Barclays Project Manager Reviews

Updated 30 Jun 2020

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4.0
85%
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72%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
46 Ratings
  1. "Great company offering exposure to a diverse set of teams"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager 

    I have been working at Barclays for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - work life balance - pay - good values

    Cons

    i did not identify any cons of working here

  2. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • 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

    decent work life balance as the firm is gradually investing in its IT infrastructure

    Cons

    Pay may not be the highest in the market


  3. "Overall enjoyed my time here"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good work/life balance in the consumer bank - Support from management - Friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    - Large entity so change takes time and a lot of effort - Service model is disjointed - Job cuts favours offshore model

  4. "Great place to work, but subject to policy changes by management"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Project Manager/Business Analyst in London, England

    I worked at Barclays

    Pros

    Very good people Good work environment and work/life balance

    Cons

    High level politics get in the way of projects

  5. "A lot of plusses and some significant minuses"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays

    Pros

    Dynamic environment, some great people, flexible working

    Cons

    Senior management talk values and then demonstrate conflicting behaviours. Bullying rife.

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  6. "Good Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Many areas to test and try

    Cons

    none really, as with large companies

  7. "Product manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • 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 for more than a year

    Pros

    Barclays are quite supportive in progressing their colleagues

    Cons

    Barclays has quite old systems so it’s always time efficient to get things done

  8. "Good company to work for, good base salary and excellent additional benefits"

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

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

    Pros

    Good working environment Good focus on Improving the individual and moving them into a career path

    Cons

    Siloed working mentality within teams A lot of internal red tape to navigate around Poor internal training on commonly used tools

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  9. "Good employer"

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

    I worked at Barclays for more than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, friendly, good support available

    Cons

    Lack of collaboration between teams

  10. "PM Role"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Senior Project Manager in London, England

    I worked at Barclays

    Pros

    Kept busy on Brexit Programme

    Cons

    Systems were not strong. Programme direction was uncertain due to the external situation.

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