RecommendsApproves of CEO
- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
Varied and gives you a lot of responsibility. If doing international work get opportunity to travel
Pay and pension conditions have been severely eroded over the years. Expected to do long hours with no equivalent renumeration.
Advice to Management
Need to be more visible to staff and ensure that they feel included and understand their contribution and value to the overall department objectives particularly with further cost cutting on the horizon.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Department for Transport (London, England (UK)) in March 2015.
3 stage process: CV, Test and Interview. Interview consists of 10 min presentation and 45 min competency based questions to a panel of 3. Marked according to the STAR technique. VERY nerve wrecking. Interview is 30 mins to prepare a VERBAL presentation no use of other formats. Very Hard
- Name a project you were involved in that led to a governance change? Answer Question
- Tell us about a situation where you managed a project but had resource issues. How did you manage these? Especially to budget and labour. Answer Question
- Identify the process you undertook for risk management? Is all Risk able to be mitigated? Answer Question
- Tell us about a situation where you had senior stakeholders conflicting views. How did you handle this and what was the outcome? Answer Question
- Presentation topic: You have been asked to project manage the purchase of a fleet of vehicles for a haulage firm. What PMP principles, tools and techniques would you use for this and what assumptions would you make? Answer Question
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