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Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated 12 November 2018
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Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen
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  • "Not a good work-life balance especially if you have a family" (in 41 reviews)

  • "becoming big pharma with some of the negatives of periodic restructuring layoffs" (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Ireland Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ireland Sales Coordinator in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Ireland Sales Coordinator in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic company, great work environment and management you can really talk to.
    Company code and values are seriously motivating.

    Cons

    Small affiliate and so lateral movement difficult.


  2. "Vacation and Paid time off"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    For the 1st through the 4th year of service, you had 15 days of vacation and 8 sick days. Starting the 5th year of service, vacation was increased to 20 days. Christmas through New Years was closed.

    Cons

    A very generous policy for a company

  3. "Drug Safety associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    provided excellent training in career field. Well defined jobs. Flexible timings and work from home facility is favourable . Good atmosphere.

    Cons

    Overloaded work is giving. Incentive is not giving in overtime. Leave granting is miserable.


  4. "Project Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Associate in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Project Associate in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Balanced worklife, bright and great colleagues

    Cons

    Rigid promotion structure with promotion rounds twice per year


  5. "Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great environment to work, corporate structure

    Cons

    There are no cons at Novo


  6. "Biopharm Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, pipeline regrowth,

    Cons

    Recent to change to retirement age eligibility with no notice... total blind-side. Early retirement not option before rent layoffs

    Advice to Management

    Be honest
    Do right by your employees
    Patient centric it’s begins with your own employees


  7. "Past employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bagsværd (Denmark)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bagsværd (Denmark)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Had good work life balance, employee engagement.

    Cons

    Remuneration is not par up to the market

  8. "Diabetes Educator"

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    Former Employee - Educator
    Former Employee - Educator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Health Benefits, Excellent Salary, Car, Phone, opportunity to earn bonus

    Cons

    job security, territory realignment

    Advice to Management

    living the novonordisk way is unfortunately not the experience i had, but then we learn from our experiences. I absolutely gave my all here- bummer it did not work out . I do believe in the company and the products


  9. Helpful (1)

    "CDE"

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    Former Employee - Cde
    Former Employee - Cde
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great vision for improving PWD. Flexible, great benefits, resources and injectable medications to treat diabetes.

    Cons

    Too many changes, no stability, don't value educators.


  10. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Independent decision making, patient freindly

    Cons

    As of now nothing in Novo Nordisk


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