RWE npower

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RWE npower Reviews

Updated 15 February 2015
Updated 15 February 2015
27 Reviews
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27 Reviews
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Solihull, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Solihull, England

    I have been working at RWE npower full-time

    Pros

    Good support is offered for training and there are lots of opportunities to develop your career.

    Cons

    Many employees have a negative attitude towards the company as a result of bad press.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Unprofessional Company for work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - IT Consultant in Leeds, England
    Former Contractor - IT Consultant in Leeds, England

    I worked at RWE npower as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Worked for over two years as a Consultant
    Good Work life Balance

    Cons

    Unprofessional , too much politics.
    Unskilled Management , which is leading to complete mismanagement.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    Good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RWE npower

    Pros

    Great place to work the people you work with make it great

    Cons

    Bad press
    A lot of restructuring
    Pay is good but unfair

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make a structure and stick with it
    You pay some people way to much for what they are doing and some no where near enough!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Office politics and lack of leadership

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Administrator in Oldbury, West Midlands, West Midlands, England
    Former Employee - Customer Administrator in Oldbury, West Midlands, West Midlands, England

    I worked at RWE npower full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people make the work place, they are hard working and everyone is always helping each other.

    Cons

    Constant changes, no recognition for going above and beyond. Lots of office politics so difficult to progress.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Working on hedging the risk (output) from renewable assets across Europe

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Hedging Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Former Intern - Hedging Analyst in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England

    I worked at RWE npower as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great friendly team environment, great working hours, rewarding work, compensation and benefits
    truly helping to contribute to humanity through diversifying the sources of energy we use,
    onsite gym in the office as well as cafeteria, table football, own parking, opportunities to work with
    colleagues in other countries, move to other countries, secondmnets

    Cons

    Level of support services, travelling to offices in Swindon, ability to make changes without first going through a long process, lack of communication with other people in other departments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Working on helping interns to contribute as much as possible

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    RWE npower

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RWE npower (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the work it self is good

    Cons

    unfortunately a lot of office politics

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Performance Engineer in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England
    Current Employee - Performance Engineer in Swindon, Wiltshire, South West England, England

    I have been working at RWE npower full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good office and site atmosphere

    Cons

    limited business growth potential for the future

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Very encouraging start which rapidly deteriorated.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor - Billing in Peterlee, England
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor - Billing in Peterlee, England

    I worked at RWE npower full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Initial training was very good. Trainer was knowledgeable and enthusiastic which generated a good sense of team work. The system for booking time off was excellent.

    Cons

    Bad communication from senior management. Managers have very little respect employees. Massive blame culture which generates a very depressing environment to work in. When I left moral was extremely low.
    No set track for career development or cross departmental training.
    Not everyone has access to e-mail! This should be standard in a large company!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend some time on the call centre floor. Speak to Customer Service Advisors and take on board their comments. They are representing the company every day, and if they are unhappy with their working environment they will not work to their fullest potential and it will come across to the customer.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    CSA

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor - Billing in Stoke-on-Trent, England
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor - Billing in Stoke-on-Trent, England

    I worked at RWE npower full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the office is a nice place to work with your team,

    Cons

    they have sent all our work over seas and closed down a site that would deal with all the mess up that would happen with them billing customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Respect your people, they are the company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England

    I have been working at RWE npower full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent leadership and management programmes, great opportunities to work across many sectors of the business and the people are dedicated and willing to make the company customer focused.

    Cons

    Lack of strategy and communication from the top as the company continues to restructure, cut costs and off shore key customer touch points to India. Poor IT infrastructure, agile working,and long commuting times is not enabling staff to perform at their best.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company will only be successful through the people it employs. It needs strong leadership, a clear strategic direction and honest communication with its people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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