As a leading global medicines company, we use innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world’s top companies investing in research and development. Novartis products reach nearly 1 billion people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 125 000 people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world.
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 people as possible. We also aim to reward those who invest their money, time and ideas in our company.
Our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world.
We are more than 100,000 people, each with a unique story
We want to build a diverse and inclusive workplace where every one of us can be our best and true selves, so that together we can discover more, reach underserved communities and reimagine medicine. Learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion, embedded in our Code of Ethics.
At Novartis, we take pride in what we do because our work can have an extraordinary impact on people’s lives.
People and Culture
We must fundamentally reimagine the way we work and create a culture that brings out the best in our people to fulfill our purpose of reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. We believe we can drive innovation, performance and reputation – and enhance our people’s work experience – by transforming our culture to be more Inspired, Curious and Unbossed.
Our purpose answers the desire many people have for meaning and fulfillment in their work, empowering them to be their best every day.
Curious minds with a constant desire to learn fuel the development of innovative medicines and breakthrough healthcare solutions.
Our people are most creative and productive when they are empowered to shape their work environment and pursue their ideas.
Our people are our greatest asset
It is our people who will challenge medical paradigms and deliver transformative innovation; our people who will rethink how we work and embed operational excellence across every aspect of the value chain; our people who will spark a digital revolution and make it possible to go big on data and digital; and our people who will operate with the values and integrity that will build trust with society.