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    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Hull, England (UK)
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Hull, England (UK)

    I have been working at Arriva full-time (More than 8 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook


    Good office environment Good training courses are available Flexible working improves work/life balance Opportunities to establish good relationships with customers


    The NHS environment is currently very uncertain, which permeates down to employees considerably Some senior management are inclined to shift blame for problems and difficulties to lower grade staff

    Advice to Management

    Management should be more aware of the key detail within jobs. The service is suffering from almost constant redesign but management do not appear to appreciate the negative impact of this.

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    Cross Country General Management Graduate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, England (UK)
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    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 6+ monthsinterviewed at Arriva (Birmingham, England (UK)) in January 2015.


    Started with an application form, then online tests, a video interview, and finally an assessment day which included 1 interview, 1 presentation, 1 group exercise and 1 role play. Lots to prepare but it was fairly competitive, 330 applicants, 9 shortlisted to assessment day. They were hiring 1 or 2 grads. Very supportive throughout, expenses paid, food and drink supplied all day, gave some constructive feedback 1 week later.

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Headquarters Sunderland, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1938
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Arriva is one of the largest providers of passenger transport in Europe, employing more than 55,000 people and delivering more than 2.2 billion passenger journeys across 14 European countries each year. We operate a wide range of services including local buses, inter-urban commuter coaches, local, regional and national train services, trams and light rail, waterbuses, demand response, non-emergency patient transport and airport related transport services. Arriva is part of Deutsche Bahn (DB) and is responsible for DB's regional passenger transport services ... More

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