Westpac Group Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2020

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4.0
83%
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88%
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Westpac Group Managing Director and CEO Brian Hartzer (no image)
Brian Hartzer
405 Ratings
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  • "Corporate red tape results in slower development and release cycles(in 29 reviews)

  • "Senior Management needs to be evluated(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "none"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    good company to work with and a lot of opportunity for growth

    Cons

    to many politics within the workplace

  2. "good work/life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good people and good work/life balance

    Cons

    Too many layers of management. Management done by committee and many senior staff are paralyzed by a fear of failure.

  3. "Excellent"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best place to work for

    Cons

    may be speed of innovation

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  4. "Certified Backflow preventer Device technician"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful company to work for! I get to explore my city and surrounding cities while getting paid for it while helping people keep clean water!

    Cons

    I don’t have at least 20 negative words about the company so these are actually just filler words!

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  5. "Awesome company"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    Collaboration with other collegues and their pets.

    Cons

    At top of 50 storey building with no lift

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  6. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
     

    I worked at Westpac Group

    Pros

    Excellent place to work. Driven and smart employees.

    Cons

    No cons for this organization

  7. "Very good employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, Diversity and Challenging

    Cons

    IT office locations are outside central business areas.

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  8. "Great place to get some large corporate experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    - Extremely flexible working arrangements and work life balance - Big challenges to tackle with change/project management - Large budgets for projects that do get funded

    Cons

    - Understandably a bit of bureaucracy - Velocity of change is therefore a bit slow - Large number of people who have been there are a while (20+ years) are resistant to change - Very poor IT however this is being heavily invested in

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  9. "good working experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Westpac Group part-time

    Pros

    Good working environment, good people

    Cons

    too many one to one meeting with higher authorities

  10. "Banking Consultant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Westpac Group

    Pros

    Excellent working environment, great people

    Cons

    Australia is a long way away

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