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Roche Overview

Basel (Switzerland)
10000+ employees
1896
Company - Public (RHHBY)
Biotech & Pharmaceutical
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Novartis, AstraZeneca
Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology ... Read more

Mission: Doing now what patients need next

Roche Reviews

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burgess Hill, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burgess Hill, England
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    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Collaborative working environment - great offices with onsite gym and restaurant. Autonomy in your role with room for progression.
    Ability to take ownership and share ideas.
    The GM is so inspirational!

    Cons

    Location is fairly remote but the office space makes up for this.

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Roche Interviews

Experience

Experience
66%
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Getting an Interview

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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Welwyn Garden City, England
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeks. I interviewed at Roche (Welwyn Garden City, England).

    Interview

    Applied online directly to Roche and had first round interview in Welwyn. There was nothing hard except for one person kept on putting me off from joining Roche (why are you coming here, your company is amazing) but others were reasonably friendly and amicable. No comms for two weeks and I had to chase up and learnt that my experience was not enough - this is totally silly for a director level job to ask someone to come for what seemed like an informal interview and then be turned down based on experience which they can easily gauge from my CV. Given the seniority of the role, the way HR dealt with this was totally appalling - no common courtesy to let the applicants know of the outcome and I had to chase them for it and no specific feedback was given. This is a small industry and I have no doubt I'll be in a much higher level very soon but the bad taste of Roche will remain with me.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here when similar roles are available in your company   1 Answer
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Roche Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Places to Work, Fortune Magazine, 2014
  • Top Employers China, Top Employers Institute, 2015
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