Roche, a company based in Switzerland, is going to increase the number of its collaborators in positions creating high added value in its service centre located in Budapest. The 250 new employees will provide support to the subsidiaries of Roche in 60 countries in the fields of finance, purchasing, HR and information technology.

Roche is a worldwide leader and pioneer in pharmaceutical research and production, as well as in the field of the development and distribution of diagnostics instruments. The world's largest company engaged in biotechnology has 3 service centres worldwide: in Budapest, San Jose and Kuala Lumpur.

The largest one is located in Budapest: Roche Szolgáltató (Európa) Kft. which was founded in 2006 and which provides full-scale support for more than 120 Roche subsidiaries in the entire EMEA region by a staff counting almost 1,300 employees, in the fields of finance, purchasing, HR and IT.

The service centre located in Budapest has been extended continuously, it launched its IT Global User Services in 2017 that caters for global user needs and provides IT support services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In the light of the positive experiences gained in Hungary, the company strengthened its presence in Hungary further in 2019 and established its European Pharmaceuticals Security Centre in Budaörs.

Roche is going to increase the SSC headcount (that has been raised from 900 to 1230 in the past four years) by 150 employees in the field of complex HR functions, and plans to enlarge it further by 100 people in the field of finance functions by the end of 2021.