Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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4.1
83%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
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Novo Nordisk President & Chief Executive Officer Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen (no image)
Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
283 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice company to work with perfect work-life balance(in 174 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, but most important of all great people to work with(in 68 reviews)

Cons
  • "Ambitious targets affecting work life balance(in 49 reviews)

  • "Danish mafia' - it appears that it is hard to get to the upper echelons of management as a foreigner, although that is changing a bit(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent company with focus on work-life balance"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior CRA in London, England

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Sustainable and eco friendly company Salary and benefits

    Cons

    No particular cons in my view

  2. "Wouldn't jump at the it!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, respectful company with good ethos

    Cons

    not friendly, productive a lot of barriers to overcome

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  3. "place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and patient focused

    Cons

    Sometimes suffers from process overload

  4. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Research Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic benefits, great working environment, ethical and environmentally conscious company, good training, international travel to meetings

    Cons

    Can't really think of any

  5. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk

    Pros

    Culture, ethics, colleagues, patient centric approach, environment sensitivity

    Cons

    Flat organisation , limited promotions

  6. "Great culture and work life balance"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Culture people and work life balance

    Cons

    Process old systems and too many systems.

  7. "Novo"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good, ethical, friendly, good training

    Cons

    But no progression, role better elsewhere

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  8. "."

    4.0
     

    I worked at Novo Nordisk

    Pros

    Good leadership and customer focused

    Cons

    Is sometimes too corporate led

  9. "Marketing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Competitive team, senior experience, everyone counts

    Cons

    Currently in a period of internal changes, that creates uncertainty and pressure

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  10. "Friendly professional organisation"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Supportive management Well structured role Great benefits - pension, car, gym, free breakfast and lunch, social events

    Cons

    Premium priced products makes it a tough sell to struggling NHS. Flexible working policy variable across the business and dependent on who your boss is. Limited opportunity for promotion.

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