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AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines.
Our Purpose is to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. We believe the best way we can achieve our Purpose is to put science at the centre of everything we do. Science defines who we are. It is why we come to work every day and is part of our DNA. But this is only half of the story. We know that we do not have all the answers. We want to share ideas because we believe it results in better medicines. We want the way we work to be inclusive, open and collaborative. This approach runs through all that we do.
We focus on three main therapy areas – Oncology, Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease (CVMD) and Respiratory – and we are also selectively active in the areas of autoimmunity, neuroscience and infection. To put ourselves in the best position to push the boundaries of science, we seek to leverage our combination of capabilities, which encompass both small molecules and biologics, and include immunotherapies and developing innovative delivery devices that can offer choice to patients. These are reinforced by a strong focus on personalised healthcare capabilities, which aim to match medicines only to those patients who will benefit from them. Our teams also work alongside the world's leading academic and biotech research institutions to stimulate innovation and evaluate emerging technologies such as Modified RNA and CRISPR genome editing.
AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.
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Our purpose and values help explain why we exist, what we hope to accomplish, the behaviours we value, how we will achieve our goals, and the promise of our brand to our stakeholders.
We push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.
Our purpose underpins everything we do. It gives us a reason to come to work every day. It reminds us why we exist as a company. It helps us deliver benefits to patients and create value for shareholders. It also sets the context for our employees’ activities and the roles of our teams, partners and other collaborators.
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.
If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to make a difference and ready to discover what you can do – join us.
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. We need great people who share our passion for science and have the drive and determination to meet the unmet needs of patients around the world.
This is your chance to get involved in a truly exciting mission. At AstraZeneca, we believe that the best way we can help patients is to push the boundaries of science. We uncover the ways diseases work and then discover new, targeted medicines that can change lives.
We commit to areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine. So working here means having the freedom to think big and work together to make the impossible a reality. And every single person who works here has a part to play in our mission.
Whatever your role, when you work with us you can be sure that your work has real purpose.
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Start a career that will help improve life for millions. Take on real responsibility in a supportive, dynamic environment that's fuelled by innovation. Work with brilliant minds to solve important problems.
There are many career paths and programmes available to you, whatever your level of study, in locations across the globe. Begin channelling your passion with us.
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I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time (More than 8 years)
Paid time off, yearly raises (typically), incentive compensation, company car, possible room for advancement if you are a high producer in sales or administratively, good and decent people who do the right thing and put patients first.
Depends on territory, but lots of driving, lots of planning, lots of scheduling, lots of extracurricular busy work outside of selling and targeting. Some reps get bombarded with extra assignments to go along with their specific job which will include extra teleconferences and webexes as well as extra email, spreadsheets and communicating. There can be times where the amount of work can be nearly overwhelming because it can all come down at once from upper management.
Advice to Management
When making decisions, keep things streamlined and simple as possible.
I was interviewing for an internal position which would have been a promotion. Prior to interviewing with 2 managers I was given an hour long assignment to read and decipher a territory analysis and develop a business plan to share with the managers.