Working at Ardena

Working at Ardena

The success of Ardena and our customers relies on the success of our people - so we invest in our people. Ardena is a learning organization in its truest sense.

Why join Ardena?

At Ardena, we are involved in the development of more than 500 innovative medicines. Our goal is to help our customers bring better medicines to patients, faster. We are an international team with diverse talents, working together to achieve this goal day after day. We are proud to contribute to the development of new therapies to tackle unmet medical needs.

Do you have a genuine interest in drug development? Do you like our mission? Are you ambitious and driven to set goals and meet deadlines? Do you embrace responsibility and accountability? Do you enjoy learning and exploring new areas?

If you can answer “yes” to these questions, you may be the rock star we are looking for! Take a look at our careers page and you may soon become a member of the band.

We offer a great place to work. At Ardena, each and every one of our colleagues matter. We keep team morale high and know that we can only be successful together. We treat each other fairly, empathize with one another, and are open to other ideas when solving problems. And of course, we have fun! We celebrate our successes.


At Ardena, we care. We care about colleagues, customers and patients.

We care about our colleagues because we know that we can only be successful if we work as a team. We treat each other with fairness and understanding. We’re empathic and are open to different ideas.  We maintain high team morale through tick and thin and overcome challenges together. We adapt and persevere. We are passionate and never give up.

We care about customers by navigating them through the complex drug development process. We’re their expert guide and they can rely on us. We take responsibility for their projects and feel accountable for the outcome. We want to be a reliable partner who cares and delivers.

Moreover, we aim to contribute to the health of patients around the world by accelerating the development and approval of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs. We care for patients by developing innovative, high-quality products and services that meet customer needs and comply with regulatory guidelines.

Together we have identified and established four aspirational core values that serve as the foundation for who we are and what we stand for as a company.

CARE is an acronym representing our values

Communicative - We actively listen before we speak

By fostering a communicative, attentive, and actively listening behaviour at Ardena, we improve teamwork and collaboration, increase motivation, and enhance professional development for all our colleagues. This results in stronger relationships and trust with our customers, improved customer satisfaction and loyalty, and better communication and decision-making, ultimately improving patient well-being.

Accountable - We own the outcome, always

Ardena fosters a culture of accountability, where all colleagues take ownership of their work and strive for excellence, leading to consistent delivery of high-quality services and building trust with customers as a reliable partner in the pharmaceutical industry. This accountability also ensures that the products developed meet standards of quality and safety, positively impacting patients with innovative treatments.

Reliable - We deliver, whatever it takes

At Ardena, we work together to consistently deliver reliable results in the face of challenges. We go the extra mile with attention to detail, striving to meet our customers’ deadlines and exceed their expectations by supporting them on their journey to bring innovative treatments to patients.

Excellent - We provide science-led solutions

Ardena’s commitment to excellence is reflected in continuous improvement, staying ahead of industry trends and prioritizing quality in every aspect of our work. This fosters a proud and motivated team, delivering innovative solutions to customers, and ultimately improving outcomes for patients.


Join us on our journey

We’re a fast-growing company with a dominant presence in the EU and a sales office in the US with many opportunities for you to grow and progress with us. Want to know more?

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