Novartis Reviews

Updated 12 Jun 2021

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4.2
86%
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Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan
Vas Narasimhan
1,323 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very open and uplifting work environment(in 175 reviews)

  • "Fairly good benefits for employees(in 166 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "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. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing culture

      21 Apr 2021 - Sales Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Strong values, Great culture, Family friendly

      Cons

      Bureaucracy Not so competitive Hard to develop to next role

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great work life balance

      2 Jun 2021 - Communications Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The Novartis organisation now allows you to work flexibly from home with associate lead, manager informed decision making.

      Cons

      Working in Australia means that global calls generally fall outside of work time.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work

      14 May 2021 - Product Specialist in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Continually working on culture Great pipeline Multiple systems to support work

      Cons

      Bonus is usually a stretch target Hierarchical structure

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good & Bad

      12 Apr 2021 - Aministative Assistant in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible, work life balance, benefits

      Cons

      too much work with less staff

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      15 Jan 2021 - Vice President 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Caring environment and very nice people

      Cons

      Large and can be hard to find right people to work with

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Product Manager

      13 Jan 2021 - Product Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Brilliant company culture across ANZ

      Cons

      Can sometimes be a little silo'd.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      10 Jan 2021 - Sales and Marketing Associate in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance is great

      Cons

      Some politics. Slow management and bureaucracy

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Improving

      8 Dec 2020 - Head of Compliance in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Positive speak up innovative culture

      Cons

      Still remnants of old culture surface on occasion

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      29 Nov 2020 - Business Associate 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great place to work, lots of opportunities for career progression

      Cons

      High staff turnover at the company

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Headed towards the right direction

      1 Nov 2020 - Medical Science Liaison (MSL) in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They have plenty of learning and development opportunities

      Cons

      Can sometimes get lost in bureaucracy

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