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Centrica Reviews

Updated 19 Feb 2020

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3.1
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Centrica Chief Executive Iain Conn
Iain Conn
107 Ratings
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  1. "great company to work for but held back by people and old systems"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great people with purpose, great values. serves the UK very positively

    Cons

    old systems, some people cling to their positions rather than being constructive

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    Centrica2020-02-13
  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good working culture Latest technologies used

    Cons

    It works more of matrix type, vertical growth opportunities are less

    Centrica2020-02-19
  3. "Flexible working, inflexible structure"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Windsor, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -work with some very high performing teams who are passionate about what they do -you are trusted to work from home and not stick rigidly to a 9-5 culture

    Cons

    -it's a very big company, so some processes are very slow - a lot of re-structuring

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    Centrica2020-02-11
  4. "Good Benefits"

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

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice team, good pay and Benefits, development opportunities

    Cons

    Hierarchical and out of date processes

    Centrica2020-02-08
  5. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Construction Detailer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working . Multi cultural.good work life balance

    Cons

    Re orgs,no clear direction from higher management

    Centrica2020-02-05
  6. "General feedback"

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    Current Employee - Credit Risk Analyst in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent support for health and specifically mental health

    Cons

    Senior Directors can make you feel worthless and sign deals that undermine your role and influence within the business

    Centrica2020-02-19
  7. "Good company but needs to stop transformation"

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    Former Employee - Resource Manager in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people, good environment and company benefits

    Cons

    Company is constantly in transformation. making it difficult to focus on your job

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    Centrica2020-01-17
  8. "Rewarding place to work"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst 

    I have been working at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good pension, opportunities for professional development

    Cons

    Few opportunities for progression once at senior manager level

    Centrica2020-01-15
  9. "Quo Vadis?"

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    Former Employee - Configuration Management Lead in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues with a lot of knowledge and experience

    Cons

    Very little management support in delivering day to day work and developing in role

    Centrica2020-01-28
  10. "Good culture, flexible working"

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    Current Employee - Finance Partners in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed working culture, flexible working, decent pay

    Cons

    Been going through a tough time, lost strategic direction, redundancy risk, work life balance at risk due to smaller workforce

    Centrica2020-01-12

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