Global Lead Program Management - Temporary for 12 months

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

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    11 November 2022
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The Position

Within the Global Capital Investment & Real Estate (DTR) community, the Global Facility Management & Real Estate function is responsible for the scope areas Facility Management (FM) and Real Estate (RE) that provides workplaces to c. 40,000 people worldwide.

As the Global Lead Program Management you support on planning and executing fit-out projects worldwide. You manage vendors, ensure governance and process compliance, and deliver consistent high-quality results. 

You maintain awareness of key players in the market and bring trends and innovations into the organization aligned to Roche Diagnostics 2030 Vision Innovating Diagnostics, shaping healthcare, changing lives.

In the role you will be reporting to the Global Head of Facility Management & Real Estate.

Global Lead Program Management - Temporary for 12 months

Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Support businesses in different regions in planning and executing fit-out projects. Manage vendors, ensure governance and process compliance, and deliver consistent high-quality results

  • Local stakeholder engagement to understand requirements and address queries/concerns around fit-out management processes and governance, and global partners

  • Drive proactive opportunity identification process to flag savings, cost avoidance and risk mitigation opportunities

  • Support the selection, appointment and management of global vendors delivering fit-out regionally

  • Direct management of external PMO support vendors


  • Explain and justify technical project management requirements, fit-out process and governance to regional stakeholders and project managers for all projects.

  • Ensure projects are delivered in accordance with process, governance and fit-out specifications requirements

  • Manage external providers, incl. technical project managers, D&B and general contractors

  • Approve, monitor and report Capex budget forecasting v. actuals

  • Monitor project timelines

  • Ensure Roche corporate fit-out guidelines are adhered by the local project teams


  • Tracking project milestones and ensuring timelines are met, highlight the potential delays to the team

  • Coordination of bi-weekly project execution meetings

  • Program management of fit-out projects in EMEA and Americas regions


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.

You have a Bachelors or post-graduate degree preferred in Real Estate, Facility and Project Management, Engineering or related field. You bring to this role at least 5 years direct experience of fit-out project delivery and PMO. You have the gift of presenting and analysing complex issues in a simple manner to all levels within an organization. 

In addition, you bring the following skills and competencies: 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in advisor-side or occupier-side corporate real estate

  • Direct experience of managing fit-out projects and teams internationally. You have experience in fit-out cost benchmarking and business case evaluation

  • Knowledge of sustainability building standards and its implementation into office fit-out projects as a plus

  • Ability to act as an advocate for global mandated policy and explain why policies exist. You have strong influencing skills: you can ensure the accomplishment of goals and targets through indirect leadership. Ability to build lasting relationships

  • Experience of operating in multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, remotely located teams in a matrix management environment

  • Excellent communication skills: ability to transfer complex analysis, concepts and ideas into convincing and clear communications. Proficiency in English (spoken and written) is a requirement and a second language is a plus

  • Self-motivated and disciplined with strong organizational skills. Ability to think strategically and develop tactical methods to achieve objectives and goals


Please apply until 27 November 2022.


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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.


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