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AstraZeneca in Italy

At AstraZeneca, we have a great working environment that’s full of world-class talent and opportunities for collaboration and innovation. In Italy, we’ve created a dynamic, friendly working environment where different ideas are always welcome.

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Join us and you’ll find that science is not only at the centre of what we do but it is much more, it is who we are. Every day we’re committed to finding solutions that can really make a difference for patients. To face this challenge we need the best talents, their commitment and their creativity.

Our Italian headquarters are based in Basiglio, Milan and we employ around 650 people in total across our headquarters and field teams. Working here means having the opportunity to integrate your personal projects with company career paths, enhancing your talent and achieving your individual aspirations.

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Did you know? We have transitioned 61% of our sites to renewable energy sources with a target of 100% by 2025.

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Basiglio, Milan

We have more than 150 passionate people in our dynamic headquarters in Basiglio. They work for the good of patients all over the world across functions including everything from HR & Internal Communications, IT and Legal, Compliance to Finance, Medical Affairs, and Innovation and Commercial Excellence. 

Within these focus areas, our colleagues are given full responsibility from the get go, along with our trust to work with integrity and to follow our five values. Here, our environment is a friendly one where innovation is encouraged through innovation labs, internal promotions (50% of our colleagues are promoted internally), and a true commitment to ecology and sustainability – our ambition is to eliminate plastic from our offices.

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What we offer

Here, we are unafraid to do things differently. We want to experiment with new ways of working, be pioneers in adopting cutting-edge methods and bring together very different people to create science that inspires us all. Together with unlimited training and development opportunities and the chance to work with cutting-edge technologies, you’ll enjoy a flexible holiday and benefits package, insurance, health prevention and assistance. We have the following perks too:

A collaborative environment

We invest in our surroundings to ensure we provide a stimulating and pleasant work environment. Our offices are designed to encourage creativity, innovation and collaboration. People with different work experiences and different points of view bring new ideas and disruptive ways of thinking together.

Training and development

Your future is our focus and we promote a development path and program both locally and globally. We support our employees with a wide range of training tools, platforms and programs which are tailored to specific needs and competencies. There’s even the opportunity to take on temporary assignments in other countries or departments.

A close-knit team

You’ll be supported by a buddy when you join to give you a warm welcome and a good start in the company. We have specific workplace groups that get involved in initiatives both work and social related. As part of the social events, we promote sports activities, such as volleyball matches.

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    Milan, Italy

I have the chance to work with brilliant minds across different therapeutic units and develop my skills in a fast-paced environment, where patient-centricity is at the core of everything we do.

– Carlotta Battisti, Jr Internal Communication Specialist

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