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MSD Pharmaceuticals Reviews

Updated December 30, 2014
Updated December 30, 2014
24 Reviews
3.6
24 Reviews
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MSD Pharmaceuticals Managing Director Kumarapuram Gopalakrishnan Ananthakrishnan
Kumarapuram Gopalakrishnan Ananthakrishnan
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    Senior Regional Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Manager in Cairo (Egypt)

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good industry, leaders ,innovative, motivation dynamic compliance ethical policies followers systematic organized development investor social responsible open minded competition objectives

    Cons

    centralized bureaucratic cost cutter average income some discrimination latent, no real vision big plat form no focus no customer centrist y a lot of reports controllable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give some atheurity to reporting people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Business Analytics Senior Consultant

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analytics Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Business Analytics Manager in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    One of the Top 5 World's pharma corporations - well reputed company with a great history within Healthcare industry

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and politics - not much worse than any other huge organization like this one with more than 50,000 employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Eliminate micro management. Rely more on objective facts rather than subjective perceptions. Be more professional.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    ctt staff

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Executive
    Current Employee - Business Executive

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Collaborative culture
    work life balance
    good transport allowance
    learning opp
    empowerment

    Cons

    massive org change
    departments are very lean
    inaccessible workplace

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    increase budget for headcount

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company. Very focused approach.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    focus, flexible time. process driven organization.

    Cons

    no growth. managers needs training on how to handle team.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to check managerial skills.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MSD Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    They pay you very well.

    Cons

    Being a merger, they have problem coping with the Indian market

  7.  

    That's great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Technician in Swords (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Associate Technician in Swords (Ireland)

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Atmosphere are great and salary as well .

    Cons

    Company offers many challenges one of in is voluntary to a local school,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management always inform factory staff about any changes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Innovative science driven products, good values offset by poor accountability and cross functional collaboration locally

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Innovative science driven products, good values

    Cons

    poor accountability and cross functional collaboration locally

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start operating with values like the US entities operate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Nice Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Respect Human space , Employee empowerment , Premium salary payer among Egyptian Market.
    Career advancement is better now , Good company image in the market.
    Options of internal transfer among ME subsidiaries.

    Cons

    Low incentive schemes compared to peer companies.
    Too much change ( Structure , management , Systems applied).
    Extremely crippling governance measures.
    Very low flexibility for creativity.
    Opportunities are mainly available for head office employees regardless offsite employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop seeing one side of the story , and the system needs to be reliable before relying on its results !

    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Company in transition. Going through a global major restructure

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Compensation, variety of products, reasonable pipeline, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Major restructure therefore moral quite low, weak leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Constant re-structuring having adverse effect on productivity and staff morale

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good company in its segment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MSD Pharmaceuticals

    Pros

    Good money payers
    MNC culture of doing business with ethics and integrity

    Cons

    Huge size of organisation
    Career opportunities limited
    Growth is stagnant

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring transparency in operations

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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