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Updated Jun 22, 2022

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4.2
87%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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Kier Group CEO  Andrew Davies
Andrew Davies
305 Ratings

Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Great people to work with across the entire IT team and business stream in which I work.(in 57 reviews)
  • "Good benefits working for Kier(in 44 reviews)
  • "If you are in a good team then its fun and lots of good quality banter and sharing of knowledge.(in 33 reviews)
  • "Good salary and packages at all levels(in 25 reviews)
  • "Good work life balance and trusted with a lot of responsibility early on.(in 24 reviews)
Cons
  • "Poor management and not much to do(in 34 reviews)
  • "long hours and not enough flexibility(in 17 reviews)
  • "Low pay and lack of clear development structure(in 17 reviews)
  • "Poor communication and IT that is not sufficient for the business.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Senior Management are ghosts, Kier like to employ 'tried and trusted' leaders in the business who unfortunately inspire nobody with their corporate personalities.(in 6 reviews)
Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Strong leadership with great empowerment, a very inclusive and forward thinking organisation to work for

    Oct 17, 2021 - Commercial Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Visible and accessible strong leadership from senior management. Excellent development and engagement to make you feel valued and rewarded. Great employee benefits such as pensions, sharesaves and discount schemes

    Cons

    None, except the industry as a whole finds it difficult to attract people to a very enjoyable construction and infrastructure market sector

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    Kier Group Response

    At Kier, we recognise that our employees are our greatest asset and it's fantastic to see that you're taking advantage of some of the brilliant benefits we have on offer and that you've felt supported in your personal development. Thank you for leaving a review, like you said it can be hard to attract top talent, but our employees reviews all help contribute towards our employer brand! Thanks, Employer Brand Coordinator

  2. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great company

    Jun 21, 2021 - Recruitment Manager in Bedford, MI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great divisions regionally, group isn't fun

    Cons

    Shame about the ivory towers

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    Kier Group Response

    Employer Brand Coordinator

    Thanks for your review! We really appreciate your feedback.

  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good company

    Jun 17, 2022 - Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Looked after well and safe

    Cons

    Steady with low risk profile

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good Company to work

    Jun 15, 2022 - Procurement Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Company takes care of this employees very well!

    Cons

    None in my experience working with Kier.

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    Kier Group Response

    Hi, thank you for your review. We're delighted to see that you're enjoying your time with us and that you feel welcomed within the team! Thanks again.

  5. 4.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Starting with KIER

    Jun 22, 2022 - Hub Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly and welcoming company. Feels like a company that invests in its people. The onboarding process was easy and stress free. Communication is great and every person and their ideas are valued.

    Cons

    IT issues are often difficult to get resolved as support is remote.

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  6. 3.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    great opportunities but not much age diversity

    Jun 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good opportunities for interesting work

    Cons

    Lack of young people around

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Great to work for

    Jun 6, 2022 - BIM Coordinator in Birmingham, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits, good holiday allowance, friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    Nothing negative to report so far

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    Kier Group Response

    Hi, thank you for your review. We're pleased to see that you're enjoying the fantastic benefits that we offer to our employees, as well as experiencing a positive atmosphere within your team, this is so important across the business! Thanks again.

  8. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    good company

    Jun 21, 2022 - Operations Manager in Merrow, England
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    salary, pension, benefits, good team, health and safety

    Cons

    travel, car choice, subsistence allowance

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Good company

    Jun 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work ethic and knowledgable employees

    Cons

    Not enough progression in the company

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  10. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Big Company, hard to be seen

    Jun 17, 2022 - Project Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Job Security and winning a lot of contracts

    Cons

    Training and progression lacks, promotions

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Kier Group Reviews FAQs

Kier Group has an overall rating of 4.2 out of 5, based on over 854 reviews left anonymously by employees. 87% of employees would recommend working at Kier Group to a friend and 80% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 9% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Kier Group employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Kier Group. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

87% of Kier Group employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Kier Group 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.1 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Kier Group to be benefits, coworkers, career development and the cons to be culture, management.

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