Centrica Reviews

Updated 21 May 2020

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3.2
54%
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13%
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Centrica Chief Executive Iain Conn
Iain Conn
122 Ratings
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  1. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Staines, England

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

    Pros

    Emploee friendly, Lovely culture, good ethos

    Cons

    Too much beaurocratic and process centric

    Centrica2020-05-12
  2. "Amazing Joining Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Windsor, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Wonderful joining experience, really friendly teams, great culture, lots of fantastic wellbeing initiatives.

    Cons

    It's early days, none so far...

    Centrica2020-05-11
  3. "Summer Internship"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Aberdeen, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Large amount of highly skilled people willing to share their knowledge

    Cons

    Small workforce which is Mainly older

    Centrica2020-04-30
  4. "Varied work and responsibilities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly teams and flexible working available

    Cons

    Micro-management and slow to act

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    Centrica2020-04-25
  5. "Centrica stable and good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Onboarding Manager in Oxford, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, opportunities, healthcare, allowances, people

    Cons

    Job cuts, red tape, management layers, parking, bonuses

    Centrica2020-04-19
  6. "SmartWatt Branch of North American Company is Horrible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I have no pros to list.

    Cons

    Toxic culture, awful leadership, constant pay/commission disputes. Zero employee loyalty.

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    Centrica2020-05-21
  7. "Ok"

    2.0
    • Culture & Values
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in Basingstoke, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Some good leaders, but not enough

    Cons

    Not clear on direction and some very poor leaders

    Centrica2020-04-24
  8. "Reactive to market pressures"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Conduct Risk Manager in Staines, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Transformation to become customer focussed

    Cons

    Reacting to external market pressures

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    Centrica2020-04-22
  9. "Transformation Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transformation Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    The people and the care they take of each other

    Cons

    Can be a little hierarchical

    Centrica2020-03-30
  10. "Uninspiring, dying , mismanaged company"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Centrica full-time

    Pros

    Little to say in terms. of pros

    Cons

    Ineffective leadership, limited opportunity. All BG sites ran like public sector organisations. Not agile, terrible systems

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    Centrica2020-04-28
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