Old Mutual
3.5 of 5 19 reviews
www.oldmutual.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Old Mutual Reviews

Updated Jun 4, 2014
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3.5 19 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

Old Mutual Group CEO Julian Roberts

Julian Roberts

(7 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Business Analyst

    Business Analyst (Current Employee)
    Cape Town (South Africa)

    ProsGreat overall culture and benefits

    ConsContractors do not have security

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work of making Old Mutual great

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Intermediate Actuarial Specialist at Old Mutual

    Intermediate Actuarial Specialist (Current Employee)
    Cape Town (South Africa)

    ProsGreat job satisfaction, great people, great rotation policy.

    ConsLots of red tape at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Life Insurance Producer (Current Employee)
    Kïhei, HI

    Prosvery good support
    quick turn around
    minimal paperwork
    the support from the home office on the mainland was great!

    Consbeat the street
    pound the pavement
    find your own leads
    their was no real mentor close to me and the time difference proved to be a hindrance when scheduling

    Advice to Senior Managementsmall draw would be a good start for new producers to get offices started, free signage?

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Working Conditions

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood graduate trainee program. Rotation in all the divisions of the company: financial services, investments, actuarial, pension schemes, etc.

    Opportunities to gain international experince with the work abroad programs.

    ConsLate hours, especially when creating quarterly reports.

    Sometimes have to carry work home to beat deadlines

    Advice to Senior ManagementLevel playing field when it comes to promotions

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    A relaxed but productive workplace.

    Infrastructure Engineer (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsA relaxed atmosphere in a truly great location (London HQ), OM could be a company that you work at for a long time.

    ConsPerhaps some of the vision is and direction is being missed. Subsidiary group companies seem able to 'wag the dog' in certain regards.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A company with strong corporate values that is increasing its presence in the UK

    Senior Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Southampton, England (UK)

    ProsManagement and culture thrives to empower employees. Currently there is a drive to change through transformation post a series of M&A activity in the UK - which makes it a really interesting place to work. Overall there is a positive culture to those who want to work with the organisation on the journey to making Old Mutual a big name in UK FS. There has recently been influx of great talent into the business.

    ConsThe organisation is going through a great deal of change post mergers and acquisitions in the UK space, this means that both BAU and central services are stretched. Therefore i could only recommend to those that enjoy change.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great environment, no structure

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsFriendly company, good hours, social atmosphere

    ConsLittle support from above, interaction between different countries poor, frustratingly slow progress of projects

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Brilliant working environment and intra-environment

    Administrator (Current Employee)
    Cape Town (South Africa)

    ProsGood support structure for co-workers

    ConsI'd say the office politics involved.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    my experience at old mutual was good.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prossome of the best reasons to work for Old Mutual is the salary and bonuses.

    Conssome of the downsides is limited flex time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not great but good

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood place to work day to day
    Helpful colleagues and no back stabbing
    Opportunities for growth - You work and you grow

    ConsWish management was more helpful
    Very busy but very competent leadership team
    Want more vacation time
    Want more team building acts

    Advice to Senior ManagementTalk more to employees
    Great job you do, keep it up
    work towards improving morale in team when tough situations are over

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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