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AstraZeneca in France

AstraZeneca is a global network of passionate individuals, with science at the heart of our actions. In France, over 1,000 colleagues explore the possibilities of science and make a real difference to the whole drug lifecycle. Ready to discover what you can do?

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Overview

In France, we’re heavily engaged in the different stages of the drug's life: research, production and marketing of medicines. With 1,000 people working across the country in our sites in Paris, Reims and Dunkirk, we have a collaborative and connected culture that is fuelled by opportunity and reward – in fact, 60% of our employees move into internal promotions within two years. Our head office in Paris-La Défense is full of inspiring people who keep our country-wide operations running smoothly. Our Dunkirk industrial site is a world-class site for the production of inhaled medicines. Our state-of-the-art environments are the perfect place to develop your world-class career.

Did you know? AstraZeneca France is the second European subsidiary of our global network and the fifth subsidiary worldwide.

Our sites

Paris

Around 250 of the brightest minds work at our Parisian headquarters. You’ll find fantastic opportunities to develop your career in many professional areas – including Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Medical, Research and Production.

There are plenty of open work spaces to promote cross-functional working and collaboration across teams, plus a wealth of on-site amenities that help to make us an award-winning place to work. The stimulating work and level of accountability and empowerment is what drives our people most, with diverse ideas helping to lead that empowerment and continuously move our operations at pace.

Dunkirk

Our Dunkirk manufacturing facility is a world-class site for the production of inhaled devices. Here, there are about 450 people, producing dry powder and aerosol drugs in the field of respiratory diseases for patients across the globe. This is your chance to get involved in a truly exciting mission – to ensure our products are in the hands of patients that need them, as quickly as possible.

What we offer

We’re proud to be a company that lives according to its values, always placing people first. That’s why we offer everything you need to succeed both personally and professionally. Aside from our competitive salary and standard benefits package, we offer a range of extras, such as work-life balance and cultural inclusion – that can help you to take your career beyond expectations.

Award winning

We’ve recently been awarded the Top Employers France and Top Employers Europe 2019 certification. It’s an amazing celebration of our exceptional work environments and wholehearted dedication to ensuring our policies, procedures and culture here are the best they can possible be.

Our culture

Join us and you’ll find employee engagement and development are a top priority. We nurture an innovative and collaborative culture and celebrate our diversity – the many skills, perspectives and ideas that help us deliver for patients. We need great people who share our love of science and can help us in our mission to create medicines that transform patients' lives and benefit society.

Diversity

At AstraZeneca France, we have a big commitment to diversity. We strongly believe that a diverse environment inspires new perspectives and better ways of thinking. That’s why we have a gender split with 65% of our workforce made up of women.

Featured roles

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  • Location 1

    Paris

  • Location 2

    Dunkirk

AstraZeneca is a good company to work for as it is ethical and a science driven company. I enjoy working at AZ for the patient-centric culture: we are given the opportunity to positively impact the lives of patients, to shape the future of healthcare. We are part of the discussion with experts as true partners from the medical data to the patient pathway, we are part of the solution.

 – Flavie Faist, Chef de Projet Medical

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