NATS Reviews

Updated 19 Jan 2021

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4.2
84%
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76%
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NATS CEO Martin Rolfe
Martin Rolfe
33 Ratings
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  • "Parking at the Whiteley site can be difficult,(in 5 reviews)

  • "Poor workload management for non-operational staff(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "A great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great salary and work/life balance

    Cons

    Shift work, and having to book AL often many months in advance. Apart from that, not many cons at all

  2. "Would recommend"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Communications Specialist in Winchester, England

    I worked at NATS part-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, varied, education opportunities, scope to change role once working for the company. Staff canteen, excellent benefits

    Cons

    Lots of acronyms to learn but it’s all part of the fun!


  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer 

    I worked at NATS full-time

    Pros

    Great working environment and benefits

    Cons

    Sometimes management plans are optimistic

  4. "Good company, could be better"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Air Traffic Controller in Whiteley, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NATS full-time

    Pros

    Great training facilities/instructors Generous pay A lot of job satisfaction

    Cons

    Upper management act hastily in times of economic struggle.

  5. "good job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ATCO in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NATS part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    pay, time off, no 2 days the same, talented workforce (mainly)

    Cons

    constant assessment, moving from your posting airport is difficult

  6. COVID-19

    "Great benefits, but poor management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee Air Traffic Controller in Whiteley, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits including pension, holiday days, private healthcare and life insurance plans

    Cons

    Communication from top management down the chain during the COVID pandemic has been slow and sometimes non-existent. General management has been okay, but could have been better during recent times

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  7. COVID-19

    "Management couldn't care less and will drop you at the first opportunity to protect their own salary."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee Air Traffic Controller in Whiteley, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free apples, some retail discounts and a decent pension.

    Cons

    Treated with contempt by management, regardless of any action you take, how hard you work or how much you attempt to benefit the company.

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  8. COVID-19

    "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Gosport, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at NATS full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good company, above average salary

    Cons

    COVID causing uncertainty at the moment

  9. "Great company to work for."

    5.0
    Current Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Fareham, England

    I have been working at NATS full-time

    Pros

    Really good T&Cs. A very interesting and challenging industry.

    Cons

    The recent downturn in the aviation industry has created a challenging work place.

  10. "NATS"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Trainee in Fareham, England

    I have been working at NATS full-time

    Pros

    Good company. Very good benefits.

    Cons

    No cons to mention about

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