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Imperial Tobacco Reviews

Updated July 13, 2017
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Imperial Tobacco CEO Alison Cooper
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Pros
  • Great company to work for lots of benefits and good salary (in 5 reviews)

  • They are all genuinely nice people and are broadly supportive for new people coming into the business (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Eden, NC
    Former Intern - Intern in Eden, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial Tobacco as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everybody is nice and friendly to work with.

    Cons

    I cant think of any downside


  2. "Senior Systems Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Imperial Tobacco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Business, Good Work Team

    Cons

    Management changed because of move

  3. "Great company, great professionals"

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

    I have been working at Imperial Tobacco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Meritocratic environment, Steep learning curve, Focused strategy, Great professionals very well prepared, Great culture, Good benefits

    Cons

    Decreasing mature category, tough environment not made for everyone.


  4. "Imperial Tobacco"

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

    I have been working at Imperial Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Great culture - people committed to creating a engaging workplace
    Global company - opportunities for those who are mobile

    Cons

    External perceptions - the perceptions of the tobacco business from the outside are far different to the reality on the inside


  5. "I enjoined working there."

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    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial Tobacco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I liked the challenge, strong brands, loved the team work.

    Cons

    You have to work more than 8 hours a day , maybe you have to work in weekends also.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing really, I really enjoined all the people I worked with.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Constantly changing environment due to regulation, always challenging , some great people working there. Good systems for KPI tracking in place.

    Cons

    Talk a lot about their "People" but in reality don't really care. Only focus on quick wins not sustainability for business.

    Advice to Management

    A lot of big egos to manage


  7. "Amazing! So many opportunities"

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    Current Employee - HRBP in Bristol, England (UK)
    Current Employee - HRBP in Bristol, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Imperial Tobacco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture is sensational, so many internal opportunities, great travel, fantastic colleagues

    Cons

    Nothing really that I can think of as a serious negative point - opportunities are there if you want them.

  8. "Trade Marketing"

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for, supportive colleagues, a lot of knowledge – you are able to gain a lot of work experiences and skills.

    Cons

    No cons available at this moment...

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work...


  9. "Relaxed, helpful people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Budapest (Hungary)

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

    Pros

    Relaxed, helpful, friendly, opportunities to work abroad

    Cons

    Locally you have limited options for improvement


  10. "Fun company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Imperial Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Fun, relaxed environment.

    Cons

    Some coasters. Dinner party conversations about "what do you do?"!

    Advice to Management

    Avoid nepotism and favouritism


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