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Subsea 7 UK Reviews

Updated November 12, 2017
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Subsea 7 CEO & Executive Director Jean Cahuzac
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Pros
  • Work life balance is great with fantastic holidays (in 13 reviews)

  • Good Benefits, significant assets (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Terrible work-life balance sometimes (in 6 reviews)

  • Still too top heavy in management (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "The best Company I've worked so far"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Cost Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Lead Cost Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I worked at Subsea 7 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I've been working for many year and for different companies in O&G but S7 is the best so far. They value Personnel, very fair company, open, promote a good atmosphere , multicultural ,reliable management and possibility of growing .

    Cons

    I didn't find any

    Advice to Management

    Hope it will stay like this


  2. "Superintendent"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Subsea 7 full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The salary is not bad

    Cons

    There is almost no career development

  3. "Subsea7"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Engineer in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subsea 7 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work, good opportunities and exposure, nice vessels

    Cons

    Pay, staff treatment, large overheads, poor staff interaction

    Advice to Management

    People are key, treat them
    Properly


  4. "Subsea 7/Swagelining"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Construction Engineer in Old Kilpatrick, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Construction Engineer in Old Kilpatrick, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subsea 7 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good facilities and structure, money is above the average and the Salary Sacrifice scheme is very good.
    The vast knowledge is good.

    Cons

    They don't protect employees, I was subjected to bullying, reported it and nothing was done, I had to resign as management/HR don't listen.

    Advice to Management

    Be a bit more neutral, those guys below the level of management are the ones keeping you in a job


  5. "SCM, London"

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    Former Employee - SCM Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - SCM Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting job, smart people, reasonable work-life balance, decent benefits package

    Cons

    heavy in management, lack of opportunities to grow, no pay rise, all is run by and for engineers.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Project Accountant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Cost Controller/Accountant in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Cost Controller/Accountant in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subsea 7 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Company offers decent salary and benefits. Annual salary increases are decent. The business does have a good employee wellbeing programme.

    Cons

    Local management team is awful. The senior management team come across as bullies. There is no code of ethics or acceptable behaviours. The Directors of the business would often threaten employees of "sacking" people.


  7. "Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Their philosophy is that the people are their success so they invest in you, with training etc

    Cons

    A downside of working at subsea 7 is you have to be minimum management level to earn a bonus

    Advice to Management

    Open bonuses to all and reward people who have performed well in this way. Be a little more flexible

  8. "scm"

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    Current Employee - SCM in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - SCM in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly colleagues, very clever colleagues

    Cons

    no opportunity for a career patch, no competitive salary

    Advice to Management

    start working in people and stop pretending that you are working in benefit the employer


  9. "Not the best"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager & Specialist in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Manager & Specialist in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Teamwork, personalities, camaraderie, good times, hard working

    Cons

    Management planning, honesty, planning, structure (or lack of),


  10. "Good Company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - SCM Specialist in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - SCM Specialist in Aberdeen, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Subsea 7 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Office facilities, work/life balance, flexible benefits

    Cons

    No pay rises, lack of motivation due to downturn


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