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3.8
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Jack Bowles
12 Ratings
Pros
  • "They invest in their people and try to foster a friendly, open working environment(in 74 reviews)

  • "Good career opportunities and good facilities and good benefits(in 41 reviews)

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  1. "Stretching, challenging and a wholly rounded work experience."

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    Current Employee - Head of Human Resources in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Excellent talent bench strength. Feel challenged everyday. Very open work culture.

    Cons

    Industry undergoing major transformation, needs major digitalisation.

    British American Tobacco2019-05-13
  2. "Senior Technologist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Ok wage: family friendly: nice amenities

    Cons

    Sometimes unfair where you are based: paid less than others

    Advice to Management

    To fight more for the lower grades

    British American Tobacco2019-04-11
  3. "Good Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and work life balance, good salary etc

    Cons

    Career progression and Development can be restrictive

    British American Tobacco2019-04-10
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Finance manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Good pay Well located and pleasant offices

    Cons

    Lack of gender diversity Male dominated senior management Hierarchical

    Advice to Management

    Improve female representation at more senior grades

    British American Tobacco2019-04-15
  5. "Senior Counsel"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    The salary is good and used to be above average

    Cons

    It is a hard working company

    Advice to Management

    Lack of life balance. This need to change.

    British American Tobacco2019-04-02
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Group CIO"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Great LTIP Payments and restaurant

    Cons

    Nepotism and old boy network

    Advice to Management

    Value diversity

    British American Tobacco2019-04-04
  7. Helpful (2)

    "Brand Executive Next Generation Products"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits including high coverage health insurance, saving schemes and free shares

    Cons

    Career opportunities and prospects could be better

    British American Tobacco2019-03-15
  8. "Global Business Analyst role in Marketing IT focussing on Trade Marketing and Distribution solutions."

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    Current Employee - Global Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    One of the leading global companies

    Cons

    Industry has lot of challenges

    British American Tobacco2019-03-09
  9. "Good company to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, career prospects, people, international locations

    Cons

    Too many meetings, too many layers in management

    British American Tobacco2019-03-06
  10. "Working at BAT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Great people, strong vision, good processes ,

    Cons

    Too much politics, transformation slow, silos working, excessive use of consultants who frankly do nothing

    Advice to Management

    Be bolder, less political, reward people leaders as that’s the only magic to developing a legacy of leaders

    British American Tobacco2019-02-26
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