My first year as leader at Roche

Being a Leader is not a One-Man Show

Suddenly you are standing alone at the head of a team, in the focus of attention: Is it time to take control as alpha wolf? Not for Lukas Berger, who in his first year as Marketing Director Respiratory Diseases at Roche above all placed his emphasis on: Listening and trust. In the interview he explains why good leaders are not lone warriors and which mantra had accompanied him through the first twelve months.

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"I will remember the impressions I gained for my entire life"

Peter is one of 15 employees at the Grenzach Roche location who have participated in the first round of the newly initiated job shadowing programme. This makes it possible for employees who never or only rarely stand in direct patient contact to sit in for a day with an office-based physician or at a clinic and to experience everyday work there first hand. In the interview Peter tells us about his experiences.

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"DOM People Story" Part 9 with Martin Victor

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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"DOM People Story" Part 8 with Michael Wolf

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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"DOM People Story" Part 6 with Anne Rudolphi

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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"DOM People Story" Part 5 with Janin Zilles

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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"DOM People Story" Part 4 with Richard Tassoni

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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“DOM People Story” Part 3 with Rebecca Schoenlaub

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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"DOM People Story" Part 2 with Meliha Berber

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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Scientific expert in the service of the patient

Writing a publication and waiting for someone to read it – this is something Kai Dittmann was no longer willing to settle for after a few years involvement in scientific work. He wished to get direct feedback and that his projects have a measurable effect. But he nevertheless did not completely want to forgo scientific work. The solution? A change to Roche Pharma AG as Medical Manager. Read more about it.

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"DOM People Story" Part 1 with Dirk Schulz

Diagnostics Operations Mannheim, in short DOM, ensures the global supply of patients, laboratories and hospitals with diagnostic reagents and test stripes. To this DOM as the largest field of Global Diagnostics Operations at the locations Mannheim and Penzberg produces a large variety of products for the in-vitro-diagnostics. With this program we want to show you some people which stand behind our success with proud and motivation.

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Meet Lars

From a German Scholarship Holder to an Enthusiastic Bachelor’s Degree Student

What exactly does Roche do? This was the question medical technology student Lars Fischer asked himself 1.5 years ago. At that time, he had just found out that his application for the German national scholarship program at his university was successful. Roche had decided to promote him for a year as a talented and committed student: "I already knew about Roche as a company before, but my interest in getting to know Roche as a potential future employer was first sparked by the scholarship."

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Customer Support – more than just a hotline service

Ensuring availability of the customer hotline, promoting the exchange of know-how, controlling quality of the process by using key performance indicators, and managing employees successfully – as Department Head in Roche’s Support Center, Marco Recktenwald has a wide array of tasks. During an interview, he explains what challenges his job involves, why all of his employees speak several languages and why curiosity is vital for a job in customer support.

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Creating Opportunities: 12 external talents, 3-day workshop & an infinite number of impressions

Leadership, leadership potential and leadership competence – terms we often come across in day-to-day work, and which have now become an absolutely integral part of job advertisements for upcoming managers. But what exactly is behind this? Roche Diagnostics chose altogether twelve Master’s degree students and doctoral students out of a large number of excellent applicants and enabled these students to participate in a three-day workshop at Roche’s site in Mannheim.

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Between Medicine, Research and Policy

Questioning rigid structures and rules and looking behind the scenes of the day-to-day hospital system – this is what Isabel was interested in as early as during her residency. An anesthesiologist, she left hospital work for a career in industry. Today, she works at Roche Pharma AG as the Head of Market Access. She leads a team of 75 employees that shares the responsibility for reimbursement for medications in the German healthcare system. To read why people with a spine, creativity and innovative thinking are needed to thrive in this area, click here

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Seeing as much of the world as possible has always been my goal.

Thanks to Roche, the chance to realize this “travel bug” in my professional environment is incredibly motivating. I was immediately seized by the desire to make use of this opportunity! However, it was also clear to me that this could not be taken for granted and that corresponding personal initiative was necessary. I was more than prepared to take this step for what one gets.

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Interview about the minimum wage for interns

Since January 1st 2015, the Minimum Wage Law applies in Germany. This means that a minimum wage of 8.50 Euro per hour must be paid. The introduction of this law was intensely discussed and the minimum wage for internships was the subject of controversial debates. Hence, the question arose, what implications the Minimum Wage Law has for internships at Roche. Therefore, Birgit Harbauer, HR Specialist Recruiting, answered some of our questions in an interview. She is responsible for internships and final

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Roche reaches for the stars

Mannheim. The clock almost shows 11 o’clock - the canteen on the Roche site is still deserted, but in the kitchen it has been busy for hours. Soup ladles are swung around, meat is roasted and sauces are added some seasoning. The chefs want to delight their guests once again and put the final touches to the meals. But, what only few people know: behind the ovens there are also two starred chefs who create our daily lunches.

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English in the service of science

Being open to an English understanding among work colleagues! A topic that is increasingly important in times of internationalization. Bilingualism in the company is not only important for a good international cooperation. Although a few of the employees of Roche in Penzberg come from an English speaking country, English is the official language in pharmaceutical companies. What is the role of English at Roche? Read more about this in the Spotlight Language Magazine!

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Around the World with the Screwdriver

Training colleagues in Mannheim today, dismantling medical devices tomorrow in Argentina, Brazil, Singapore or another country – by no means uncommon in the everyday working life of the Technical Product Manager Ramona Seel and her colleagues from Training & Support. During an interview, she explains what her job looks like in Global Customer Support at Roche, which project was her most exciting one and why you should have two valid passports in her job.

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