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Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.
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Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2022):

Here are some of the reasons why Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2022):

  • Novo Nordisk Canada helps employees prepare for the future with retirement planning assistance services along with matching RSP contributions -- and employees nearing retirement may be able to take advantage of phased-in work options
  • Novo Nordisk Canada recently updated its maternity and parental leave top-up policy for all new parents, providing 100 per cent of salary for up to 21 weeks -- employees also have the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence and can apply for a phased-in return to work when ready to return
  • Novo Nordisk Canada has encouraged people to focus on their overall well-being throughout the pandemic by providing virtual access to an online personal trainer and increased its fitness allowance by 50 per cent (to $500) for any exercise or self-care regime that employees choose
Novo Nordisk Canada employees attend a team celebration and awards ceremony  

Highlights

Industry Pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing
Established in Canada 1923
Publicly traded yes
Parent company Novo Nordisk A/S
Parent company head office Bagsværd, Denmark
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Montréal QC, Mississauga ON
Full-time employees in Canada 336
Average age of employees in Canada 42.8 years
Longest serving employee 31 years
Long-term savings matching RSP
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Mental health practitioner benefit up to $1,000 each year
Flexible work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 1 month
In-house training initiatives apprenticeship/skilled trades programs, in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

The Career Directory

Novo Nordisk Canada Inc. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Novo Nordisk employees inspired by Chris Hadfield at a guest speaker event

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Pharmaceutical preparation manufacturing
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Parent company Novo Nordisk A/S
Parent company head office Bagsværd, Denmark
Major Canadian hiring locations Vancouver BC, Montréal QC, Mississauga ON
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Associate
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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