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Novartis Associate Director Reviews

Updated 2 August 2018
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  1. "Associate Director"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company has good benefit, for example, 401 match and retirement plan

    Cons

    Wrong decision ended up laying off people

    Advice to Management

    should have made good decision


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    "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, nice campus, cafeterias, fitness centers

    Cons

    Slow career growth for high performers, very political, working for the Swiss is annoying

  3. "Culture"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novartis (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative engaging research groups good innovation

    Cons

    Lags behind competition but this is changing

    Advice to Management

    Keep people from leaving


  4. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well balanced work and life

    Cons

    Health insurance similar to industry standards


  5. "Associate directly clinical development"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director Clinical Research in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director Clinical Research in East Hanover, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Novartis full-time

    Pros

    Great environment and supportive culture

    Cons

    work load varies and can be very high sometimes.


  6. "associatedirector"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)

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

    Pros

    good environment good people flexible

    Cons

    low salary not the postiyion


  7. "Regional MSL, Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Regional MSL, Associate Director in Honolulu, HI (US)
    Current Employee - Regional MSL, Associate Director in Honolulu, HI (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great team of highly educated, sell-motivated professionals.

    Cons

    Vertical Hiearchial organization can on occassion present challenges

  8. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Novartis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Caring, Communicative, Opportunistic, Enthusiastic, Ethical

    Cons

    Too few people to do the jobs that need to be done

    Advice to Management

    Keep the course


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Associate Director"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Recommends

    I worked at Novartis full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits

    Cons

    Poor leadership, no guidance and expect you to figure it out yourself

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on people


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    "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in East Hanover, NJ (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Novartis (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Equitable benefits to other Pharma. Nice campus in NJ

    Cons

    Centralized corporate structure and recent changes have changed culture dramatically in recent years.