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Saipem Reviews

Updated 18 Nov 2019

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3.6
75%
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85%
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Saipem CEO Stefano Cao
Stefano Cao
141 Ratings
Pros
  • "pleasant work environment with enthusiastic, motivated and international colleagues(in 28 reviews)

  • "Good salary and vessels were well looked after(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Italian company, that only allows certain connected people grow to certain heights(in 43 reviews)

  • "(in 17 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Motivated and passionate Environmental manager, Long-standing esperienze in HSE Management Systems."

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

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

    Pros

    International big company, many opportunities to work in a dynamic and multicultural workplace, travelling a lot. Complex business with different business lines, in engineering and construction in onshore and offshore sites.

    Cons

    Being flexible, ready to move

    Saipem2019-02-28
  2. "Lovely people but too process focused"

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    Former Employee - Procurement in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saipem full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good office location next to station Lots of policies so no ambiguity Busy work

    Cons

    Hierarchical and male dominated No parking Can have language issues with Italian HO

    Advice to Management

    Be more people focused and offer more flexible working.

    Saipem2019-09-24
  3. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Project Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saipem full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Many challenging and rewarding opportunities to work on

    Cons

    A bit of politics when you get to management positions.

    Saipem2019-08-16
  4. "Saipem in Singapore"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saipem

    Pros

    Good working environment at the yard

    Cons

    Poor Management at medium and top level

    Saipem2018-11-27
  5. "Pipelay Analysis"

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    Current Employee - Pipelay in Kingston upon Thames, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    High responsibility at junior engineering level. Work on active projects immediatley.

    Cons

    Progression structure not clear enough. Too many levels of management.

    Saipem2018-11-09
  6. "A good company to work for with its good and bad sides"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Saipem full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work environment, lots of things to do and many areas to get involved in.

    Cons

    Career progression can be challenging at certain stages for non-Italian

    Advice to Management

    Get everyone involved

    Saipem2018-07-17
  7. "..."

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saipem

    Pros

    Good place to work with opportunity to develop

    Cons

    Accounts payable manager need to be changed

    Advice to Management

    Accounts payable manager

    Saipem2018-07-04
  8. Helpful (1)

    "OK if your face fits or you're Italian"

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    Current Employee - Buyer in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Most people are nice. Money is ok if you got in at the right time. Soe training recently after 5+ years of employment

    Cons

    OK if your face fits or you're Italian. Lack of training, and processes and procedures implemented by corporate without proper rollout

    Saipem2018-05-27
  9. Helpful (1)

    "short review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Saipem full-time

    Pros

    Good place for contractors as they tend to keep the contractors for a long period of time

    Cons

    Not many benefits for being staff as benefits are barely average

    Saipem2018-04-30
  10. "Review of office"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saipem full-time

    Pros

    Very personal organisation. Pleasure to work for. Located in Kingston upon Thames close to station and buses

    Cons

    Poor parking facilities at the location. NCP car park close by for those that drive with a special rate for staff.

    Saipem2018-02-06
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