Amgen Limited

Sector
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Employees
504
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About us

Our mission is to serve patients and we aspire to be the best human therapeutics company. We apply science and innovation to help people fight serious illness and dramatically improve their lives. With offices in Cambridge and Uxbridge, we have been an important part of the UK biotechnology sector for almost 30 years.

What employees say

I’m proud to work at Amgen because I get to work with exceptionally talented people every day who enjoy what they do and who are connected by a common purpose – to serve patients.

Claire
Senior Manager, Global Clinical Program Management
90 %
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

89 %
I'm proud to tell others I work here.

87 %
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.

87 %
When you join the organisation, you are made to feel welcome.

What defines us

We strive for excellence. We are deeply rooted in science and innovation, and our strong culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission, respect one another, recognise contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment, and inclusion in all that we do.

Our values are the compass on our mission to serve patients – we are guided by them, measured against them, and we look for people with the same energy and passion to be part of our team:

  1. Be Science-Based
  2. Compete Intensely and Win
  3. Create Value for Patients, Staff and Stockholders
  4. Be Ethical
  5. Trust and Respect Each Other
  6. Ensure Quality
  7. Work in Teams
  8. Collaborate, Communicate and Be Accountable

To read more about our values, please visit www.amgen.co.uk/about/mission-and-values

What inspires us

Our mission is to serve patients and we know that our work is by no means ordinary. Our teams take pride in knowing that what they do has a positive impact on patients locally and around the world. Our achievements would not be possible without their efforts, driven by a powerful sense of shared purpose.

We empower staff to be involved in efforts to give back to the community. We encourage them to participate in initiatives run by the Amgen Foundation, including the Scholars Programme and Biotech Experience, which provide world-class science-education opportunities for students and teachers, as well as to volunteer with local charitable organisations through our Impact Day scheme, or to take part in the annual Myeloma UK London-Paris bike ride – a charity that we have raised more than £60,000 for over the past three years.

To find out more about the Amgen Foundation, please visit www.amgeninspires.com

Action highlights


Our ‘Connect’ engagement programme is delivered by staff, for our staff, and provides them with unique opportunities to have a real impact on life at Amgen in the UK. ‘Connect’ empowers people; it has created a strong, collaborative UK community, and it gives focus to the activities we undertake to make Amgen a great place to work.

Word from the top

Innovation and science really drive the Amgen culture here in the UK and our teams are inspired by a collective mission to serve patients. We could not be prouder of how engaged our teams are to continually strive to make their company an even greater place to work. At Amgen, our teams are not only committed to doing the right thing, but they instil a feeling of pride, trust, and camaraderie in the work they do each day to dramatically change people’s lives.

Chris Fox | Chris Walker
VP General Manager | VP Regulatory Affairs

Career and jobs

Application tips

Our goal is to find people with the right qualities who can grow with the organisation and have future potential. In addition to our values, the Amgen story in the UK is guided by six themes that unite us:

  1. Integrity
  2. Commitment
  3. Transformation
  4. Innovation
  5. Evolution
  6. Collaboration


Our great workplace

When you join Amgen, you become part of a global community that has pioneered biotechnology breakthroughs to bring state-of-the-art medicines from the laboratory to the patient. We’ve invested in cutting edge manufacturing capability and support services to deliver these exciting therapies around the world.

We invest in our people too – in supporting them to realise their career aspirations and rewarding them for their hard work through competitive compensation and benefits packages. To find out more about working at Amgen, and the career opportunities we offer, please visit https://careers.amgen.com/

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