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Roche Reviews

Updated July 22, 2017
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  1. "Senior Area Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Area Sales Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Area Sales Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly, Work life balance, great culture

    Cons

    Stagnant, less perks, manager friendly


  2. "Roche cares about its employees."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    The company cares about its people, takes pride in development and internal promotion, and provides great benefits and resources to help employees.

    Cons

    Communication from senior leadership is not always the best, and it makes it unclear at times what the business focuses are and what the long-term goals are.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your employees more aware of the business status and goals, so that people can make the most effective contributions towards achieving those goals.

  3. "R&D Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Director in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity for career advancement if you are willing to relocate

    Cons

    Inability to relocate hurts your ability to advance. No good advancement paths for technical leads - need to lead people to advance


  4. "Roche Diagnostics"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Risch, Zug (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Risch, Zug (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good values, high level professionals

    Cons

    Bureaucratic environment, reluctancy to change


  5. "Contractor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary is excellent and work environment supportive.

    Cons

    Unclear whether there will be possibilities to roll over to permanent position.

    Advice to Management

    Be upfront and clear regarding possibilities to apply for a permanent position.


  6. "Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Accountant in Casablanca (Morocco)
    Current Employee - Accountant in Casablanca (Morocco)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment, innovation business, motivating benefits, diverse teams, There is a lot of international experience opportunities available, great chances of learning, continuous development and trainings

    Cons

    Enormous workload, high speed work style, stress from tight deadlines. It's sometimes hard to develop careers if the size of the affiliate is not important or if the department is less then 6 persons


  7. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Development opportunities and high global exposure

    Cons

    Long term planning and projects

    Advice to Management

    Good work environment

  8. "Ok."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Best life work balance. Love the people.

    Cons

    Bad upper management. I wish they had a compass.

    Advice to Management

    Buy a compass to help you know where you're going.


  9. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    Competitive Salary

    Cons

    Cliquish
    Its about who you know more than what you know

    Advice to Management

    Management does not seem to promote from within


  10. "GBPM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roche full-time

    Pros

    pipeline. shareholder structure (not American pension funds)

    Cons

    heavy. heavy. heavy. heavy. heavy


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