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British American Tobacco Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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  • Can do better for work life balance (in 52 reviews)

  • The only negative thing about BAT is that there's no work/life Balance at all (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Worldwide company."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategic Sourcing Specialist in Alajuela (Costa Rica)
    Current Employee - Strategic Sourcing Specialist in Alajuela (Costa Rica)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company that promotes the development of skills. Has a worldwide presence and a very good compensation package.

    Cons

    Nothing special about the downsides.

    Advice to Management

    Good interaction.


  2. "hub for learning"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Executive in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Finance Executive in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    culture ,benefits and the non stop learning

    Cons

    high level of politics and high turnover in seniors

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  3. "Business analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Benefits - Medical, Work-life balance

    Cons

    Too dynamic, very little opportunity for career progression.

    Advice to Management

    Proper change management in phases


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  5. "Procurement Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pays well and global company

    Cons

    unfair performance evaluation, no delegation of authority, too much hierarchical


  6. "Adorable"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its a establish company where employers get satisfaction to work with the best company. Easy to explore the product, cause already known to all.

    Cons

    To satisfy customer. Its very hard task to manage people,cause people switch or jump other products easily. So need more ad.

    Advice to Management

    Need to more flexible to take decision in the fields market for employees. For better feedback for your business development.


  7. "Great Experiences with Diversity, but Fairness??"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    1. Diversity
    2. Fast-track
    3. Young and trendy company

    Cons

    1. Unfairness in people moves(International assignment, promotions, lateral moves)
    2. Too frequent decision changes
    3. Female diversity initiative which can be reverse discrimination for male employees

    Advice to Management

    Please have a right decision with constant standards


  8. "Corporate Finance Controller"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Finance Controller in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Corporate Finance Controller in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and a lot of opportunities to grow / mobility

    Cons

    A por of pressure tu reduce costs ( constantly,)

    Advice to Management

    To pay more attention to career plans


  9. "Demand Planninng and forecasting manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    high profile, big responsibilities, visibility, exposure, good people

    Cons

    no clarity on strategy, cost orientated, no work life balance, lack of fun, stressful environment


  10. "It is good to work here when compare to other options in Pakistan"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Executive in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You ll get the best working enviorment and car in industry and very less pressure enviorment. Employees respect each other.

    Cons

    The culture is somehow bureaucratic, very less room for creativity. Further nepotism is also respected here when you want to get promoted.


  11. "Brand Executive"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Brand Executive in Phumĭ Preăh Pônléa, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
    Former Employee - Brand Executive in Phumĭ Preăh Pônléa, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

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

    Pros

    It is an open environment company where they are open for new ideas and innovation.

    Cons

    It can be overload with work from time to time.


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