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Oliver Wyman Reviews

Updated Oct 16, 2019

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Oliver Wyman CEO Scott McDonald
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225 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very smart people and interesting work(in 62 reviews)

  • "Great people (colleagues are also best friends)(in 54 reviews)

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  1. "Great firm - entrepreneurial, humble, lots of opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with - smart, down to earth, engaged. Growing firm with lots of opportunity for growth and advancement. Good pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Hours can be long and unpredictable, and leadership strength is inconsistent and weak in some offices / practice areas.

    Oliver Wyman2019-08-09
  2. "Pretty decent nice culture"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good culture good hours for consulting

    Cons

    Financial services heavy lack of project variety

    Oliver Wyman2019-08-22
  3. "Excellent place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Learn very useful skill set Great opportunities to grow fast in career Fantastic travel opportunities

    Cons

    Can specialise too early into niche segments

    Oliver Wyman2019-06-03
  4. "Good to kick-off career"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros

    - Great learning experience - Smart people

    Cons

    - Long and irregular hours - Frequent travel

    Oliver Wyman2019-05-11
  5. "Great place to start"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure and ability to acquire fundamental skills

    Cons

    Long-hours and job can become repetitive

    Advice to Management

    Focus on developing young employees careers

    Oliver Wyman2019-05-21
  6. "Presentation Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman part-time

    Pros

    Good Work/Life balance Friendly staff

    Cons

    The Open Plan Offices can get quite noisy

    Advice to Management

    The Redundancies were not handled very well

    Oliver Wyman2019-03-11
  7. "A great first job"

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    Current Employee - Partner in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Variety of work both geographically and across sectors - Good work life balance in London office - Learning a broad set of skills - Great mentors with a down-to-earth demeanour

    Cons

    - Pockets of the business less mature and mentorship suffers - Teething problems (e.g. integrating acquisitions) as the business has grown

    Oliver Wyman2019-02-06
  8. "Great culture with loads of flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Knowledge Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements - can work from home on accession or make up hours if need to leave earlier or have a longer lunch break due a doctor’s appointment.

    Cons

    Long working hours

    Oliver Wyman2019-01-20
  9. "Great firm to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Early responsibility - Collegiate atmosphere; great people

    Cons

    - Limited range of projects

    Oliver Wyman2019-01-17
  10. "Best place to start a career with great feedback system, support network and training program"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Training is a continuous theme 2. Mentors - from informal mentoring to formal career advisers and a lot of support in between , you will never feel blinded in this company 3. Transparency and equality - OW London is super open about feedback and how promotions work, and the consultants do tend to progress fast 4. Socials - with different themed happy hours, a bunch of socials, and parties and team dinners,... you get to know your teammates well 5. Supportive environment - people love to help and usually reachable within an email

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    Cons

    1. Nice if we had more free food, but hey not complaining, we already have corner coffee rooms and free beer and breakfast 2. LOVE THIS FIRM, cannot find anything I do not like

    Oliver Wyman2018-12-20
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