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Initially challenging and invigorating, then all about keeping your manager happy.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Global Medical Affairs Manager in Wilmington, DE
Former Employee - Global Medical Affairs Manager in Wilmington, DE
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Nice facilities and benefits. There are many systems in place so coming up to speed can be like following a template. Also, marketing budgets are adequate. They have a very customer oriented approach to marketing.

Cons

Sometimes the systems can smother you and they are always coming up with a new way of doing a certain aspect of marketing (branding, positioning, etc) that takes on a life of it's own. The biggest con is that people are in constant fear of their jobs and can't speak freely. The company culture changed greatly (in a negative direction) in the 5 years that I was there.

Advice to Management

Honestly listen to those closest to the customer and be open to ideas. Welcome that one who isn't going with the flow -- he/she might be the only one brave enough to speak up.

Other Employee Reviews for AstraZeneca

  1. Good company if you have the right manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    benefits compenstation company car freedom

    Cons

    uncertainty unrealistic goals unrealistic job

    Advice to Management

    communicate


  2. A company that struggling in an industry that has lost its way

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There are some really good people left in the organization, very good training and great benefits. The company treats employees fairly. There are some really good upper managers

    Cons

    The industry is changing, more medical facilities are locking out pharma reps every day. the company is very concerned about compliance so that cuts down on creativity. There is a lack of innovative new products. There are some really bad upper managers

    Advice to Management

    Give local managers and reps the ability to adjust to the local environment.


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