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  1. "Good Place to work and grow ."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Leaning opportunities
    International exposure
    Good Work life balance and freedom

    Cons

    A bit difficult for international candidates to find the cultural fit
    Visa issues if you are not from the UK

    Advice to Management

    Focusing on ground level development would help .


  2. "Working at University of Leicester"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The work life balance is good at UOL. There is good flexibility to allow staff to work from home from time to time. Generally friendly working environment.

    Cons

    Pace of projects can be slow as there is a high level of bureaucracy. Project Managers often have to assume the role of BA, Test Manager etc. Can be difficult to get decisions on projects / buy in from non-IT stakeholders

    Advice to Management

    Continue to try streamline processes. Things have improved over recent times. Focus on delievring the projects that are a higher priority and will delievr benefit. Be prepared to put projects on hold that are lower priority as the need arises.

  3. "A great, caring place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Study Administrator
    Current Employee - Research Study Administrator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Leicester full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong work/life balance, caring employer offering lots of support.
    Calm and appealing campus next to large park.
    Department specific but no agressive managment/leads.

    Cons

    Admin Role specific but can be repetitive and mundane with little variety.


  4. "A fantastic job for students"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Leicester, England
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in Leicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at University of Leicester part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can choose your own hours and how much you work in some positions so the work-life balance is perfect. Also, the range of people you get to work with is great and you get to try different tasks all the time

    Cons

    There are a lot of things that you have to know about the University of Leicester in order to be good at the position, and this can take time to achieve.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more inter-work relationships by providing more training days etc together with other workers