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British American Tobacco Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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British American Tobacco CEO and Director Nicandro Durante
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  • Can do better for work life balance (in 52 reviews)

  • Long working hours and hard to find work / life balance as it is a high pressure environment (in 19 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Quality Assurance Team Leader"

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    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Team Leader in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Team Leader in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    World class organization with good corporate culture. British American Tobacco(BAT) is the second largest tobacco in the world. BAT place high premium on staff training and development. BAT guiding principles: Enterprising spirit, freedom through responsibility, open minded and strength from diversity.

    Cons

    Introduction of incentives for better staff welfare.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job


  2. "Very diverse environment"

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    Current Employee - Country Manager in Levant, ME
    Current Employee - Country Manager in Levant, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    This organisation will invest on your development and give you chances to stretch yourself in different roles and markets depending on your willingness to travel or move jobs

    Cons

    Assignments are sometimes short and doesn't not allow you to build full and in depth understanding so you need to own your own career and makes the right calls not to move too fast.

  3. "Hard working but learn a lot"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stillwater, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stillwater, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at British American Tobacco (More than a year)

    Pros

    You can learn a lot with this company

    Cons

    too much of overtime working


  4. Helpful (7)

    "Marketing Strategy"

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Asia, TN
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Asia, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    An old school place to waiting for pay checks and retirement.

    Cons

    company is running on low budget mode. can not afford to pay like usual anymore.

    Advice to Management

    The office have not renovate for more than 20 years already. we hope management can give some budget to make over our working environment.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You can get rapid growth

    Cons

    There should be more recognition

    Advice to Management

    A motivational thing would be more training


  6. "Territory Sales Executive"

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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    family like cuture, hardworking colleagues

    Cons

    relatively new company in the philippines, so high risk, high reward


  7. "Brand Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Very professional working environment with talented colleagues

    Cons

    very process driven and hierarchy

  8. "BAT Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great development; Caring company; Generous remuneration

    Cons

    Cut-throat competition; Pressure to perform


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Area Manager"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager
    Former Employee - Area Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work Culture and Leadership Development

    Cons

    Poor Work Life Balance and Stereotype Performance Management


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Management Trainee"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good program with well rounded view of the company

    Cons

    difficulty in navigating the general culture as the rest of the company thinks you are unfairly favoured


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