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Novartis Business Analyst Reviews

Updated 5 May 2018
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  • "Family / Work life balance does not exist quite yet" (in 106 reviews)

  • "No work/life-balance, extremely political; career opportunities reserved for people from UK and USA" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing place to work"

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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 (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!


  2. "A place that wastes talents."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Cambridge, MA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Novartis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great talents. Flexible work environment.

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic. Too many meeting people.

    Advice to Management

    Cut over-sized middle management. Reward people deliver the real work.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "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


  4. Helpful (2)

    "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


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent place"

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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

    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


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Good for settling down but possible issues if you are ambitious and want to develop your self"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and very nice cafeteria lots of options for people starting career

    Cons

    A great deal of bureaucracy and personal fiefdom from top level, strategic initiatives are identified basis personal whims of leaders

    Advice to Management

    Stop creating unnecessary levels to accommodate non performing people's, if you can't provide growth options just let them go


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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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

    Best work culture in industry
    Opportunities for seekers.

    Cons

    Standardization reduces exposure to learning

    Advice to Management

    parallel learnings

  8. "commercial business analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Business Analyst in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Commercial Business Analyst in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I had a very flexible schedule, it was very easy for a parent with 2 children.

    Cons

    working as a commercial business analyst was very stressful

    Advice to Management

    management was great, keep the great communication between management and employees


  9. "An advanced company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior IT Business Analyst in Siena (Italy)
    Current Employee - Senior IT Business Analyst in Siena (Italy)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Technology is advanced. Procedures are clear, understandable and complete. Colleagues have no hidden agenda and share ethics. Accountability and responsability are clear and accepted. Associates are encouraged to share and escalate topics and ideas. Functions and offices produce added value and information.

    Cons

    Workflows can be extremely complicated and lengthy, at times.


  10. "Good"

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

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

    Pros

    Good Culture
    Good WLB
    Good Learning and Training
    Good Roles and Responsibilities

    Cons

    Nothing to mention in cons