Centrica Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 3 Dec 2020

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Centrica Chief Executive Owner Chris O Shea
Chris O Shea
79 Ratings
Pros
  • "Keeping a good work/life balance(in 56 reviews)

  • "great people great life work balance(in 30 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "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. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Awesome Company to work for!

      24 Aug 2020 - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Windsor, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent company culture; you really feel like your a part of something and feel valued. Great work life balance, no micro management and clear opportunity to progress.

      Cons

      I can’t think of a con.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company - thoroughly enjoyed working here

      3 Dec 2020 - Project Manager in Windsor, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly helpful staff with great team spirit. Good work life balance

      Cons

      Can be overly bureaucratic at times

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Poor paymaster

      27 Nov 2020 - SAP Analyst in Staines, England, England
      Recommend
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      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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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great time great people

      12 Sep 2020 - Master Black Belt - Six Sigma 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance sometimes. Constraints

      Cons

      Leaderships just feckless and empty

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Not bad

      26 Aug 2020 - Smart Meter Coach 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance Pay Area of work Oppertunity

      Cons

      Pay at training OOH unsocialble hours Slow promotion Boys club

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Complex org, needs to change

      16 Aug 2020 - Head of Department in Windsor, South East England, England, England
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      Pros

      Competitive salary, ok work life balance

      Cons

      Complex Organisation, no clarity around bonus

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    7. 5.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      27 Feb 2020 - Solutions Architect in Staines, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      team, some management, environment, work/life balance

      Cons

      lack of communication among teams

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      5 Feb 2020 - Construction Detailer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working . Multi cultural.good work life balance

      Cons

      Re orgs,no clear direction from higher management

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Mixed bag

      3 Mar 2020 - Procurement Manager in Windsor, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay and work life balance

      Cons

      Lack of support the business doesn’t want a procurement function, it wants and administration function. Lack of leadership and support.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great company to work for

      26 Oct 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance Great company to work for despite challenging times.

      Cons

      Promotion opportunities Workload really busy

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