SNC-Lavalin

  www.snclavalin.com
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Great starting job

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

I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

large company with a start-up atmosphere and culture - high responsibility and trust - horizontal structure - great for employees at various levels

Cons

large company - many divisions working on similar aspects without perfect intercompany coordination - systems in place but sometimes not available or not up to date - corporate now focused on addressing the issues

Advice to ManagementAdvice

as per cons above

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Woefully adequate

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere, treat people like grown ups, and like professionals.

    Cons

    Too many culls, company is run by IT and HR who need to realize that they are SUPPORT services to the business and construction activities, too many competing entities within the company for the same work, and inflexibility to complete with outside consultants for the same works.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - work should be directed internally, rather than given to the outside consultants where possible, to maximize profitability to shareholders.
    - Housecleaning and reorganization is in order. Hopefully the new CEO takes care of this....eventually.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great company, revitalised with new management that is desperately trying to pitch itself

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

    I have been working at SNC-Lavalin full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people. Interesting portfolio of projects globally.

    Cons

    No clear training program. HR is woeful with very little to add to the business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Over reaction to the corruption scandal has turned to over-correction. Business needs strong leaders who delegate and demand accountability. HR needs to be revamped to a dynamic and fluid body where it can handle better the issues that confront us daily and not just create procedures.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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