Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

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strong science and smart people

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Current Employee - Scientific Associate II in Cambridge, MA
Current Employee - Scientific Associate II in Cambridge, MA

I have been working at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good team members Strong science

Cons

complex organization
multiple projects
matrix

Advice to Management

i dont have any advice

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  1. nice place, friendly, disorganized to the max, creative people

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great co-workers, non-intrusive (often 8k miles away) management, good facilities

    Cons

    Horrific waste of time on-boarding, serious turf wars among management from 2nd level up, odd culture of many contractors/fewer fte's. Management doesn't look very closely at employee interactions - and this becomes a disconnect.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate more seriously on great internal tools. Virtulization is the road, but simplify the process for everyone.


  2. Some growing pains but exciting place to work

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    Current Employee - Patent Attorney in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Patent Attorney in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    If you are going to work for big pharma, this is the place to be. NIBR has managed to maintain an innovative and collaborative culture separate from the "business" side of the Novartis family.

    Cons

    It has expanded very rapidly over the last 10 years and encountered some hickups on the way. Red tape is unavoidable within an organization this size but this has improved lately.


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