Old Mutual Reviews

Updated November 12, 2014
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  1. COOL ENVIRONMENT

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Old Mutual as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    was an intern it wasn't to bad they are a fun group to work with and seems to know which direction they are going as an company/

    Cons

    didn't have much for me to do wish i was more involved in certain things. however it was a good experience

    Advice to Management

    find more work for the interns to do

  2. Consultant's Perspective

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Senior Analyst Developer in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Current Contractor - Senior Analyst Developer in Cape Town (South Africa)

    I have been working at Old Mutual as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Large organisation, provides lots of work. Regularly new projects and opportunities. Some great people. Opportunities to learn and grow up to a point. Some opportunity for travel.

    Cons

    Not cutting edge. Slow to respond to technology progress. A lot of redundancy and bureaucracy. Big projects can be stopped at any point causing some insecurity and a drop in morale.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on building out your core technology competency - it can not be outsourced with any degree of success.

  3. Very developmental ito management and leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Soweto (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Soweto (South Africa)

    I have been working at Old Mutual full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable employment and it offers balanced life in terms current and future benefits

    Cons

    Not all business units are representative of Old Mutual core values especially at senior management in Foundation Market

    Advice to Management

    Employee Barot survey should be conducted at business unit level. Senior management behaviour is a non matter despite it's effects in the business

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  5. Old Mutual Group Head Office

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Risk in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Old Mutual full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some great people across this multinational group

    Cons

    Some senior people that don't live the Group's values

    Advice to Management

    Do as you say in respect of the Group's values

  6. Co-workers are great ,nice casual atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Database Administrator
    Current Employee - Database Administrator

    I have been working at Old Mutual

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Employees are allowed to work from home. Great access to training for employees.

    Cons

    Favortism, lack of team work within 1 group.

    Advice to Management

    a more professional approach and less interpersonal information

  7. Work for yourself.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - IT in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Old Mutual

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Balance personal and work - allowing time off when one needs it.
    They seem to provide benefits which are slightly higher than other competitors in the industry.

    Cons

    compartmentalised nature of the group - there seems to be a lot of r redundancies with no clear group direction. Senior management do not appear to want to feed back information to the staff. Communication is good but could be better.

    Advice to Management

    It is important that staff feel part of the business. Businesses where staff have felt part of the business, they have given unquestionably of their time and effects. Be more forth coming and keeping staff in the loop with what goes on in the rest of the group and how this might affect them. In this era of near recession, it is important that staff feel senior management are sympathetic to what might become of their jobs and whether or not they will be losing theirs.

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Old Mutual, Lambeth Hill (Photo thanks to Geograph user Jonathan Thacker, Some Rights Reserved)
Hook: Bartley Wood Business Park (Photo thanks to Geograph user Nigel Cox, Some Rights Reserved)
Headquarters of Old Mutual on Lambeth Hill (Photo thanks to Geograph user Basher Eyre, Some Rights Reserved)

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