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ScottishPower Reviews

Updated Sep 26, 2019

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Found 87 reviews

3.5
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78%
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ScottishPower CEO Keith Anderson
Keith Anderson
14 Ratings
Pros
  • "Most departments are open to flexible working(in 6 reviews)

  • "Good company to work for, professional standards at all times(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Aggressive senior management style often causes people to go off with stress(in 3 reviews)

  • "(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Really good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities in a truly global company

    Cons

    Occasionally suffers from short termism

    ScottishPower2019-08-18
  2. "OMG"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Warrington, North West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lovely people everywhere you look.

    Cons

    Too lovely in many way. Way too personal, given how they micromanage you to death.

    Advice to Management

    Go now! ...

    ScottishPower2019-09-26
  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits Career progression Always trying to provide wider company picture

    Cons

    How good it is depends on which business you work in. Continuous re-structures mean less and less people but workload increases.

    ScottishPower2019-09-06
  4. "Used to be a good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Lead Mechanical Engineer in Brighton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and adequate rewards scheme.

    Cons

    Nepotism and favouratism within the business.

    ScottishPower2019-08-18
  5. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great salary and employee benefits. Fast moving and innovative company. Always looking to make improvements and focussed on Renewable energy.

    Cons

    There is nothing negative to add

    Advice to Management

    None

    ScottishPower2019-08-06
  6. "Lack of organisation"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary was fair, but not a lot more

    Cons

    Horrible place to work, real nasty atmosphere within renewables

    Advice to Management

    clear out senior management as you are not doing the job you are paid for

    ScottishPower2019-08-31
  7. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Working, Gym / Occupational Health / Physiotherapy on site

    Cons

    None I can think of

    ScottishPower2019-07-23
  8. "Short staffed, underplayed"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Middlewich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Freedom to manage workload, promotion opportunities

    Cons

    Pay and understanding of senior management of what we do

    Advice to Management

    Educate yourselves in the electricity distribution network and what it takes to operate and work on it

    ScottishPower2019-08-06
  9. "Excellent training , poor computer system"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Warrington, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ScottishPower full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great training and in depth knowledge of the job

    Cons

    The computer system used to store data let them down causing alot of issues

    Advice to Management

    Make customers aware when they have a system update, and review account immediately

    ScottishPower2019-07-16
  10. "Head of Geosciences Team"

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    Current Employee - Lead Geotechnical Manager in Glasgow, Scotland

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

    Pros

    Renewable Energy Developer, Opportunities worldwide

    Cons

    Procedures for procurement and recruitment

    ScottishPower2019-07-12
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