Met Office Jobs & Careers in United Kingdom

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5 days ago

Account Manager - Oil & Gas

Met Office United Kingdom +2 locations

We translate complex science and forecasts into advice that can be acted on, and work with customers worldwide to help them manage the effects of…

6 days ago

Technical Lead - Mass Archiving System

Met Office United Kingdom +2 locations

As such, the Met Office has outstanding tools and facilities in place to empower Technology and Information Services (TIS) teams to work at the… Jobg8

9 days ago

Software Asset Manager

Met Office Devon +3 locations

In this key governance role, you'll have the freedom to shape and develop software asset management for a world-leading meteorological organisation… Jobg8

6 days ago

Sub Category Manager

Met Office Exeter, England

To procure those goods and services which fall within the Technology category and which are then classified as categories or sub categories. In this… Glassdoor

4 days ago

Ocean Modelling Scientist

Met Office Exeter, England

The Met Office is a world-leading provider of weather, ocean and climate services. Ocean Forecasting R&D is the science group that leads the… Glassdoor

8 days ago

Technical Lead

Met Office Exeter, England

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

12 days ago

Climate Science IT Scientific software engineers

Met Office Exeter, England

The Met Office is a world-leading weather and climate service and were continuously developing innovative ways to enhance and optimise our… Glassdoor

6 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

19 days ago

Information Systems Security Officer

Met Office Exeter, England

The Met Office is at the forefront of computer science and were continuously evolving and developing innovative ways to further optimise our… Glassdoor

6 days ago

Government Services Senior Business Administrator

Met Office Exeter, England

The work undertaken across the directorate is diverse and generates a busy and multifaceted office setting. It is therefore vital that the post… Glassdoor

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    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.


    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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