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Updated 17 April 2019
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Loved my job at Novartis"

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    Former Employee - Communications Manager in Basel (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Communications Manager in Basel (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Incredibly smart and talented colleagues, interesting projects, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    None, I loved my job there


  2. Helpful (1)

    "SAP BI Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work environment and equal opportunity.

    Cons

    No cons as per my knowledge.

  3. "Employee friendly organization"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Manager in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly organization, best career opportunities.

    Cons

    At times they are slow in decision making

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Top research based company to work with. Awesome learning & people development training program

    Cons

    Not as such seen of now

    Advice to Management

    Keep top management leadership highly knowledgeable & interactive.


  5. "Senior Global Program Regulatory Manager"

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    Current Employee - GPRM in Mumbai
    Current Employee - GPRM in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Top Pharmaceutical company in the world.

    Cons

    Navigation means who does what is little difficult.

    Advice to Management

    Keep working to create a great culture based company.


  6. "Best Place to work for"

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    Former Employee - SAS Programmer in Hyderabad
    Former Employee - SAS Programmer in Hyderabad
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Heavy work life balance

    Cons

    Less Payment compared with market

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  7. "Best"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Best work life balance industry

    Cons

    Slow growth leads to huge movement

    Advice to Management

    Look at employees growth more

  8. "Good Brand name, low culture, zero growth opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Busineess Analyst in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Busineess Analyst in Hyderabad
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Brand name, processes in place, on time salary

    Cons

    Lack of growth, zero focus on skill development, low increments

    Advice to Management

    Need to evolve and become bettee


  9. "Pharmaceutical company"

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    Current Employee - Chief Security Officer in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Chief Security Officer in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with Real Estate and facility Services

    Cons

    Looking all parameters of Novartis security


  10. "Novartis"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Work life Balance
    Better Facilities
    Better Infrastructure
    Brand Image of the company
    Employee friendly

    Cons

    Sluggish growth from Individual career perspective
    Favoritism over recognition Promotion and Travel opportunities
    Least interaction with upper management an no transparency

    Advice to Management

    Should hire people with specific talent pool and allocate them where they fit better and is good for growth of organization and individual instead of random allocation

    Management should plan frequent sessions with the associates to understand their perception towards the company