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AstraZeneca in Russia

In Russia, career growth is an important part of your journey with us. Teamwork, determination and continuous innovation are ingrained in our culture, and as you develop in these areas within our dynamic environment, you’ll discover much more about what you can do.

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At AstraZeneca Russia, we put science at the centre of everything we do. Having a clear focus on patients and an unquestionable passion for technology gives us the grounding we need to set new standards for medicine across Russia and Eurasia. Our 2000 talented colleagues work across 72 cities, including our head office in Moscow and our production site in the Kaluga region. Here, we push boundaries in Oncology, Rare Diseases, and BioPharmaceuticals, including Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism, and Respiratory & Immunology. Join us to be at the forefront of medical science and help patients all across the country.

Did you know? In 2019-2022, AstraZeneca was recognized as the best employer in Russia according to the Top Employers Institute for the highest standards in HR management.

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With 280 hard-working people in our Moscow head office, situated in the main business district, Moscow City, we deliver results across all our functions – from Commercial and Clinical Research to HR and Business Development. Our modern office environment fosters effective cross-functional collaboration, communication, and exchange of ideas.

With social zones, amphitheater space (which is also used for town hall meetings), coffee points, the city’s biggest Encore Fitness Centre, and even a ballroom, there are many places to bring out the best in one another and spark great ideas. Plus, with our offices situated on the 29th and 30th floor of the 49-storey OKO Tower, the views alone are enough to inspire your creative thinking.

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Our Kaluga production facility, based in the Vorsino Industrial Park, is a centre of excellence for quality and manufacturing. Here, we produce medicines for the whole of Russia, ensuring that we meet the needs of patients across the region. 

We have a strong and respected reputation, with our site obtaining the ‘Certificate of Trust’ from Kaluga Region State Labour Inspection in 2017. This is proven in the way that our teams work together and share their achievements. It’s also proven in the way that we look after our people, offering them a place where they can feel at home. From relaxing lounge zones and a small gym to our canteen, this is an office where people can get to know each other, while enjoying thrilling work every day.

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At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and we’ll develop you beyond what you thought possible. Wherever you’re based, you can expect to develop your career in a vibrant culture that sparks innovation and collaboration.

– Alina Mantseva, Area HR Director Russia & Eurasia

To learn more about our corporate culture and career opportunities, please visit our website.

What we offer

To share our appreciation of the value you bring and the ideas you provide, we offer both company-wide and Russia-specific benefits. Globally, we offer internal learning opportunities, structured training and flexible benefits chosen by you. And in Russia, we take the standard work-life balance options to a whole new level. With 33 days annual leave, maternity leave and child care of up to three years and five extra days of overtime leave. And that’s not all:


As well as being a 2019-2022 Top Employer for our ‘people-first’ approach, we’re recognised as a leading company by several other awards bodies for our methods in business and beyond. For 11 years (2011-2021) AstraZeneca was a “Dream Employer” according to and a TOP-2 among pharmaceutical companies in the HeadHunter employers ranking in 2021 and 2022. AstraZeneca won a number of business awards, including Randstad Award Russia and WOW!HR Award.


Here, collaboration is a big part of our culture, both professionally and socially. We hold annual events, weekly activities, and celebrations. We even encourage colleagues to enjoy flexible hours, with the working day starting between 8am and 10am and finishing between 5pm and 7pm.

We do good

As a global company whose purpose is to help people, it’s in our nature to find ways of doing good for the world. As a part of this, we do a lot for charity. Since 2014, AstraZeneca has been implementing a Young Health Program which is aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle among teenagers from orphanages. Since 2021 AstraZeneca has been supporting “Children at Home” Info Centre, set up by “Volunteers to Help Orphans” Fund to provide foster children and their parents with counseling to help them cope with the negative effects of the orphanage experience, improve their mental health and raise chances for a successful future and healthy life.

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    1st Krasnogvardeyskiy lane 21, bld.1, floor 30, Moscow, Russia, 123112


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