National Grid Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2020

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3.5
70%
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66%
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National Grid CEO John Pettigrew
John Pettigrew
109 Ratings
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  • "Very very cliquey can not move up unless your close with upper management qualifications do not mean anything(in 27 reviews)

  • "Senior management needs to look long term as in 5-7 yrs(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Worked as IBM consultant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at National Grid

    Pros

    Diverse field of work, great learning

    Cons

    Not that am aware of

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  2. "Best Company to Work for"

    4.0
     

    I worked at National Grid

    Pros

    Excellent working culture, Company looks after the employs, One of the best pension scheme across the world, good competative package, helath & Safety is more important

    Cons

    Have to be patience some times, Things work in slow pace.

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  3. "Good company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Product Developer in Warwick, West Midlands, England

    I worked at National Grid full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly and promote training and learning

    Cons

    a lot of politics with the separation

  4. "IT Transformation!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Grid in Waltham, MA

    I have been working at National Grid full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people and culture at National Grid!

    Cons

    Large organization, still in-process of cleaning legacy IT processes.

  5. "Great company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Natural Gas Analyst in Warwick, West Midlands, England

    I worked at National Grid full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance Good pay for area

    Cons

    Lot of beaucracy and higher managment was poor

  6. "great job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst 

    I have been working at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    work life balance is a plus with a lot of flexibility

    Cons

    no clear path in ability to move up

  7. "Solid Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Above average pay, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Hard to get things done

  8. "Positive Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Warwick, West Midlands, England
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, positive, culture, people and opportunities

    Cons

    Can be hierarchical and non inclusive.

  9. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    Salary, work environment, training, people, culture

    Cons

    None that I can think off

  10. "Structured company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Waltham, MA

    I have been working at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    Excellent wages & benefits, room for internal growth, stock option, extra employee perks

    Cons

    micro-managing style, blatant nepotism, poor technology

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