Roche Jobs in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies at Roche July, 2022

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 July 2022 Procurement Specialist

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
| Job ID: 202205-118819 | Location: Lagos, Nigeria  | Roche Nigeria
Category: Procurement 

Main Responsibilities
Procurement and Contract Management:

  • Improve total costs, service, quality, and timely delivery for materials and services identified in the scope of centralized purchasing.
  • Focus on supplier performance in close collaboration with stakeholders and in line with global category strategies.
  • Ensure that the procurement function is carried out in accordance with high professional standards, and in full compliance with internal SOPs, group guidelines, and all relevant legislation.
  • Build a strong collaborative network with internal customers, global procurement, and supply chain functions.
  • Ensure development and implementation of site procurement strategies and local supplier relationship management
  • Ensure continuous improvement of processes and business value of systems in use by actively suggesting measures to improve costs, efficiency, and transparency
  • Manage and optimize the local procurement to pay processes and ensure compliance to Roche procurement guidelines and SOPs. Accountable for meeting the procurement outcomes.
  • Work closely with Commercial, Medical, and Regulatory teams to promote process improvements and ensure adherence to relevant SOPs.
  • Coordinate and act as implementation lead for global procurement projects in Nigeria.
  • Establish local procurement contracts that offer the most efficient and cost-effective approach to acquiring required goods/services.
  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships by serving as a single point of contact for contractual matters.
  • Manage record-keeping for all contract-related correspondence and documentation.
  • Provide contract-related issue resolution, both internally and externally.
  • Monitor and complete contract close-out, extension, or renewal, as appropriate.
  • Communicate contract-related information to all stakeholders.
  • Single point of contact and Subject Matter Expert of the Travel & Entertainment tools used by employees to source flight tickets and retire expenses – ConCur

Background Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance / Business-related discipline
  • CIPS or any relevant professional qualification
  • 2-3 years of relevant sourcing experience
  • 2-3 Supplier relationship management
  • Presentation and Communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Time management skills and ability to manage pressure
  • Strong project management skills.

Mindsets Requirements:

  • High standard of business ethics
  • Business Acumen & Entrepreneurial Spirit in challenging the status quo and suggesting new solutions to complex issues. 
  • Strong Business Partner Skills, ‘seating at the table’ with the internal and external customers/vendors. 
  • Capacity to swarm strategically and operationally across the business. 
  • Leadership experience in working with self-aligned teams seeking fast implementation of solutions in uncertain environments.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to build strong partnerships, internally and externally
  • Enterprise mindset, connecting the dots and seeking synergies that can concrete a bigger impact.
  • Influence and communication skills that aim to share and absorb learnings and best practices across borders for the benefit of the entire organization.
  • Proactivity to learn new concepts as going along the process as well as to find ways to continuously improve his/her capabilities.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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Regulatory and Quality Assurance Trainee

Job Requisition ID: 202204-117932
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Level: Entry Level


  • Roche Diagnostics in Lagos is seeking a Regulatory and Quality Assurance Trainee to support the implementation and ongoing management of regulatory activities, regulatory submissions and associated activities to ensure the rapid and optimal registration for new Diagnostics products and Lifecycle Management of registered products within the West African region.
  • The successful candidate will also provide support to the global temperature monitoring program within the region.

Key Responsibilities
Key Responsibilities will include amongst others:
Regulatory Submissions:

  • Support regulatory activity priorities and the timing for such 
  • Assist in implementing regulatory activities according to the regulatory strategy to  achieve the best business outcomes for Roche Diagnostics West Africa.
  • Support regulatory submissions and circulating for additional internal reviews according to legislative and regulatory requirements, local, Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Support in timely submission of final regulatory applications to health authorities in the West Africa region.
  • Support regulatory activities across various areas to ensure that they are consistently completed and executed in full compliance with Roche SOPs, legislative and regulatory requirements.

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Support ensuring that reference standards and GMP clearances are obtained in a timely manner.
  • Support the management of import/export licensing requirements.
  • Ensure that current regulatory certifications, licenses and other permits are  in place.

Post Market Surveillance:

  • Support product notifications (safety board notifications and quality  notifications) by identifying customers affected by the notifications, communicating the notification details, facilitating that corrective action is implemented and providing feedback to the Safety Board as required.

Global Temperature Monitoring and Administration:

  • Validate shipment compliance with the global temperature  monitoring requirements by receiving data, analysing information, identifying areas of non-compliance and referring areas of concern for  corrective action weekly and as required.
  • Review consignment compliance data by receiving reports, analyse  compliance with key parameters, identify anomalies, investigate  reasons for anomalies, provide feedback and support implementation  of corrective action as required.


  • Support in the development and maintenance of regulatory resource  documents. Includes SOPs, working instructions, etc.
  • Ensuring that all work instructions and other regulatory information are current and accurate.
  • Updating Regulatory Affairs systems with current regulatory activities, timelines and priorities. Including electronic and hard copy filings, product information submitted to health authority websites, Roche intranet and internet sites.
  • Ensuring internal cross-functional teams are provided with current  product registration details and other relevant information.
  • Ensures appropriate support and assistance for internal/external audits.

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

  • We are seeking a candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Biological or Medical Sciences, Industrial Engineering or similar.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note: Please submit a cover letter motivating your application as well as your academic transcripts / results.

Graduate Trainee, Borno, Nigeria

Job Title: Graduate Trainee | Roche | Job ID: 202203-112754
Location: Borno, Nigeria
Job Level: Entry Level
Category: Vocational & Development Programs

Job Description

  • We are seeking an Administrative Trainee to assist the various departments in the provision of administrative support in accordance with the requirements of the applicable department.

Key Responsibilities
Administrative Support:

  • Support administrative and technical documentation across all departments.
  • Provide administrative support to project teams, track implementation of plans and provide updates.
  • Support collation and monitoring of run rates across all Roche platforms.
  • Carry out periodic update of applicable monitoring tools and tracking sheets.
  • Assist in evaluating new sponsorship opportunities, new customer documentation and tracking.
  • Assist in the coordination of marketing campaigns and events.
  • Assist in the compiling of minutes and reports for applicable internal and external meetings.

Internal Customer Service:

  • Maintain a customer centric approach with all customer engagements by aligning with the Roche values and maintaining professionalism.
  • Support documentation, tracking, resolution and analysis of all internal customer complaints.

Training & Development:

  • Job shadow various Heads of Departments to gain exposure to different functions.

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

  • A relevant Degree or Diploma in an Administrative or Commercial field.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note: Please attach your CV, Academic Transcript, and Motivation Letter to your application in order to be considered.

Ecosystem Partner – African Genomics Program

Requisition ID: 202110-128146
Location: Nigeria
Employment type: Full Time
Job Level: Individual contributor


  • African people are underrepresented in research and development, including genetic studies, and if not prioritized, global inequities in health will continue to grow.
  • As an innovative health care company, Roche is channeling the company’s expertise, experience and collaborative mindset to address this challenge. 
  • Through the African Genomics Program, Roche and its partners are working to correct the dramatic imbalance in global genomic data and catalyze the creation of an open databank of meaningful genomic data for all Africans.
  • By revolutionizing how data is collected and shared at scale, we can address disease burdens in historically overlooked populations and prepare African health systems to take advantage of current and future health care innovations.

The Position

  • We are seeking an AGP Ecosystem Partner – African Genomics Program (AGP) to be based in one of the following locations: Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tunisia or Morocco.
  • The role forms part of a cross-functional, self-managed team working to advance the Program’s goals.
  • In this role you will develop a partnership and stakeholder engagement strategy for a country or a group of countries in collaboration with the AGP Global Partnerships Lead and facilitate and manage relationships with a diverse set of external stakeholders.
  • You should have a strong command of key issues related to the biopharmaceutical industry in your ecosystems including the business environment, data and health policy landscape, and the ability to establish and maintain strategic partnership relations with stakeholders including government authorities, business partners, NGOs, academia etc.
  • You will be a part of the African Genomics Program Partnerships Team, with an administrative reporting line to the AGP Global Partnerships Lead and working alongside an enabling team, subject matter experts and others who manage AGP program strategy, communications and data infrastructure.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Act as the primary, but not only, point of contact between Roche and the ecosystems that we work in.
  • Develop a partnering and stakeholder engagement strategy for the African Genomics Program in a country or group of countries, collaborating with AGP workstream leads and subject matter experts.
  • Work closely and develop meaningful partnerships with traditional and non-traditional (e.g influencers, tech companies, other biopharmaceutical companies etc.) stakeholders directly touching the genomics ecosystem.
  • Engage and manage relationships with cross-sector stakeholders who are involved in efforts to address disparities in genomic data across the breadth of data, policy, infrastructure, capacity and scientific issues required for solutions at scale.
  • Conduct and maintain ecosystem mapping to understand policy and stakeholder environment surrounding key issues.
  • Support AGP Partnership workstream in engaging with external stakeholders in a country or group of countries to form meaningful partnerships and foster productive collaboration.
  • Navigation of landscapes related to real world data, evidence generation, data infrastructure and policies related to genomics. 

Furthermore, you will also be expected to demonstrate:

  • The Roche Values of Integrity, Courage & Passion.
  • A proven track record of building strong and sustainable relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders.
  • A proven ability to work independently, managing multiple work streams and effectively lead and enable change.

Who you are

  • You’re someone who is passionate about global health and innovation, and inspired by making big, bold ideas a reality.
  • You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies.
  • Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
  • Visionary: defining and embedding the strategy around creating improved patient value and health systems impact
  • Mindset:
    • Strong entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding partnering capabilities (coaching, consulting, ability to deeply listen, question and understand).
    • Growth mindset, able to learn and unlearn quickly, take risks and experiment, and contribute to the learning cycle by sharing knowledge with others inside and outside Roche.
    • Self managed and self directed – altruistic in supporting the global network.
    • Display of integrity in everything (i.e. open, honest, ethical and genuine).
    • Enabler mindset leveraging the internal and external networks to create value, sharing back and scaling.
    • Boldly acts on key decisions and opportunities and boldly stops any activity that is not adding value. Ability to say “No” to stakeholders when the value is not predictable/foreseen.

You are a strong leader, strategic thinker and influencer, who is able to:

  • Broad scientific understanding of the genomics landscape.
  • Collaborate and build alliances and partnerships across diverse settings, both within and beyond Roche .
  • Understand political decision making and complex networks of influence. 
  • Thrive in our rapidly changing political and stakeholder environment, charting a successful course for Roche.
  • Challenge assumptions at every level.


  • Corporate affairs or alliance management experience preferably in the biotech/pharmaceutical sector.
  • Experience leading on above country, multi-stakeholder engagement & advocacy.
  • Cross-functional project management, including managing external agencies and budgets.
  • Proven leadership experience in non-hierarchical environment.

The Small Print:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Human Science, International Relations, Politics or other relevant field.
  • 7 – 10 years of experience in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong English (written and verbal) is essential.
  • Travel required (in future and as COVID protocols allow).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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


  • Africa-based candidates strongly preferred.
  • Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Regulatory Affairs Officer (RAO)

Requisition ID: 202112-138026
Location: Nigeria
Employment type: Contract
Job Level: Individual contributor

This role will support the RA (Regulatory Affairs) Team with:

  • Registration of new molecules
  • Ensuring that the internal global system trackers are maintained according to SOP
  • Ensuring periodic submissions are implemented with Regulator’s timelines.
  • Availability of products by implementing required regulatory process in the product shipment chain
  • Proper filing and archiving of all relevant Roche documents both physical and electronic storage.
  • Prepare annual licensing renewals.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • BS in Pharmacy or Science or equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years working experience post-university
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
  • Team player (Cross-functional)
  • Ability to do research and come up with creative solutions
  • Computer Skills including Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work independently.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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