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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Alexion Pharmaceuticals full-time

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I worked with some fantastic colleagues here and the science is cutting edge. the compensation package was very attractive.

Cons

There was absolutely no work-life balance, employees had no voice and middle management is poor to say the least. I got the impression managers relied on HR to do their jobs for them...which was to manage.The HR Director was downright rude and may be in the wrong area as human compassion is something she is totally lacking.

Advice to Management

Management could use soft skills training i.e. effective communication, conflict resolution, and morale/ leadership development.

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  1. Helpful (12)

    Staff living in the past

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alexion Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Compensation and benefits are very good

    Cons

    Their mid level leadership has no supervision. They run things how they always have and will burn their front line out quickly. It will definitely hurt them in the short run.no work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Sr leadership better start catching up with what middle management are doing or they are going to lose all the good people who talk to the customers. You also can't manage by putting fear in your employees.


  2. Helpful (13)

    Amazing Product, Horrible Senior Management, and Low Morale Workplace

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alexion Pharmaceuticals

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Explosive growth has led to massive valuation of stocks and options that were worth nothing a decade ago.

    Cons

    Explosive growth has uncovered issues with management - they are still functioning like a small time biotech, but have a $19B market cap to keep up with. Poor management hierarchy, rife with yes-men, and no development or growth opportunities. You come here to make money and that's really it.

    Advice to Management

    Get some real managers in place, listen to your existing management team, the turnover will eventually catch-up and a blockbuster monoclonal antibody can only keep you going for so long.


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