Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated Jul 12, 2020

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4.1
83%
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92%
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Novo Nordisk President & Chief Executive Officer Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen (no image)
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
280 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice company to work with perfect work-life balance(in 174 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, but most important of all great people to work with(in 67 reviews)

Cons
  • "Ambitious targets affecting work life balance(in 49 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 27 reviews)

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  1. "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

  2. "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

  3. "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

  4. "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

  5. "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

  6. "great innovative products"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Sales Representative in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    amazing products and state of the art production plant in Danemark

    Cons

    management is a challenge at the v-p and below level

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  7. "Miss working at NNCI"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, great pay, excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Clinical Research moved to the US.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "The Canadian affiliate is not the best place to work at"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Novo Nordisk for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits and compensation are ok

    Cons

    No hope for career development if you only know to work hard but don’t know how to flatter your manager

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  9. "Rather not say"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, care about their people

    Cons

    none at this time. Place is great

  10. "Amazing company to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities, career expansion, healthy and engaging environment

    Cons

    some times it extends working hours due to high work threshold

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