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Employer Information

  • Application deadline: Not set
  • Starting salaries: Competitive
  • Regions: South
  • Industries: Pharmaceuticals; Science and Technology
  • Website: http://www.pfizer.co.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
  • Email: N/A
  • Telephone: 01304 616161
  • Address: N/A

What is Pfizer?

Pfizer is a leading world pharmaceutical company, undertaking cutting edge research to develop new medicines for humans and animals. Pfizer works alongside a number of companies and organisations, including the NHS, to supply solutions to major problems. Pfizer employs approximately 90,000 staff in 180 countries, spends more than £550 million on research in the UK alone and its medicines are taken by 2.7 million Britons every day. Pfizer offers graduates the chance to make a real difference in a challenging field.

What roles are available at Pfizer?

Sales; Marketing; Commercial; Management.

Application process for Pfizer.

Pfizer is not currently recruiting on a graduate scheme; however, you can register your interest and apply for current vacancies on their website.

Entry requirements and type of person suited for Pfizer.

Applicants for roles at Pfizer need a good honours degree in a discipline related to the specific role, usually science based. Good analytical and problem solving skills are essential for all research roles; good communication skills are essential for marketing and sales; leadership skills are vital for management roles.

Future prospects and training at Pfizer.

Pfizer runs a wide range of courses, training schemes and seminars for graduates, as well as supporting and subsidising graduates taking training courses and higher education programmes. A specially designed career ladder offers graduates the opportunity tailor their progress toward senior research and development ranks without management training backgrounds if they wish, as well as opportunities to switch specialisms. Pfizer runs on a merit based salary progression scheme, meaning graduates will receive financial rewards as well as responsibility rewards as they progress.

Other comments about Pfizer.


If you have applied to Pfizer, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.

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