Roche
3.6 of 5 123 reviews
www.roche.com Basel, Switzerland 5000+ Employees

Roche Reviews

Updated Apr 02, 2014
Roche – US – “in front of the main building”

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3.6 123 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

Roche CEO Roche Group Severin Schwan

Severin Schwan

(43 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Stable, many out-of payment benefits, work-life balance"
    in 7 reviews
  • "good benefits, decent salaries and bonuses"
    in 12 reviews
Cons:
  • "Senior Management has to consider all staff benefit"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Can be difficult to get things completed due to such a large company things can move very slowly"
    in 4 reviews
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Drugs Development, Bioinformaticians

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Roche

ProsChance to work with the best oncologists out there.,

ConsToo much outsourcing. Some in-house software look outdated. Less development works.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company

Market Analyst (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than a year

Prosgreat people and culture, always striving to be better - from individual contributors to sr. management

ConsI heard salary is on the lower end

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Good place for internship

MSAT Intern (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Roche as an intern for less than a year

Prosgood office environment, nice colleagues, workload not so heavy, but maybe because I was an intern

Consno follow up offer for full time position after graduation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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IT Consultant for one year and half

Data Analyst (Former Employee)
Monza (Italy)

I worked at Roche as a contractor for more than a year

ProsInternational and competing environment, great benefits, great colleagues

ConsNo Cons for me at all

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Basel (Switzerland)

I worked at Roche full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe Pharmaceutical Industry is committed to alleviate suffering and fight disease

ConsOften large and not fast moving

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Passion to provide great medicines to people needing it

Head of Global Controlling (Current Employee)
Basel (Switzerland)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSustainable industry helping people and saving live's
Passion to be successful
Great teamwork - people care of eacha and are willing to help

ConsFocus more on delivery than extensive evaluation and negoatiation especially at headquarter

Advice to Senior ManagementOffer opportunities and provide appreciation to all employees being in various stages of their career. hare some advice with upper management.
Be more visible and tangible.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Leader (Current Employee)
Nutley, NJ (US)

I have been working at Roche full-time

ProsGreat people and high caliber science

Consmany structural changes make it hard to do long research projects

Advice to Senior ManagementStay a course and stick with it

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Customer Service (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than a year

ProsGood company to work with benefits.

ConsDepends on your manager and their style

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Not what it used to be but still good

Senior Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
South San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBenefits, Sabbaticals, and parties, most of the people who work here are cool, but you have some tight wads now who are running things

ConsToo big, not innovative enough, very European style of management

Advice to Senior ManagementFoster innovation by rewarding innovation, not talking about it

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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good dept manager

Senior Analyst (Current Employee)
Basel (Switzerland)

I have been working at Roche full-time for more than a year

Prosgood leadership makes all the difference. despite the size of our group we had a manager who would take the time to talk to each member at least once a week to try and get an opinion from everyone who was involved in the work. Gave everyone a feeling they were part ofthe team

Consno so much flexibility in the job. i didn't care for the workspace either, too cramped and a bit run down and in need of a new coat of paint

Advice to Senior Managementmanagers who engage their subordinates are worth their weight in gold. perhaps you realized this when you promoted her and we got someone else who had a somewhat different take on life.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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