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There's a lot of change happening at ECC, but it's change for the good.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chelmsford, England (UK)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chelmsford, England (UK)

I have been working at Essex County Council

Pros

ECC is working hard to shed it's local authority restrictions. Whilsty it makes for a tough place to work at times, the changes are positive and will lead to a much more dynamic environment in the future. Whilst togin theough this, there uis a fantyastic sense of support amongst my team and others that I work with which epitonises this environment.

Cons

Whilst the change is happening, there will continue to be some uncertainty, which is understandable. Whilst salaries are exopected to stay at their current level, they are actually set at hiogher than most other local authorities, so remain competitive.

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    positive and negative aspects, lack of career progression.

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    Former Employee - Analyst
    Former Employee - Analyst

    I worked at Essex County Council

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Flexible hours that are good for those with families or those who commute On site gym and classes if you're at the Chelmsford site

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities to progress or take on more responsibility Minimal training opportunities The workforce is not very diverse, but probably reflects the Essex population

    Advice to Management

    Make the organisational structure less flat, giving more responsibility to those who deserve it and differentiate responsibility in job titles.


  2. "disorganised and reactive"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chelmsford, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Chelmsford, England (UK)

    I worked at Essex County Council

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    9 to 5 (9.30 till 4 on a Friday) Very nice people Feeling you are doing soemthing for the community

    Cons

    Always reactive Double standards on spend Temp Senior mgmt Too much say from inexperinced councillors Short sighted political strategy with hamstrings projects

    Advice to Management

    Get pratical dedicated long term management in place to stabilse and then move forward with real cost effective solutions that matter


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