At Alexion, our mission is to transform the lives of people affected by rare diseases through the development and delivery of innovative medicines, as well as supportive technologies and healthcare services.

For over three decades, patients and their caregivers have been at the centre of everything we do. Everyday, we are inspired to think differently and follow the science in order to create better outcomes for them and their families. Our mission is driven by understanding who they are as unique individuals, not just their disease.

Alexion in Canada

Since beginning our operations in Canada in 2009, Alexion has been working tirelessly to bring innovative medicines to the millions of Canadians living with rare diseases. Our pioneering 30-year legacy, our scientific expertise and our commitment to patient-centric decision-making are the foundations of what we are today – a company with a mission to transform lives.

Our Canadian team

We know that people living with a rare disease and their families deserve our unwavering commitment and investment into finding and accessing therapies that help them live longer, fuller lives. Our presence in Canada has grown to include a global research and development hub, made up of highly skilled scientific professionals responsible for conducting our clinical trials in Canada and around the world, as well as our dedicated and passionate commercial team that ensure our treatments reach those who need them. Together, we are driving patient impact locally and globally.

Our products


Patient Support Programs


Alexion offers OneSource, a personalized program that provides education, assistance with access, and treatment support for patients and their caregivers.

To learn more about OneSource patient support program for ULTOMIRIS and SOLIRIS call 1-888-765-4747 or download the SOLIRIS OneSource brochure or the ULTOMIRIS OneSource brochure. 

To learn more about the OneSource patient support program for Koselugo call 1-833-569-2435 or email at

Metabolic Assistance Program

Alexion offers a Metabolic Assistance Program (MAP) program that provides education, assistance gaining access to STRENSIQ, and ongoing treatment support for patients and their caregivers. MAP also provides education and assistance gaining access to KANUMA. To learn more about MAP call 1-844-627-7262.

Careers at Alexion Canada

At Alexion AstraZeneca Rare Disease, our people drive our success, so we take every opportunity to reward employees for their contributions and achievements. Everything we do is underpinned by our Growth Through Innovation strategy and our dedication to building a great place to work. We aim to create the right environment for our people to reach their potential and best deliver life-changing medicines to patients. As a company, we have developed an offering which is competitive, compelling and aligned to our business performance; whilst supporting a culture where everyone feels valued, included and connected. As the world of work changes, our approach to reward and inclusion continues to evolve. Today, our vision and purpose is clear: together, we create rewarding experiences that inspire growth.

Here, you’ll be encouraged to grow and progress in your own way, building connections with the people around you and sharing in our sense of belonging. Your life at Alexion AstraZeneca Rare Disease is defined by you and guided by us.

What’s life like at Alexion in Canada? Here are just a few of the perks and benefits offered to our employees:

  • Market Leading Health and Dental Benefits coverage, effective immediately upon joining
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Top-up to full salary for a portion of maternity and parental leaves
  • 100% RRSP matching program
  • Reimbursement for 50% of eligible Health & Wellbeing expenses
  • Reimbursement, up to $6,000 per year, for eligible tuition fees related to your development
  • Access to an on-site fitness centre
  • Partially subsidized on-site cafeteria

Join us to achieve the impossible and do what’s never been done before.

Browse job openings in Canada or check out our LinkedIn page to learn more about Life @ Alexion.

To reach our HR team, please contact:

P: +1 866.393.1188