Working at the ABPI

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​People who work for the ABPI make a difference. We are at the heart of a multi-billion pound pharmaceutical industry. Roles here in the ABPI range from close liaison with Government and the NHS to working with education organisations and the media.


Why work for us?

Working for the ABPI is about being part of an energetic team whose job is to bring together all sectors of a dynamic research-based pharmaceutical industry in the UK. We develop initiatives, create partnerships and manage campaigns that help ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of  this important global business.

Our members are at the cutting edge of medical science and technology and include some of the biggest names globally. Here at the ABPI, we harness talent to great effect so that our members and external stakeholders can meet the challenges of a demanding future. Roles within the ABPI offer a unique opportunity to work with all the major and many smaller pharmaceutical companies. The networking opportunities are immense and the insights gained into the issues for the industry mean that the development opportunities are second to none.

Culture and values

Here at the ABPI, we are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all employees. Our culture is shaped by our defining values and we encourage all our employees to embrace these in their ways of working:

  • Collaboration and communication: Effective collaboration and communication amongst our people and our members is an important factor in making sure that there is consistent and compelling  engagement around all the many areas that matter to both industry and our stakeholders.
  • Empowerment: We empower and encourage our people to make decisions and take responsibility for producing results and growing their knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Innovation: We encourage creativity, innovative thinking and leadership.
  • Honesty and integrity: We act with integrity, honesty and transparency as trusted partners with our colleagues, member companies and external stakeholders.


Recognition awards

Our employee Recognition Reward Programme is in addition to our Staff Incentive Scheme and allows everyone across the organisation to recognise the importance of our values to the successful outcomes generated by our teams and individuals. The scheme demonstrates that how we do something is just as important as what we do and is designed to allow excellent performance and special achievement to be recognised quickly and directly. 

Career development

We are committed to developing the skills of all our employees and we offer development opportunities that will expand and enhance everyone’s individual skill sets. In return we expect our employees to be engaged and self motivated.



We are keen to attract and retain excellent people and our benefits are therefore competitive to reflect skills and experience. Our benefits package includes:

  • Performance-related incentive scheme
  • Employer pension contribution of up to a maximum of 10% depending on employee contribution
  • 20–25 days annual leave, plus additional days when our offices close down between Christmas Eve and New Year
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Disability protected income scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Childcare voucher scheme


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