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Updated Sep 22, 2018

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4.8
94%
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Octopus Chief Executive Simon Rogerson (no image)
Simon Rogerson
3 Ratings
  1. "Very supportive environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Octopus for more than a year

    Pros

    Employee attitude. Positive approach to making our industry and services better

    Cons

    Fast growth has meant that bedrock of systems and operations has not caught up

    Advice to Management

    Time, money need to be spent on backing up what we have.

    Octopus2018-09-22
  2. Helpful (9)

    "More honesty please"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Octopus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I can see that there are disputes between pro-Octopus and con-Octopus people on this site.

    Cons

    It is disingenuous of Octopus pros to claim that the company is doing well when early last year management went through a headcount reduction of 10% to 15% (no one really knows as management was far from forthcoming about the exact number of people given the sack).

    Advice to Management

    You cannot really be surprised that your staff is not happy with you when you fire up to 15% of personnel and continue to operate as if nothing had changed.

    Octopus2017-01-23
  3. "Excellent place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Octopus for more than a year

    Pros

    Feels like a start up. Ability to work in an agile delivery methodology. No micro management.

    Cons

    In a stage where it is trying to decide what areas of growth to follow and therefore the strategy is slightly fluid.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing but with a bit more communication around strategy

    Octopus2016-08-30
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