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Hikma Overview

London, England (UK)
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (HIK)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
We are a multinational pharmaceutical group dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of people in the markets we serve through the development, manufacture and marketing of a broad range of solid, liquid and injectable generic and in-licensed pharmaceutical ... Read more

Hikma – Why Work For Us?


 A healthier world that enriches all of our communities

Throughout our last 40 years, we've been guided by the simple belief that when world-class medicine is put within people's reach, it transforms lives and communities.

Our vision
Our vision is of a healthier world that enriches all of our communities. Throughout our last 40 years, we've been guided by the simple belief that when world-class medicine is put within people's reach, it has the ability to transform their lives and their communities.

Today at Hikma we now have the reach, insight and expertise to transform so many more people's lives.

And in a fast-changing world, our commitment to our vision is as important as ever – not only for Hikma, but also for the millions of people we serve around the world.

Our values
Our four values are the collectively held principles of our people that shape the way we think, work and behave:

  • Integrity: Acting with honesty and honour without compromising the truth.
  • Excellence: Holding people accountable to the highest standards of performance.
  • Respect: Showing consideration for one another, recognising each other's differences, needs and expectations.
  • Transparency: Embodying openness, communication and accountability. Operating clearly and openly, making it easy for others to observe performance.

Working with us

We’re helping to shape a healthier world, and we’re investing in our people to help us achieve our vision.

As one of the world’s leading generic pharmaceutical companies, Hikma offers a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of millions of people, every day. You will be joining an exciting, vibrant company that has experienced tremendous growth since its founding 40 years ago, and remains ambitious to improve the health of even more people, in more places. We offer the unique opportunity to learn and grow your career in a multi-cultural and dynamic work environment. If you are committed to making a difference, we encourage you to get in touch.

We invest in developing our people, and offer a wide range of on-the-job training, e-learning and educational opportunities including:

  • Hikma International Professional Excellence (HIPE): Young talent is the future of our business, so we created HIPE to identify, develop and capitalise on the unique capabilities of our high potential employees. HIPE is a one-year, intensive programme that aims to develop employees' cross-functional knowledge and insight.
  • Continuing education: Learning every day is at the heart of our philosophy for people development. Our established ‘Continuing Education Scheme’ offers full and partial scholarships to fund the cost of further education locally or internationally.

Diversity
We are an equal opportunity employer and appoint our people on merit. The diversity of our employees contributes to our creativity, agility and practicality, and reflects the diverse communities we serve.

We provide hundreds of quality, life-saving and life-enhancing affordable medicines every day in more than 50 countries around the world, driven by our promise to put better health within reach.

Our strong culture is built on our long-standing values and our commitment to:

  • Making sure that everything we do is defined by quality and delivered with consistency, across the many communities we serve.
  • Combining our global expertise with our local presence, to transform cutting-edge science into solutions that are relevant to people's lives.
  • Thinking creatively and with real agility, developing practical solutions that make better health not only more accessible, but also more affordable.
  • People, providing employees and customers and those they serve with the support and solutions they need, every day.

We are looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to make a difference by helping to put better health within reach to millions more people around the world. Please get in touch and let’s see if there is an opportunity to help you take your next career step with us.

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    Pros

    The Eatontown site is a great place to work. The pace is fast, the work is challenging and rewarding, and the management team is very supportive.

    Cons

    The salaries could be more competitive.

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Hikma.

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    Hiring process took way too long, HR seemed incompetent. Whenever I called HR to ask a question or get information, either no one answered or there was no direct answer. I was told they would get back to me and they never did Interview process was easy. Interviewers were nice and showed the lab.

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    • I don't quite remember the questions asked. They told me a lot about what the position entailed, I didn't really understand most of it, and then they asked if I could handle it.   Answer Question

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    I took the offer as is

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