Culture & Values

cultureandvaluespictureNew ideas, new innovations, new ways of thinking are fueling Shire’s future. At Shire, we ground everything we do in our purpose of enabling people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives. Our patient and customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo through respectful and inclusive engagement with colleagues. Honesty and transparency are inherent in all that we do as we work with a high sense of urgency to become a leading global biotech delivering innovative therapies to patients with rare diseases and other specialty conditions. We foster an environment where leaders are positive, accountable, results driven and great people managers. Our employees own their development in partnership with their manager, understand and leverage their strengths, bring their whole selves to work, and like the leaders they are expected to eventually become, share the essential traits of positive, accountable and results driven. Our non-hierarchical structure and clear reporting lines enable quick decision making, nimble execution and the opportunity for employees to enjoy the work and grow to their fullest potential.

We are committed to recruit, develop and retain top talent who take a responsible and ethical approach to all that we do and who want to make a difference in the lives of patients across the globe.


Our Commitment to Veterans

As a company, we are proud and grateful to employ military veterans and thank them for their contributions to our company and our country. See where your military experience can play a role at Shire clicking here to translate your military skills into Shire opportunities.


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Committed To Responsibility

We make decisions that put patients first.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call +1-484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.