Roche Nigeria Jobs Recruitment [5 new positions]

Latest jobs vacancies at Roche December, 2021 for

  • IWS D&I Talent Marketing Partner
  • Credit Controller
  • Data Analytics Intern
  • Head of West Africa, Diagnostics
  • International Strategic Healthcare Consultant

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Job Title: IWS D&I Talent Marketing Partner | Requisition ID: 202109-124649 | Roche | Location: Nigeria | Employment type: Full-time


  • As an IWS D&I Talent Marketing Partner, you have a passion for D&I with expertise in Multicultural Talent Branding and Marketing.
  • You will be a member of a US based team, and work throughout the Roche / Genentech network to implement a regional D&I Talent Branding and Marketing Strategy to become the employer of choice for diverse talent in a competitive market and in support of Roche’s 10-year ambitions.

Key Deliverables

  • Build brand awareness with external Black, Hispanic / LatinX and Asian communities via multicultural talent branding and marketing
  • Activate the business to connect with, advocate for and be accountable for building out their POC-diverse internal and external communities
  • Incentivize and measure outcomes through programmatic experiments and changes such as monetary rewards (employee referral program)
  • Establish, cultivate and drive partnerships with outside organizations (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, external conferences) to ensure alignment and help position us as the employer of choice for POC-diverse talent
  • Cultivate connections with internal and external Black, Hispanic/LatinX and Asian Director and Global Executive communities–and make introductions to leaders
  • Develop and execute engagement strategy to establish us as the employer of choice
  • Working with other D&I IWS Experts, collectively you will provide expertise and partnership to support the 2025 D&I Representation goal, D&I Officer Succession Plans and D&I Action plans, thus enabling lasting changes aligned with Genentech’s and Roche’s vision, purpose, values and 10 Year Ambitions.

Key Activities

  • Provide thought leadership and expert consulting on multicultural talent branding marketing, pipelining, sourcing, and recruiting of Black, Hispanic / LatinX and Asian talent from Early in Career through Global Executives
  • Deliver strategic outcomes; manage dependencies and help remove obstacles that stand between commitments / goals and business success
  • Create momentum in the organization for D&I, amplifying existing commitments to create an environment where all employees feel they belong
  • Conduct meaningful and courageous business and leadership conversations earning you the trust of leaders   
  • Identify and implement pragmatic approaches to embed appropriate mindsets and behaviors, thus reinforcing Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging as a core element of Genentech and Roche culture
  • Partner with business leaders and stakeholders to establish D&I talent strategies, measurable D&I objectives and goals; create processes for holding leaders accountable through KPIs and metrics
  • Design and implement Genentech’s / Roche’s external talent strategy for D&I presence and influence.
  • Participate and contribute to the relevant IWS Areas of Practice; serve as a strategic thought partner
  • Coach and mentor IWS colleagues to build D&I capability in the chapter

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Credit Controller | Roche | Requisition ID:202109-125906 | Location: Nigeria | Employment type: Full-time | Job type: Temporary contract

Job Description

  • Roche Diagnostics is seeking a Credit Controller to process customer accounts receivables on a daily and monthly basis to ensure timeous payment of statements in line with credit limits and credit terms.
  • This position is a maternity cover for 6 months.

The role will entail:

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  • Following up on outstanding accounts and carrying out reconciliation of debtors accounts.
  • Assessing credit worthiness of customers using external information available from relevant sources and reviewing credit limits and payment terms granted on a periodic basis and making recommendations to management.
  • Checking bank statements daily and allocating monies to relevant debtors’ accounts.
  • Booking credit notes on the system in accordance with SOPs.
  • Liaising with the outsourced (UTI) debtors team to address queries and complete reconciliations for accounts managed by them.
  • Produce and review age analysis reports and follow up with debtors for payment
  • Providing debtors account information for external auditors.
  • Providing daily confirmation of foreign receipts to CITI Bank for SARB reporting.
  • Addressing customer queries with internal customers.

You, as an ideal candidate, will have the following skills, experience and education:

  • National Diploma in Financial Accounting or Bookkeeping or related (NQF level 6 and upwards) / ideally studying towards a BCom or related qualification (NQF 7).
  • At least 3 years accounts receivable control / financial accounting experience.
  • At least 1 year experience with export related credit control.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Data Analytics Intern | Ref No: 202111-132183 | Location: Nigeria | Job Type: Full-time | Roche


  • The digitalisation of healthcare has created a direct link between data analytics technology and patients. In this Africa Data Analytics Internship programme, you can explore different corners of the field – maybe even surprising yourself with new interests – while making a difference to people’s lives.
  • Your passion can make an impact.

Programme Content:
Our programme is for early-in-career talents that provides an entry gate into a company with global impact. The following bullets provide information about the structure of the programme, what’s in it for you and what we expect from you as an applicant:

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Position based in Roche affiliates across Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa). 
  • Opportunities to work with different stakeholders on various projects in the healthcare field, ranging from DNA sequence analysis, market insight generation, digital solution buildup, etc.  

What You Can Expect:

  • Real work experience and project responsibilities – we encourage ownership and entrepreneurship. 
  • Professional and personal development – including mentoring and coaching by commercial leaders and data science experts. 
  • Enhanced knowledge of the Roche Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics business and its product portfolio
  • Exposure to IT core processes as well as our Pharma and/or Diagnostics R&D, Commercial and Corporate Functions business
  • Global experience and cross-cultural understanding
  • Extensive global people network.

Who You Are

  • You are someone who wants to influence their own development.
  • You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to accelerate your career by taking on assignments across different functions and geographies.
  • You are someone who is enthusiastically looking for an opportunity to make an impact in the healthcare industry. 

As an ideal candidate, you fulfil all of the requirements below:

  • You have an excellent academic background (4th grade B.Sc / M.Sc / PhD) and recently graduated with a strong focus on information technology/quantitative fields.
  • Data analysis capabilities: ability to discover data analytics questions from commercial scenarios, as well as conduct basic data analysis. 
  • Data engineering skills: familiar with data manipulation tools, database management, and data visualization. Experienced in software tools such as Tableau, Data Studio, SQL, etc. 
  • Data science knowledge: hands-on experience of mathematical modeling/ statistical analysis/ machine learning. Programming skills (Python, R).  
  • Excellent communication and effective problem-solving skills, track record in serving a variety of diverse customers and projects
  • A quick learner and passionate about continually adapting your skills and knowledge
  • Keen on expanding your experience and leveraging data analytics methodologies in a world-leading pharmaceutical company.
  • Fluent in English; an additional language would be an asset

Certain experience will be considered as a plus and will enable placement in particular projects:

  • Business administration capabilities, such as business demand analysis, project management, etc.
  • Biomedical knowledge, such as genomic science. 

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Head of West Africa, Diagnostics | Roche  | Requisition ID: 202111-132931 | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Employment type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Roche in Lagos is seeking a Head of West Africa to lead the strategic and operational delivery of the West African Diagnostic business and team.

Key Responsibilities
Strategic & Operational Management:

  • Contribute to the organisational strategic plan by understanding the organisational vision, identifying, developing and drafting the key commercial strategic inputs and providing these inputs to the organisational strategic plan annually.
  • Develop the Diagnostics for the region long term strategy by undertaking research and drafting the strategy, aligning with the overall long-term organisational strategy and vision annually.
  • Prepare “what-if” scenarios for implementation in the country by reviewing the country policy and legislation, monitoring the country political and financial situation and stability and drafting the scenarios to address any possible outcome.
  • Contribute to the integrated brand plan by identifying key projects, activities and inputs, prioritising the projects, setting targets, managing the country inputs and reviewing the overall integrated brand plans annually
  • Develop the regional operational (sales, technical, marketing, business development, market access) plans by identifying key projects, activities and inputs, prioritising the projects, setting targets, managing the country inputs and compiling the operational plans annually.
  • Define and develop new business models in support of the delivery of the strategic targets by undertaking research, developing the models, testing and implementing as required. 
  • Lead the transformation process by identifying transformation targets, communicating targets to the team, monitoring progress of implementation against transformation targets and addressing any areas of concern.
  • Report on performance by tracking performance against targets, identifying progress and areas of concern, drafting reports and submitting monthly and as required.
  • Manage operational performance by tracking performance against targets, identifying anomalies and implementing corrective action monthly and as required.
  • Lead the knowledge and communication sharing process for the region with other / international Roche product teams and other relevant stakeholders by developing inputs, preparing communications and participating in discussion forums.
  • Lead the client engagement philosophy by managing the key opinion leaders and key decisions makers relationships, attending meetings and presenting at executive level.

Country Advocacy:

  • Lead advocacy activities with prioritised country ministries to establish relationships to support the optimisation of commercial opportunities for Roche within the country.
  • Manage the relationship with the prioritised country ministries by establishing contact with relevant stakeholders, engaging with them on their priorities, providing information and feedback.
  • Develop the country advocacy strategic plans by reviewing the country policies and priorities, aligning with the Roche strategy, and drafting the supporting documentation and memorandum of understandings. 

Contract Management:

  • Manage contracts with key clients, distributors and wholesalers by tracking performance in line with the contract, providing feedback on performance, identifying anomalies and implementing corrective action monthly and as required.
  • Manage contracts with third party distributors and marketing agreements by tracking performance, providing feedback and reporting on progress, making recommendations for improvement, identifying risks and anomalies and implementing corrective action monthly and as required.

Stakeholder Engagement & Management:

  • Manage relationships with key clients and Business Partners and marketing agreements by engaging with key decision makers, monitoring the relationship and addressing any queries.
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with new clients, distributors, wholesalers and stakeholders by scanning the market, identifying key parties, developing and structuring partnership agreements and arrangements and engaging with them.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders by providing input and supporting business activities, gathering inputs and integrating into business models and reporting on progress and impact.
  • Represent Roche at customer functions by attending functions, participating in an appropriate manner, maintaining and building the customer relationship and providing feedback to the business as required.
  • Respond to customer specific requirements by receiving the brief, developing the required solution and presenting within the required timeframes and to quality standards.

Financial Management:

  • Develop the budget for the region by identifying activities and costs, preparing the budget and submitting it annually and as required.
  • Manage the profitability for Diagnostics in the region by tracking profitability, identifying any issues and implementing corrective action monthly .
  • Manage expenditure by tracking spend against budget allocations, approving expenditure, address any budget variances and provide feedback monthly and as required.


  • Participate in executive meetings by preparing reports, presenting reports, answering queries and implementing decisions .
  • Manage the development and implementation of policies and procedures by reviewing policies, identifying policy gaps, drafting policies and managing implementation of policies annually.
  • Monitor compliance with policies and procedures including the delegation of authority, identify areas of non-compliance, address non-compliance and track improvements.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory changes by reviewing the landscape, identifying changes, analysing and interpreting the impact of the changes, integrating the changes into the policies and procedures and communicating these changes.

Staff Leadership and Management:

  • To define the staff requirements, resourcing the team by retaining, recruiting, selecting and appointing staff as required, inducting new staff members, monitoring and managing performance and managing staff development.

You, as an ideal candidate, will have the following Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Required Qualification: Degree qualification in a relevant field.
  • Required Experience: At least 7-10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical / diagnostics industry and at least 5-8 years management experience.
  • Required Knowledge: Regulation, Business Development, Sales, Risk Management, Strategy, Stakeholder management and negotiation.
  • Other requirements: Must be willing to travel both nationally and internationally.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: International Strategic Healthcare Consultant | Roche

Ref No: 202107-120909
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full time
Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Description

  • We are recruiting a Strategic Healthcare Consultant to identify, develop and deliver strategic healthcare Consulting projects for key stakeholders both external and internal with the aim of driving the transformation of Healthcare systems within supported markets.
  • The role will involve driving the internal focus on transformative approaches and new business models including outcomes-based and value-based healthcare approaches.
  • Our ideal candidate comes from the Healthcare consulting space. This vacancy is an opportunity to co-create value with our clients to deliver thought and market leadership.
  • It is also a role that directly involves the successful applicant  steering, shaping and transforming healthcare on the continent.

Key Responsibilities
Healthcare Consulting Sustainability:

  • Manage the preparation of the offers for consultancy services towards the customers by providing the brief, reviewing the draft or drafting proposals and providing input.
  • Create mutually beneficial business partnerships/arrangements with the customers by identifying, researching, analyzing and making recommendations and negotiating strategic alliances.
  • Drive new business by identifying, analyzing and comparing alternative opportunities for entering new markets and adopting new consulting services.
  • Champion new and transformative approaches and new business models within the operating context of Management Center South Africa and other parts of Africa with a focus on developing transformative approaches to deliver more value for healthcare systems. These might include outcomes-based and value-based approaches amongst others.

Strategic Consultancy Delivery:

  • Analyse and improve healthcare and clinical processes, gathering the related data necessary for the development of business cases for decision-making from healthcare management.    
  • Participate in the development of strategies, contracts, creation of projects and providing specialized consulting services in support of customer relationships.    
  • Create a shared vision with the customer team by supporting them with change management and implementation.
  • Oversee project implementation by leading strategic consulting projects and coaching the customer team to reach their goals with tangible outcomes and cost-benefit analysis.
  • Lead cross functional teams on customer projects or assignments.
  • Support Healthcare Transformation projects by providing specialist Roche Healthcare Consulting methods, skills & experience.
  • Monitor delivery by generating reports with different scenarios, analyzing impact on the healthcare outcome, finance, structure, resources and articulating collaborative recommendations showing investments and ROI.
  • Resolve complex customer problems by looking beyond existing methodologies and own discipline to define and facilitate implementation of solutions.
  • Review different options for optimizing internal processes and patient flows by analyzing the patient-reported outcomes including Cost Effectiveness Analysis & Budget Impact Analysis, identifying areas for improvement and making recommendations.
  • Support customer needs by conducting regular status and strategy meetings with the customer’s senior management to understand their needs and link them to the organization’s strategy
  • Identify and manage appropriate resources, external and international team support to deliver consultancy packages.

Stakeholder Relations:

  • Help maintain the organization’s ongoing relationships with Health Authorities and stakeholders by continuously engaging them and addressing their queries as required in conjunction with other members of the Healthcare Transformation Team and other internal functions like Medical Affairs and Marketing.
  • Contribute meaningfully in the International RHC community by regularly attending and contributing content to meetings and initiatives and by participating on international projects.

Financial Management:

  • Monitor finance of strategic projects by understanding financial statements and reports and connecting activities with the outcomes in the financial statements and working and interacting closely with the CFO.

You, as an Ideal Candidate, will have the following skills, Experience and Education:

  • Required Qualification: NQF 7/8 in a Science related field or similar.
  • Required Experience: 3-5 years experience in marketing, sales, consultancy or similar. 1 to 3 years experience in Strategic Thinking or Strategic Management roles.
  • Other Requirements: The willingness to travel both locally, in Africa and Internationally.
  • Essential Knowledge: Business Development, product knowledge and commercial knowledge.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: A full job description will be made available to candidates invited to the interview process.

Job Title: Head of SADC | Ref No: 202109-125633 | Location: Nigeria | Job Type: Full time | Roche

Job Description

  • Roche Diagnostics in Midrand seeking a Head for our SADC region.
  • The role will entail leading the SADC organization by developing and implementing short and long term strategies in alignment with Management Center South Africa to ensure that Roche Diagnostics retains and advances it’s leadership position in SADC, ensuring that Roche values of Courage, Passion and Integrity are instilled across all teams.

Key Responsiblities

  • Play a leading role as a member of the sub-Saharan Management team, to define and implement the overall sub-Sahara Vision and Strategy.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for SADC in line with that of Management Center South Africa.
  • Define and attain needed resources and competencies to ensure Roche Diagnostics is able to achieve its short and long term Strategic and Financial objectives.
  • Drive and foster culture of cross collaboration with other sub-Saharan Markets and the Management Center South Africa.
  • Play a leading role in local and corporate compliance and promote ethical behavior, in compliance with laws, regulations, industry codes, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure Roche Values are instilled across the Organization.
  • Ensure the effective Management of Business Partners in line with Roche values and objectives.
  • Build relationship with key stakeholders and Key Opinion Leaders to position Roche as a leader in the IVD market.
  • Build and foster relationship across Roche Divisions in SADC, leveraging the One Roche approach.
  • Manage team through effective recruitment, induction, skills development, performance coaching and evaluation in line with HR policies and procedures and Roche Leadership Commitments.
  • To draft and present reports by gathering information, analysing and interpreting data, identifying trends and patterns and submitting reports for review and approval annually and as required.

You, as an ideal candidate, will have the following skills, experience and education:

  • Qualifications: University Degree or Professional Medical Degree, (MBA or post graduate studies are a plus)
  • Experience: At least 5 years Senior Leadership experience in Marketing, Sales or Finance in the Medical Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical or Healthcare space.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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