Centrica Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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3.1
47%
Recommend to a Friend
49%
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Centrica Chief Executive Owner Chris O Shea
Chris O Shea
53 Ratings
Pros
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  • "Senior management team is cost conscious(in 11 reviews)

  • "Too many redundancies too late- 9,000 left (around a third) in just over a year(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Really useful"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Internship in London, England

    I worked at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and good people to work alongside

    Cons

    not really one in particular I can think of

  2. "Centrica"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Structural Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Good all round support network

    Cons

    None that I am aware of


  3. "Great Place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Data Analyst 

    I worked at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hour, working with talented people

    Cons

    constantly going through re-org, no clear vision from the boardroom

  4. "Generally good employer going through a period of changeof"

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

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

    Pros

    Improving leadership, flex to work from home, generally friendly and supportive environment.

    Cons

    Terms and conditions recently downgraded, complex organisational structure, long hours.

  5. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Nothing that comes to mind immediately

  6. "DTS"

    2.0
    Former Employee - DTS in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy place to work especially for work life balance

    Cons

    Poor DTS Management team. Very old click of leads/managers that have worked together for over 15 years. Not very considerate of budgets and this noticeable on the millions spent on unsuccessful projects.

  7. "People great, company was unsure of direction"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in Windsor, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    great people in the teams

    Cons

    Leadership are rocky and not sure where the direction their going is.

  8. "Decent but in a declining market"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Salary is fair and competitive Inclusion matters a lot

    Cons

    Redundancies are likely, they're failing

  9. "Good people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff - keep you going and keep your spirits up.

    Cons

    Processes - not enough done to streamline services.

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  10. "Transformative CEO"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Camberley, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Some amazing people with long service and absolute passion and commitment for customer outcome

    Cons

    Challenging times. Legacy of mistakes now really impacting the company

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