Student internship in data maintenance, analysis and stakeholder management, Basel, Switzerland

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

  • Basel
  • Post Date: 21. Oktober 2022

Student internship in data maintenance, analysis and stakeholder management, Basel, Switzerland

You will work within the Innovation Enabling Office based within Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED). The Innovation Enabling Office vision is to optimise the impact of innovation across the pRED value chain and deliver on the 2030 Pharma ambitions.

In this role you will be a member of the Innovation Enabling Office with a key focus within the Innovation Partnerships team. This team is responsible for the Roche / European Union Collaborative Projects Portfolio; the Roche Postdoctoral Fellowship and the Roche Access to Distinguished Scientists programmes, which collectively facilitate and connect Roche scientists to the external world. Your focus will be 1) to support the integrity of the data generated and contained within the databases and 2) responsible for the generation of appropriate materials for proactive outreach, via various internal channels, concerning opportunities and outcomes of these collaborations to the Roche organisation.

Your tasks and responsibilities will depend on your degree of pro-activity and independence:

RPF (Roche Postdoc Program)

  • Data maintenance (project registration, follow-up on pendings, documents upload)

  • HC finance reports

  • Update RADA and PharmaRes

  • Check-in meetings of pending projects

  • Create insights upon request

IMI (EU Collaborative Projects)

  • Support IMI business operations where needed and audits

Communication/Social Media Support

  • Update, curation and maintenance of Innovation Partnership gSite

  • Coordinating with the appropriate stakeholders to organise, and help prepare communication of impact to promote projects to the organisation

  • Develop and implement materials, including use of digital channels, to actively promote services and offerings of the team.

  • Input and help support and deliver comm’s strategy for IP/IEO

  • Support  in delivering events e.g. pRED Postdoc Symposium


  • Gather, maintain, analyse and curate data within dedicated databases to ensure adequate data quality.

  • Communicate closely with stakeholders and incorporate feedback to improve processes and define appropriate governance structures. 

  • Gain cross-functional insight into the organisation and enhance your stakeholder management skills.

  • Adopt a partnership approach and identify collaborative solutions-seeking opportunities when it comes to engagement opportunities and initiatives.

  • Propose suggestions for improvement to data processes and facilitate data interpretation and analytical reporting.

  • Enhance existing knowledge to include different data platforms and experience the importance of data integrity and data compliance in an industrial environment.

  • Present your results within the organization and, dependent on your experience level, team level participation in key initiatives and projects.

Who are you?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

You are an enrolled student in a Bachelor or Master program in information systems, data management, business analytics, economics, business administration, communications or a related field. Alternatively, you are a Masters graduate, who graduated mon longer than the last 12 months. If you have a different field of study, you at least bring a keen interest in data management/communication.

Following qualifications are required:

  • A self-starter with excellent communication skills

  • An affinity for figures/data and the ability to set these in a logical context

  • Knowledge and experience with social media a plus

  • Knowledge about information systems is a plus, but not essential

  • Excellent knowledge of the MS Office suite of programmes

  • Familiarity with Google applications is a plus

  • Project management experience

  • Interest for communications and communication tools

  • Self-starting capabilities, openness to new topics, analytical skills and creativity

  • Excellent in English

The starting date of this internship is January 2023 for 12 months. Please clearly indicate your preferred starting date of the internship on your application.

Due to regulations non-EU/EFTA citizens must provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory as part of the application documents.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 10,700 employees from over 100 countries come together at our Basel/Kaiseraugst site, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees also benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.

Roche ist ein Arbeitgeber, der die Chancengleichheit fördert.

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