Astellas Europe Reviews

Updated 26 Nov 2020

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Astellas Europe CEO Yoshihiko Hatanaka
Yoshihiko Hatanaka
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  1. "Good working environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Astellas Europe full-time

    Pros

    Friendly atomsphere to work in

    Cons

    Long hours can happen regularly

  2. "Astellas"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Astellas Europe full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours are available

    Cons

    Poor morale, poor leadership team. A lot of ex GSK employees trying to form a sub group within the company. GM is very self focused and will do anything to please European managers. All employees are not treated equally. A lot of back stabbing and politicking goes on.

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "QC Micro"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Astellas Europe

    Pros

    Excellent Holidays, roughly 30 days holidays per year. Flexible working hours are also very good. Nice area.

    Cons

    Poor Canteen food and not allowed bring in own food. Money a little lower than competitors. Small town attitude and have to careful what you say.

  4. Helpful (3)

    "Terrible Place to Work"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Information Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Astellas Europe full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Non Management are nice People. Outside Dublin City Center. Employ lots of local contractors.

    Cons

    Most Managers are Padding the Budget..Always creating issues where there arent any..Manage with Fear Tactics..Lie to Head Office about Projects that are being Implemented. Especially the IT Dept FOR EU based in Ireland. Re-use projects..They never really implement anything just spend Corporates Money, Dangerous people. 50% Travel

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  5. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Leiden
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Astellas Europe full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture and working environment.

    Cons

    Corp and local Strategy driven from afar

  6. "Good company until the code breaches started to com in"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Chertsey, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Astellas Europe full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good environment and reasonable pay

    Cons

    Lack of personal development and career progress

  7. "Good colleagues but under-resourced, meeting-driven and over-worked"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Astellas Europe full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great colleagues and peers, nice office

    Cons

    Micromanagement, lack of administrative support, poor work-life and process, process, process!

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  8. "Broad, but lack of drive to improve"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Astellas Europe full-time

    Pros

    Broad range across Research, Development, Commercial, and Patient advocacy.

    Cons

    Narrow management style- focused on Japan led ‘global’ activities. Low focus and ability to change or improve internally, instead being reliant on old fashioned principles and ways of doing business

  9. "I really enjoy working at Astellas"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Projects in Guildford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Astellas Europe full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people are amazing and the salary is good.

    Cons

    More collaboration with other departments

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  10. "It was a great place to work"

    4.0
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Astellas Europe

    Pros

    Great management team in Europe

    Cons

    Management team all changed too quickly

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