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UK Power Networks Reviews

Updated 11 Feb 2020

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4.0
80%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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UK Power Networks Chief Executive Officer Basil Scarcela
Basil Scarcela
52 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Middle management under serious pressure from the top to deliver with skeleton staff/resource(in 4 reviews)

  • "Doesn't really have career progression depending on your role(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They offer a clear development path, if you want it. There is opportunity to progress. the company is clear on it's vision to be the best company to work for and DNO.

    Cons

    There are some 'old school' focuses on business attire and the culture can feel outdated

    UK Power Networks2019-11-19
  2. "Brilliant company wicsh I could go back"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UK Power Networks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Team spirit and life benefits

    Cons

    Bound by rules and process

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    UK Power Networks2020-02-11
  3. "Great company but offers no flexible working"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Loan Review Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Strong vision and values, treats employees well, high-performing company, pays well

    Cons

    Not great for working mothers or anyone who requires flexible working Very difficult to work from home Company culture is a little outdated, very traditional

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    UK Power Networks2020-01-23
  4. "Good, but needs work"

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    Former Employee - Business Support Assistant in Maidstone, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company and team, chances to develop self

    Cons

    However growth within this role was difficult.

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    UK Power Networks2020-01-31
  5. "Declining industry"

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    Current Employee - Control Engineer in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary and progression. Good bonus.

    Cons

    Focus completely on profit, not engineering

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    UK Power Networks2020-01-14
  6. "Good Company - Worst Middle Management"

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    Current Employee - Conflcits Atty in Three Bridges, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay and that it!

    Cons

    So much politic, bullying, undermining attitude, racism and no flexible working

    UK Power Networks2020-01-08
  7. "Bullying culture, corruption, sexism and overworked stressed out staff..."

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    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay Flexible working (depends on manager) Good benefits (but maternity awful) Training

    Cons

    Bullying Executive Management team who rule by fear Middle management under serious pressure from the top to deliver with skeleton staff/resource. Pay lip service to wellbeing as they care more about getting awards or accreditations than actually looking after their staff.

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    UK Power Networks2019-11-27
  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Distribution Planner 

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time

    Pros

    Good package and nice environment

    Cons

    Multiple office locations sometimes requiring travel to remote locations

    UK Power Networks2019-10-24
  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Have been for 15 years, great employer, job security, flexible working, opportunities to develop if you desire!

    Cons

    Takes too long to adapt to changes

    UK Power Networks2019-10-06
  10. "Ehv maintenance & cables"

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    Current Employee - EHV Maintenance and Fluid Filled Cables Mechanic in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Power Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job for life Great benefits Very good pay Great career opportunities

    Cons

    I dont have any cons as of yet.

    UK Power Networks2019-10-05

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