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Good people, varying remuneration, result-oriented, slow and beuracratic

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Current Employee - Engineer in Heysham, England (UK)
Current Employee - Engineer in Heysham, England (UK)

I have been working at Centrica full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Good people to work with and flexible atmosphere. Very accommodating and potential for vast experience to be gained.

Cons

Insular in nature and sometimes confused as to what operating model to be bench-marked against with other companies due to the gigantic operating model in various sectors.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Consider benchmarking performance targets against external contemporaries for each business unit against their competitors rather than grouping everything together and comparing against the one that matters at the time.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Average pay, decent work life balance

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    Current Employee - SAP CE Consultant in Staines, England (UK)
    Current Employee - SAP CE Consultant in Staines, England (UK)

    I have been working at Centrica full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Not strict for time
    Average facilities
    Staines has proximity to London

    Cons

    Does not have an IT strategy
    IS is more tactical and not strategic

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A company trying to be cutting edge but still a public bureaucracy deep down

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance in Staines, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Finance in Staines, England (UK)

    I have been working at Centrica full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities for career development (up to a certain level)

    Cons

    Poor systems which can be intolerably slow and outdated
    Weak decision making with little business planning
    Lack of straight talk and honesty from the leaders
    Cumbersome and top heavy management
    Too much time is spent reporting/spinning a story rather than actioning a plan.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Simplify the structure and speak honestly with employees. Develop a strategy that gives customers what they want...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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