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AstraZeneca in India

To tackle some of the world’s greatest healthcare challenges, we’ve created an inspiring working environment with world-class talent and opportunities. In India, we merge our brightest minds and cutting-edge resources to make a real difference to lives the world over.

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Overview

At AstraZeneca in India, we have multiple sites that host our commercial and clinical operations, our state-of the-art tablet production facility in Bengaluru, and the Global Technology Centre in Chennai. We’re proud to have had a presence in India since 1979. Today, our Indian manufacturing site is rated as one of the finest in South East Asia. It’s one of the nine global sites that support the design and conduct of clinical trials, monitoring of safety and efficacy and other regulatory management required during a product’s lifecycle. 

Together, we’re committed to improving patients’ lives globally. That’s why the work we do supports not just India, but the work done by AstraZeneca globally. We combine a unique range of expertise, knowledge and experience with a passion for following science. Your ideas could make all the difference.

Did you know? Our Bengaluru site supports 51 of our brands used by 70 million patients globally.  

Our sites

Bengaluru

Bengaluru is the headquarters for our commercial operations and also houses our manufacturing and clinical operations. Here at Embassy Manyata, we operate in the second largest office park in India. And, we work at an innovative and advanced level with excellence and leadership in Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic (CVRM), and Respiratory therapy areas.

With around 1,200 people focused on Commercial, Manufacturing and Clinical Operations including Sales and Marketing, our work covers a whole range of medical areas, providing multiple solutions across many functions. This site is the beating heart of our India operations and is where we encourage communication, cross-functional collaboration and the sharing of perspectives in everything we do. This collaborative spirit is made easier with the attitude we share, with inclusivity and individual impact being a top priority within our work culture. After all, it’s our people that make the place.

Chennai

Our Global Technology Centrein Chennai is the key delivery hub of AstraZeneca’s IT operations, where more than 2,300 IT professionals and experts provide us with end-to-end technology solutions.

We occupy space in three buildings in Ramanujam IT City at the heart of Chennai’s Southern business district. Our aesthetically designed and eco-friendly open office space has collaborative workstations and includes various types of seating, technologically advanced meeting rooms, and break-out areas with water filling stations and refreshments. We even offer concierge services and fitness options.

What we offer

We make sure our people benefit from high-quality facilities and inspirational surroundings, all designed to help our people reach their potential at work and beyond.

Rewards and benefits

As part of our rewards and benefits policy, AstraZeneca has taken strides to offer wide-ranging and competitive rewards that are valued by our employees and that help to maintain a good work-life balance. Alongside our global package, in India, we offer a range of benefits that show how much we value you and the big moments in your life. From improved parental leave and leave for pregnancy-linked illness, to our confidential employee assistance helpline, bereavement days and the opportunity to work from home with flexible hours.

Balance and inclusion

We want you to be the best you can be. So, we recognise the importance of maintaining a balance between work and personal time. We also know that being your best you, means being true to who you are. At AstraZeneca, we’re always working towards making life meaningful – not only for our patients but also for our employees. 

We value inclusion and diversity, and we are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. This is a business imperative as well as a leadership capability. Our people make our business innovative, and we strive to recognise and value and uniqueness of each individual.

Training and development

Whether you’re driven by deeper studies in a certain field or wish to broaden your competency in several different areas, we encourage self-improvement through a challenging work and learning environment. We offer training, development and leadership programmes for those who are ready to reach their full potential. We also support our people in acquiring knowledge in external forums. And, as believers in learning and growing together, we encourage you to collaborate beyond your everyday job through inclusive groups and networks.

Wellbeing and fitness

Here, you’ll find that team spirit is reinforced by many CSR initiatives, sports events and tournaments. There are a range of physical pursuits to get involved in such as badminton, football and cricket (including women’s teams). Wellness initiatives such as health checks, Zumba classes and mental health sessions ensure you are performing at your best.

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    Bengaluru, India

I’m amazed to see the importance AZ places on its employees. There’s a collaborative environment where you connect with scientists and indirectly help people’s lives. I can honestly say AstraZeneca is the best employer in our area. I’m proud to be a part of this exceptional organization.

– Murugan Dhavamani, Associate Director, IT

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