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AstraZeneca Overview

Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1913
Company - Public (AZN)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$10+ billion (SGD) per year
AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society ... Read more

Company Updates

  • This month, 3 of our #Cambridge employees, nicknamed 'The Brompton Boys', took part in the annual London to Cambridge Bike Ride, cycling 60 miles for our Charity of the Year, Cam Sight. They completed it in 4 hours and 19 minutes. Well done!

    Stay tuned because the Brompton Boys also filmed their adventure which we will be sharing with you later today. #LifeatAZ #cycling #proud

  • Businesses have a crucial role to play in driving the shift to clean transport. That’s why we’re proud to join The Climate Group’s #EV100 initiative as their 50th business member! Read more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vM4Xu

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AstraZeneca – Why Work For Us?


We are AstraZeneca, one of the world’s most forward-thinking and connected BioPharmaceutical companies. With a strong purpose, an even stronger bond between each of our people and a science-led, patient-first attitude, we’re changing the future of medicine and the impact it can have on lives across the globe. Are you ready for a challenge?

We are more than 65,000 people in over 100 countries. Our aim is simple: to positively impact lives, together. Using the power of science and innovation, our people improve the impact medicine has on patients. Together, we explore the limitless world of science through our impressive product pipeline and we take our understanding of many therapeutic areas to a whole new level by seeking new treatments.

We’re a rare breed: a full-service BioPharmaceutical company that uses technology at every stage – from pipeline to production. Working throughout the medicine life cycle, we work across everything from drug discovery right through to drug delivery. This dedication to the entire process helps us ensure our patients receive the right medicine that improves their lives and makes way for a better future.

For more information, visit www.astrazeneca.com

We’re scientists, collaborators, managers, leaders, analysts, doctors, entrepreneurs, innovators, thinkers, doers, drivers, activists, creators and futurists. We’re 65,000 minds across more than 100 countries and 6 continents. We’re a team of people who all share, and are motivated by, the same purpose.

From biological scientists to marketing and financial experts, coming up with the right solutions for the right challenges to drive the next wave of science is a true cross-functional team effort. With five values to guide us, our unique perspectives and ideas always stay true to the goals we have set ourselves.

Our people follow these values because they believe in what they stand for:

  • We follow the science
  • We put patients first
  • We play to win
  • We do the right thing
  • We are entrepreneurial

Our values determine how we work together and the behaviours that are integral to our drive for success. Our values guide our decision making, define our beliefs and foster a strong AstraZeneca culture.

Are you ready to change lives for the better? To go beyond the normal nine to five to reach innovative goals? And to push the boundaries of scientific research for the future?

Whether you’re a scientist, supply chain specialist or sales expert, when you join us, you take on the opportunity to develop life-changing medicines that impact millions of people every day. Shape your career with us and take on an industry-altering challenge. Explore your potential with new ideas, lifelong learning, and a team that will help you grow. Welcome to AstraZeneca.

Click to find out more https://careers.astrazeneca.com



Start a career that will help improve the lives of millions of people. Take on real responsibility in a supportive and truly innovative environment. Join a group of brilliant minds to solve problems that impact people on a global scale.

There are many career paths and programmes available to you, whatever your level of study, in locations across the globe. Bring your passion to an organisation that will appreciate it and will be dedicated to your development.

To find out more visit https://careers.astrazeneca.com/students

AstraZeneca Reviews

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    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pipeline, benefits, holidays, vacation time

    Cons

    big pharma, needs more focus on specialty products

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AstraZeneca Photos

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AstraZeneca Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at AstraZeneca in November 2011.

    Interview

    An out-sourced employment coordinator contacted me to schedule an interview. After meeting with him, the next phase of the process was a panel interview where four managers interviewed me. Two of the managers asked behavioral questions, based on past experiences. The other two managers appeared to be inexperienced at interviewing and had no follow-up questions. The managers appeared to disagree as to the next steps, the qualifications of the individuals they were searching for, etc.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you didn't have the information necessary to do your job. How did you go about getting it?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    If you have similar experience, ask about additional vacation policy; inquire about hiring bonus. Otherwise, nothing unusual.

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AstraZeneca Awards & Accolades

  • Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
  • The UK's 50 Most InDemand Employers, LinkedIn, 2014
  • 100 Best Companies, Working Mother Magazine, 2014
  • Great Place to Work Certified in India, Great Place to Work Institute, 2018
  • BOC Brilliance Award for Recruitment and Rentention, BOC Brilliance Awards, 2018
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