Janssen Research & Development Reviews

Updated Jan 4, 2021

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Janssen Research & Development CEO Alex Gorsky
Alex Gorsky
15 Ratings
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  • "Such a large company that everyone works in silos(in 3 reviews)

  • "Poor work-life balance in management roles but much better in non-management positions(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Overall great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Collegial, excellent benefits, value based

    Cons

    At times too conservative, risk averse, lacking creativity

  2. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Scientist in Malvern, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    You need to be politician to succeed


  3. "Great people, great benefits"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Trial Leader in Raritan, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    pension plan personal time off good selection of optional benefits attempt at competitive salaries company truly has patients top of mind

    Cons

    process driven too many roles must consult broadly consensus-driven culture where decisions can take too long

  4. "Great Global Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate Director Global Regulatory Affairs in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Many experts, great benefits, good people.

    Cons

    In regulatory, it is extremely slow to get promotions.

  5. "Category Manager Review"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Manager in Parkesburg, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    positive work and life balance

    Cons

    rework due to misalignment across stakeholders

  6. "Good benefit package overall and matrix driven"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Site Manager in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Benefits that offers pension Big organizations, highly structured

    Cons

    Constantly change Not getting support/recognition from the FM, mostly demand. Make simple tasks look difficult, overkill on slide presentations - too many slides and too much information. Information overload.

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  7. "a great company to work with"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Malvern, PA

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    a lot of talent people

    Cons

    career growth is a bit of slow

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Raritan, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, strong company culture, challenging work

    Cons

    Depending on the office you work at, ambiance leaves something to be desired

  9. "Awesome portfolio; Changing leadership"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Director in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Great biotherapeutics portfolio including cell and gene therapies.

    Cons

    Culture varies throughout the organization. Could be stronger, more empowering in some parts.

  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Scientist in Spring House, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Janssen Research & Development full-time

    Pros

    Good reputation, stability, opportunities to go to conferences, opportunities for advancement even without a PhD/MBA, opportunities to manage even without a PhD/MBA

    Cons

    Such a large company that everyone works in silos. Opportunities for cross training exist, however clearly not a small company atmosphere.

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