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Godfrey Phillips India Reviews

Updated July 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Good Company / Humane Organisation (in 4 reviews)

  • Offers good pay package, and usually gives desired hikes (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Too much pressure on sales team which results in very poor work-life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • The industry is challenging and limits the exposure, career growth may be stilted for some functions due to the industry (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company Great Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Ahmedabad (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Ahmedabad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Godfrey Phillips India full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    > Great learning at every level
    >Handsome Salary & Perks
    >Cross functioning working

    Cons

    Need to change mind set, Time has changed and they need to work accordingly.

    Advice to Management

    New Diversification required


  2. "ASM"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Godfrey Phillips India full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    working culture is friendly & many opportunities to show your skills

    Cons

    appraisal is a problem with concern to posts

    Advice to Management

    Management should ensure proper chances to excel in position to each & every employee & it should be added in key result areas of the immediate superior of each & every employee

  3. "Area Sales Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Godfrey Phillips India full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get the freedom to work and try out new things

    Cons

    The culture is very top driven and not conducive to express

    Advice to Management

    The senior management teams need to let go and empower the entry level management


  4. "RATING"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    GPI is a very good pay master in FMCG segment.

    Cons

    No attention towards personal life of employees


  5. "Management denies legitimate receivables and awards unethically at any point of time"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Sales in Kolkata (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Sales in Kolkata (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Godfrey Phillips India full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Offers good pay package, and usually gives desired hikes.

    Cons

    #1 The company transfers employee, if employee ask for legitimate reimbursements / claims and awards.

    #2 If repeatedly asked for legitimate reimbursements / claims and awards the management forces the employee to resign.

    #3 The management don't care about the employee to take unethical actions, and don't assign any reason for the same, in a simple word " Tremendous unethical management ".

    #4 HR department is very loose on unethical managers and doesn't provide any support to employee. Rather they act in favour of position.

    Advice to Management

    To build ethical values within the organization.


  6. "Senior Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Godfrey Phillips India full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn and develop as a professional

    Cons

    Office politics can be energy sapping at times


  7. "Sales manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company in terms of pay

    Cons

    Uncertain organisation and leadership thinks themselve god

    Advice to Management

    Change the top except the md

  8. "GPI- Sales"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Ahmedabad (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Ahmedabad (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Salary package and annual increment is good when compared to the competition.

    Cons

    Too much pressure on sales team which results in very poor work-life balance. Middle management people trying to save their jobs & not in sync with company's top line.

    Advice to Management

    People oriented strategy to be developed. Also needs to focus on individual development plan for employee retention.


  9. "why to join??"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - From Operations in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - From Operations in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Godfrey Phillips India full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    learning organisation if you believe in your self

    Cons

    Politics / no balance between work and private life / hanging future / less job security / Poor HR ethics - more on paper less on ground

    Advice to Management

    Believe in team at grass root / avoid just hearing without giving fair chance to all individual to prove there selves / Work on constructive s to grow and build business rather shredding own arms


  10. "Going to join"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Godfrey Phillips India full-time

    Pros

    Fixed part of salary is much more higher than same level companies

    Cons

    Can say after join in the comp so till that no comments

    Advice to Management

    Hr policy should be more clear & its involvement also


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