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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. Our innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. We need great people who share our passion for science and can help us in our mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. 

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Our Italian headquarters are based in (Basiglio) Milan and we employ around 650 people in total across our headquarters and field teams. We’ve created a working environment full of science, dynamism and innovation, in which you can live up to your career potential.

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Our headquarters are in Basiglio, near to Milan. We employ around 170 people in total in our headquarters and around 550 people across the country field.

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What we offer

Development, benefits and rewards

AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies – somewhere you can make a positive impact. Our work is genuinely worthwhile. We blaze new scientific trails and create medicines that make a real difference to patients around the world. We want you to contribute your full potential to our goal, so we have created a truly progressive working environment, as well as a development and reward system designed to help you reach your very best.

Work-life balance

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 offer flexitime and smart working options for our staff.

Benefits and support

We appreciate the importance of recognising individual needs and supporting work-life balance. New reward and benefits schemes are constantly devised to meet changing needs. We offer legal and health insurance, training courses (both for technical and soft skills), health and prevention initiatives, pension funds, free counselling and legal consultations for employees and support for their families, opportunities for employees’ children, free company shuttle etc.

Training and development

Whether you are 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 working and learning environment. We organize trainings tailored to the professional role in order to improve technical and soft skills: medical lessons, business and management trainings, public speaking and team working courses.

The way we do things

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