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www.ucb.com
Brussels (Belgium)
5001 to 10000 employees
Unknown
Company - Public
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
AbbVie
At UCB, everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this make a difference to the lives of people living with severe diseases?” We have a passionate, long-term commitment to discovering and developing innovative medicines that transform the ... Read more

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UCB CEO Jean-Christophe Tellier
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Research Triangle Park, NC
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    I have been working at UCB full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The clinical department at UCB in RTP is a very much like a family community, everyone cares about each other and are always supportive.

    Cons

    We're still a little challenged by timely communication and decision making but it's improving.

    Advice to Management

    Lay all necessary ground work and finalize plans before implementing new processes.

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UCB Interviews

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    Clinical Operations Job Interview

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    Interview

    Thoroughly unimpressed-applied for a job I was well qualified (actually perfect) for, had outreach from HR recruiter asking to set up phone interview. Attempted to get something scheduled with no luck (recruiter kept pushing back week by week) only to find out that recruiter had obviously trolled my contact list to find my current colleagues in same role and reached out to multiple of them, including actually speaking with them (which she never actually did with me, even though initially requested). I have no issue with having other candidates, but follow through when initially asking for a call and don't make the candidate have to come back to you to see what is going on.

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Company Updates

  • UCB was just named to the "Innovators 2015: Companies" list by PM360 for our focus on creating value for our patients. Thank you to all our colleagues who live this mantra every day. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vImPO

    Innovators 2015: Companies | PM360

    Since the company's founding in 2005, Check-Cap has been led by a team of world-class experts and has partnered with industry-leading scientific advisors who have brought the company to where it is today. 2015 has been an especially good year for Check-Cap. The company had a successful initial public offering in February and is now trading on NASDAQ.

  • Precision medicine is a hot topic in the healthcare world. But what exactly is precision medicine, and how can it help us accomplish our goal of delivering the right treatment to the right patient at the right time? http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIG2v

    Precision medicine | UCB

    By Marshall Spearman There is a saying in medicine: "Give the right drug to the right patient at the right dose at the right time." Sounds simple, right? In reality, defining the optimal treatment for a particular patient can be anything but.

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UCB Awards & Accolades

  • Global100 Index, Corporate Knights, 2014
  • 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes.com, 2013

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