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Met Office Jobs & Careers in United Kingdom


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3 days ago

Port Meteorological Officer

Met Office Colchester, England +2 locations

We support a fleet of Voluntary Observations Ships (VOS) from which the crew take observations using meteorological instruments provided by the Met… CareerBuilder


14 days ago

Executive Assistant

Met Office Exeter, England

Enthusiastic and organised, courteous and professional, you'll provide first-class support to the two Executive Directors. As well as managing… Jobsite.co.uk


4 days ago

Software Developer

Met Office Exeter, England

As a world-leading meteorological organisation, technology and innovation is at the forefront of everything we do. Without it, our globally renowned… Adzuna


4 days ago

Senior Climate Training Consultant

Met Office Exeter, England

The Met Office College in Exeter delivers high quality training in meteorology, climate change and related IT, science and maths to Met Office staff… Glassdoor


9 days ago

Summer Placement 2015 - Forecasting & Service Delivery

Met Office Exeter, England

Our 12 week Summer Placements offers successful candidates valuable work experience in a globally recognised organisation and professional… Glassdoor


4 days ago

IT Service Manager

Met Office Exeter, England

Here at the Met Office, we challenge the ordinary every day to optimise our capabilities and keep ourselves well-positioned at the global forefront… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Atmospheric Dispersion and Air Quality Research Scientist

Met Office Exeter, England

The Met Office is both a WMO Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) for aviation and a WMO Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) for… Glassdoor


18 days ago

DAE Systems Software Engineer

Met Office Exeter, England

The DAE Systems group was created in Jan 2014 in recognition that provision of effective DA software and applications is an important function within… Glassdoor


9 days ago

Summer Placement 2015 - Business & Corporate

Met Office Exeter, England

Our 12 week Summer Placements offers successful candidates valuable work experience in a globally recognised organisation and professional… Glassdoor


9 days ago

Summer Placement 2015 - Science & Observations

Met Office Exeter, England

Our 12 week Summer Placements offers successful candidates valuable work experience in a globally recognised organisation and professional… Glassdoor


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    I worked at Met Office full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pension - which has been capped
    Salary (for the region) which is capped until the Gov releases it.
    Relatively secure job as it is virtually impossible for them to lay off any staff.
    Nice gardens outside for a walk.

    Cons

    Don't be fooled by the brand. They are trading on past glories.
    Full of office politics.
    Promotion is through old boys network
    Zero women on the Director board = sexism is rife throughout the organisation.
    If you are joining it will be at the bottom of the pay band - regardless of what is advertised - this is non negotiable.
    It is a civil service organisation playing at doing commercial stuff. They have no idea what they want to do.
    There are a lot of "lifers" there - people who have been in the job for 20+ years and looking to run out the clock there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is double counting across the whole organisation to justify directors areas. Stealing from Peter to feed Paul.

    You could eliminate a whole layer of middle management- Exec Heads or Heads - who do nothing other than report on what their teams are doing. Genuinely.

    There is no such thing as "open and fair competition" for promotions - stop pretending there is. Favourites are always picked.

    Where are the senior women? Why are they never promoted? What is the ratio of men to women on the Met Office Board?

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