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Novartis Analyst Reviews

Updated 17 June 2018
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  • "Family / Work life balance does not exist quite yet" (in 63 reviews)

  • "Lack of authentic leadership from senior management" (in 24 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Novartis Pharma India"

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    • 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. "Finance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Leaves
    flexibility in timings

    Cons

    Slow career progression
    if you are in a global set up then its like a back end job profile

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Novartis and the (s)low cost strategy"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Basel (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Basel (Switzerland)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Novartis (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fitness and campus, the pay is decent but below market

    Cons

    Continuous reoganizations, obsessed by hiring useless folks in India, all competent people leaving

    Advice to Management

    The short term saving will turn out being huge expense in a few year, you should slow down the pace on offshoring


  4. "Novartis"

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

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is best

    Cons

    Raises are low and lazy.


  5. "Amazing place to work"

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    • 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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance is great
    Process oriented
    Innovative

    Cons

    None that I could find

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!


  6. "It's one of the best company to work with considering the exposure of knowledge you can learn"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, salary, bonus and benefits. Ability to work from home day. Working in a multi-cultural exposure and meeting people from different backgrounds

    Cons

    Work-life balance, not easy for upgrade opportunity unless search on own efforts. Due to multi-cultural interaction, meetings held during odd hours and management which are not considerate of meeting time

    Advice to Management

    Should look into employees year of service and upgrade opportunity


  7. "Finance Analyst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits

    Cons

    None right now . The company has a good environment

    Advice to Management

    None right now

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

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    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


  9. Helpful (1)

    "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


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Opportunities, Dynamic Roles"

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    • 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