British American Tobacco Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 2 Jun 2020

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  1. "Accounting & Finance, Operations"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Financial Analyst in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco for more than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment. Inclusive and friendly.

    Cons

    Location and food options. There is a shuttle bus though.

  2. "Great culture and people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Brand Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco

    Pros

    Great company culture, easy to work environment (casual)

    Cons

    Tobacco company with limited marketing exprience

  3. "It's a great company that focused greatly on people development and strength from diversity"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Diverse working environment Given chances to chart your own career progression ( need to tie with business needs) Committed for people development through job rotation within function or across countries Competitive compensation and employee benefits package Emphasize on work life balance

    Cons

    Location is far away from town. Better access by driving. Life aspects may not be so great for young professionals. The mix of various business units (regional/local level and different functions) make it less like working for a company driven for the same goals/priorities

  4. "best employer in the region"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Logistics Coordinator in Port Moresby

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    fast paced with a great working environment

    Cons

    very demanding with strict company regulations

  5. "Very political environment"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Bucharest
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    nice office and international work environment

    Cons

    Highly political environment, broken down communication across teams, little transparency on career advancement opportunities, long working hours with leadership team sending e-mails late at night. Emphasis on short-term delivery as opposed to sustainable practices.

  6. "Agronomist"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Farm Manager in Prague

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good working environment to carry the job

    Cons

    Bad Management due to partners

  7. "Great Benefit but management can ignore ongoing problems"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Bonus, Pension, Subsidise Restaurant and discounted events, multi culture work environment

    Cons

    Old School Culture, Difficult to Challenge Process, Internal Politic can be a restriction which can also limit career development

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  8. "Company profile"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - OTR Company Driver 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Best induction Supportive work mates Challenging and innovative working environment

    Cons

    None so far that I can think of. It was great

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  9. "Intern"

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

    I have been working at British American Tobacco for less than a year

    Pros

    Huge opporuntiy of learning. Exciting journey. Very good working environment. Freedom of choice.

    Cons

    Work-Life balance is a challenging thing sometimes.

  10. "Amazing company, great people. Definitely a great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in San Jose, San Jose
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work environment that allows you to unlock your full potential while being yourself. It is a company that seriously embrace diversity. If you want to develop an international career BAT is the place.

    Cons

    Perhaps the work-life balance depending on the role you are, thus is manageable

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