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Civil Service United Kingdom Senior Policy Advisor Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2021

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99%
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Civil Service United Kingdom Cabinet Secretary  Sir Jeremy Heywood
Sir Jeremy Heywood
9 Ratings
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    cs

    Jul 6, 2021 - Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good people and friendly environment

    Cons

    inefficient at times which can be frustrating

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Civil Service

    Jul 3, 2021 - Senior Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible working, and opportunity to develop your experience and skills across various policy areas. Make a tangible positive difference to peoples lives.

    Cons

    Changing priorities, need to be very flexible.

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  3. 3.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Okay place to work

    Jul 9, 2021 - Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Important work but quite stressful

    Cons

    You are always Micromanaged whilst working

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Place to work

    Jul 5, 2021 - Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great well-being support, flexi time, good annual leave allowance, supportive environment, responsibility, inclusive, supportive colleagues

    Cons

    Pay not as good as private sector

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Interesting work, lacks ingenuity

    Apr 20, 2021 - Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Varied and interesting work, high profile

    Cons

    Traditional approach, some bullying and too hierarchical

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Fast stream isn't worth it

    Apr 11, 2021 - Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    A place to make change

    Cons

    Poor pay and frustrating experience at times

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  7. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great place to work

    Apr 3, 2021 - Policy Advisor in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexi time Pension contribution Annual Leave

    Cons

    Administrative systems Slow processes Sizes or organisations

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee

    good

    Mar 21, 2021 - Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Pros

    good good good good good

    Cons

    none none none none none

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Mar 6, 2021 - Policy Advisor 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work life balance is very good

    Cons

    Pay is not that great

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good experience after uni

    Mar 17, 2021 - Team Leader/Senior Policy Advisor in London, England, England
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    flexi time and career breaks, good exposure to politics and interesting climate projects

    Cons

    salaries tend to stall, no significant monetary benefits compared to the private sector

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