UK Ministry of Defence Reviews

Updated 5 Jun 2021

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UK Ministry of Defence Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon
Michael Fallon
143 Ratings
Pros
  • "Job Security, Flexible Working Patterns(in 60 reviews)

  • "Varied work, good people, good work life balance(in 41 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Time away, dangerous at times, salary initially(in 22 reviews)

  • "MoD doesn't then allow you to then further develop within this specialism unless you were to be promoted(in 22 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great

      26 Nov 2020 - Data Analyst in North West
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      Pros

      Flexi , good people , good management

      Cons

      Nothing for cons , it’s great

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      very enjoyable with sense of responsibility

      5 Dec 2012 - Legal and Administration in New Delhi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      public prestige, gaze, encouragement with opportunities to get shining personality . The Department also provides me all opportunity to go ahead in the field of education in order to boost my career further.

      Cons

      Not too much exposure since only sitting job may not provide you an opportunity to enhance your desired goal in life. further many restriction in IT enabling process also hindered the progress of official to great extent.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      adventuurous

      12 Aug 2012 - MILITARY NURSING SERVICE in New Delhi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      make you confident, mature, adventurous, challenging,doing things out of nowhere( without any resources)responsible . what may come( datte rahoji ) it was in hindi.

      Cons

      Lack of personnel life .no time for your family.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      adventureous

      9 Apr 2013 - Army Officer in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir
      Recommend
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      Pros

      provide great oppertunities to all citizen of india

      Cons

      frequently distance from family members

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      An Excellent exposure to all fields of work

      29 Oct 2013 -  
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      Pros

      a Good Atmosphere to work on

      Cons

      Pyramid like Structure for promotion

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good

      19 Mar 2013 - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
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      Pros

      Satisfactory experience we have seen in life.

      Cons

      Nothing to add as of now.

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Secure job

      6 Oct 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Time bound promotions up to a mid level, adequate perks , can serve in and see different places, opportunities for leadership and training especially in initial years .

      Cons

      Steep pyramid for later promotions, frequent shifting , monotonous work after initial years , slow response to changes as required in present day .

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Jobs security

      5 Jun 2021 - IS Engineer in Andover, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Laid back when not deployed, half day fri

      Cons

      Being away from family and not being able to settle in one place

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Virtuous Institution ... if only it took more risk in Innovating

      2 Jun 2021 - Public Sector in Portsmouth, South East England, England, England
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      Pros

      Good T&Cs Good collaborative work environment A source of pride and sense of purpose

      Cons

      Difficult to Innovate Change is challenging to deliver Surprisingly risk averse

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Review

      2 Jun 2021 - Marine in Plymouth, England, England
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      Pros

      Make friends for life with huge personal development, good career advancement potential with many specializations.

      Cons

      Multiple deployments over the last few years have left little time for family.

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