AstraZeneca Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
1,321 Ratings
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  • "Senior management team is lacking technical skills(in 43 reviews)

  • "Culture has changed since Astrazeneca bought off Medimmune(in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Data management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Inclusive workplace, friendly, balance worklife

    Cons

    No cons as it is amazing

  2. "Great company!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Best c Pharma company to work for!

    Cons

    There are no cons working for this company


  3. "Great Culture"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    The best part of the job is the people

    Cons

    Heavy workloads at times and impact work-life balance

  4. "Amazing work/life balance"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Territory Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance, Benefits, Salary, Meaningful work

    Cons

    Brand pharma tends to kill creativity

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Nice company, nice management team"

    3.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Medical Advisor in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career development and opportunities, opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, good salaries and bonuses

    Cons

    Usually very slow to act. It can take years to get a new idea accepted,

  6. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Operations 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Great pipeline, wonderful culture, good development

    Cons

    Fast speed, some areas need further development

  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent products/pipeline, talented and empowered people, great culture

    Cons

    High workload, flat structure, disorganized at times

  8. "Opportunities Abound"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Implementation Lead in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    As part of the return to growth AstraZeneca is streamlining and modernizing many aspects of the business. A strong pipeline and endless opportunities, the future outlook is favourable for anyone looking for a change.

    Cons

    With rapid change comes sustainability challenges in how we do business, keep focusing on adapting to the modern work environment and listen to your teams.

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  9. "AstraZeneca"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Medical Advisor in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits Flexible work hours and ability to work from home Interesting and stimulating work. They follow the science.

    Cons

    Limited promotional opportunities from within Average pay Culture in upper management Limited resources and unreasonable expectations. Stressful work environment and hard to strike a work life balance

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  10. "MSL"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Science Liaison in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company. Great people.

    Cons

    Competitive for promotion but it makes you grow your skills rapidly

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