People & Culture Business Partner (Commercial) - United Kingdom

United Kingdom
23 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Sales / Commercial
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Roche United Kingdom is looking for a highly motivated individual that can take up the role of People & Culture (P&C) Business Partner for our Commercial Operations in the United Kingdom. Roche UK has two legal entities representing all of Roche's divisions: Pharmaceuticals, Diagnostics and Diabetes Care. This position can be located in either location. Our two legal entities together employ 2,700 people. Our ambition is to make Roche the preferred healthcare company for the patients in the United Kingdom by taking care and influencing the whole ecosystem that surrounds the patient. 

As a People & Culture Business Partner for Roche UK you will be:
  • An agile business leader with a people and culture focus
  • a coach to the country leadership and enabling teams
  • a strategic and enterprise thinker for the United Kingdom and the rest of the P&C organization
  • an architect of solutions that bring us closer to our ambition

You will be part of the country's leadership teams and make sure that the organization sees its culture and people as THE most important resource for the company.

You will also be part of a strong network of P&C colleagues in North Europe, EMEA and across the globe, bringing in your expertise while also using the network for finding solutions and inspiration.

Through an honest, authentic and courageous dialogue at all levels you will unlock the greatness in all our people. 

Translating the business and P&C vision and goals into projects and initiatives will be one of your main tasks. And you can do this in a self empowered way by creating teams and squads using the available P&C network.

You are expected to diagnose P&C needs and to identify interventions that address issues of retention, change leadership, employee engagement, and leadership development, partnering with other Business Partners and P&C functions as appropriate.


Who you are :
  • A person who takes genuine interest in people and creates REAL connections with the people that surround you.
  • An agile professional who has a strong purpose and loves to see business grow as a result of our focus on people 
  • Someone who demonstrated passion for coaching  and mentoring other leaders and professionals and has a very high self-awareness
  • You have a university degree, solid HR/P&C experience in an international business environment. Ideally you've already led a team of HR specialists.
  • You demonstrated enterprise mindset and system thinking and have proven ability to work effectively across multiple leadership areas
  • Collaborating comes natural to you and you have great examples of building networks around a common objective or issue.

Who we are:

We at Roche in the UK & Ireland have one shared passion: to improve the lives of patients. We are proud of who we are, what we do and how we do it. Collectively we combine science, data and insights to transform patient experience and provide personalised healthcare solutions. We are courageous in both decision and action and we believe that good business means a better world. That is why we come to work each day.
  • Our UK Diagnostics business , headquartered in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, employs approximately 560 highly skilled individuals. We provide the industry's broadest range of diagnostics and monitoring products & services, spanning all sectors of the market: from small hand held devices used directly by patients or healthcare professionals, to large diagnostic instruments found in hospital laboratories.
  • Our UK Pharmaceutica l head office is situated in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Around 2,000 people work at our Welwyn office in Global Early Development (pRED), Global Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and our Corporate functions. 
  • Our UK Diabetes Care business, headquartered in Burgess Hill, West Sussex, employs approximately 140 people. As a global leader in integrated Personalised Diabetes Management (iPDM), we have been pioneering innovation for more than 40 years - spanning from the first introduction of at-home testing, further simplified and strip-free blood glucose monitoring, to offering the first FDA approved bolus advisor. Our vision is to help people with diabetes think less about their daily diabetes routine so they can experience true relief, day and night.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Roche Products Ltd. At Roche Products we believe diversity drives innovation and we are committed to building a diverse and flexible working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, disability or age. We recognise the importance of flexible working and will review all applicants' requests with care. At Roche difference is valued and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work.

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