UK Ministry of Defence Reviews

Updated May 26, 2020

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UK Ministry of Defence Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon
Michael Fallon
88 Ratings
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  • "People are generally world class; however, there are many who are incompetent and MOD is generally poor at managing out non-performers(in 20 reviews)

  • "The military old boy network can be a bit overwhelming but outweighed by the opportunity to work alongside some amazing military colleagues(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "is a good institution"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Emergency Medical Technician Basic in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    you are always protected happy to serve the country

    Cons

    we always do before complain

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    UK Ministry of Defence2014-02-21
  2. "Mod"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Commercial Officer in Bristol, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very flexible employer with lots of opportunity to study and progress

    Cons

    Can be very slow to change

    UK Ministry of Defence2016-03-26
  3. "Interesting work, bureaucracy is very unlike private sector"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Supply Chain Analyst in Peterborough, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UK Ministry of Defence full-time

    Pros

    Good people to work with, interesting work, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Civil Service mentality, Government bureaucracy, MoD suppliers can be challenging to work with

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    UK Ministry of Defence2020-05-26
  4. "Great employer"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Principal Scientist in Salisbury, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Opportunity, flexible hours, interesting work

    Cons

    Relatively low salary, site location

    UK Ministry of Defence2020-04-27
  5. "If you like a challenge, go for it"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Foreman of Signals in Andover, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Med, dental, gym and ability to work with great people.

    Cons

    The senior officers that are stuck in their ways and 20 years behind current technology and frameworks.

    UK Ministry of Defence2020-04-24
  6. "its not just a job , its an adventure"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Training Officer in Bicester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    stability , exciting , rewarding , challenges, demanding and totally satisfying

    Cons

    time away from home and leaving your precious family is hard.

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    UK Ministry of Defence2020-04-23
  7. "Great overall Package"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - D Grade in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Job Security, Flexible Working Patterns

    Cons

    Salary annual increase in line with cost of living

    UK Ministry of Defence2020-04-13
  8. "Chartered Aviation Engineer"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Director of Engineering in Ipswich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Job security, facilities, support package.

    Cons

    It is a life, not just a job. 24/7/365, worldwide.

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    UK Ministry of Defence2020-04-12
  9. "MOD"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Systems Engineer in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Safe during covid 19 pandemic

    Cons

    Lack of military purpose currently

    UK Ministry of Defence2020-04-23
  10. "Great People, Great for family"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in Bristol, England

    I have been working at UK Ministry of Defence full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Networking oppertunities, Good Teams, Upskilling oppertunities

    Cons

    Paperwork, Size of workplace,

    UK Ministry of Defence2020-03-31
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