Westpac Group Product Manager Reviews

Updated 16 Jun 2020

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Westpac Group Managing Director and CEO Brian Hartzer (no image)
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8 Ratings
  1. "Product Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    accountability/ownership well resourced highly regarded and can transfer into other areas

    Cons

    a lot of stakeholder engagement bureaucratic lack of senior leadership

  2. "Good people, but chaotic environment"

    3.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    The company is trying to do the right thing by customers

    Cons

    However, it’s such a big chaotic multi layered political environment that it just gets in the way of getting the outcome

  3. "Great People culture!"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great flexible working arrangements Great team dynamics Emphasis on Development Large organisation to move to other businesses

    Cons

    Promotion is hard Can be hard to challenge status quo especially on taking risks such as first to market pioneer strategies

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  4. "Balanced"

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

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

    Pros

    Good People, Nice Team, Reasonable Compensation, Excellent Management

    Cons

    Slow in adopting new ideas

  5. "Product Manager"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good culture, lots of opportunities to move internally

    Cons

    Changes to the industry, more risk and remediation focus

  6. "Great in certain area's"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance Lots of scope to move $$'s

    Cons

    Politics Culture Performance mgmt of people under performing

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  7. "Good company to work for - depending on boss"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I had a really great boss, who was really supportive, and open and transparent. I learnt a lot from him, and really enjoyed my role.

    Cons

    Some people in other areas in similar roles didn't have such a great experience, as their bosses weren't as supportive. It seemed to be very different depending on your boss.

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  8. "Very Flexible"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Really good for parents and encourages flexible working as long as you get your work done. Also product team runs on smaller numbers so in the current environment should avoid too many cuts

    Cons

    Pay could be better but couldn't it everywhere

  9. "Awesome organisation to work at!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, fair pay, focus on employees work life balance

    Cons

    Movement between divisions is difficult

  10. "Good people but beauracratic"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Development Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great employee incentives and flexibility in terms of work arrangements. They're very willing to fund training and education, and the pay is pretty good.

    Cons

    Huge bureaucracy where nothing happens fast. Terrible at performance management

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