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Inmarsat Reviews

Updated 13 Feb 2020

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3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
59%
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Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce
Rupert Pearce
85 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, great ethos and improving culture(in 10 reviews)

  • "London office seems to be getting a overhaul, long needed to improve the working environment(in 9 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Inmarsat"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with amazing products and services

    Cons

    Still have people with old ideas holding the company back

    Inmarsat2019-10-05
  2. "Enjoyed working here"

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    Current Employee - Global Technical Support 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay , flexible shifts and office at central location

    Cons

    career progression hurdles can stop growth

    Inmarsat2020-02-13
  3. "A lot done more to do"

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    Current Employee - Corporate Special Projects Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people for the most part. Company working hard to change culture and improve diversity and inclusion.

    Cons

    Company is working hard on culture but some managers have not bought in. You are really at the mercy of your manager, and thus lucky or unlucky. Massive workload! People who spend more time whining than working get more resources!

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    Inmarsat2020-01-23
  4. "Complicated and impossible to get things done"

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    Former Employee - Sales in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diverse culture, flexible working, room to grow and progress, majority of people are willing to work together to achieve goals

    Cons

    No clear strategy, all decision making is short term, business unit structure has created far too much duplication

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    Inmarsat2020-01-16
  5. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Spacecraft Operator 

    I have been working at Inmarsat full-time

    Pros

    Stability, Reputation, Location, Technologies, Benefits

    Cons

    Burocracy, Legislation, Micromanagement, Slow growth, No unpaid leave

    Inmarsat2019-11-26
  6. "Interesting career"

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    Former Employee - Global Customer Support Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Development in an interesting field.

    Cons

    Some incompetent leaders without commitment.

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    Inmarsat2019-11-22
  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - V P in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great ethos and improving culture

    Cons

    Tends to lean more towards "telling" rather than "coaching"

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    Inmarsat2019-09-19
  8. "Nice place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer 

    I worked at Inmarsat full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, friendly environment, full freedom to a developer to choose language and design

    Cons

    No structure in the IT Team, developers are on their own to maintain a software whichever way they like

    Inmarsat2019-08-31
  9. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Procurement Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Pay Generous Package Unfortunately this is the only Pros

    Cons

    Lack of Organisation Bad Management Horrible Working environment Unclear strategies Lack of Progression Lack of respect of each other

    Inmarsat2019-08-12
  10. "Inmarsat is a cool company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Global Technical Support in London, England

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

    Pros

    The job is very varied and a lot of interesting cases

    Cons

    Can be stressful and challenging

    Inmarsat2019-06-18

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