National Grid (UK) - be wary of joining Procurement | Glassdoor.co.uk
  1. "be wary of joining Procurement"

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    Former Employee - Buyer in Warwick, West Midlands, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid (UK) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Comany is reputable , nice office

    Cons

    Would not recommend working in Procurement. Workload is high well being is ignored by managers. There is a high turnover rate with majority of employees leaving to join competitors.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to why your people are leaving. The same issue are cropping up.

    National Grid (UK)2019-08-23
  1. "get good exposure to different platforms"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Assistant Financial Accountant 

    I have been working at National Grid (UK) for more than a year

    Pros

    very flexible and friendly environment

    Cons

    Parking is a big problem

    National Grid (UK)2019-07-08
  2. "Fair and trustworthy employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Grid (UK) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary Good management and team spirit Excellent benefits and facilities

    Cons

    Independance can mean need to work longer hours or at home to get all the work done

    Advice to Management

    Discuss ’next career move’ with each person as part of the annual review

    National Grid (UK)2019-10-20

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