University of Manchester Employee Reviews about "career progression"

Updated Nov 2, 2021

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University of Manchester President and Vice Chancellor Nancy Rothwell
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  • "flexible working conditions, own schedule(in 84 reviews)

  • "Supportive colleagues and good working environment(in 52 reviews)

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  • "Manchester is very good city to live(in 29 reviews)

  • "Need to improve on career progression(in 23 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good atmosphere

      Sep 1, 2021 - QC Mechanical Inspector in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good people, experience and atmosphere

      Cons

      slow career progression for engineering

      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great employer in a fabulous city

      Nov 2, 2021 - Research Associate in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary Generous holidays and benefits Excellent research facilities

      Cons

      Not much support for CPD and career progression from PIs

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    3. 4.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Overall wonderful environment with friendly people

      Nov 1, 2021 - Administrator in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good working culture at the office

      Cons

      Need to improve on career progression

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Excellent place to work

      Oct 13, 2021 - Research Associate 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      People Atmosphere Interaction with students Opportunities Cutting edge technology

      Cons

      Lack of career progression and training

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Sep 8, 2021 - Admissions Assistant in Manchester City Centre, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly, helpful colleagues Flexible working arrangements

      Cons

      Limited immediate career progression for permanent staff

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good research environment, poor progression pipeline

      Mar 24, 2021 - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good research environment, great local expertise and talent, facilities are state of the art

      Cons

      Poor career progression internally, poor support of early career researchers - funding needs to be obtained externally and internal fellowships often reserved for recruiting external talent rather than nurturing their own

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Feb 26, 2021 - Office Administrator and PA in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive place to work. Flexible working is considered. Training and development is encouraged.

      Cons

      Career progression is hard once you hit a certain PS grade.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      n/a

      Feb 24, 2021 - Research Associate in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You are free to pursue your technical or research interest.

      Cons

      NO development, no career progression and no one cares.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      It was fine

      Dec 4, 2020 - Career Advisor in Manchester City Centre, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay and benefits, options for flexible working.

      Cons

      Little room for career progression or promotion

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Nov 12, 2020 - Administrative Assistant in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      A pro is good job security

      Cons

      Not great for career progression

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