Centrica Employee Reviews about "senior management"

Updated 27 Nov 2020

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  • "Senior management team is cost conscious(in 11 reviews)

  • "Too many restructures and job losses makes it a really demotivating place to work(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Decent place to work"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Leeds, England

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

    Pros

    Approachable line managers and given room to grow

    Cons

    Senior management making bad decisions and creating poor morale

  2. "Poor paymaster"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SAP Analyst in Staines, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to work on latest technology. Work life balance.

    Cons

    Senior management team is cost conscious. Pay peanut compared to market. Expects you to work overtime without paying

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  3. "ok"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contract Manager in Staines, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    people, benefits and the environment

    Cons

    processes and senior management attitudes

  4. "Good company."

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, flexible, foot atmosphere in the office

    Cons

    Redundancy, senior management, no real plan

  5. Helpful (3)

    "..."

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are good, the hours are flexible

    Cons

    No confidence in senior management, no decisions are made for the workforce

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great people, important role, company drifting"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
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    Current Employee - Head of Department in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Centrica does a really important job as one of the major energy suppliers in the UK, US and Ireland. A lot of the people here are excellent.

    Cons

    You get a feeling of drift from senior management

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great flexibility & Salary, completely useless Senior Management"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Insight Manager in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility Salary and benefits Good people Bonus and flex allowance

    Cons

    Constant restructures, very brutal Senior Management don't know what they are doing

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  8. Helpful (3)

    "Not the company it used to be"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 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

    Some great colleagues Decent Hive discount

    Cons

    No respect from senior management Poor pay for the sector

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  9. "Going downhill fast"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Centre in Staines, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible, good technology to allow home working Great people Nice offices Excellent benefit package

    Cons

    Recent restructuring and budget cuts means they have lost amazing talent and people left behind are frustrated and battered by senior management stasis and constant budget pressure. Along with pay negotiations morale is very low. Career progression and development isn't great anymore.

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  10. "Needs to improve"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica for less than a year

    Pros

    There are some very smart and very competent people working here. There is huge potential for improvement and there are a lot of people really trying to make a difference

    Cons

    Senior management do not listen and are extremely arrogant. Extreme pressure is put on staff for results but little or no support is given.

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