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Leading Pharmaceutical Solutions and Distribution Company Plans to Employ 400 People at its New Shared Services Center in Costa Rica

Leading Pharmaceutical Solutions and Distribution Company Plans to Employ 400 People at its New Shared Services Center in Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica, April 23. Cencora, a global healthcare company, has announced its plans to hire an additional 240 people after opening its new shared services center, located at America Free Zone (AFZ), Heredia, as part of its global strategy.

Cencora stands out for its commitment to creating healthier futures. The company collaborates closely with pharmaceutical companies and healthcare providers to facilitate access to vital therapies for people and animals. 

“Our Costa Rica capability center is playing a crucial role in supporting the company's business operations and key functions through our highly diverse and skilled talent,” confirmed Jean Marie Roussel, Senior Director, Shared Services at Cencora.

The U.S.-based multinational has a global presence in over 1,300 locations across more than 50 countries. Cencora began operating in Costa Rica in 2023 and currently manages a workforce of 160 employees, with a planned expansion to 400 people by the end of 2024.

“Cencora is a welcome addition to the thriving business landscape in Costa Rica, and we’re honored to serve as a strategic business partner as they grow their operations here. Since opening the new shared services center, the company has already built a team of professionals that prioritize creating a culture of inclusion and putting its people first, and they continue to recruit our region’s highly skilled and diverse talent to join them in a range of roles," stated Marianela Urgellés, Managing Director of CINDE.s

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It's expected that 240 additional people will join Cencora's shared services center in Costa Rica. The company is actively conducting a recruitment process to attract talented, bilingual individuals with experience in areas such as finance, customer service, patient services, human resources and information technology.

Cencora is driven by a purpose to create healthier futures, and that purpose begins with their team members. Benefits include annual bonuses, private insurance, and supplementary subsidies (for internet, meals, and transportation). To foster a healthy work-life balance, they provide state of the art facilities, a collaborative working environment, and hybrid work schedules. Interested applicants can apply here and should continue to check this site, as new opportunities are regularly added.

About Cencora
Cencora is a leading global pharmaceutical solutions organization centered on improving the lives of people and animals around the world. We partner with pharmaceutical innovators across the value chain to facilitate and optimize market access to therapies. Care providers depend on us for the secure, reliable delivery of pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, and solutions. Our 46,000+ worldwide team members contribute to positive health outcomes through the power of our purpose: We are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Cencora is ranked #11 on the Fortune 500 and #24 on the Global Fortune 500 with more than $250 billion in annual revenue. Learn more at

CINDE is the expert organization in foreign investment in Costa Rica. With a track record that spans over 42 years, and declared of public interest and as a non-profit, the organization has worked in support of attracting around 430 multinational companies and creating 181,000 direct jobs throughout the country. CINDE's services include analysis and support to investors during their establishment and decision-making processes, as well as assistance in their reinvestment and growth strategies.