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Meet Prutha Ruparel - Operations Associate

Tell us about yourself.

I am a yoga enthusiast who moved to Toronto 15 years ago. During my undergraduate studies, I developed a passion for healthcare and research, which led me to complete a Master’s degree in Biotechnology. After my graduation, I started working for specialty pharmaceuticals provider, where I was working on Roche products. This experience is what attracted me to the pharmaceutical industry. I eventually became a part of the Roche family in September 2019.

What is your current position at Roche Canada?

I am an Operations Associate (OA) with the Oncology New Indications and Connector (ONIC) squad. As an OA, I support my squad with cross-functional activities and provide project management for medical projects to ensure smooth flow of business tasks.

What can you tell us about your work environment?

I would describe my work environment in just one word as: AWESOME! Every day is different, challenging (in a good way), and supportive. The environment at Roche fosters both career and personal growth, and I feel lucky to be surrounded by friendly colleagues. Our office has an open space concept, which facilitates collaboration, teamwork, and an open-door policy with managers.

How would you describe the people working here?

The people I work with at Roche are friendly, generous, positive, smart, and collaborative.

What makes this a great place to work?

Roche truly represents diversity, and encourages employee growth and development. The organization makes you feel valued through recognition/appreciation programs and emphasizing a healthy work-life balance.

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