Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated 1 Aug 2020

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4.1
83%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
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Novo Nordisk President & Chief Executive Officer Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen (no image)
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
283 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 68 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. "Good"

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

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

    Pros

    Enviroment and people make it a great place to work

    Cons

    Management are constantly changing and there are not so much opportunities

  2. Helpful (2)

    "Awful mid size company poor management"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Sales in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No great pros except for a few good products in pipeline

    Cons

    Toxic culture with recent changes in management. Unethical toxic management with no accountability. Poor work life balance. Zero career progression as it’s a small sized company.

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  3. "I’ve worked for a few companies, Novo are good"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I find Novo set reasonable goals and targets. Some great new products in the pipeline. The Triple Bottom Line and NN way keep things in check

    Cons

    Too budget conscious in recent years and understaffed for current aspirations

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  4. "Excellent"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High respectful organization , Supportive culture

    Cons

    High stress for sales team and ambitious goals

  5. "Nice company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good people, solid prospects, and several positions abroad which is really good

    Cons

    Everything is about quality, gets boring in the end

  6. "Novo Nordisk"

    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 for more than a year

    Pros

    Best place for work with great opportunities for development

    Cons

    Ambitious targets affecting work life balance.

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  7. "Good Place to work"

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

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk

    Pros

    Agile work culture ! Good career growth opprtunity

    Cons

    Lots of travel , tuff to balance work life.

  8. "Excellent company with focus on work-life balance"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior CRA in London, England

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Sustainable and eco friendly company Salary and benefits

    Cons

    No particular cons in my view

  9. "Challenging place to grow"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people, great products, challenging work

    Cons

    None that I have encountered

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  10. "Nice company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Regulatory Affairs in Istanbul
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good product portfolio Danish style Low turn over Good for international career opportunities

    Cons

    Nothing to mention right now

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