Global Sustainability & Risk Manager

Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz
France, France
Italy, Monza e Brianza, Italy
Germany, Baden-Wurttemberg, Mannheim
Germany, Bavaria, Penzberg
Spain, Spain

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Candidates need to be based in Rotkreuz, Switzerland

Roche Diagnostics is the no 1 In Vitro Diagnostics player globally. An important part of our success in transforming patient’s lives sits with our Global Operations function. And our Direct Procurement department plays a central role in making sure we can achieve that.

The Direct Procurement department has over a decade of experience and today we are looking to enter the next level of maturity. The steps we are taking will organically transform the department to ultimately become a specialist organization. Our vision is to be procurement entrepreneurs, with an ability to design and orchestrate innovative, agile and sustainable supplier network. And our talents will be in the driving seat.

Job Purpose

This newly created role is accountable for supplier related regulatory topics. Within the first year, the focus will be on IVDR and REACH/ROHS. Later on, other third party regulatory requirements might need to be coordinated but also sustainability and supplier risk management projects will be part of this role.

Ideally with a start immediately.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Proactively manage 3rd party related compliance topics (e.g. IVDR, REACH, ROHS3, California Prop65, Conflict Minerals, Biocidal Product Regulation, Waste Framework Directive…)

  • Align with Regulatory what has to be done by our suppliers, analyze as-is situation and define plan, coordinate implementation within procurement

  • Procurement interface in the ongoing IVDR projects with the BAs: managing overarching timelines, milestones and deliverable's in a PM capacity.

  • Guide the affiliates, scope / coordinate overall activities and support on overlapping suppliers

  • Coordinate, support and train the regulatory related activities within Direct Procurement 

  • Ensure from a process point of view compliance with applicable standards as Procurement Policy, chemical legislation requirements and Business Continuity processes along the supplier life cycle

  • Cross-functional collaboration, ensure communication, monitoring, reporting  and documentation



  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree, Master is a plus

  • 5+ years Sustainability, Risk & Compliance specific experience or other capability relevant experience 

  • Demonstrated expertise in procurement audit and/or sustainability 

  • Experience in medical device development/ manufacturing

  • Regulatory / compliance background preferred

  • Contract know-how is an advantage

  • Strong program / project management skills

  • Excellent communication, influencing without mandate and networking skills 

  • Excellent analytical and soft skills 

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and to work independently 

  • Business level fluency in English, an additional European language is a plus

  • Availability and willingness to travel within Europe up to 30% of time