At Shire, we believe that people with rare diseases, along with their families, need a champion. In the fight against rare disease, every day is Rare Disease Day because developing a medicine is far from the end of the story: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQgwJ
In a two-day innovative workshop, #TeamShire explored the power of blending of Science & Story with the team at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science!
We are the leading biotechnology company focused on rare diseases and highly specialized conditions. We’re also a team with an ambitious goal: to find the answers these patients are seeking. It’s not a job for everyone. But for those rare individuals whose tenacity, flexibility, and grit are unshakable, there’s an opportunity here to do meaningful work of rare promise.
Shire is about possibilities – for patients and our people. Working here, you’ll have freedom to explore new frontiers, with the support and inspiration you need to excel, whatever your career path.
Discover a place where great people are doing innovative science that improves lives all over the world. Be a champion for the patient. And a champion for progress.
Opportunity to learn. Opportunity to grow your career. But most importantly, opportunity to improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world.
With more than 23,000 employees across 100+ countries, our employees are making a difference around the world, all the while advancing their careers and giving back to the communities in which they live and work. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to deliver results and inspired to make a difference in the world, we invite you to take the next step on your career journey with us.
Our people are our greatest asset — talented, focused and committed. We all believe that where there is a will, there is always a way.
Today’s employees want to be associated with a company that helps them feel good about what they are doing to address society’s issues and problems.
At Shire, we are building a culture that ensures we all come to work with a common purpose: to transform the treatment of rare diseases. We know our employees are committed to a better world, and patients feel the benefit of a global team focusing on their conditions. We also know that great teams are made up of outstanding individuals. We work hard to attract and develop the best talent, create a diverse and inclusive workforce, and provide a safe and healthy workplace.
We recognize the importance of being able to provide our employees and their families with quality benefits as a part of their overall total rewards package. Our comprehensive benefits package delivers quality and value while satisfying the needs of our workforce.
The range of benefit programs may vary by country and location, but generally include:
I have been working at Shire full-time (More than 8 years)
Good team spirit and management, at least in my current orbit in Process Development. Good culture; profitable company with interesting and challenging work. Good compensation and benefits. My department management is good and supportive, and we work as one team. Resource planning is actively managed.
Currently re-organizing internally. Just had major layoff (in Vienna sections) and future events not known. So don't be surprised if departmental re-orgs happen.
I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Shire.
I was interviewing out of state, so my 1st interview was via phone with HR, 2nd was via phone with supervisor, then 3rd was in person with 2-3 people plus the head of the department. Each of these interviews were 30 minutes each