Centrica Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 3 Dec 2020

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Centrica Chief Executive Owner Chris O Shea
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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. "Awesome Company to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Specialist in Windsor, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    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. "Great company - thoroughly enjoyed working here"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Windsor, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Can be overly bureaucratic at times


  3. "Poor paymaster"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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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  4. "Great time great people"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Master Black Belt - Six Sigma 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Work life balance sometimes. Constraints

    Cons

    Leaderships just feckless and empty

  5. "Not bad"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Smart Meter Coach 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance Pay Area of work Oppertunity

    Cons

    Pay at training OOH unsocialble hours Slow promotion Boys club

  6. "Complex org, needs to change"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Department in Windsor, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary, ok work life balance

    Cons

    Complex Organisation, no clarity around bonus

  7. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Solutions Architect in Staines, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica for more than a year

    Pros

    team, some management, environment, work/life balance

    Cons

    lack of communication among teams

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed bag"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Windsor, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    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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  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  10. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Promotion opportunities Workload really busy

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