Novartis Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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4.1
85%
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95%
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Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan
Vas Narasimhan
972 Ratings
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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Production Supervisor in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Great Company focusing on product quality and continuous improvement of their processes and investing in its employees' development

    Cons

    There are no cons to mention as it is a great company

  2. "Could be better"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Market Access Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great products, good office, company prestige

    Cons

    Nepotism, rude and unprofessionals in management and HR

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  3. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Clinical Research Coordinator in Dorval, QC

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Flexible employer with great benefits

    Cons

    Hires through third parties sometimes

  4. "Innovation and creativity"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Medical Science Liaison (MSL) in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Excellent medial vision and opportunities for career advancement.

    Cons

    Big structure, conservative, and sometimes harder to implement initiative and projects.

  5. "good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    it has a good culture

    Cons

    it has a good environment

  6. "Good Place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Open culture, unbossed behavior, Great opportunity for hard workers

    Cons

    Office politics, Higher Management isn't aligned with Global policies

  7. "Great Company to work for"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very friendly people, great benefits, not overly stressful job environment

    Cons

    Due to the immense size of the company, coordination between teams is no optimal.

  8. "Very good environment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Former Employee - Data Scientist in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    I liked to work there

    Cons

    It has the same issues as any big company

  9. "Na"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Technician 

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Nanaba environment good, pros, salary

    Cons

    Time manag, salary, no benefit

  10. "company culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    best company to work at if you are looking for professional development and growth.

    Cons

    Long hours can starting getting to you.

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