Who we are
Roche Pharma Research & Early Development (pRED) translates world-class science into medical innovation through a diversity of technologies and talent located across seven research sites worldwide.
We deliver on individual patient needs through a deep understanding of disease biology and the implementation of Personalized Healthcare strategies
Our Clinical Operations organisation combines the core capabilities of Clinical Program Execution, Biosample Operations, and Business Operations Management (BOM) into one fully integrated unit focused on developing medicine for patients.
Clinical Program Execution works closely with Clinical Science to develop study protocols, set up and lead clinical studies in order to deliver high quality patient data to support the transition of investigational medicinal products into the late phase of the Roche organisation.
Biosample Operations bridges the science to operations by developing and executing the biosampling strategy for our investigational medicinal products.
Whilst putting patients at the forefront of everything we do, we leverage partnerships with, but not limited to, Science and external laboratories to transform quality biosamples into valuable data.
Business Operations Management is an integrated group of experts from resource management and analytics, to partnership management, knowledge management and learning, process and initiatives management, and quality performance excellence.
The BOM team enables platforms that ultimately supports Clinical Operations in the delivery of our clinical trial and clinical programs.
We are recruiting three Industrial Placement students within Clinical Operations, one for each of the three functions. You will play a key role in supporting key tasks across a broad range of topics, ultimately helping accelerate drug development and successful execution of clinical trials.
The Positions :
Clinical Program Execution
To assist and learn the role of Study Leaders and Study Associates in the following activities :
May present at investigator meetings
Participates as required in vendor meetings.
We require support within the global Biosample Operations function in a variety of biosample management activities, similar to but not limited to :
Business Operations Management
About You :
An ongoing university education in a scientific degree is required for clinical study and biosample operations. For the business operations role, a degree course in a more technical IT field will be considered.
You will have strong planning and organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities at the same time. You will have good communication skills and be collaborative.
Candidates must also be professional, reliable, team-orientated and friendly.
If you feel you have the commitment to teamwork and innovation that we are seeking, then Roche is the organisation for you.
Application Process :
Stage 1 : CV & Cover Letter
CV & Cover Letter
Please ensure you include a CV and a cover letter with your application. As part of your cover letter, Roche is keen to understand your motivation in applying for this position.
You should, therefore, provide responses to the following questions :
Your cover letter should not exceed one page.
Once a HR review has been completed you may be invited to complete a video Interview to support your application.
Stage 2 : Assessment Centre
If successful at the Video, CV and Cover Letter screen, you will be invited to the final stage of the application process.
This will include a face to face interview, and relevant activities critical for the role, giving you a taste of Roche and the placement.
The Assessment centre day will take place early February at our site in Welwyn Garden City
Supported by major motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. Our award-winning office, known as Hexagon Place, was opened in 2005 and provides a modern, flexible working environment with facilities that are second-to-none.
Around 2,000 people work at our Welwyn office in Global Early Development (pRED), Global Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and our Corporate functions.
Roche offer a competitive salary plus the excellent benefits you would expect from a blue-chip organisation. There is a fully equipped gym on-site, a library and information centre, and an active sports and social club.
We also have a subsidised staff restaurant providing foods to cater for every taste throughout the day. At the heart of the building is an informal meeting area known as The Street which features a coffee shop, snack machine and cashpoint.
A second building on-site, called The Hub, contains modern meeting room and conference facilities. Roche promotes personal well-being and work-life balance.
Therefore, flexible working options will be considered for all roles at Roche UK.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin / ancestry, age, mental / physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.