What qualities do you look for in your people?
The key qualities are entrepreneurial flair; a talent for lateral thinking; the determination to turn good ideas into great results; and a strong team ethic. So being supportive, collaborative and ready to shoulder responsibility is vital too.
How would you describe the culture at Merck Serono?
Collaborative, supportive and built on trust – as well as entrepreneurial and commercial. Although we’re a forward-thinking business with ambitious growth plans, there’s still a strong family feel that reflects our heritage.
How do you encourage career progression?
As well as extensive training opportunities, we offer the chance to move across functions and divisions, and to learn from long- and short-term international assignments. Our global talent management program promotes the development of high-potential employees and prepares them for management or expertise based careers paths.
What international experience can you offer?
With operations on all continents, many roles call for a willingness to travel abroad frequently. What’s more, you can apply directly for opportunities abroad via our internal job portal.
What backgrounds do you look for in particular?Natural sciences, engineering, business and IT.
Can I send an unsolicited application?
Yes. You can use the apply section of our site to register your interest and we will notify you of any positions that match your profile and criteria.
I’m interested in several roles or locations. Is one application enough?
Yes. Our careers sites allow you to apply for several roles at the same time. You need to complete the relevant online application form only once, or simply add further details specific to the roles and include any attachments.