Life at SMP Oncology
Our offer to you
If you want to have an impact on the lives of patients with cancer, take a look at Sumitomo Pharma Oncology (SMP Oncology). With our diverse pipeline, passionate team, and extensive resources, we offer abundant career opportunities to contribute to the transformation of cancer care. We know that every team member, regardless of their role, plays a critical part in advancing research and making a difference in the lives of patients with cancer.
SMP Oncology's culture of putting employees first is the foundation of the long-term and productive employer-employee relationship. Respect, communication, and support are an integral part of our everyday lives.”
—Ruchira Sharma, Discovery and Innovation
Love the culture, the teamwork, the open communication, and the feeling of ‘One Team.’ We are always here for each other.”
—Kai Li Ong, Ph.D., Drug Discovery
Our common goal is to bring relief to those suffering through finding successful therapies for some of the most devastating diseases known to modern humans. Our success relies on efficiently collaborating in our skills, knowledge, and passions for finding answers and solutions.”
—Tanya Forostyan and David Kircher, Scientists
We have a wonderful culture at Sumitomo Pharma Oncology. Employees are deeply committed to bettering the lives of cancer patients and their families. We are a true team, always collaborating in a transparent manner to enable innovation. I am so proud to work for such an organization.”
—Carolyn Saffer, Clinical Business Operations
It is a pleasure to be part of SMP Oncology. We are One Team unified in our drive and passion to bring meaningful cancer therapies to patients throughout the world.”
—Micah Wilcox, Ph.D., CMC Project Management
One Team TOgether
At SMP Oncology, corporate culture is all about the behaviors and beliefs we have in common. It has everything to do with the way we treat each other and what we strive to achieve both individually and as a team.
In fact, it’s our shared values, attitudes, standards, and beliefs that define us as an organization.
With colleagues spanning the globe, we are united by our corporate culture and we form one team with a common purpose—to discover, develop, and commercialize novel and clinically meaningful treatments for people with cancer.
To do this, at SMP Oncology we work TOgether under two guiding principles: Transparency and Ownership.
Collaborating in an environment where we are encouraged to voice our ideas and concerns and appreciate feedback. It means being proactive in the sharing of information. And it means always being able to ask questions. Transparency is foundational to our trust in one another.
Proactively taking responsibility for advancing our goals—both as teams and individuals. We are problem solvers—taking on challenges, drawing upon our collective expertise, and embracing accountability. Ownership provides confidence and enables our ability to count on each other.
At SMP Oncology, we know that a strong investment in our employees promotes a positive work environment. We offer competitive salaries, multiple incentive programs, and a wide range of benefits to attract and retain top talent. Our goal is to make sure every employee is empowered.
See what SMP Oncology can offer you:
Past team events
Murder mystery party
To celebrate Halloween, our team dressed in costumes to virtually work together and solve crimes for a Clue-like murder mystery party.
Team members came together to celebrate the holidays through a company-wide online holiday party–transcending borders and appreciating the chance to spend some time together.
Our teams’ children created quite a buzz at our annual Halloween party.
Hear from the people who work here
Our team of global experts is passionate about making a meaningful difference. See what they are saying about working at SMP Oncology.Meet our team