Start your career with AstraZeneca Switzerland

Your career at AstraZeneca Switzerland - Become part of our team

Our team includes 120 employees who are responsible for coordinating business activities in Switzerland in the areas of Medical, Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Finance & Business Support and Human Resources. Our location in Baar is furthermore the regional headquarters of the "Oncology", "Biopharma" and "International" divisions, for which 40 additional employees work in Switzerland. We all share the same passion: we want to make our contribution to improving the health of patients. In doing so, we value enthusiasm, a "can do" attitude, diversity, team spirit, high ethical standards and continuous personal development. What matters to us is that we act, but also how we act. In addition, we are working tirelessly to achieve our sustainability goals and to be CO2-neutral by 2025.

Do you feel inspired? Get to know us and accompany us on our way!

AstraZeneca Switzerland in Figures

Since 1976

in Switzerland, since 2018 in the new office facility in Baar

160 employees

including 40 in regional roles


in 2020 we were awarded "Great place to work" for the third time in a row


of our senior roles are filled by women


medicines on the Swiss market

6 major approvals

in 2018, incl. 1st approval in Europe for new immuno-oncology medicine in lung cancer

At AstraZeneca, we recognise that our people are our greatest asset. We know what’s possible with a talented and diverse team that believes in what science can do. We are committed to ensuring that everyone who chooses to work for our company can achieve their full potential, give their best and make a valued contribution to the enterprise. Together we perform as one team. We value inclusion and diversity and are building a culture of lifelong learning and development to support our company move forward and prepare for the future.

Katrien De Vos Country President, AstraZeneca Switzerland

Why AstraZeneca Switzerland

Integrative culture

We live a collaborative and integrative culture that is characterized by feedback and coaching. We offer modern working conditions in an exciting work environment. These include besides others a new paternity leave program and the opportunity to volunteer in various social areas during working hours.

Personal development

We are convinced that each of us has potential for development. In which areas would you like to improve?

We promote your personal development through new tasks and systematic training and leadership.

Our employees say:

  • "Interesting, versatile job."
  • "We work very professionally."
  • "The people!"
  • “We have high ethical standards.”

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