About Merck Sharp & Dohme Ges.m.b.H.

MSD gehört zu Merck & Co., Inc., mit Sitz in Kenilworth, NJ, USA, einem global führenden Gesundheitsunternehmen. Mit seinen verschreibungspflichtigen Arzneimitteln, Impfstoffen, Biologika und den Präparaten für die Tiergesundheit in verschiedenen Therapiebereichen bietet MSD in mehr als 140 Ländern umfassende und innovative Lösungen für Gesundheit. Besondere Anliegen von MSD sind darüber hinaus die Verbesserung der weltweiten Gesundheitsversorgung und der verbesserte Zugang zu Medikamenten. Dafür engagiert sich MSD in weitreichenden Gesundheitsprogrammen und Partnerschaften. In Österreich hat das Unternehmen ihren Sitz im ARES Tower im 22. Bezirk in Wien.

Facts & Figures

Industry Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals
Number of employees 180
Number of active countries 140

The Research

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The employee offerings of Merck Sharp & Dohme Ges.m.b.H.

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Learning and development programs

  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Employee surveys
  • Employee website (separate URL)

Compensation and benefits

  • Meal subsidies/canteen services

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home

Networking Activities

  • Online chat/instant messaging

Onboarding Activities

  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Company car
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Ergonomic support
  • In-house doctor
  • On-site sports facilities
  • Health screening programme
  • On-site flu vaccinations