Manchester City Council

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Manchester City Council Reviews

Updated May 31, 2014
Updated May 31, 2014
3 Reviews
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  1.  

    took me on after a 2 week work experience

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    Current Employee - Interpreter in Manchester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Interpreter in Manchester, England (UK)

    I have been working at Manchester City Council as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    relaxed management and down to earth co-workers

    Cons

    numerous cancellations when attending clients location for verbal interpretation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    create a better system of internal control, this would act as cost-cutting measure and will increase effectiveness and efficiency of the business eg update the MS Access to more recent version

  2.  

    Challenging varied work with a sense of purpose

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    Former Employee - Change Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Change Manager in Manchester, England (UK)

    I worked at Manchester City Council full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Its a large organisation that is constantly evolving and at the heart of the growth and recognition of Manchester as an increasingly international destination. The work can be very varied and challenging depending on which department you work for. There is so much to tackle and deliver due to local needs and national legislation that there is always a something to get stuck into.

    Cons

    Lack of fluency and co operation at times between departments, makes meeting customer expectations at times difficult, sometimes excellence is not achieved due to a lack of risk taking / belief / culture / cohesion in delivering a vision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try and remove some of the governance layers and controls to speed up decision making. Empower and listen to staff more, embrace change worry less about business as usual focus on what customers will need / want now.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    working in schools

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    Former Employee - Catering Manager in Manchester, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Catering Manager in Manchester, England (UK)

    I worked at Manchester City Council full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good hours , dependant on location good team

    Cons

    no feedback on performance, not valued

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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