Westpac New Zealand Reviews

Updated 11 Sep 2020

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4.1
79%
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90%
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Westpac New Zealand CEO David McLean
David McLean
46 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great for career advancement, fantastic for work flexibility and able to move relatively quickly(in 8 reviews)

  • "Flexibility, community focused, good culture(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Dificult to get opportunities when not located in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch(in 4 reviews)

  • "work-life balance , poor training(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great opportunity for a Graduate"

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

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, Flexibility, Opportunity to Grow

    Cons

    No cons at all .

  2. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Multi Channel Specialist in Auckland, Auckland

    I worked at Westpac New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Best banking culture in NZ

    Cons

    Have to fight for own career development


  3. "Great"

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

    I have been working at Westpac New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work huge support for Personal development

    Cons

    A shuffle of senior management would be good

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I worked at Westpac New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Great and helpful training and team environment

    Cons

    Slightly stressful KPIs and understaffed at times

  5. "Good culture, continuous learning."

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

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

    Pros

    Good culture, continuous learning. I have found great Mentors here. People culture is so friendly. Working on great tech stack.

    Cons

    Don't have a frame of reference yet. Its my first job in this country.

  6. "Good place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Wellington, Wellington

    I have been working at Westpac New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Good variety of work Clear communication from leadership

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  7. "Fine balance required"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Auckland, Auckland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac New Zealand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly, flexible, good compensation, collaborative

    Cons

    Slow to market, lots of big ego

  8. "First job in Financial Services."

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

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

    Pros

    Wide variety of work. Smart professional colleagues to learn from. Decent Pay. Nice office/location. Support for further education and career development.

    Cons

    Could benefit from a more structured on-boarding process.

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  9. "Good place to work"

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

    I worked at Westpac New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, great opportunities to work across the business

    Cons

    Quite a complex organisation, hard to keep everyone on the same page

  10. "Perspectives"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Banking Consultant in Queenstown, Otago
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Some great colleagues and customers.

    Cons

    Always short staffed and reactive to change rather than proactive.

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