Novartis Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2020

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3.9
79%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan
Vas Narasimhan
640 Ratings
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  • "There were no cons identified by me as of yet(in 60 reviews)

  • "Slow decision making, so many stakeholders(in 51 reviews)

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  1. "Great company that wants to make you proud to belong"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Dorval, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ethical values are encouraged at all times

    Cons

    A steep learning curve and on boarding experience

  2. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Marketing 
    Recommends

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Senior management very approachable and cared about their employees. Development and growth opportunities available for individuals willing to work hard.

    Cons

    A very good place to work, no cons

  3. "culture leadership"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Market Access Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    good leadership great culture good

    Cons

    leadership great culture good manager

  4. "Great employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Benefits, summer hours, and corporate responsibility.

    Cons

    Globalization of business services is challenging and reduces opportunities locally

  5. "OK Company with Growth Opportunity"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Novartis full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Recognition for high performers is positive

    Cons

    Not a company that encourages independent thought

  6. "Great"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Unbossed environment reasonable salary nice coworkers

    Cons

    Can't think of any thing

  7. "Great company!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Innovation, work-life balance, amazing people

    Cons

    IT department and computers are very slow

  8. "Good Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Medical Representative 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Innovative medications and good people

    Cons

    Routine and bureaucracy slow down the business process and distract from main target

  9. "Great company to work with."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Clinical Data Manager in Mississauga, ON

    I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Provide best work life balance

    Cons

    Employee Engagement to be improved.

  10. "Great Products - What to do with them?"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The People and the Pipeline

    Cons

    Micromanaging and Metrics-Driven culture is rampant

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