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Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

79% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

Almac's late Founder, Sir Allen McClay, supported by their CEO always considered their employees as an extended family - "the Almac family". That sincere belief in the Almac people is what sets them apart and makes the company a special place to work. Almac's CEO is hugely active and visible in all aspects of the business. He remains on first name terms with everyone regardless of position or stature and his informal manner is highly motivational and encourages an easy flow of communication across the company. Due to his friendly, approachable and flexible attitude he is known, liked and truly respected by everyone. He is involved in every major business decision right throughout the organisation, ensuring all aspects are resourced adequately and their potential is maximised. He is a true leader who relentlessly drives the company forward with confidence and passion.

Giving Something Back

54% of staff agreed

I am happy with the pay and benefits I receive in this job

Almac's late Founder, Sir Allen McClay, supported by their CEO always considered their employees as an extended family - "the Almac family". That sincere belief in the Almac people is what sets them apart and makes the company a special place to work. Almac's CEO is hugely active and visible in all aspects of the business. He remains on first name terms with everyone regardless of position or stature and his informal manner is highly motivational and encourages an easy flow of communication across the company. Due to his friendly, approachable and flexible attitude he is known, liked and truly respected by everyone. He is involved in every major business decision right throughout the organisation, ensuring all aspects are resourced adequately and their potential is maximised. He is a true leader who relentlessly drives the company forward with confidence and passion.

My Team

73% of staff agreed

This job is good for my own personal growth

In the last twelve months Almac have carried out a number of well being health promotion events/initiatives. An example of these are The Blood Transfusion Service has been on site on three occasions. On the last visit, 114 employees attended; 76 of whom where able to donate and there were 14 new donors. Almac have had the Action Cancer Big Bus on site and also The Big Bus which is a multi purpose facility offering the following services to employees, Digital Mammography, Health checks, Body composition analysis. The company held Mind and Mediation Workshops monthly for several months and aimed at covering the importance of breathing in dealing with stress in daily life. Participants had the opportunity to learn techniques to de-stress the mind and body including simple breathing techniques, light chair yoga and mediation. They had Skin Cancer Awareness in May/June, The Ulster Cancer Foundation came on site and carried out facial skin scanning and gave one to one information to employees on skin cancer.

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Holidays

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