About Roche Diagnostics Ltd and Roche Diabetes Care Ltd

Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare – a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible. Founded in 1896, Roche continues to search for better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and make a sustainable contribution to society. Roche Group is active in over 100 countries and employs more than 91,700 people worldwide. For more information, please visit www.roche.com

Facts & Figures

Industry Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals
Number of employees 650
Number of active countries 100

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Roche Diagnostics Ltd and Roche Diabetes Care Ltd

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.


  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Pension
  • Secondary benefits
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Shift premiums

Development Programmes

  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Internship programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Coaching
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)
  • Peer support programmes
  • e-Learning (module)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • On-the-job training

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Part-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Flexi-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Compressed working hours
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Networking Activities

  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management
  • Seasonal social events
  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media

Career and succession management

  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment

Secondary benefits

  • Mobile phone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • On-site parking
  • Bicycle scheme

Well-being programs

  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Stress management
  • Personal support line
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Employee debt support
  • Time management
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Ergonomic support
  • Occupational Health professional
  • On-site sports facilities
  • Health screening programme
  • Weight loss programme
  • Wellness programmes
  • Nutritional information programmes