- Pharma Mar SA24.Nov 2015
What culture? There was no sense of shared fate; a collection of individualists shambling towards a distant goal.
Support from management
OK depending on with whom you worked. My supervisor was OK, others were utter nightmares. Company and department goals were often vague and subject to change at a moment's notice.
No sense of team, little sense of work. If you want something done, do it yourself (and take all the blame).
Freedom to work independently
Great, but there are downsides to being too autonomous.
Poor; between language problems and internal conflicts, communications were a joke. You learned more about what was happening through the grapevine than through any official channels.
If anything, women were given more chances at career advancement than men.
Attitude towards older colleagues
Little effort is made to develop an individual's career. Very little internal promotion.
Overall compensation for your work
Compensation and benefits were good, but not outstanding.
Office / Work Environment
Generally, good. Nice office, decent equipment.
The company was fairly socially aware, but could have been more so.
For many, including myself, there was poor work-life balance, but it is the "modern economy" so what's the use of complaining about it.
The image is a group of amiable bumblers with a lot of factional infighting.
The feeling was that heads would roll at any time and often for trumped-up reasons.
Poor accessibility, not 1 disabled worker.
Being a pharma company, they were quite safety conscious.
The work was often challenging and provided opportunity for personal growth.
Inclusive / Diverse
Not one black, Asian, or disabled employee. Approximately 5% of the workforce were from countries outside Spain; most of those from Spanish-speaking countries.
Suggestions for improvement
- I could say, but they wouldn't listen.
What I like about the company
I was given the opportunity to work in many different areas outside my official title and purview. I learned a lot that I didn't think I would have the opportunity to do so.
What I dislike about the company
Please see review.
The following benefits were offered to me
- CompanyPharma Mar SA
- Are you a Current or Former Employee?Former job since 2007