Skanska Reviews

Updated 1 Mar 2021

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4.1
81%
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Skanska President and CEO Anders Danielsson
Anders Danielsson
53 Ratings
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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good values, career opportunities, benefits, good management

    Cons

    None I can think of right now. Can update later

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  2. "Skanska"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quantity Surveyor in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Skanska full-time

    Pros

    Great company ethos, professional development, good work culture

    Cons

    If you work on a joint venture you could feel excluded from Skanska


  3. "Good company to work for with a great culture."

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Skanska full-time

    Pros

    Agile working Never over loaded with work Good relationship with line manager

    Cons

    Not the best paying company Can end up feeling like a “number” Not great input from other team departments Estimators aren’t respected by the wider company

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  4. "Good benefits"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Desingner in London, England

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

    Pros

    Good training opportunities, salary and benefits

    Cons

    Disjointed services and poor IT services

  5. "Competitive salary"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary and good support in professional development and training

    Cons

    Long hours. No bonuses. High pressure

  6. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bim Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Skanska full-time

    Pros

    Lots of benefits Friendly Teams Care about mental wellbeing

    Cons

    Shifting teams often so have to work with new teams every couple of years. Can be a positive.

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  7. "great"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Structure Technician in Ipswich, England

    I worked at Skanska full-time

    Pros

    people focused , care for life , care for mental health, care for growth

    Cons

    nothing to be honest its great

  8. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Maple Cross, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Skanska full-time

    Pros

    Supportive, good team work, progressive

    Cons

    Not always fair, a bit backwards in some ways

  9. "Agent"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Site Agent in London, England

    I have been working at Skanska full-time

    Pros

    Good challenging work with changes for progression. Personnel development is encouraged

    Cons

    Work load is high no quite day.

  10. "Strong company values, diluted due to JV."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Interface Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong pedigree, engaged with employees development and encourage growth and experiences.

    Cons

    Some of the pros are diluted when engaged on a JV. The 'old and bold' cohort remain with huge experience but struggle to operate in a modern, inclusive culture.

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