UK Ministry of Defence Reviews

Updated Aug 3, 2021

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UK Ministry of Defence Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon
Michael Fallon
153 Ratings
Pros
  • "Job Security, Flexible Working Patterns(in 60 reviews)

  • "Varied work, good people, good work life balance(in 41 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Time away, dangerous at times, salary initially(in 22 reviews)

  • "MoD doesn't then allow you to then further develop within this specialism unless you were to be promoted(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good employer

      Jul 20, 2021 - Administrator in Winchester, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work opportunities and travel overseas.

      Cons

      constraints of the service but no complaints

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Terrible Management, Unacceptable Behaviours

      Aug 3, 2021 - Office Administrator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible Working Hours There are some good people, but I don't have fifteen positive words to write as the bad outweighed the good.

      Cons

      Terrible line management IT not fit for purpose Bullying and intimidation I'm sure a place of work in the MOD which has a civilian majority workforce would be a nicer place to be.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Flexibility

      Aug 1, 2021 - Software Developer in Portsmouth, South East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working, lots of benefits and discounts

      Cons

      Less career progression, technology less

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Jul 29, 2021 - Assistant Head in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They support a good work life balance and provide opportunties for personal development.

      Cons

      Sometimes the need to follow process in both work life and recruitment can be frustrating

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great employer with wide and diverse opportunities

      Jul 28, 2021 - Business Change Manager in Andover, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Allow flexible working, employment opportunities throughout the UK.

      Cons

      Opportunity for salary increases is limited by government policy.

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Aug 2, 2021 - Commercial Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment to progress Work Getting to meet new people at Social events The working Hours are good for family life

      Cons

      You can be working long hours if projects need doing Management are stuck in the old world. Mental health is spoken about but not acted on

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Band D in MOD

      Jul 27, 2021 - Executive Officer in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Relaxed atmosphere, lots of freedom, managers are generally fair and decent

      Cons

      Pay is stagnant and lots of bureaucracy

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      MoD

      Jul 27, 2021 - Practice Nurse in Shrewsbury, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great training Good support Good communication

      Cons

      People move on quickly to new posts

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place

      Jul 23, 2021 - Civilian Security Officer in Plymouth, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome. Great team and place to work

      Cons

      Shift work and long days

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Hard work but gratifying

      Jul 23, 2021 - SOC MANAGER in Andover, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team focused Diverse and inclusive with good mix of skillsets.

      Cons

      Unstructured, occasionally combative. Progression can be slow due to bureaucracy.

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