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Ferring Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated Nov 9, 2019

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2.9
42%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
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Ferring Pharmaceuticals CEO Frederik Paulsen (no image)
Frederik Paulsen
71 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nimble; Good work/life balance; diverse workplace; positive culture focused on people vs chasing numbers to meet Wall St expectations(in 15 reviews)

  • "good culture, foccused on the interpersonal respect ("people come first")(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "senior management rigid, Manpower resource(in 8 reviews)

  • "Have 1 day work from home policy but many have been doing that and more for years which brings this to what others have commented(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great company and people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and company, good products, patient focused.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of.

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2017-04-27
  2. "Marketing"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time

    Pros

    Average salary package. Good coworkers.

    Cons

    Old fashioned management style. No flexibility to allow work life balance. Very few opportunities for innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Senior leadership needs to improve company’s culture

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2018-08-06
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Drifting"

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    Former Employee - Commercial Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ferring has some good stable products in women's health, but has had challenges in the urology space. Ferring in Australia is small company, with NO dedicated HR function. The employee benefits package and general HR management, needs work.

    Cons

    Small company playing in very competitive and innovative market segments - may struggle to stay relevant in some sectors.

    Advice to Management

    Hire a HR specialist.

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2016-07-04
  4. "Great people place"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Directeur technique in Lausanne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits for employees, people oriented place

    Cons

    Slow pace of change and risk adverse

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-11-09
  5. "Solid Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

    I worked at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Small Pharma Company -Compliant to protect their employees -Managers care -Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    -As with any growth, company culture changes slightly -Each division operates in silos - so ones opinion about urology may not be valid for fertility

    Advice to Management

    advice to employees: you have no idea how good you have it. Be thankful instead of complaining.

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-11-07
  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Always been good to me

    Cons

    Lack of communication from upper management

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-10-31
  7. "Poor Leadership"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Clinical Quality Coordinator 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Salary, 7.5 hr workday, standing desk

    Cons

    Poor leadership skills, poor management, no work from home option

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-10-16
  8. "Entrepreneurial, Friendly and People-Focused"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ferring Pharmaceuticals full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nimble; Good work/life balance; diverse workplace; positive culture focused on people vs chasing numbers to meet Wall St expectations. Flexible schedules for working parents

    Cons

    Smaller product portfolio across business divisions.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in clinical and BD for future growth

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-08-18
  9. Helpful (4)

    "Do not work at Ferring"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ferring Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    You are free to make any mistakes

    Cons

    You can make any mistakes

    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-09-10
  10. Helpful (6)

    "Small company ran like typical Big Parma"

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    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Open lines of communication, good benefit package.

    Cons

    The communication lines are open but corporate does not listen or is extremely slow to act. Sales Metrics overload. Metrics need to be in place but here they are at the cost of moving business forward. There are many Big pharma mindsets at the corporate office. I have hope with new CEO PN but BR has ran the morale of the field to the bottom. Pipeline looks promising but the history of Ferring’s pipeline is... many products do not come to market. Ferring is exactly what you would find at Big Pharma, ran by prior Big Pharma executives. For the most part they all think alike which squashes any creativity, agility and differentiation.

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    Advice to Management

    I have been at Ferring for a while, I loved this company. I understand some things need to change but Ferring has lost its culture, it’s not a unique place to work anymore. It’s just like the others. Many corporate executives can stubborn, and set in their previous ways. Be different Ferring, be what you use to be, take risks, listen to the needs of the field, be creative and care about your employees like you used... too.

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    Ferring Pharmaceuticals2019-08-08
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