Met Office Reviews

Updated 20 Jun 2021

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3.9
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Met Office Chief Executive  Penny Endersby
Penny Endersby
20 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working hours/patterns with plenty of time off(in 14 reviews)

  • "Emphasis on work life balance and no leeching of work into downtime(in 7 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Hide bound civil service attitude(in 7 reviews)

  • "Shift work, limited pay rises due to being part of civil service(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fantastic place to work in the South West

      17 May 2021 - Senior Resourcing Partner in Exeter, England, England
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      Pros

      Excellent forward thinking culture which makes a great professional challenge.

      Cons

      Some red tape to navigate being public sector, but all can be overcome.

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Low salary, great pension, OK work-life balance

      14 Jun 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, South East England, England, England
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      Pros

      Civil service pension scheme. Work feels meaningful. Good work-life balance

      Cons

      Low salary, low product maturity, siloed IT department

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great working environment

      15 May 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Exeter, England, England
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      Pros

      Great working environment. Great career learning opportunity

      Cons

      Low pay compared to area and job

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee

      not a good experience

      25 May 2021 - Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it is a brilliant building with great location

      Cons

      The People Management of employees is terrible

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fantastic internationally recognised employer in the South West.

      25 Mar 2021 - Head of Strategic Planning in Exeter, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Ethusiastic and brilliant staff, supportive management/policy and a great total reward package with excellent pension.

      Cons

      Workload and prioritisation of it can be a challenge.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Very good place to work at

      17 Mar 2021 - Software Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very friendly and relaxed, you also learn a lot

      Cons

      If you are looking for a big salary, maybe no the company for you.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      9 Mar 2021 - Research Scientist in Exeter, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely colleagues. Interesting work. Good opportunity for learning new skills.

      Cons

      Poor pay. Somewhat demotivated workforce,

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great people, poor pay

      6 Apr 2021 - Scientist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely place to work, great values and flexible employer

      Cons

      Tied to public sector pay freezes, very little movement in pay

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Stable job in a supportive organisation

      7 Feb 2021 - Senior IT Practitioner in Exeter, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, supportive organisation, interesting scientific work

      Cons

      Slow to move, slow to change

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    10. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Bullying is rife

      9 Apr 2021 - Meteorologist in Exeter, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Just don't work here, it will ruin your self esteem

      Cons

      Your manager and colleagues will bully you

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