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EDF Reviews

Updated 10 Feb 2020

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3.8
77%
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EDF Président Directeur Général Jean-Bernard Lévy
Jean-Bernard Lévy
221 Ratings
Pros
  • "Bonne condition de travail / salaire correct / possibilit(in 109 reviews)

  • "s sont sympathiques et entretiennent une bonne ambiance de mani(in 80 reviews)

Cons
  • "Il faut avoir envie de changer de travail tous les 4 ans(in 42 reviews)

  • "placements pour les stagiaires dans le cadre des missions d'audit(in 41 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People location culture atmosphere balance

    Cons

    Structure clarity options opportunity progression

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    EDF2020-01-31
  2. "Fast paced call centre"

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    Former Employee - Team Manager in Sunderland, North East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are the best part of the organisation. The help the day go by and support each other.

    Cons

    Some managers lack generic people skills and the business is mindful of its targets

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    EDF2020-02-10
  3. "Good then and better now"

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    Former Employee - Communications Specialist in London, England
    Recommends

    I worked at EDF full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    many great people to work with

    Cons

    Did have a couple of arrogant directors but they've left. Hear things the better for it.

    EDF2020-01-23
  4. "Challenging, constant change, strong culture and brilliant people."

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    Former Employee - Head of Internal Communication in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, role, leadership, Culture and behaviours

    Cons

    Complexity, integration, structure, hierarchy and culture

    EDF2020-01-16
  5. "Great place to work if you want an easy life"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Analyst in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at EDF full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, including defined benefit pension You'll only ever be asked to work your hours

    Cons

    If you're motivated, this isn't the place to you The business is constantly restructuring, and the the terms are so good, that the organisation is full of people who are coasting. Great place to work for a few years, but you won't learn much.

    EDF2020-01-23
  6. "No ability to manage or develop people"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None. In the past money and security of employment were good, now diminishing rapidly.

    Cons

    This is like working in North Korea, no desire to tackle the real problems and only focus on the next quarter.

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    EDF2020-01-16
  7. "Vertically integrated low carbon utility"

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    Former Employee - Project Development Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance Good benefits package Waking up to how the market is changing which is creating some interesting new work

    Cons

    Due to the size of the organisation they can be slow moving with excessive governance. Lack of dynamism and agility

    EDF2020-01-15
  8. "Ok if you are in the nuclear bit but not the supplier bit"

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    Former Employee - Test Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fine for apprentices or those in the nuclear industry. Good terms and conditions

    Cons

    Bad if you are in IT as this was all outsourced and there are constant office location changes and an obsession with saving money. Generally run by jobsworths so if you want to be a robot...Annual appraisal pointless and unnecessarily time consuming.

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    EDF2020-02-04
  9. "Lots of variety in work"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England

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

    Pros

    Variety of work and good people to work with. Good opportunities if you can do a lot of hours. Good benefits

    Cons

    Lack of time to do the work

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    EDF2019-12-11
  10. "Well resourced to do jobs properly and to a high standard"

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    Current Employee - Environmental Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits package working with in the main a good bunch of people

    Cons

    Slow and reluctant to change. Not a diverse workforce

    EDF2019-12-06

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