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Positive if you work hard and don't think things fall in your lap !

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Passionate people who care about healthcare. New direction to drive better medicines through innovations. Bringing in a lot of new people and new skills.

Cons

Matrix organisation, and lots of change. Lots of TLAs (three letter acronyms). Obviously the patent cliff is coming but they have an external focus now.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be bold !

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Lots of perks and very employee friendly but can have more clarity for Medical Advisor role.

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    Former Employee - Regional Medical Advisor in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Regional Medical Advisor in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great perks, Science oriented environment, Opens up great future prospects, Known for its brand value in market, A good mix of experienced and fresher crowd to work with

    Cons

    Can sometimes be pressurized situation, need to keep up with certain expectations that are unrealistic in terms of time-frame as well as nature of work, Very little exposure outside of the assigned area of work which can in long term be impeding to growth; inspite of being science based, this role is still ends up being marketing and sales driven

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better define the expectations and nature of work from medical advisors, involve the RMAs more in sceintific activity, give more hands on exposure in things apart from just marketing activities for guys at regional level

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Employ good people, but don't treat them very well

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    Former Employee - Compliance Manager
    Former Employee - Compliance Manager

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Really good bunch of people - experienced, friendly and supportive. I really learnt a lot from my first experience of Big Pharma

    Cons

    Poor pipteline, and patent cliff approaching. As a result, seems to be a constant panic about the future of the business and regular restructurs which wipe out large numbers of staff. No stability or security for staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take time to let a restructure bed in before you re-organise yet again!

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