Royal Navy Employee Reviews about "travel opportunities"

Updated 30 Dec 2020

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Royal Navy Chief  Sir Jonathon Band (no image)
Sir Jonathon Band
170 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, benefits and security(in 40 reviews)

  • "Travel opportunities - see places you would probably never see in a civilian career(in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Navy"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Travel, opportunities, education, variety, sport.

    Cons

    Time away from home, uncertainty.

  2. "AET Royal Navy"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Aeronautical Engineer in Portsmouth, South East England, England

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Social aspects Travel opportunities Friends made

    Cons

    Time away from home and traveling


  3. "Good start"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marine Engineer in Portsmouth, South East England, England

    I worked at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    Excellent job security and travel opportunities

    Cons

    Must be committed to time away from family.

  4. "armed forces"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chef in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time

    Pros

    good travel opportunities good pay and progression

    Cons

    time away from family inability to long term plan home life

  5. "Great organisation to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Royal Navy Officer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team ethos. Excellent travel opportunities. Good renumeration package. Non-contributory pension.

    Cons

    Lots of time away from family.

  6. "Sea spec"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Able Seaman in Plymouth, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of great travel opportunities and good money.

    Cons

    Spend a lot of time away and can be run poorly by the hierarchy.

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  7. "RN"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marine Engineer in Plymouth, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, Travel, Opportunities, Free medical and dental

    Cons

    Time spent away, Management levels, Pension

  8. "Working on MODNET"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Administrator in Portsmouth, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    38 days leave minimum - 2 weeks AT [adventurous training] per year (if you get it approved) - extra days when deployed Reduced living costs: Subsided or free - food, accomodation, gym access Free Medical & dental care Allowances when costs are for work reasons e.g. mileage for some situations Travel opportunities Meeting new people, being part of a 'family'

    Cons

    Separation from family Deployments can also be good but not usually enjoyed by those you leave behind Lack of ability to plan ahead (if assigned to active unit) Lack of privacy when living on base, too many rules even in your 'home'

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  9. "Eng"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Weapons Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job satisfaction, travel, opportunities, training

    Cons

    Long hours and time spent away from home

  10. "Bootneck"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Royal Marines Commando 

    I have been working at Royal Navy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities for travel, and routes into specialisations

    Cons

    Money, time off, management can be poor

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