EDF Reviews

Updated 4 Jul 2020

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3.9
78%
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EDF Président Directeur Général Jean-Bernard Lévy
Jean-Bernard Lévy
250 Ratings
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  • "Disconnect between senior management, HR and staff,Politics at senior level make decision making slow and arduous(in 14 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "Good to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer in London, England

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

    Pros

    freedom , support , funding, opportunity

    Cons

    very big company frequent priorities changes.

  2. Helpful (1)

    "EDF - Excellent Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Analyst in Gloucester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work Life balance, Employee engagement, Benefits

    Cons

    Politics at senior level make decision making slow and arduous

  3. "Good Place To Work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Salary, pension, benefits, flexible working, good colleagues

    Cons

    Process change can be slow.

  4. "It's mostly ok"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England

    I worked at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Nice office, reasonable hours, ok pay if you've been there a while

    Cons

    Very political, some people do little work

  5. "Diverse, yet not always agile"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Diversity. Scope of Work. Opportunity to carve out a career.

    Cons

    Disparate. 5 different cultures under one umbrella. Legacy management. Decision making not always on point.

  6. "OK"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate in Hove, England

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

    Pros

    Generous policies and benefits for employees. Work content varied.

    Cons

    Long tenure of employees, breeds a lot of incompetence. Inconsistency in management, especially regarding commercial decisions.

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  7. "Good package"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Good company package, salary and pension scheme.

    Cons

    Promotion and career path very slow and limited.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for, great people.

    Cons

    All great - nothing wrong

  9. "Ok"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Exeter, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    None - Not very modern

    Cons

    Very old school, not as agile as they make out.

  10. "Company cares about its staff. Great people, but unfortunately hindered by old school management style"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hove, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, benefits, generous salary, great people at the working layer.

    Cons

    Too many chiefs, the heirachy and politics makes it very difficult to get things done.

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