AstraZeneca Overview

  • https://www.astrazeneca.com/
  • Chennai, India
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1913
  • Company - Public (AZN)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10+ billion (USD)

AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. We’re constantly moving forward as a company ...

Company Updates

14 June 2021
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Congratulations to our colleagues for their recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to sharing expertise and scientific knowledge in service to life sciences and the response to the pandemic in the UK and around the world.
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11 June 2021
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The events of the last 18 months have resulted in the greatest public health challenge of our generation, but the impact of the #ClimateEmergency has the potential to be greater still, damaging our planet irreversibly. We know the climate crisis is impacting human health – from air pollution to flooding, extreme heat to drought – and we are seeing a rise in chronic conditions such as heart disease, lung cancer, and respiratory illnesses. At AstraZeneca, we are on track to achieving our ambition of zero carbon emissions from our global operations by 2025 and ensuring our value chain is carbon negative by 2030. We’ve already reduced our greenhouse gas emissions by 60% since 2015. This year, with G7, G20, and COP26, there is a unique opportunity to achieve greater global collaboration. 2021 is a critical year and we are at a critical point. We have an opportunity to ‘reset’ to create a more sustainable world - together.
AstraZeneca joins G7 Leaders' Summit 2021 calling for climate change action
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AstraZeneca Reviews

4.2
87%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
1,591 Ratings
Featured Review
4.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Mature Culture and Broad Work Experience"

9 Feb 2021 - Pharmacovigilance Officer in Bangalore
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

You get to work on wide range of activities ranging from health authority queries to signal management to aggregate reports The management is broad minded and in most cases the culture is a

Cons

The tools they use are outdated. Due to this the burden shifts to the employee to manually manage things on their own. Whether it's project management or data analysis, you have to manage yourself.

Advice to Management

Investment in Project Management Tools should be considered.
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Diversity & Inclusion at AstraZeneca

4.2
(613 reviews)

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Does there seem to be diversity at AstraZeneca?

...Too much politics and power gaming, highly demanding work environment with very little respect for work life balance, not open to flexible working arrangements, diversity and inclusion is widely promoted in the company yet not followed by those leading the efforts...Read More

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AstraZeneca Interviews

Experience
Positive64%
Negative16%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online59%
Employee Referral13%
Recruiter11%
Difficulty
3.0
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  1. Featured Interview

    Junior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Coimbatore
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at AstraZeneca (Coimbatore) in Aug 2020

    Interview

    It was comprised of 3 rounds. 1st round was a MCQ round. It had questions from OOPS concepts, Java, Data structures and some questions from Logical reasoning. 2nd round was a technical HR. Questions were based on our resume. You have to be familiar in the concepts in your course certifications you have mentioned too. And in the final round also there were some questions from resume and general HR questions.
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    Real time example for Oops concepts

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AstraZeneca Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies for Women to WorkAvtar & Working Mother2020
  • Great Place to Work™ - CertifiedGreat Place to Work® Institute2020
  • Top 75 Best Workplaces in IT & IT- BPM sector in India, in 2020Great Place to Work2020
  • The UK's 50 Most InDemand EmployersLinkedIn2014
  • 100 Best CompaniesWorking Mother Magazine2014

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Does AstraZeneca offer relocation assistance?

...No benefits package (pension, holiday days, health care, shares, etc)...

23 January 2019

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