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Novartis Analyst Reviews

Updated 2 January 2018
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Pros
  • It has very good work life balance (in 163 reviews)

  • Friendly staff and colleagues who are always friendly and willing to help one another succeed in the work environment (in 68 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance is sometime too intensive (in 60 reviews)

  • Lack of authentic leadership from senior management (in 23 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Novartis Pharma India"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management Analyst in Hyde, England
    Former Employee - Management Analyst in Hyde, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work and very flexible work options. Very good pay also

    Cons

    no growth and lot of internal politics

    Advice to Management

    Kindly review your management teams performance regularly rather than listening to them. Mostly they dont work and they just time pass


  2. "Great culture, values and awesome perks making it employee friendly."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salary compensation;
    Perks like Work from home;
    Facilities at work like Gym, Recreational centre;
    Employee wellness programs;
    Town-hall meetings to discuss key strategies with leadership,

    Cons

    Since the core product is pharmaceuticals, the technology for analytics and data science is nascent
    Big processes to install and use Open source technologies
    Some bureaucracy in Middle management

    Advice to Management

    Invest in Machine Learning and AI


  3. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)

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

    Pros

    HR Services
    Work life balance
    Value based company

    Cons

    Politics
    Too much Hierarchy
    Hikes are low


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Opportunities, Dynamic Roles"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Brand Value, Work life balance, Lots of Opportunities, Positive Workplace Sentiment

    Cons

    Repetitive Work, Variable Growth (depends on where you lie in the system), Redundant Processes


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Senior Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee Friendly company which provides optimum work life balance

    Cons

    high internal politics for promotion and hike

    Advice to Management

    promotion and hike should be based on actual work rather than networking and flattering


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent place"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance in some teams. Flexible time. Work from home. Good number of leaves

    Cons

    Huge competition, challenging environment , some team leads are not bother about projects


  8. "Growing company in India"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance in the company

    Cons

    Too many hierarchies in the system


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work place, good infrastructure..

    Cons

    no cons especially, good for a career start not for longer period


  10. Helpful (15)

    "Hire excellent workforce from the market and preserve them until eternity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good use of technology and processes. Relatively flexible work hours and a scope to learn. Great culture if your manager is of your same community(Bengali). Lot of opportunity/incredible hike just just because of being part of the same community. Good learning for those interested to peruse their career in Politics. Great career for bengalis in US Advanced Analytics.

    Cons

    The only cons are the hard working people being hired. They have no clue how a bureaucratic company functions. There are so many complains about regional favoritism and those who are complaining have no idea on how to play politics. This is a company built on politics and bureaucracy and if hard working people came here expecting great career then you are sadly mistaken. Funny to see how managers sit around the table discussing how to screw around with employees, especially the ones not from their community.

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire innovators and hard working people. Better hire people who are ready to be furnitures, who end up losing the guts to move out and finally become incompetent like the ones who hired them.


  11. "Analytical microbiologist"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst in Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst in Cairo (Egypt)

    I worked at Novartis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Pay great attention to educate their employees .
    - Give great trust in their employees in certain areas to proceed with urgent decisions that are in the best interest of the company.

    Cons

    - Location was too far from where i lived.