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About Merck Serono Ltd


What is it like to work for Merck Serono Ltd

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Staff at Merck Serono recently contributed towards their in-house "Pakistan Flood Appeal" by buying Fair trade Chocolate - all proceeds of which went to the PFA charity. Merck Serono donated all the chocolate sold. They also organise and fund a Christmas Party for the residents of a local OAP' Residents Home. This is their ONLY Christmas Party. They also take them a present each. Globally the organisation supports many local country or world wide charities such as providing medicines and medically related supplies to under developed countries where populations are in need. By taking part in certain worthwhile company initiatives staff can ensure that funding is made available to help feed needy homeless orphans in the "Joy" Orphanage in Zambia, Africa.
My Company
My Company
Employees are recognised for their contributions by way of Gold Club-Performance awards for their top performers in each sales team and Ambassador Awards which are held biannual. Head office based scheme is in place to recognise staff for the demonstration of our core x 6 values in practice. Length of service bonus awards at 5 year intervals. Additional days holiday for each 2 years service up to a maximum of 5 additional days. Birthday card and vouchers are also sent to all staff on behalf of our MD/VP. The Managers are encouraged to regularly reward and recognise their team members for going that extra mile on an ad-hoc basis
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Merck Serono have personalised performance related bonus scheme for each employee who encompasses their individual performance and also has an element related to the overall performance of the whole team in the UK. Numerous recognition schemes and award schemes to recognise their employees contributions and successes e.g. Ambassador Award, Gold Club Award, Best Pharma Award, Shine Award, Innovation Award etc. The performance of both individuals and teams is also recognised and celebrated both at department, team and company meetings both verbally and in presentations as well as such other channels as internal communications, publications, plasma TV informational update screen's in their Head Office to name but a few.

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Benefits:

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • Staff:

    223

  • Sites:

    3

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    4.00

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Male : Female:

    44% / 56%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    78%

  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35

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