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Working at Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd

What we do

Our hope is to change tomorrow. To improve the lives of men, women and children by providing innovative medicines in areas of health where there is urgent need for better treatments. Transplant recipients, patients fighting cancer, those with life-threatening infections – these are just some of the patients we are striving to help now and in the future through our single-minded focus on turning innovative science into medical solutions.

CHANGING TOMORROW™ is the ethos that guides everything that Astellas does, and is the measure by which we judge our success.

Our Vision

On the forefront of healthcare change to turn innovative science into value for patients.

Healthcare is in an era of unprecedented change and progress. New scientific discoveries combined with advances in technology are deepening our understanding of disease and creating an array of potential new medical solutions. Our vision is to be on the forefront of this changing healthcare environment, turning innovative science into valuable new treatment options for patients.

On the forefront of healthcare change to turn innovative science into value for patients.

What you'll get

  • Working hours8.30 - 5. Finish at 3pm on a Friday to help start your weekend early!
  • FinancialExtremely competitive base salaries + generous bonuses
  • Social eventsWeekly 5 a side matches on site!
  • Holiday & travel25 days as standard with options to increase
  • Work environment & equipmentHot desking in a beautiful modern building featured in Inception!
  • Food & drinkOn site canteen and cafe
  • Flexible workingAbility to work from home when necessary

Who you'll work with

All of the roles posted on this website will be for roles based in the UK. You will be joining the APL (IUK Affiliate) or APEL - Head office for EMEA. Both are situated in the idyllics Hilswood Business Park in a beautiful building featured in many films and TV shows; Inception and Black Mirror to name but a few. 

Astellas Pharma EMEA operates in 40 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is a regional business of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. Europe is a global centre of excellence in healthcare and Astellas is committed to supporting Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), by working in partnership with local governments to ensure patients can benefit from our medicines.

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Europe boasts some of the best healthcare systems on the planet. But there are wide variations in the local needs of different markets in the EMEA region. The EMEA headquarters of Astellas brings the specialist knowledge required to ensure our research programmes and medicines meet the requirements of individual countries in which doctors and patients live – as well as the medical and regulatory organisations that support them.