GHD Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2022

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3.6
74%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
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GHD CEO Ashley Wright
Ashley Wright
358 Ratings
Pros
  • "Interactive and learning work environment(in 43 reviews)

  • "In my experience, GHD has a incredibly inclusive and welcoming culture that encourages flexible working(in 43 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "As for all consultancies, work can be hectic at GHD as well(in 53 reviews)

  • "At busiest times you can work long hours with no compensation(in 32 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      One of the last employee owned global consultancies

      Jul 16, 2022 - Principal in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Profits are shared among the employees only, great culture, lots of career opportunities, high profile projects.

      Cons

      Limited exposure in Europe and low brand recognition in the americas

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      N/A

      Aug 7, 2022 - Hydraulic Engineer in Brisbane
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment with supportive team

      Cons

      Pay increases hard to achieve without jumping companies

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to learn

      Aug 1, 2022 - Graduate Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Variety of projects to learn from

      Cons

      There are some hurdles to get used to working for a big company.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall decent place to work

      Aug 2, 2022 - Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall friendly culture and environment

      Cons

      Can lack in support and opportunity Some toxicity amongst teams but when isn’t there

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Lovely people, weird structure

      Aug 1, 2022 - IT Security Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of lovely people. My department was flexible with remote work and which office I worked from. Internal structure is unique, allowing flexibility and adaptability.

      Cons

      Internal structure is unique, which leads to fragmented internal systems, processes, and gaps in management responsibility.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great to be part of the winning team

      Jul 30, 2022 - Senior Structural Engineer in Mackay
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great company culture and opportunities

      Cons

      difficult to maintain utilisation in the smaller offices

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      GHD

      Jul 28, 2022 - Senior Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture for employees to feel part of a team

      Cons

      Pay is not as high. Principals and Associates see more benefit than others

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Company

      Jul 23, 2022 - Electrical Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Solid team Large log of work in public sector Recruits talented individuals Good local management

      Cons

      Timesheet pressures "Big Company" experience - cut throat Low personal development

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great environment

      Jul 24, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Flexible working hours -WFH option -Convenient office location -Interesting projects

      Cons

      -Overtime -Sometimes no work or too much workload -pity about some in management

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Ok company, for the right peopl

      Aug 1, 2022 - Office Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, thats about it

      Cons

      Horrible management, no direction, low salaries

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    GHD has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 998 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at GHD to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 3% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, GHD employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.1 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at GHD. This rating has improved by 6% over the last 12 months.

    74% of GHD employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated GHD 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at GHD to be benefits, culture, career development and the cons to be management, compensation.

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