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AstraZeneca in Brazil

At AstraZeneca, our teams live our values ​​and challenge the limits of science to deliver medicines that can transform the lives of patients all over the world. Today in Brazil, 1,100 of our passionate people, develop and inspire each other to achieve amazing results.

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It’s our global ambition to positively impact patient lives across the world. In Brazil, that ambition starts with improving the lives of 5.5 million Brazilians by 2025. We’re confident that we can achieve this, together. This is what drives us, knowing that our work brings hope to people and enables patients to have a better quality of life during treatment. 

Our portfolio is solid and we have an innovative pipeline, focused on treating diseases in three main therapeutic lines  – Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic (CVRM) and Respiratory Diseases. It’s an exciting time to be part of our team.

Did you know? Around 3.5 million patients will take an AstraZeneca product in Brazil today.

Our sites

Cotia, São Paulo.

Our state-of-the-art commercial, manufacturing and distribution facilities are in Cotia, São Paulo state, and cover an area of ​​approximately 60,000 m2

Here, the brightest minds in Production, Distribution, Marketing, HR, IT, Clinical Research, Respiratory, Oncology, CVRM, Brand, Medical, Corporate Affairs, Finance, and Legal are sharing ideas and putting patients first to increase access to medicines for Brazilians everywhere.

And, with a running track on site, rest gardens and even massage services, our people are motivated to do their best work by having the right facilities that promote a healthy body and mind. That’s how we keep our best minds at their best.

What we offer

We thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment. We join forces for a common goal: saving and prolonging patients' lives. We believe collaboration and diversity are key to this, and when you work for AstraZeneca, you are never alone. It’s this ethos that’s helped us top the list of Best Companies to Work For in Brazil for an incredible 14 consecutive years. We are not afraid to do things differently. We are developing new ways of working, creating modern methods, and bringing different people together to produce an inspiring science.

Inclusion and diversity

We strive for an open and inclusive culture that inspires and celebrates diversity in everything we do. We believe that “Everybody is different. Nobody should be indifferent.” And that’s what our Revealing Differences initiative is all about. That’s why we have PEOPLE as one of our four strategic pillars. It’s our responsibility as an organisation to create a relatable environment that represents the community we serve, encouraging diversity across everything we do.

Your career journey

When it comes to your development, we believe each individual should drive their own career. We’ll support you all the way – with a range of cross-functional projects, job rotations, leadership programs and international career opportunities to get the best out of you. Our focus on professional development through career opportunities, quality of life and recognition of hard work – with competitive full compensation – reinforces our commitment to you. And, we have practices implemented in several areas that corroborate this objective.

Life in balance

To reach your potential both personally and professionally, it’s important to strike a balance between life and work. Join us and you’ll enjoy a Christmas recess that does not affect your annual vacation, short Fridays, and flexible opportunities to work around you.


To support the health and wellbeing of our people, we offer annual medical checks, a pregnancy programme and childcare assistance. We also offer reimbursements for gym membership, and the services of a credit cooperative.

Giving back

Every year we support a series of social projects aimed at promoting health, education and quality of life, from sports activities to cultural programs in hospitals. We also support community services, supporting the elderly and those with special needs.

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  • AstraZeneca, Brazil

    Rodovia Raposo Tavares, KM 26.9 S/N - Moinho Velho, SP, Brazil

When we say that at AstraZeneca we put the patient first, it means that each of our employees is a protagonist in making it happen in everything we do. Whether it's production line professionals, office support teams, or our sales force team, who are side by side with doctors and other healthcare leaders to bring our innovations and passion for science.

– Vanessa Cordaro, HR Director

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Great culture, great work assignments, supportive management. Rotation opportunity within the company. They value inclusion and diversity.