AstraZeneca Employee Reviews about "good benefits"

Updated 21 Jan 2021

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  1. "Global BioPharmaceutical company operating across 16 countries"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Newcastle under Lyme, England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, including a wide range of options,

    Cons

    Lack of career progression or succession planning

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  2. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Cambridge, East of England, England, England

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Managers are good at their jobs and interested in your career development. Good benefits. Interesting scientific work.

    Cons

    Lots of box-ticking admin work, same as many big pharma jobs.


  3. "Exciting to work for"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Manchester, England, England

    I have been working at AstraZeneca part-time

    Pros

    Focus on working for patients Good benefits and share options Support flexible working

    Cons

    Career progression can feel slow or pathways not always obvious

  4. "No compassion"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Department in London, England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary. good pipelines

    Cons

    No compassion, there is no work-life balance. More emphasis on sales than head office employees. Poor compliance culture

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  5. "A great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Global Recruitment Partner in Manchester, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people, flexible working, well paid and good benefits

    Cons

    I can't think of anyow

    AstraZeneca Response

    October 13, 2020Human Resources

    Thank you for the great review and your valued contribution to AstraZeneca during your time with us!

  6. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice Electrician 

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

    Pros

    - They really care - They invest in their people - State of the art equipment - Good benefits - Ability to travel

    Cons

    - Many reorgs but that’s in the nature of pharma

  7. "enjoyed my time there"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Microbiology Lab Technician in Macclesfield, England, England

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

    Pros

    good opportunities to progress good benefits Manageable workload

    Cons

    Opportunity can depends on your manager

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company values and enjoyed working for them"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Brand Manager in Luton, East of England, England, England
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    The company has good values that I believed in,, there was opportunity to develop yourself with the company. Good benefits package with flexible working allowed. During my time in the company I met some wonderful people who help me and supported me in learning and developing.

    Cons

    There seems to be a business re-organisation every year so you don't always feel that secure in your role.

  9. "Small cog in big machine"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in Cambridge, East of England, England, England

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and kudos for CV

    Cons

    For newcomers it will be tough. Some of the bosses are very patriarchal having spent all their lives there

  10. "HR Apprentice"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Apprentice in Cambridge, East of England, England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast pace Supportive Environment Investment in you and your personal development Good benefits Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Have to be resilient

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