12 month student placement - Information Technology
Roche is the world's leading research-based healthcare company, providing innovative products to both the Pharmaceutical and Diagnostics industries. We are passionate about transforming patients' lives and at Roche, we focus on developing innovative medicines and diagnostic tests that help patients live longer, better lives.
Based in a state of the art site in Burgess Hill (15 minutes by train from Brighton), we are giving one undergraduate/graduate the opportunity to work as a Business Analyst Intern, within Roche's IT team, starting Summer 2017 for a 12- month period .
This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate/undergraduate in Information Technology, looking for their first career step, to join Roche Diagnostics and be part of the IT group supporting our UK and Ireland diagnostics business operations.
Roche Diagnostics utilises the most relevant IT applications in today's business environment (e.g. SAP, Salesforce, Microsoft and Google). During your internship you will gain valuable knowledge and experience of specific IT topics, including the development of modular Customer Self Service Portals and Business Intelligence applications (Big Data and Healthcare Analytics). You will contribute to key projects in these areas including application development, deployment and adoption.
· Who we are
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.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Who you are
You're someone who wants to influence your own development. You're 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.
We are looking for a flexible, hardworking and motivated individual with an inquiring mind, an proactive approach. Being part of a team who are looking at the next thing in IT, you will enjoy taking part in discussions exploring both practical and theoretical solutions to ideas and be excited to take them to the next step of the development process.
In order to be successful in this role you will have excellent computer & web skills as well as the ability to work reliably and to deadlines. Studying an IT Degree or educated in an IT related topic, you will be a strong communicator, able to work independently and within a team. You will also have the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of colleagues and external partners.
Healthcare is personal and it's about YOU as an individual in your application that will make the difference.
Application closing date: Friday 24th March 2017
Assessment Centre date: (exact date to be confirmed)
In addition, we kindly request that you provide a concise answer to the following list of screening questions; please insert your responses within the body of your cover letter. Your overall covering letter should not exceed 2 pages.
Question 1 : What was your decision making process in selecting your current course/degree discipline?
Question 2 : Why are you interested in a 12-month student placement at Roche?
Question 3 : What skills and experiences do you feel have prepared you for this placement at Roche?
Question 4 : What personal qualities will you bring to this placement?
Question 5 : What are your main objectives for this placement?
Question 6 : What skills or abilities do you hope to develop through our IT placement programme?
Question 7 : Tell me about the interests and activities you undertake when you are not working or studying?
Question 8 : If you have a LinkedIn profile, please indicate your LinkedIn public profile address (optional).