SSE Reviews

Updated Aug 6, 2022

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3.6
71%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
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SSE CEO Alistair Phillips-Davies
Alistair Phillips-Davies
378 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible working, Good Pension contributions(in 59 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and career progression options(in 43 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "SSE was sold to OVO so I was not sure of my future(in 43 reviews)

  • "Senior Management were stuck in the dark ages(in 38 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      Jul 31, 2022 - Administrator in Perth, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working, ability to progress, inclusive workplace, manager who genuinely cares about their team.

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Good

      Aug 6, 2022 - Site Support Manager 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary was good and as expected

      Cons

      None all OK from me

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Flex

      Jul 28, 2022 - Electrical Engineer 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible first allows working from home, bonus scheme and car allowance / company car

      Cons

      Wide salary bands means hug differences for staff in same positions. Structures constantly evolving and shortness of staff results in high workloads

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work

      Jul 25, 2022 - Customer Service 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible Friendly staff Good pay Health and safety is very important

      Cons

      Stressful sometimes, hard to get the holiday dates you want.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing

      Jul 14, 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good company and not bad

      Cons

      Don’t pay more or less

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent company to work for

      Jul 8, 2022 - Renewables Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting projects, plenty of work to do. Good team and people.

      Cons

      Top Heavy structure. Pension contribution lower than other energy companies.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      A good place to work and develop

      Jul 5, 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Wide range of opportunities to learn

      Cons

      Sometimes the workload can be a bit much

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Graduate Scheme

      Jul 4, 2022 - Graduate Student in Chennai
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people, good pay, healthy work-life balance

      Cons

      Unsure about future job prospects post-scheme

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Jun 28, 2022 - Utility Arborist in Chennai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Sick pay, holidays, every thing provided for job

      Cons

      Lots of safety protocols can make jobs slow

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

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      Jun 26, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      everything is fine and everyone is supportive.

      Cons

      no such cons everything is fine

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    SSE has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 945 reviews left anonymously by employees. 71% of employees would recommend working at SSE to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, SSE employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at SSE. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    71% of SSE employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated SSE 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at SSE to be career development, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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