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Tractebel Reviews

Updated July 6, 2017
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  1. "Good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary
    nice work environment
    focus on R&D
    Care about environment
    innovation as its core

    Cons

    demanding work hours
    no employee motivation
    no extracurricular activities
    long hierarchy
    understaffed

    Advice to Management

    keep your employees motivated and sky is the limit


  2. "Info on Tractebel"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relatively good salaries, good benefits

    Cons

    Uneven promotion for mid level employees. Excellence is not always rewarded.

  3. "Business Development"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Executive in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Business Development Executive in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tractebel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good working enviroment. .The company has a very strong and respectable techinical reputation mainly in the energy sector good techinical track record

    Cons

    Compny with a conservative profile on how approach market and clients, need to be more commercial agressviness. sometimes depts behave as silos.
    decision making process very centralized in headquater


  4. "Good company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to work, contact with international colaborators

    Cons

    Depressed market, shrink company grow


  5. "Finance Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ankara (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ankara (Turkey)

    I worked at Tractebel full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Corporate environment, Good salary, Work/Life balance is good

    Cons

    Human Resouces Support needs to be improved, career opportunities must be developed


  6. "Project Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tractebel full-time

    Pros

    Good company with standard and w
    Quality

    Cons

    To improve culture and employee benefits


  7. "Engineering Project manager"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good environmental and good strength

    Cons

    Happy to work and getting more exposure

    Advice to Management

    Good

  8. Helpful (1)

    "OK as first employer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Some very interesting international projects in the energy sector
    - Possibility of playing transversal roles mixing expertise, project management and business development
    - Nice and interesting co-workers

    Cons

    - Salaries lower than benchmark in the Belgian energy sector
    - Cost-cutting policies leaving e.g. very few room for training
    - Lack of good management and mid-senior experts to ensure transfer of knowledge and quality
    - Uneven distribution of work and pressure among staff, with only limited incentives to achieve high performance

    Advice to Management

    Provide more training, incentivize excellence, build a real corporate culture


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good learning school"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Big projects
    Friendly atmosphere
    Part of big group

    Cons

    line management
    Low benefits
    culture and values stay at high level management -> should get down to line management


  10. Helpful (1)

    "short opinion"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good team! Good people!

    Cons

    Overtime not paid. The situation will not change.

    Advice to Management

    About delegating responsibility! Too much working pressure on some very good employees and the others are still kept.


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