Heineken Reviews

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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4.1
86%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
Approve of CEO
Heineken Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO Jean François M. L. van Boxmeer
Jean François M. L. van Boxmeer
272 Ratings
Pros
  • "Prestige of working for a MNE and free beer at the office(in 25 reviews)

  • "great culture management work life balance(in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "work - life balance is at times difficult to manage(in 30 reviews)

  • "Hard to break that glass ceiling, if you are anything other than white and from the white Dutch fraternities(in 17 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
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  1. "Worth it!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Brand Executive in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    All is perfect to work here

    Cons

    Except the salary is a bit under expectation

  2. "Great"

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

    I have been working at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    Great Brand, Great CEO, Beer

    Cons

    Nothing much to complain about here


  3. "Fun and exciting place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    Strong international brands, open working environment

    Cons

    Very internally-driven, limited career advancement

  4. "Perfect"

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

    I have been working at Heineken full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    great place to work and progress career wise

    Cons

    no Cons to share at the moment

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  5. "Marketing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Director in Singapore

    I have been working at Heineken full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Nice events you can attend

    Cons

    Worklife balance can take a toss

  6. "Finance Business Analyst"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    Great products, free beer, nice workers

    Cons

    Low perks, cost cutting measures

  7. "Junior Brand Manager"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good people, good perks and great brands to work with!

    Cons

    Work life balance is challenging Non transparent on promotion, performance review is somewhat flawed

  8. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Heineken full-time

    Pros

    - International MNC environment - Decent Perks

    Cons

    - Lack of growth opportunities if you are not based in Amsterdam

  9. "Intern"

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

    I worked at Heineken

    Pros

    - Talent development - Good work life balance

    Cons

    - Senior management can be a tad complacent

  10. "Awesome company, but disconnected with Local Operation Companies"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's beer, how cool is that? Great product, great experiences, good culture, global foot print. I've been in 2 different countries and salaries are above average.

    Cons

    It has global presence, but it's quite difficult to be transferred, local companies work independently. and most of HR process are not standard.

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