Mott MacDonald Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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3.6
74%
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85%
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Mott MacDonald Chairman Mike Haigh
Mike Haigh
55 Ratings
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  1. "Diverse growing business with strong culture and good work-life balance"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time

    Pros

    Lots of internal opportunities and supportive colleagues

    Cons

    Complexities of a large organisation

  2. "Excellent company to work for."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Travel Consultant in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mott MacDonald full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They take care of their staff and have a great work life balance.

    Cons

    No cons, excellent all round company.


  3. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Practice Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Project opportunities, Mobility, Ethos, Diversity

    Cons

    The company is very supportive of its employers

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Pay your people!"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Project Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good workplace culture. Decent projects if you get the chance to work on them.

    Cons

    Salary is behind competition, little focus on development. No salary reviews for Graduates in 2020. Inflexible on salary negations. Promotions now only take place in June. Promotions appear arbitrary, very little transparency on the whole process.

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  5. "Decent company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Civil Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at Mott MacDonald full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The company generally treats staff well, won't be made redundant during a downturn, good social club.

    Cons

    Salaries generally lower compared to other consultants

  6. "Growing business"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Civil Engineering Apprentice in Altrincham, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Growing business in a wide variety of projects and countries

    Cons

    different departments are treated differently

  7. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time

    Pros

    Partnership, trust, longevity, collaboration, people

    Cons

    None, all great, none all great

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Pros and Cons"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time

    Pros

    Employee ownership. Technical Excellence focus. Strong engineering brand. Global presence. Share system.

    Cons

    Snr promotions are secretive with no structure or communication in how they are done. Snr staff in position for too long

  9. "Internship"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internship in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Low stress and flexible working, great working culture

    Cons

    Can be repetitive and uninteresting at times

  10. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Support Technician in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mott MacDonald full-time

    Pros

    Technically good, independent, interesting work

    Cons

    Very run by the bottom line

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