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Scottish Water Reviews

Updated 5 October 2017
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  1. "So far so good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Estimator in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Estimator in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scottish Water full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Truly flexible working, I've worked for other companies that claim to offer flexible working but Scottish Water really does.

    Delivering a large investment programme over the next 6 years so certain to be plenty of opportunities for employees.

    Defined benefit pension scheme.

    Cons

    Salaries appear to be lower than some main contractors


  2. "Business Administrator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Administrator in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Business Administrator in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility Choose your working location and hours!
    Manager Support in all Work related tasks.
    Company Laptop & Phone.
    Can travel around the country to different meetings - Seeing different depots and meeting new members of staff regularly.
    Company events held frequently which boosts morale.
    Great staff.

    Cons

    Can't think of any negatives I had while working at Scottish Water as I really enjoyed my time here.


  3. "Middle Management in a large Utility Company in the public sector"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scottish Water full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Committed staff, staff engagement, work/life balance

    Cons

    lower wages, public sector restrictions


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  5. "Dynamic, forward looking public service."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scottish Water full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Supported me and the development of my career.

    Cons

    Scottish water went through a lot of change and was still adapting in my time there.


  6. "A great organisation!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scottish Water full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Employees respect each other
    Accessible leaders
    Strong company Vision and loyalty

    Cons

    Prohibited career progression in some roles
    Risk adverse in some areas

    Advice to Management

    Continue to embrace change and innovation and put effort into developing strong leadership


  7. "Scientific experience in a public corporation, which deliver to the public water and sewerage services across Scotland"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scottish Water full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Scottish Water is one of the UK's largest water companies, as well as being one of Scotland's biggest businesses. It has been voted for ‘Scotland’s Best Workplace’ in 2012.

    Cons

    Lack of negative effects during working in Scottish Water.

    Advice to Management

    Working and creating environments where people can flourish and be highly productive.


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