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Manchester Airports Group Reviews

Updated 22 October 2018
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Pros
  • "Interesting environment to work in" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Great people who you can have a laugh with" (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Apparently giving a work life balance" (in 6 reviews)

  • "long hours expected as there is a lot that needs to improve, the new system will help with that - the FD's rarely support though" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place To Work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Personal Assistant in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Personal Assistant in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manchester Airports Group part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working environment, great Team of people

    Cons

    M56 can be a nightmare!


  2. "Not a place I would recommend"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Manchester Airports Group full-time

    Pros

    Parts of the business are well-organised, with competent staff and good managerial structure. and there are some nice people who work there

    Cons

    Processes are too complex, too many layers of bureaucracy, management create a toxic environment to work in

  3. "Awful place to work, systems that do not work, incompetent management in Finance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Manchester Airports Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some great people work at MAG

    Cons

    Culture of bullying and harassment, systems that don't work, long hours demanded, utter contempt for the team by senior management

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the feedback from your employees. Act upon the info in exit interviews. Make a stand and get rid of bullying in management in Finance


  4. "A challenge but rewarding"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Stockport, England
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Stockport, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manchester Airports Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A really interesting environment to work in
    Great people who you can have a laugh with
    Huge amounts of transformation which should improve how the airport operates
    Lots to get stuck into

    Cons

    Fair way from central Manchester
    Lots of change which can be difficult to deal with


  5. "Very friendly open staff"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lounge Host in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Lounge Host in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Manchester Airports Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Meet lots of people from all over

    Cons

    Very fast paced environment keeping things tidy


  6. "Security"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aviation Security Officer in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Aviation Security Officer in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manchester Airports Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great colleague team spirit helps you through the days mundane work tasks.

    Cons

    Antiquated lower management. Very poorly maintained build environment and extremely poor ergonomic design and layout of the site.

    Advice to Management

    Look at the quality of the staff and not follow the well trodden path of nepotism and old boys network.


  7. "OK but not much work life balance"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Operations in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manchester Airports Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people enjoy working in the team I am in

    Cons

    Lots of different departments that do not work together so very difficult. Lots of red tape.

    Advice to Management

    Bring the teams together

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Duty free - Sales Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Manchester Airports Group part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Discount, some nice staff to work with

    Cons

    Security customs before every shift, was always late because security are rude and have a big power trip. No progression. Management is awful especially the Terminal 1 manager. Very rude woman. Staff are not treated fairly and their are fleas in the staff room sofas. Plus gossiping staff members

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer and better. Couldn't manage to save their own skin. Also don't act like they enjoy their own job


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Avoid. Not an enjoyable place to work."

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Manchester, England
    Former Employee - Analyst in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Manchester Airports Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pension.
    Nice office view.
    Ok job if you’re just wanting to pay bills. I never did overtime and it wasn’t expected.

    Cons

    Micromanaging Manager who wanted to check every email before you sent it.
    Supressioning environment.
    Nobody spoke - very quiet office.
    Poor team spirit.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Women beware!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Not Stated for Obs Reasons in Manchester, England
    Former Employee - Not Stated for Obs Reasons in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Manchester Airports Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Looks lovely and glamorous but don’t be tempted or fooled by this

    Cons

    Bullying and harassing culture
    Sex discrimination rife/sexual harassment a way of life there.
    Poor senior managers and behaviours
    Unsafe working practices with health and safety not taken seriously.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to treat people as human beings. Follow your own values. Hopefully one day you will great treated the same way as you treat others.


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