Ministry of Defence
3.8 of 5 58 reviews
www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence Bristol, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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fantastic 22 year career

Civil Servant (Former Employee)
Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

ProsSalaries are good and in line with cost of living

Conslong hours, mainly 12 hour shifts

Advice to Senior Managementdon't take the job to serious

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Serving officer in the UK Military

    Officer Royal Marines (Current Employee)
    Plymouth, England (UK)

    I have been working at Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Variety of jobs, deliberate and extensive training, opportunities to excell… Cons: Restricted time in each post regardless of success, limited opportunity to progress within some specialisations, impact on… Advice to Senior Management: Keep engaging with the people around them, not through their… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    A rewarding career so far

    Major (Current Employee)
    Bristol, England (UK)

    I have been working at Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Travel and deployment on Operations. The Opportunity to command soldiers… Cons: Can be overly Hierarchical and frustration can set in Advice to Senior Management: Keep communicating to the organisation as we go through the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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