Learn more about Pharma
Roche a/s (Pharma) is located in Hvidovre, Copenhagen, just two minutes away from the motorway and 15 minutes from the airport. Public busses stop 200 meters from the building, and there are also good bike paths leading here, so a number of our employees go here by bike. We have a large parking lot, an indoor parking basement for bikes, and shower facilities.
Phone: +45 36 39 99 99
Roche Pharmaceuticals is organized in a matrix, with disease area teams. This means we work cross-functionally as we see it as strength to work not just under one leader or in one team, but to profit from different colleagues’ knowledge and skills..
For ten years in a row we have obtained prestigious rankings within top five among Denmark’s best work places (Great Place to Work®) – in 2017 we were rated as number 3 among mid-sized companies.
This is, among other things, due to the fact that:
- We are proud of the significant difference our innovative drugs make in patients' lives and health
- We have a strong culture and are committed, results-oriented and caring
- We have a good working environment with open and honest communication
- We live our values: courage, integrity and passion
What defines a good workplace according to the Great Places to Work® survey button
From an employee perspective, a great place to work is defined as a place where employees trust the people they work for; the employees are proud of the work they perform and feel fellowship with their colleagues. Thus, satisfaction is measured within various parameters, where each employee must express satisfaction within a given area. In Great Place to Work, we are among the highest rated when it comes to pride.. From a leadership perspective, a great place to work is defined as a place that meets its organizational goals that have employees who perform at their best, and work together as a team in a trust-based culture.
Naturally, we are proud of the results we have achieved, because all employees have contributed to creating and developing Roche Denmark to be the company it is today. The results from Great Place to Work are carefully reviewed in each department. We focus on maintaining the things our employees find successful and we discuss how we can develop and improve the organization and our working environment.
Our working areas
Roche Pharma consists of several departments. Each department contributes to our mission; Doing now what patients need next. Some of the departments are in direct contact with our costumers whereas other departments act as support functions.
Read more about each department below:
In HR we focus on achieving business success in Roche. Everything we do has this purpose. Every employee must feel appreciated and must be able to grow and develop. And finally, it is all about the people that benefit from our products – the patients.
We contribute to the success of the business by creating an environment where every employee feels acknowledged and respected, is able to grow to his/her full potential and thus contribute to improving the patient’s lives.
Our goal is to maintain Roche’s position as one of Denmark's best workplaces. More specifically, we will do this by recruiting the best employees, helping them grow, rewarding their good efforts and supporting an innovative and open-minded culture.
We are a passionate group of commercial leaders who aspire to do now what our patients need next. We are the stewards of brand and portfolio strategy for Roche Pharma products. Our responsibility spans evaluating the market landscape, defining key must wins for our products, developing a clear and compelling strategy in working with our disease area teams and overseeing the implementation so it is aligned with the strategy.
If you are passionate about making a difference for our Danish patients, if your values align to courage, passion and integrity and if you have a can do / positive attitude and like to ‘make it happen’ collaboratively – we encourage you to check us out.
Customer Strategy – SalesAt Roche we are focusing on areas of significant unmet medical needs and areas where we have the expertise to make a difference. To ensure that eligible patients can benefit from our innovative products, it is essential that healthcare professionals receive correct information and education on our products. So, once a product is ready to be introduced to the market, our sales and distribution departments take over, assuming responsibility for our ultimate success.
At Roche, sales and distribution means customer acquisition, customer care, market research, market analysis, the identification of new trends and the observation of our competition and much more. As a part of Costumer Strategy you will also represent Roche at trade fairs and congresses, perform sales presentations for special target groups such as physicians and health experts, and advise healthcare professionals on the proper application of our products.
By selling our products, you will develop strong relationships with customers at hospitals. You will work closely with your disease area colleagues from different departments such as Product Strategy, Medical, Market Access, External Affairs etc. You will have an important role in the team to deliver Roche medicines to the patient.
Country Clinical Operations - Clinical studies
Country Clinical Operations is part of the global Product Development Group where we implement global and local clinical programs for the successful development and registration of innovative drugs. By doing this, we support market access, making a difference in patients’ lives. We are the operational part of the organization where we initiate and manage clinical studies in all phases. "We bring protocols to life".
Finance and Operations
We drive business performance by providing insights leading to effective decisions and resource allocation across the company. We are business partners in finance, logistics, procurement and facilities. You join a high performing team striving the economic conscience of the company and focusing on creating gains for our customers.
In External Affairs we work with politicians, decision makers in the health care sector, NGOs and a wide range of stakeholders to ensure that our disease areas are prioritized, innovation rewarded and fast access to Roche medicines is maintained for the benefit of patients and society. We work to ensure that the pharmaceutical industry has the optimal framework conditions for conducting research, development, marketing, distribution and for providing information about medicines.
The department comprises three different disciplines: Communication, Public Affairs and Digital.
We are responsible for ensuring that Danish patients will receive fast and equal access to Roche’s new innovative products. In Market Access we focus on achieving fast funding for new products and indications via ”Medicinrådet” on the basis of our scientific documentation and furthermore to reach competitive prices through Amgros tenders. Moreover we focus on information gathering to show the value of our products.
MedicalIn Medical, we ensure that our work is done on the basis of the highest medical standards and that processes and procedures are followed and improved continuously.
Drug Safety and Medical Information
In the Drug Safety & Medical Information Department we are working customer oriented with both an internal and external focus. We are a dedicated team working with patient safety by taking care of all tasks associated with the safety of our drugs. In addition, we are handling medical information inquiries from health care professionals, patients, etc. In brief - we are working for delivering valuable insights regarding safety and medical information to advance products that patients need next.
Drug Regulatory Affairs and Quality Unit
In Drug Regulatory Affairs we take care of regulatory and quality tasks and thereby ensure the legal basis for sale and marketing of our products in Denmark and in Iceland.
Compliance and QualityTo be a respected business partner, Roche must be compliant and deliver quality. We help you to be compliant with Roche Code of Conduct, rules and directives, local regulation and ethical codes by giving information and support, and providing easy access to procedures and deliver training. Through systematic oversight and improvement of processes and procedures the quality of our daily work are secured constantly. Coordination of retention of all needed documentation is another important part of our business.