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Lendlease Reviews

Updated 21 Aug 2019

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3.7
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72%
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86%
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Lendlease CEO Steve McCann
Steve McCann
187 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent company to work with, friendly staff with excellent work life balance(in 44 reviews)

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

Cons
  • "Work life balance is considerably worse than comparable companies in the industry(in 24 reviews)

  • "Long hours at times and some sheetty upper management who act like they own the company(in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Easy hiring and interview process"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Site Engineer 

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

    Pros

    They are committed to hiring women and don't make you do online tests for grad roles

    Cons

    You need to be mobile to travel

    Lendlease2019-08-20
  2. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lendlease for less than a year

    Pros

    They are doing some great work as a company and ever evolving. They also have a great senior management team who are very approachable

    Cons

    There is alot of pressure on contractors to delivery but I dont see that as a bad thing, its expected.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing, its been a pleasure to work for you guys :)

    Lendlease2019-08-01
  3. "Excellent growth opportunities in the right business units"

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    Current Employee - Project Accountant in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lendlease identifies talent and invests in it

    Cons

    Not all business units are as great

    Lendlease2019-07-31
  4. "completions draftsman"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Draftsman 

    I have been working at Lendlease full-time

    Pros

    easy drafting, good mentoring from colleagues

    Cons

    low salary, worked over time

    Lendlease2019-08-12
  5. Helpful (2)

    "A bumpy road, give it some time and it will come right"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lendlease full-time

    Pros

    Large organisation, support work/life balance, health/fitness and provide flexible working options. Pay their employees well for the market. Value sustainability. Smart and professional offices with modern IT and furnishings.

    Cons

    Currently undergoing significant restructure due to certain businesses and regions not performing - some are market driven issues, others are a consequence of their environment or sheer size of the company therefore unable to be truly competitive. Despite their goals in the area of female attraction and retention, it is still a very male dominated environment that is often plagued with old school thinking and a boys club...

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    Advice to Management

    Provide more decision making power and authority to leadership. Provide training to your middle leaders to help them do their jobs in line with company vision and values. Check in with your female workforce more regularly outside of their local forums - perhaps nationally led initiatives as opposed to locally driven ones, may see real change in female attraction and retention, as local leadership cultural issues are then...

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    Lendlease2019-07-07
  6. "Devalued and restricting"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lendlease full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company car and basic work flexibility

    Cons

    Poor management and pathetic culture

    Lendlease2019-07-23
  7. "Lendlease Site Engineer Graduate Program"

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    Former Employee - Site Engineer in Melbourne

    I worked at Lendlease full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    + High intro salary + Well organised graduate program + Good office culture + Flex days

    Cons

    - Long hours if on-site - Little control over which projects you worked at.

    Lendlease2019-07-03
  8. "Project engineer"

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    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Sydney

    I have been working at Lendlease full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexibility for working parents and great benefits

    Cons

    Long hours even though flexible

    Lendlease2019-06-24
  9. "Great Office, Work Life Balance"

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

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

    Pros

    work life balance great, active support company

    Cons

    very small fish in a big pond

    Lendlease2019-06-13
  10. "Great company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lendlease full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexibility, health & well being, you’re not just a number

    Cons

    Constant restructures which create an uncertain culture

    Lendlease2019-06-12
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