Efficio Reviews

Updated March 2, 2015
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  1. Friendly, Professional and Exciting

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Analyst

    I have been working at Efficio full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, with a really diverse and broad range of backgrounds
    Lots of projects in a wide variety of sectors
    Everyone says "Ask me if you have any problems", and they mean it!
    Growing quickly, with lots of developments

    Cons

    Typical consultancy lifestyle, with the time away, hotel living ect.
    Growing quickly, which is a challenge to the culture as well.

    Advice to Management

    Think carefully about the growth, so we can continue to be an exciting and rewarding place to work, by putting in place good structures and people.

  2. BA position at Efficio

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Efficio

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work environment, work-life balance, people, salary

    Cons

    Focus only on procurement issues

  3. Great Clients almost immediately staffed to projects

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Efficio full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Inspiring involved managers, great career perspectives, informal culture and great colleagues

    Cons

    Bulk up on functions and accelerate recruitment - but don't compromise on recruitment criterias

    Advice to Management

    Aggressively pursue a position reputation as number one consultancy within procurement and supply chain

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  5. good experience and excellent enviroment on a procurement consultancy

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    culture, people, events and opportunity to make impact

    Cons

    some senior management, and the narrow range of services offered

  6. Very disappointing experience

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

    I worked at Efficio full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The salaries are above average when compared to similar levels at the Big Fours.

    Cons

    The type of work is very limited - especially at more junior levels. Excel will be your best friend and people who can run hundreds of line item analysis with ease will progress through the ranks.

    The training curriculum is massively lacking and is virtually non existent.

    The company culture is also very typical of a small organisation. If you don't emulate the top management you will be on your way out.

  7. Fast growing and a great place to work

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

    I have been working at Efficio full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good employee compensation
    Rapid growth that appears to be sustained. This brings a wide variety of genuine blue chip companies across a wide range of industries. The clients are all big names, and Efficio often works with spends in the millions, so the work makes a real difference to the client
    Lots of client exposure - you are not locked away in a room doing data analysis
    You are not forced to specialise in one area
    Good training course that is well structured and well run
    Great culture and people

    Cons

    Systems and support functions really need to be improved
    Can get pushed around by clients - need to be firmer!
    Don't always maximise potential of employees - do a lot of experienced hires, but then recruit them a low level and do not use the skills they have already learnt

    Advice to Management

    Don't lose focus on the small company feeling - at times management can seem distant to the work being delivered and to the social side of the company

  8. Good company if you like sourcing

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

    I worked at Efficio full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    - Bright consultants with very strong analytic skills
    - You get responsibility early on in your career
    - Best company to work for if you love sourcing
    - Good package and generous expense policy

    Cons

    - Limited boundaries between personal and professional life
    - The work does not require much creativity and becomes repetitive fairly quickly
    - Some partner practices are ethically questionnable

    Advice to Management

    - Diversify into more general operations work

  9. Helpful (1)

    Core competency and excellence is also their core downfall

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

    I have been working at Efficio full-time (More than a year)

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work is monotonous. excel rules. very smart people, probably wasting their time

    Cons

    excel rules. when it comes down to it, they don't know what to do / how to behave / how to approach. Call themselves a consulting company; it's a spend analysis company. That's it

  10. Smart, international, great learning

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

    I worked at Efficio full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - smart: people with top-notch qualifications, constantly sharing experiences
    - very international company (40+ nationalities when I worked there)
    - great learning: a lot of responsibility early on, much support from (senior) managers
    - good atmosphere

    Cons

    - by nature, the work is heavy Excel-focused. Not for everyone.
    - quick growth sometimes overloads managers

    Advice to Management

    - take care to recruiting evenly across levels, so managers are not overloaded.
    - keep up the good work!

  11. Excellent fast-growing company

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

    I have been working at Efficio full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Lots of responsibility early on; no junior is left in the office just crunching numbers
    - High exposure to senior management
    - Inclusive corporate culture - employees are actively encouraged to get together for social occasions
    - Excellent work/life balance
    - Employees treated as people rather than as "another brick in the wall"
    - Diverse and stimulating work
    - Working with very high calibre and smart consultants
    - The company is undergoing an unprecedented growth which makes a very dynamic environment and gives lots of room for internal progression

    Cons

    - Pressure to deliver can be high at times
    - There is no hiding (ie. if you are good within 6 months most of the rest of the company will know, but the same applies if you are under-performing)

    Advice to Management

    Make sure that the growth we are experiencing does not impact on the corporate culture; that's what makes this place special!

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