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AstraZeneca Reviews

Updated 3 Apr 2020

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3.9
81%
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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
1,022 Ratings
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  • "No work & life balance- work on evenings & weekends is normal(in 106 reviews)

  • "Need more people for the pipeline to be delivered(in 78 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities to develop. Worked with fantastic mentors.

    Cons

    None I can think off

    AstraZeneca2019-02-10
  2. "Culture difficult"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good overall package, benefits etc

    Cons

    Flat structure, culture damaged, fear to speak up

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    AstraZeneca2019-08-20
  3. "Amazing company with strong culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, passionate leaders, good heart.

    Cons

    Work/ life balance, slow to make changes

    AstraZeneca2019-05-28
  4. "A great company gone bad"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The legacy of being people-centric still prevails, although for how long is questionable

    Cons

    IT is being heavily centrered on India now and core competencies are being moved away from the hub countries. The new organisation is struggling to understand the new operating model

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    AstraZeneca2014-06-29
  5. "A good comany to work for."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get to do a job that helps people and see the results

    Cons

    None that really stand out

    AstraZeneca2020-04-03
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Communications Manager in Gothenburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great benefits

    Cons

    High competitive culture when working globally.

    AstraZeneca2020-04-02
  7. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - International Distribution Coordinator in Macclesfield, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good teams, nice working environment

    Cons

    Lack of job security and workload can be high

    AstraZeneca2020-04-01
  8. "Clin OPs"

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    Former Employee - Global Alliance Manager in Gothenburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Development, Good Salary and Benefits

    Cons

    A little too slow at times and teams tend to be in silos

    AstraZeneca2020-03-30
  9. "Industrial placement student"

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    Former Employee - Industrial Placement Student in Cambridge, England

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic real experience, hands on from day 1, treated like a real employee but still supported

    Cons

    Sometimes overlooked as a member of the team

    AstraZeneca2020-03-22
  10. "Good place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You can learn new skills. You can also get the best benefits in terms of perks..free food and transport

    Cons

    So far nothing from my end

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    AstraZeneca2020-03-20
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