Inside Turkey


Starting its journey with a small team of 8 people in 1958, Roche today employs over 300 people throughout Turkey.

Through its unique product portfolio, it provides patients and healthcare professionals in Turkey with innovative solutions for the treatment of diseases in the areas of oncology, hematology, virology, dialysis, transplantation, rheumatology, osteoporosis and endocrinology, and is also extending its presence with CNS and metabolism therapeutic areas.

Roche, which defines itself as a corporate citizen, has been developing and implementing projects in Turkey for over 50 years. It focuses on not only today’s needs but also unsolved health problems of the future generations. Emerging Seven Countries and Roche Turkey Emerging markets, where Pharma market overall has high growth potential for the next 10 years, comprise ¼ of Roche’s business volume. Turkey is one of these Emerging Seven (E7) countries together with Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Korea and Mexico, and is expected to contribute to medicine in the coming years by its qualified healthcare professionals and know-how.

Roche colleague in the Turkey office, wall decoration

Our people

Roche Istanbul employs around 146 female, 179 male whose average age is 35 and degree mainly on medicine, biology, economics and engineering.

The three Roche Values are core to how we want to behave as individuals, and collectively as an organization. They define fundamental attributes for guiding decisions and actions leading to increased innovation and business performance.

Integrity; we embrace differences and are consistently open, honest, ethical and genuine.

Courage; we are entrepreneurial and thus take risks, reach beyond boundaries, and experiment.

Passion; we use our drive and commitment to energize, engage and inspire others I enjoy working at Roche because…

I feel respected, empowered and valued at Roche that encourages me to improve my skills at every level of my job.

(Seda Karipcin, Clinical Research)

I acquired sense of mission and responsibility at Roche with the support of my ethical, trusted, and respectful colleagues.

(Goksen Becit, Market Access & Public Affairs)

I believe Roche provides a working environment which encourages us to be creative and go beyond the borders.

(Daghan Guclu, Customer & Business Excellence)


Who we are looking for

As Human Resources, our strategy is to contribute to business success by enabling an environment in which every employee feels valued and respected, is able to grow to his or her full potential and can make their mark to improve patients’ lives.

To achieve this, Roche is committed to recruiting talents who have the right qualifications, as well as whose values and behaviors demonstrate the competencies required for the position through a professional, fair and consistent recruitment process.

We strongly believe that international experience is one of the effective tools for personal and professional development. Since Roche is a global organization, we also focus on growing talents through exposing them to international job assignments.

We are looking for individuals who;

  • focus on creating value
  • promote teamwork, collaboration and sharing
  • encourage open two-way communication
  • take responsibility
  • create an environment where new ideas can flourish and
  • are willing to work abroad.

The next step is yours. If you would like to be a member of this team, please apply online.