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Novartis is one of the world’s leading medicines companies. We use innovative science and technology to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues.

At Novartis, we are reimagining medicine!
Mission: Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. We use innovative science and technology 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 ...
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    The campus is pleasant with many amenities. Flexibility of working from home. The salary is ok. IT is responsive and useful. Some colleagues care about patients. These are the same people who are competent, helpful and have integrity.


    The lack of integrity is blatant: towards patients first and this is also reflected in relationships between colleagues. The word “accountability” is completely unknown. I noticed inappropriate behavior from several Global directors, including: the use of a condescending tone, sexist and/or age-related comments, and homophobic “jokes.” Examples: one who mentions his genitals, another who says “If you don’t call me [nickname], it’s because we haven’t spent the night together yet”. I highly recommend seeking help outside the company first before contacting Speak Up, the department officially responsible for investigating and acting on violations of the internal Code of Ethics and/or the law. From what I've seen, Local teams are more competent than Global teams. Some people talk, hide their ignorance behind their arrogance and enjoy giving orders while others do the work. The Global strategy is unclear, without vision – although this probably varies by therapeutic area. Advancing a project that is important to patients and defined as a priority is a feat. A new organizational change is underway, which is surprising considering the one that happened only a few months ago. Employees fear for their place, that’s understandable. This makes ego problems worse. There's nothing worse than coworkers projecting their insecurities onto you.

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      I applied through an employee referral The process took 2 months. I interviewed at Novartis (Dublin, Dublin)


      Recruiter reached out, asked some behavioural questions with examples provided. Then did not hear back for over 2 weeks and recruiter finally responded with: lacking strategic depth (Linkedin suggested a high skills match). My acquaintance also had the exact same experience and feedback.

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    Novartis Awards & Accolades

    • Novartis included again in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index2023
    • Fortune's Global 500Fortune.com2023
    • Novartis recognized as Stonewall Top Global Employer 2022 with Silver AwardStonewall Top Global Employers 20222022
    • Novartis was included in Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies listFortune.com2022
    • Global Top EmployerTop Employers Institute2021

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