Job Location:

We are looking for you to join Roche and our Services & Solutions Center in Budapest.

Roche is a global healthcare company – founded 125 years ago in Basel, Switzerland, offering exceptional career paths and great benefits for fresh graduates and outstanding professionals. We are continuously expanding, looking for new talents to join our transforming Services & Solutions Center. We offer a flexible working framework (1 office day/week on average) and provide fully remote working conditions (even after the pandemic situation).


Your health and safety is of paramount importance to us, therefore we are currently conducting web-based interviews and our onboarding process is also running in a virtual setup.  

What we do:

The People Support Solutions (PSS) department brings its purpose to life by providing our colleagues worldwide with integrated HR solutions tailored to their needs. We are a team that works very closely together to ensure good employee relations, anticipate our customers’ future needs, and proactively develop solutions.

Global Payroll, Time, Benefits (PTB) Solution Strategy aims to streamline and optimize the delivery of PTB services in Roche. As we roll-out this strategy, US and Canada are already live with Workday solution, Aurora and Boreal programs are implementing PTB solutions in Switzerland, Germany, China and LATAM respectively. Continuing this journey further, PTB Small and mid-sized countries program aims to roll-out these solutions in the rest of Roche (EMEA & APAC).

Your day to day responsibilities are:

As a Regional Payroll, Time, Benefits Process Lead, you will actively contribute in rolling out small and mid-sized PTB Program in the responsible region. You will be part of People Support Solutions (PSS) chapter and will report under Global PTB lead. You will work closely with PTB Leads and Experts of the cluster of countries you will be supporting in the region. The role will require your understanding of payroll, time, benefit practices of the region and will require collaboration with partners outside PSS chapter (eg. Finance, Vendor, IT, etc.). In the program, you will act as the Functional Lead for a cluster of countries you will be responsible for in the region. The program duration would be around 2-3+ years and depending on the evolution of the PTB small and mid size strategy and implementation there is a possibility of this position transitioning into a regular operation position in the Global PTB area of practice.

Main responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Acting as the regional representative for cluster of countries for PTB small and mid-sized countries program

  • Being the Functional Lead for cluster of countries in the program.

  • Driving simplification and harmonization of processes and practices in the region

  • Participating in defining To-be processes for PTB area

  • Leading and driving completion of work for the countries responsible

  • Ensuring global/regional alignment on process definition, quality standards and data ownership

  • Establishing partnership with other P&C chapters and other business functions (Finance, IT, etc) at regional level

  • Ensuring application of global aligned approach of PTB operating model in the region

  • Supporting Service Delivery activities, like Service Catalog, Service control and Service Performance Management (KPIs)

  • Taking the ownership of PTB system roles and accesses in the region

  • Working closely with Country cluster PTB leads in regions

  • Being responsible PTB functional deliverables for cluster of countries

  • Being the functional contact point for region with the vendor

  • Driving OneRoche approach in the region

  • Participating in the Global PTB community.

What can you bring to our team: ​

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, really passionate about his or her job and understands that providing a high-quality service is crucial for the organization. As an ideal team member you are open-minded, dedicated to make a difference and open to constant development. Furthermore, you have:

  • Strong customer centricity, end-to-end accountability, problem-solving skills, growth & agile mindset in ambiguous situations

  • Multi-cultural acceptance, ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment

  • Ability to lead and work in matrix environments

  • Embracing diversity in culture and business needs

  • Ability to manage change in a rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to engage with diverse stakeholders beyond the PSS Chapter

  • Experience in managing business processes would be ideal

  • 3+ years in Payroll, Time/Absence and Benefits Administration

  • Experience in Vendor management is a plus

  • Excellent English skills (speaking and writing)

  • Ability to travel, estimated at up to 25%

In exchange we provide you with:

  • Development opportunities: Roche is rich in learning resources. We provide constant development opportunities, free language courses & trainings, the possibility of international assignments, internal position changes and the chance to shape your own career. 

  • Excellent benefits & flexibility: competitive salary and cafeteria package, annual bonus, coaching / mentoring opportunity, buddy program, team buildings. We also ensure flexibility, to help you find your balance: home office is a common practice, and its conditions can be tailored for employees according to needs. We create the opportunity for freedom in working, where your corporate and private life coexist in harmony.

  • A global diverse community, where we learn from each other. At Roche, we cooperate, debate, make decisions, celebrate successes and have fun as a team. Our leadership is very focused on people, creating a strong, inclusive culture, so you always have the chance to share your opinion.

Please note that this is a full-time temporary position for the duration of the program (until 31/12/2024).

Job Level:

Manager without direct reports