Astellas pharma

Astellas pharma

Name organisation

Astellas Pharma


Sylviusweg 62
2333 BE Leiden

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Phone number

+31(0)71 545 5025


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General company profile

Astellas is an international pharmaceutical company employing over 17,000 people worldwide and with combined global sales exceeding 11 billion euro. The company’s European headquarters are based near London, with affiliates throughout Europe working in production, sales & marketing, and research & development. With over 4,500 employees, Europe is an important and growing Astellas region, having key strengths in the therapy areas of Urology, Transplantation, Anti Infectives, Pain Management and Oncology. An R&D investment budget of 15-20% is evidence of the company’s commitment to improving the health of people worldwide through the provision of innovative and reliable products.

Company activities:

‘Mirai House’, based in Leiden (Bio Science Park), is home to the European R&D organisation focusing on the development of medicines in the areas of Pain, Urology and Diabetes/Metabolic diseases. Mirai House is also hosting Astellas Pharma Netherlands (Sales & Marketing affiliate), Technology Supply Chain and enabling functions. In Meppel (the Netherlands) Astellas has a production site. Products made at this plant are exported to countries worldwide.

We are looking for

Astellas is continuously looking to welcome new professionals to support our fast growing business. To find out more about our current job vacancies we would like to refer you to our website:

What we have to offer

• A challenging and international position.
• Good career opportunities.
• Inspiring work climate.
• Attractive remuneration, which includes:
• A 13th month
• Excellent pension policy
• Health insurance compensation
• Collective health insurance
• Company own saving scheme arrangement
• 25 Holidays + 13 so called ADV days
• And more…
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