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Lend Lease Reviews

Updated 21 September 2017
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Lend Lease Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Steve McCann
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Pros
  • Promoters of a good work life balance and employees are given support to achieve any goals (in 18 reviews)

  • Good benefits, good access to management and friendly (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance isn't always there, but I understand they are actively working on fixing it (in 17 reviews)

  • Long hours can be expected, especially on sites where they do Saturday work (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Solid employer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project in London, England
    Former Employee - Project in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lend Lease full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    interesting projects, development opportunity, fair pay, teamwork

    Cons

    line management need improvement, external HR


  2. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lend Lease full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, good health and wellbeing plans, open minded and good opportunities within to move around. A lot of good people to work around you just need to spot the good ones.

    Cons

    Too much business changes from almost year to year, lack of stability in management. Old bad log can be detrimental to a team.

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent be accountable make decision and stand by it. No point of having layers of management where no one is giving a firm decision.


  3. "It's ok"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lend Lease full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, good access to management and friendly

    Cons

    Highly bureaucratic, complicated systems and limited opportunity or progression for certain roles


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  5. "Great support for juniors"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    getting great support towards professional quals. Huge projects.

    Cons

    There aren't any at my level.


  6. "Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Construction Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Construction Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lend Lease full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work, training

    Cons

    Poor line management no collaboration

    Advice to Management

    Talk more


  7. "Attractive Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lend Lease full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting company which has been involved in some of the countries most iconic buildings. The team I work with are very professional and set a good balance between work and life.

    Cons

    The lack of bidding outwith London has caused major issues with the business


  8. "Solid company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good business environment and great people

    Cons

    Plenty of red tapes and reporting


  9. "Good Company - if you go in at the top"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lend Lease full-time

    Pros

    Good perks and nice working environment, free breakfast etc. London based EMEA office.

    Cons

    Too hierarchical, old fashioned, talks a lot of talk but managemement very rarely walk the walk.

    Advice to Management

    Read the company policies and follow and implement them or you'll lose your market leadership space.


  10. "Great Company that really cares about its people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - BIM Coordinator in London, England
    Current Employee - BIM Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lend Lease full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and company ethos
    Good benefits
    Employee wellbeing focused

    Cons

    Some politics but its easily avoidable

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the genuine employee focus


  11. "Overall a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lend Lease full-time

    Pros

    In comparison to other construction companies Lendlease has a good well being policy that they actually adhere to. Promoters of a good work life balance and employees are given support to achieve any goals.

    Cons

    There are a high number of employees that seem to contribute little to the success of projects and are being carried by other team members.


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