Novartis Reviews

Updated 6 Mar 2021

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86%
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Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan
Vas Narasimhan
1,080 Ratings
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  • "Slow and bureaucratic decision-making processes can be frustrating(in 56 reviews)

  • "With new senior management comes new ideas and change of direction(in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible timings. Work life balance

    Cons

    None to be mentioned as of now. Good place to work

  2. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Such a Great place to work

    Cons

    Sometimes the hikes are low


  3. "Best company in in Pharmaceutical sector"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Scientist in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Unbossed culture, learning opportunities and work-life balance

    Cons

    Distance, limited opportunities, meeting times,

  4. "Cra review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior CRA 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Best working enviorment, good leadership

    Cons

    Slow progress, and promotion, salary

  5. "Regional Manager"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Amazing Work Culture Work Life balance

    Cons

    Need to improve Agility & Decision making

  6. "Best place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, Friendly culture

    Cons

    Slow learning curve than other industries

  7. "Healthcare"

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

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

    Pros

    Work culture, work life balance

    Cons

    I didn't find anything negative till this time

  8. "Management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Quality Manager in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Awesome Organization to work for, at every aspect.

    Cons

    Organization's Higher Management, tried implementing Blue/Un-bossed culture, but in actual things is very RED internally. Because of few senior management joined from Indian MNC (those which can't be considered as true MNC), distortion has just began within Fortune standard.

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  9. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Work ethic Work life balance No of opportunities

    Cons

    Lengthy decision making Growth options Salary increments

  10. "Employee friendly"

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

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

    Pros

    Employee friendly and a great company to work with

    Cons

    Nothing which I can think of

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