Bouygues UK Reviews

Updated 18 Jan 2021

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3.9
73%
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94%
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Bouygues UK Chairman of Bouygues UK Fabienne Viala (no image)
Fabienne Viala
29 Ratings
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  • "long hours and can't progress much after cretin level(in 15 reviews)

  • "Otherwise work life balance sometimes an issue depending on the work load but manageable(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Best company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Land Surveyor in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bouygues UK full-time

    Pros

    Big development opportunities Possible to work on many projects worldwide

    Cons

    There's no cons for this company

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  2. "Challenging but rewarding"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bid Writer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bouygues UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    opportunities to learn and grow, thrown into the deep end, given lots of responsibility

    Cons

    intense working hours, slow pay increase within graduate scheme


  3. "Good company but difficult to progress if your not French"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Surveyor in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bouygues UK full-time

    Pros

    Consistent work Win big projects Not as ruthless as other companies

    Cons

    Very French in some part of the business Difficult to progress through the ranks if you are site manager and not french They dont value surveyors

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  4. "Good company, look after the people"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quantity Surveyor in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bouygues UK full-time

    Pros

    Major projects, opportunities available to learn/enhance skills on job.

    Cons

    Rigorous processes could be leaner

  5. "project engineer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bouygues UK full-time

    Pros

    good reputation for the next professional step

    Cons

    they dont give advices and good instructions in the begining

  6. "Overall good experience so far"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Accountant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bouygues UK full-time

    Pros

    Great people Lots of opportunities Cared to keep all their employees during times of difficulties

    Cons

    Massive workload which lend to long working hours and pressure

  7. "Demanding Work focusing technical construction aspects"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bouygues UK full-time

    Pros

    Expanded knowledge beyond traditional Site Manager role (involved heavily in QS and design aspects) Good technical challenges Moving towards more LEAN / collaborative approaches

    Cons

    Pushing to be experts in all facets of the job (QS, Design, PM) can be overwhelming Did not receive enough support by adding members to the team

  8. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Responsibilities coming quick with experience

    Cons

    Not enough communication within the company

  9. "I hope they change soon"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bouygues UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Big projects, European methods, top 100 company, full construction, good exposure

    Cons

    Money, favouritism towards french people

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  10. "Great till issues"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bouygues UK full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Really liked working here, chances to move forward and learn.

    Cons

    I become ill and a problem and I was moved out on the dole and it was blatant. Otherwise work life balance sometimes an issue depending on the work load but manageable.

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