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3.6
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70%
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84%
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Lendlease CEO Steve McCann
Steve McCann
158 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent company to work with, friendly staff with excellent work life balance(in 43 reviews)

  • "Flexible working arrangements - employee programs(in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance is considerably worse than comparable companies in the industry(in 23 reviews)

  • "high pressure, long hours and weekend work(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Civil Engineer"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Lendlease full-time

      Pros

      - Challenging - Supportive management - Good pay

      Cons

      - Every man for himself attitude

      Lendlease2019-04-15
    • "Pretty good"

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      Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Melbourne
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Good working conditions and location

      Cons

      Long hours and they don’t get it

      Advice to Management

      Listen to people, be aware

      Lendlease2019-05-22
    • "Too Big & Too Slow, but Still Worth a Go"

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      Current Employee - Site Engineer in Darwin
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Well established processes and systems in place, opportunity to work in a wide variety of projects and locations, can learn from Lendlease's vast database of project experience and lessons learnt

      Cons

      Way too bureaucratic, extremely slow career growth, underpaid for working on a FIFO role, several pointless meaningless meetings, incompetent Senior Management

      Advice to Management

      Reduce the amount of red tape and bureaucracy

      Lendlease2019-05-24
    • "Senior Structural Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in Sydney
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      a well-organised company with a brand new office in Barangaroo.

      Cons

      nothing in particular to say so far

      Lendlease2019-05-05
    • "LLB"

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      Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Sydney
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great culture, great career progression and project opportunities

      Cons

      Salary increases are fairly low

      Lendlease2019-04-30
    • "Lendlease"

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      Current Employee - Development Manager in Sydney
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good work life balance

      Cons

      Too much middle management

      Lendlease2019-04-25
    • "Former analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Lendlease full-time

        Pros

        Excellent work life balance

        Cons

        Pay is below market average. Annual payrises are low too. People don't seem too keen on turning around work quickly. Too relaxed attitude.

        Lendlease2019-05-08
      • "Overall Positive Experience"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at Lendlease full-time

        Pros

        Hands on, dynamic, interesting projects

        Cons

        Lack of management and technical development

        Lendlease2019-04-18
      • Helpful (1)

        "Good company but fail to manage poor performers"

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        Former Employee - Safety/Training in Sydney
        Recommends
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Lendlease full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        EEO, annual reviews and bonus scheme

        Cons

        Poor performers are retained and not performance managed leaving teams struggling to carry the dead weight. There is no flexibility on projects.

        Advice to Management

        Performance management is crucial

        Lendlease2019-04-22
      • "Regional Manager"

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        Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Sydney
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Flexible working arrangements - employee programs

        Cons

        Highly bureaucratic - overly centralised. Culture that protects long termers

        Advice to Management

        Delegate authority and empower teams with action and save the words

        Lendlease2019-04-18
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