Sinclair Knight Merz Reviews

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Sinclair Knight Merz Managing Director & CEO Santo Rizzuto
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    great experience working with one of Australia's leading consulting firm

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    Former Employee - BDM in Manila, Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - BDM in Manila, Manila (Philippines)

    I worked at Sinclair Knight Merz

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    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    firm is well known in the consulting industry and provide its employees good benefits

    Cons

    very little support from head office if one is dependent for technical support in carrying out tasks; works well if employee is based in its headquarter office but proves to be difficult for employees based in other country offices


Sinclair Knight Merz Interviews

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    Senior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brisbane (Australia)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Sinclair Knight Merz (Brisbane (Australia)).

    Interview

    I was put forward to the company by a recruiter - not for an advertised role - he simply contacted them to see if they needed someone like me. I was brought in fairly quickly (within a few days) and spoke with a senior engineer (who would be my technical lead) and the team leader. The interview was pretty relaxed and simply seemed to be confirming various details of my CV. I had a follow-up interview the next week, with the section manager, which was also a straightforward meet and greet. At the time I had recently interviewed with another two companies who both had made offers, but I was feeling undecided about both those prospects. When I informed SKM of the situation (that I would have to respond to these other companies soon), they moved quickly to make a competitive offer. I was not trying to start a bidding war -- the salary was similar -- but I accepted SKM's offer as I perceived their culture to be the best fit for me.

    Interview Questions

    • I did not have difficulty with any questions, as the interviewers were already convinced of my qualifications. The most challenging part for me was to think of something useful to ask, as I know this to be a crucial step in making a good impression in an interview - to show that you are interested in the company and have taken time to learn about them before the interview.   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    This was a simple negotiation. I indicated my target amount and they met it, exceeding it slightly, and I was satisfied.

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Website www.skmconsulting.com
Headquarters Sydney, Australia
Size 5000+ Employees
Acquired By Jacobs
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) is a leading projects firm, with global capability in strategic consulting, engineering and project delivery. It operates across Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, deploying some 7,500 people from more than 40 offices. Formed in 1964 in Sydney as a private company, SKM has retained its independence through employee ownership, with fee income now greater than A$1 billion. Our people come from a diverse range of disciplines including engineers, planners, architects, economists, scientists, project managers ... More

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