Valuing our employees
Roche employs more than 94,000 people in over 100 countries around the world. Our employees are our most important asset. With their know-how, innovative capacity, and commitment, they are the driving force behind our success. Therefore, we are committed to attracting, motivating and retaining talented people and helping them perform at consistently high levels. We offer an outstanding work environment with excellent perspectives.
As an innovation-based company, we are able to offer our employees an extraordinary range of exciting jobs in a wide variety of areas and give them the opportunity to pursue their goals and further develop their skills. Our concepts for balancing work and private life are as varied as the people who work for us. For example, our numerous options regarding flexible work hours, childcare, and parental leave help us to respond to the individual life situations of our employees.
Roche has a long tradition of fostering young talent: We have been training young people for more than 100 years. In total, we are currently providing training for 600 young talents in 20 different professions. However, older employees are also in demand and highly valued at Roche. Almost every fourth employee is 50 years of age or older. To keep our employees healthy and in shape, we offer comprehensive health management and numerous programs to promote health and fitness. After all, as a leading healthcare company, we are responsible for the health of our employees.
In short: Our efforts to be a top employer have been successful as evidenced by our numerous awards, such as the „Total E-Quality“ award for companies promoting equal opportunity among men and women and by being named a „Fair Company“ and regularly named „Top Employer“ in various studies.