Barclays Project Manager Reviews

Updated 1 Mar 2021

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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
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65 Ratings
  1. "flexibility"

    5.0
    Current Employee - AVP-Project Manager in London, England

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    flexible work hours (although can be team dependent) big company with opportunities if you network

    Cons

    bureaucracy as with any large company a number of roles moving away from London

  2. "Barclays"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work for, great culture and lots of opportunities

    Cons

    I haven't experienced any downsides


  3. "Salary"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Knutsford, England

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Benefits Flexible Morale Training or internal courses

    Cons

    Salary Development or progression is hard

  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Ambition to become a Top Tier bank Good internal promotion policy

    Cons

    Lack of funding for certifications

  5. "Getting there"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Inclusive, if in good team can get ahead

    Cons

    Too much red tape Limited career opportunities if based in london

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  6. COVID-19

    "Solid Company but it's time to be Agile"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are many opportunities to rise if you go after them yourself. The company cares about its employees and has focused a lot of attention on mental health during lockdown. They also make great strides towards being an equal opportunity employer.

    Cons

    It's time to be agile and although there has been some investment in IT to train the staff in agile methodologies, there has been no follow through with the business and senior management, providing road blocks to achieving an agile mindset.

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  7. "Good Company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Project Manager 

    I worked at Barclays

    Pros

    Great flexibility Great canteen ( cheap) Great people

    Cons

    On boarding process a bit slow

  8. "Good bank trying to do the right things for long term survival"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - competitive salaries and packages - good benefits and related support - nice environment - I personally do like the people I work with - Banking career has enabled me to create a comfortable and happy life

    Cons

    - it’s banking - please don’t join expecting Civil Service hours or work that fulfills you in the same way that being an Engineer, teacher etc will - long ish working hours and pressure (but you are paid well for it) - can have a “hire and fire” nature to certain departments

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  9. "amazing company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flex working, team bonding, benefits are great

    Cons

    red tape, HR, logistical issues

  10. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, progression opportunities, values

    Cons

    Takes time to deliver change

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