Novartis Overview

  • Basel, Switzerland
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1996
  • Company - Public (NVS)
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • $10+ billion (USD)

At Novartis, we use science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. Channel Guidance: If you believe that you have ...
Mission: Mission: Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people`s lives. Our vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#98)

Top CEOs: 2021(#23)

Company Updates

August 3, 2022
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In 2017, Novartis associates established their first LGBTQI+ employee resource group and have since been working tirelessly for LGBTQI+ inclusion. Receiving a Stonewall Top Global Employer award is recognition of all our volunteers, sponsors and allies who collaborate daily to make Novartis a safe space for the LGBTQI+ community to thrive.
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July 15, 2022
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$1.5 million worth of Spark points have so far been donated by associates at Novartis towards Ukraine relief fund NGOs. The Spark platform harnesses the power of recognition by enabling colleagues to award eCards or monetary points to peers globally for demonstrating behaviours consistent with our culture and values. We are grateful to so many of our associates who have chosen to donate their hard-earned points to such a worthy cause.
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Novartis Reviews

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"Great place to work"

Aug 6, 2022 - Sr. Financial Analyst
Positive Outlook
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Advice to Management

Management needs to listen to associates that have a legitimate concerns when they voice matters of micro managing style of their immediate supervisor.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Novartis

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

More than 108,000 people, each with a unique story

The greatest strength of Novartis is our people, whose diversity, energy and creativity are crucial to our success.

  • This year we made progress towards our goal of achieving gender balance in management by 2023, with the percentage of women managers at 44%. The number of women on the ECN rose from 2 to 3, and women now head both the Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Novartis Oncology business units.
  • We also made progress toward our United Nations Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) pledge to close the gender pay gap by 2023. One major step is to remove potentia
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Novartis Interviews

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Applied online49%
Employee Referral15%
Campus Recruiting12%

  1. Estagiário Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Brazil
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    Foi um processo muito tranquilo. Os gestores me receberam muito bem, não fizeram nenhuma pergunta difícil de responder. Foram sinceros na condução de toda a entrevista. Recomendo a empresa. Valeu a pena.

    O que me fez escolher o curso de graduação

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Novartis Awards & Accolades

  • Global Top EmployerTop Employers Institute2021
  • Bloomberg Gender-Equality IndexBloomberg2021
  • Access to Medicine Index #2Access to Medicine Index2021
  • Fortune's Most Admired Pharmaceutical Companies 2021 - #3Fortune2021
  • CDP’s Water A ListCDP2020

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What is paid time off like at Novartis?

...Great Benefits and generous paid time off....

May 25, 2021

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