AstraZeneca Reviews

Updated 23 Jan 2021

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AstraZeneca Executive Director, CEO Pascal Soriot
Pascal Soriot
1,319 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. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good company culture with the opportunity to work with exciting technology with opportunities for personal development.

    Cons

    There's a lot of competing priorities.

  2. "Great place but not the best culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are ok, work life balance amazing

    Cons

    slow progression, ancient development model


  3. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Good company. Good people. Good benefits

    Cons

    Same mid level management issues every large company has

  4. "Great company culture and people - leadership could improve though"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in Macquarie
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work for, great culture and values.

    Cons

    Leadership is not too inspiring

  5. "Okay"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Not good, not bad. Freedom to manage territory on own

    Cons

    Poor flsm. Little to no support

  6. "grass could be greener"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Adelaide
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    good pipeline for products across company

    Cons

    leadership people managers poor communication with employees

  7. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Flexibility in the daily tasks

    Cons

    Slow progression to enhance career

  8. "Depends on your manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hospital Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career development, good salary, some great people

    Cons

    Some managers are terrible and seem protected by senior management for some reason

  9. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Representative in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    Global pharmaceutical company with Australian office

    Cons

    No specific cons as such

  10. "Nice environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Marketing in Sydney

    I worked at AstraZeneca full-time

    Pros

    There's a good work life balance

    Cons

    Not a lot of upward mobility for my expertise

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