Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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4.1
80%
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92%
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Novo Nordisk President & Chief Executive Officer Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen (no image)
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
371 Ratings
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  • "Ambitious targets affecting work life balance(in 50 reviews)

  • "Danish mafia' - it appears that it is hard to get to the upper echelons of management as a foreigner, although that is changing a bit(in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Nice!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work, would recommend

    Cons

    Can not think of any right now

  2. "great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - RA Specialist in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    the company offers good work culture, great benefits

    Cons

    The department appears mismanaged with frequent changes in responsibilities


  3. "Great"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Medical Sales Representative in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    chill company which was really nice

    Cons

    lots of pressure making it stressful

  4. "Great learning opportunity"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical Trial Coordinator in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This company has a good work-life balance

    Cons

    This company, unfortunately, outsourced the position.

  5. "Challenging place to grow"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great products, challenging work

    Cons

    None that I have encountered

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  6. "OVerall great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good spot to work for

    Cons

    Not too many cons here

  7. "Great patient oriented company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Director, Medical Affairs 

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility and support, patient centric ,

    Cons

    High growth and multitasking

  8. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Legal 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good work life balance/flexible work schedule good company culture exciting times within the company with a good short term projection

    Cons

    management changes uncertainty for future growth as product pipeline is minimal

  9. "One of the few Nice companies to work for"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment, work/life balance, Good package

    Cons

    If you wont to prosper you shoud be a GP or pharmacist or nurse or studied sth relevant ; for engineers it might not have so many opprtunities unless you work in its production facilities

  10. "Great products"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Educator 

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Very innovative company that rewards people with growth mindset

    Cons

    Moves fast with new ideas often not fully investigating all aspects of implications on the business

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