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Novartis Business Analyst Reviews

Updated 12 November 2017
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Novartis CEO Joseph (Joe) Jimenez Jr.
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Pros
  • Work life balance/holidays are organised well (in 153 reviews)

  • Friendly staff and colleagues who are always friendly and willing to help one another succeed in the work environment (in 65 reviews)

Cons
  • Need to improve Work-life balance for employees (in 56 reviews)

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

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Opportunities, Dynamic Roles"

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    • 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


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent place"

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    • 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


  3. Helpful (3)

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

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Analyst"

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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

    Best work culture in industry
    Opportunities for seekers.

    Cons

    Standardization reduces exposure to learning

    Advice to Management

    parallel learnings


  6. "commercial business analyst"

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    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


  7. "An advanced company"

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    • 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.


  8. "Good"

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    • 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


  9. "Business analyst"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Hyderabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employee friendly, good work space

    Cons

    compliance, more emphasis on dress code

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Not enough quality work at lower level"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst
    Former Employee - Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Competitive Salary and benefits, Work - life balance

    Cons

    Growth depends on your stakeholder


  11. "A good place to settle down!"

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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

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

    Pros

    Better work life balance. Established firm. Good Pay. Better facilities and infrastructure. Job Security

    Cons

    Slow learning. Less freedom to carry out task in innovative ways. Compliance and rules driven making life look mundane. Laid back attitude. HR and learning not fully developed

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible towards learning and development needs of employee. Try to make the work more challenging rather than keeping it at a slow pace driven by rule books