integrity, Courage and Passion. This means:

  1. I take a genuine interest in people.
  2. I listen carefully, tell the truth, and explain “the why”.
  3. I empower and trust people to make decisions.
  4. I discover and develop the potential in people.
  5. I strive for excellence and extraordinary results.
  6. I set priorities and simplify work.
  7. I congratulate people for a job well done.

We regularly run a global employee opinion survey (GEOS) to solicit candid, anonymous feedback on needs and expectations to enable identification of areas for improvement. These surveys are also used to determine the level of engagement within the company.

We are all expected to:
  • Behave in line with Roche Values.
  • Live up to Roche’s expectations.
  • As a leader demonstrate the Leadership Commitments day in day out.
Questions & Answers

What are the three Roche Values that apply throughout the Roche Group?

Integrity, Courage and Passion.

What do the Roche Values mean for my daily work?

They are meant to be put into practice. Use them in your daily work as a guide for your decisions and actions.

I am interested in employment issues. Where can I find information about Roche’s position on forced and child labour?

In the Roche Position Paper on Respecting Human Rights and in the Roche Group Employment Policy.

Why do we have the seven Leadership Commitments?

They set clear expectations for all our people leaders at Roche and represent the leadership promise to the employees. Regardless of area of work or level, Roche expects every leader at Roche to demonstrate these commitments day in day out.

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