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Novo Nordisk Reviews

Updated 19 September 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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    • 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. "Good company, bad management in safety team"

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    Former Employee - Drug Safety Associate in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Drug Safety Associate in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Company is good. Freshers get chance to learn.
    Offsites, etc

    Cons

    Safety team is full of politics and all about favourisam. Not good pay/ hike.

    Advice to Management

    Please Stop favourisam game and recognise good and hard working individuals appreciate their work, pay or give opportunities accordingly.

  3. "Rather not say"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, care about their people

    Cons

    none at this time. Place is great


  4. "Talent Attraction Manager LATAM"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Attraction Manager Latin America in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Talent Attraction Manager Latin America in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The greatest company ever! Solid values and inovation orientation.

    Cons

    None! It's a growing company, therefore requiring important changes in structure and business model.


  5. "Compliance Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Excellent benefits. Opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    Company hires from within which is great for current employees but difficult to get in from the outside.


  6. "Product specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Novo Nordisk full-time

    Pros

    Pay scale are at par with the industry and benefits offered are great

    Cons

    Promotion process is a bit cumbersome.


  7. "Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Medical Manager in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Employee - Medical Manager in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diversity
    Personal development
    NN way
    Simplicity
    Agility
    Global or regional positions

    Cons

    High turnover
    Lack of company culture in upper management
    Low chance to promote in the affiliate

  8. "Advanced Business Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance is excellent

    Cons

    Less technical roles are available. Very restricted options


  9. "Marketing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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

    Advice to Management

    Create an envairontment where everyone understand each others roles, that would help


  10. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Former Employee - Manager in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very efficient organisations, incredibly international and highly diversified

    Cons

    Some integrity issues relating to patient centricity. What comes first in real life: patients or profits?


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