Civil Service United Kingdom Reviews

Updated 7 Mar 2021

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4.1
83%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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Civil Service United Kingdom Cabinet Secretary  Sir Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy Heywood
98 Ratings
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  • "Salary a lot lower than a similar job in the private sector(in 29 reviews)

  • "Low pay compared with similar roles elsewhere(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Compliance Officer in Manchester, England

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Generous leave, good pension, flexi time working

    Cons

    5/7 contract, late evening and weekend

  2. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Policy Advisor 

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is very good

    Cons

    Pay is not that great


  3. "Planning"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Planning and Delivery Manager in Swansea, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexitime, great learning and development opportunities

    Cons

    Slow progression, sometimes frustrating because you have to apply for promotions.

  4. "Rewarding Job"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Employment Advisor in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Rewarding and interesting job where no two days are the same .

    Cons

    Bad technology and behind the times. No ability to challenge things

  5. "PMO"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Excellent working benefits and pay

    Cons

    Can be time consuming and unorganised

  6. "PMO"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits such as flexible working

    Cons

    Can get long hours depending on project

  7. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Statistician in Cardiff, Wales

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Amazing employer, great benefits and flexible working hours

    Cons

    Nothing to say here at all

  8. "great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Administrative 

    I worked at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Great job, it is very flexible

    Cons

    none at this moment in time

  9. "Solid employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Administrative Officer in Leeds, England

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time

    Pros

    Goods hours and you know where you stand

    Cons

    Very rigid management when it comes to taking into account your personal needs

  10. COVID-19

    "good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Auditor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Civil Service United Kingdom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good pay, good benefits and security plus pensions and holiday benefits

    Cons

    working in a pandemic so remote working

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