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International Projects Consultant - Lab Automation

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International Projects Consultant - Lab Automation

International Projects Consultant - Lab Automation

Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz

In Workflow & IT we provide innovative automation solutions supporting Diagnostic Laboratories to optimize their workflow/intralogistic processes, which results in an improvement in testing efficiency, service to clinicians and provided patient care. With the most complete portfolio in the market, we offer the best customized solution for every lab (low-, mid- and high-volume laboratories).

Due to business growth and to manage the increasing number of initiatives taking place in the laboratory Workflow & Health IT areas, we are looking for a highly skilled and passionate International Projects Consultant.

This position will be reporting to the Head of Consultancy in the Workflow & IT Life Cycle Team. 

As an International Projects Consultant, your main responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Serve as a Global Consultant for Workflow & IT Projects reporting to the Head of Consultancy
  • Develop workflow & IT concepts across all disciplines, i.e., Connected Corelab including Molecular Diagnostics and Tissue Diagnostics
  • Provide customized solution design, lean workflow optimization and key outcomes measurement for key country organization projects.
  • Provide support (in collaboration with the Country/Regional  consultants) to highly complex automation projects, from layout validation, to workflow configuration of the entire solution, including Corelab IT concepts  and co-signing of statements of work, standardization of tools across the entire chain i.e. simulators and required documents
  • Support the most visible company projects mainly on pre-sales phase and giving support on the implementation of the most complex projects
  • Liaise with IPMs (International Product Managers) for Workflow & IT as well as other disciplines (Molecular Solutions) about customer requirements
  • Cooperate with IT Specialists/IPMs to advice country organizations on IT solutions
  • Successful support of the most visible Automation and IT Projects Worldwide (where requested by the affiliates)


  • 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.

    As an ideal candidate you possess a combination of a cross disciplinary background and senior leadership in operational roles.

    You have a history of achievement as an International Projects Consultant in a multi-national and lab consultancy environment.

    Furthermore your profile includes the following experience and competencies:

    • Master’s degree required in either Health Sciences or Engineering disciplines. MBA degree is an asset
    • Lean Six Sigma and/or Project Management certification is an asset
    • IT background is considered a strong asset
    • Over 5 years of experience in sales/service management in solution selling/concept development preferably in either Healthcare Consulting, Lean Six Sigma Consulting, Automation Projects in other industries or Project Management in the healthcare sector is required
    • Proven experience on providing differentiated customer projects within automation and/or IT fields
    • Experience with lab consultancy and workflow design
    • Experience with multiple and complex projects with cross-functional teams
    • Experience on customer engagement management and relationship building
    • Strong understanding of hospital and/or laboratories operations and processes

    The role is headquarter-based in Rotkreuz (Switzerland), involving a significant degree of travel (up to 40%) and having a strong interface with our Roche local affiliate companies as well as the key decision makers in the external customer base.

  • Who we are
    Roche Diagnostics International Ltd in Rotkreuz is one of the world’s leading providers of diagnostic system solutions for clinics, laboratories and doctors’ offices. The company employs over 2200 people in Rotkreuz and is one of Roche Diagnostics’ main sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Zug, Rotkreuz
    • Function Sales & Marketing
    • Subfunction Project Management Sales & Marketing
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Diagnostics
    • Posted since 2017/11/13
    • Job-ID 3418650936
  • Get in touch
    E. Urner +41 41 792 50 54

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