Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide.Novartis Company History:Novartis was created in 1996 through a merger of Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz. Novartis and its predecessor companies trace roots back more than 250 years, with a rich history of developing innovative products. From beginnings in the production of synthetic fabric dyes, the companies that eventually became Novartis branched out into producing chemicals and ultimately pharmaceuticals.The history of Novartis traces the converging destinies of three companies: Geigy, a chemicals and dyes trading company founded in Basel, Switzerland in the middle of the 18th century; Ciba, which began producing dyes in 1859; and Sandoz, a chemical company founded in Basel in 1886.These companies shared a common trait which lives on at Novartis: a passion for developing and marketing new products that contribute to human progress through advances in science and health. Building on this heritage, today Novartis focuses its innovation prowess on addressing the unmet needs of patients worldwide.
Novartis Mission & Vision:
Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives.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. We also aim to provide a shareholder return that rewards those who invest their money, time and ideas in our company.
Our vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine.
We recognize that our business depends on the creativity, dedication and performance of our associates. We are passionate about what we do and the impact we have on patients and society.
Culture and Values
Novartis has a focused strategy, strong culture and a clear mission to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We use science-based innovation to address some of society’s most challenging healthcare issues and find new ways to deliver breakthrough treatments to as many people as possible.A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance-driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field.
Women friendly policies
We are constantly seeking to enhance the diversity in our workforce and introduce measures which we believe will help our people manage work-life balance more effectively.
Expecting mothers may choose to take paid maternity leave of between 12 and 24 weeks. Expecting and nursing mothers may also arrive at work two hours later—or leave two hours earlier—than usual
Everyone (and every situation) is different, so flexible working options are another huge factor in supporting working mothers. Our flexible working policies include the option to work from home for 60 days in a year when necessary, working part-time hours, and fit working hours around a parent’s schedule.
We provide free transport services (Air-conditioned buses) from designated locations to our sites & back.
Amenities for Women
Our in-house gym facilities offer the services of a physical trainer, physiotherapist and nutritionist, and are available to associates free of charge
We offer parents with very young children paid in-house crèche and day care facilities. Parents with older children may also use off-site day care centers run by our vendor at concessional rates.