Biogen Reviews

Updated 13 Aug 2020

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3.7
69%
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74%
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Biogen CEO Michel Vounatsos
Michel Vounatsos
151 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant 

    I have been working at Biogen full-time

    Pros

    good place to work in

    Cons

    none at the moment. nice place

  2. "good company to work for."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Hoddesdon, East of England, England

    I have been working at Biogen full-time

    Pros

    caring staff and management that are really good to work with.

    Cons

    working with food waste which can be very dirty


  3. "Good but intense"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Unit Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biogen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Really great people to work with, good atmosphere and very rewarding work

    Cons

    work/life balance often tipped the wrong way

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  4. "Very good at looking after their staff"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Proactive at engaging their staff and looking after their welfare

    Cons

    very lean teams, lots of meetings

  5. "Employment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Biogen full-time

    Pros

    Staff are very friendly

    Cons

    Hard to progress within the role

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Medical Affairs Associate"

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

    I worked at Biogen full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, work environment, openness of higher management. They really look after their employees

    Cons

    Due to it's structure, promotion is not very common

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  7. "All"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    nice place, good environment, nice parking space

    Cons

    not well organized, the team are just coming and not sure of next stage

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  8. Helpful (10)

    "It’s all about shareholder value now - sadly"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Biogen full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    I worked at Biogen for over 10 years - was a great place to work and you really felt we were making a difference to patients lives - managers listened and we felt empowered - culture was very good

    Cons

    Leadership has become weak, bullies prevail, HR are puppets and fawn to their MD Dissenting voices are silenced, SOPs are pretty much all the training you get - no structure to proper development

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  9. "Biogen"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    exciting pipeline, flexible work, benefits

    Cons

    Poor project management, work-life balance

  10. Helpful (3)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clinical in Maidenhead, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Pay and package is highly competitive; Great science; Great people; flexible working; lovely offices.

    Cons

    Culture was the best thing about Biogen when I started; sadly declining rapidly as hiring more detached management style at the top. Pipeline constraints - but they have been there before and no doubt will find a way to recover.

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