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AstraZeneca Benefits

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Employer Summary

At AstraZeneca, everything we do is underpinned by our Growth Through Innovation strategy and our dedication to building a great place to work. As a company, we have developed an offering which is competitive, compelling and aligned to our business performance; whilst supporting a culture where everyone feels valued, included and connected. As the world of work changes, our approach to reward and inclusion continues to evolve. Today, our vision and purpose is clear: together, we create rewarding experiences that inspire growth.

Here, you’ll be encouraged to grow and progress in your own way, building connections with the people around you and sharing in our sense of belonging. Your life at AstraZeneca is defined by you and guided by us. And, to help you and all of our people to enjoy a consistent experience on a global scale, we align our approach around four key principles:

Aligned to performance

Our approach is designed to deliver great performance – stimulating our commercial growth, scientific advancement, collaboration and personal development.


Our offering is flexible where possible, empowering you to choose the benefits that work for you. Typical benefits include healthcare, life insurance, saving for the long term and, in many markets, a range of benefits for you to tailor.


We aim to reward everything you do here and to help you create authentic connections to our purpose. We believe that being valued for who you are and the difference you bring is at the heart of a rewarding experience at work.


We build reward practices so that they are sustainable and affordable for the business, now and into the future.

Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • 12 Dec 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cambridge, England

    Very good pension scheme,flexible working such as work from home once a week,private health insurance very good overall

  • 12 Dec 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Director in Cambridge, England

    Best: overall compensation package e.g. LTIs, Stock Bonus, Cash Bonus, Car Allowance, holidays, flexible working Worst: Stopped matched pension payments

  • 25 Oct 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current HR Business Partner in London, England

    Best: Advantage Fund. Worst: Stock options limited to Directors

  • 21 Aug 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Alderley Park, England

    The only downside to the benefits package is being aware how to access it all, Agency staff also have limited access to services.

  • 02 Aug 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Regional Sales Manager in Basingstoke, England

    Nothing bad except the gender pay gap

  • 30 Jul 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Cambridge, England

    Flexible benefits where you can choose what fits your lifestyle alongside standard options such as sick / maternity pay which are very generous

  • 19 Jul 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former HR Business Partner in Cambridge, England

    A good range of benefits

  • 11 Jul 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Finance Manager in Alderley Edge, England

    Relaxed and flexible work environment with home working a norm, particularly Fridays. Benefits are fantastic, from holidays to personal health care.

  • 24 Jan 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Macclesfield, England

    Excellent range of benefits, very comprehensive and looks after the employee and family members

  • 27 Jan 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Project Manager in Cambridge, England

    Best: Yearly bonus paid even during lean years. Worst: recent changes to the pension scheme mean no more employer matched contributions, saving the company millions, but costing employees dearly. Company cars not provided to those working over multiple sites as per other companies.

Benefits Summary

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Perks & Benefits

  • Tick markBike to Work Scheme (49)
  • Employee Discount
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym Membership
  • Car Allowance
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Company Car

Professional Support

  • Diversity Program
  • Apprenticeship Programme
  • Tick markJob Training (20)
  • Professional Development

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