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Updated 6 September 2018
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  • "Often work long hours, worth it in the long run" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Established leadership groups makes it difficult to have a clear career progression past middle management level" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Project Manager (MEP) in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Assistant Project Manager (MEP) in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mace full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good carreer progression with great respect for human capital at the company

    Cons

    nothing bad really unless you are a lazy person

    Mace Response

    17 Sep 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for sharing your review. We appreciate your feedback and it’s great to hear you had a positive experience at Mace.


  2. "Associate Director"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director, Project Management in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Director, Project Management in New Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Mace full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Supportive, good processes and systems. Do things right.

    Cons

    Sometimes employ people that one has interviewed and are not a good candidate

    Mace Response

    21 Aug 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for sharing your positive feedback. In regards to your concerns around the interview process, we are currently trialling alternative ways to assess candidates so that we can ensure best fit... More

  3. "Great company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Payroll in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Payroll in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mace full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Mace was a great company to work for with many opportunities both in the UK and internationally!

    Cons

    More transparency between the UK and international sides of the business is needed

    Mace Response

    21 Aug 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We’re delighted to hear you’ve had a great experience with lots of opportunity. We value and consider all feedback and we’ll continue to find ways to improve.


  4. "Facilities Coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    global company
    large workforce
    change can be made

    Cons

    pay not great
    holidays difficulty to get approval

    Mace Response

    4 Sep 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for your review. We are committed to making Mace a positive environment for all our employees so I am disappointed to hear about some of your experience. We are taking your feedback on... More


  5. "mace engineer"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mace full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    lots of interesting projects,
    graduate scheme, although more geared to project management, whereby very few technical knowledge gained

    Cons

    unclear career path, not a fostering environment

    Advice to Management

    allow engineering placements at a consultant

    Mace Response

    4 Sep 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It’s good to hear that you’ve enjoyed your time so far on a variety of projects. Regarding your concerns about career progression and learning, it’s a... More


  6. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Mace full-time

    Pros

    Great people and culture, lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Workplace flexibility i.e. flexible working hours, working from home/alternative locations

    Mace Response

    21 Aug 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thanks for taking the time to share your positive feedback about your experience so far at Mace. We’re committed to making Mace an inclusive working environment for our people and are working towards... More


  7. "Mixed feelings"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mace full-time

    Pros

    - Iconic projects
    - Recognised name
    - Opportunities in the UK and abroad
    - Growing company

    Cons

    - Different environment in each of the business unit, some good some bad
    - Somewhat chaotic organisation

    Advice to Management

    The company needs to be restructured, so employees can understand better their purpose

    Mace Response

    4 Sep 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. There are a lot of important points in your review. I’m sorry to hear that your experience has not been consistent across the business. We want all of our... More

  8. "Look after staff"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, better payers in industry

    Cons

    no flexible working is avaliable

    Mace Response

    7 Aug 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We’re delighted to hear that you would recommend us. We are committed to making Mace an inclusive environment and we are working towards... More


  9. "Project management"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mace full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good projects and london locations

    Cons

    No direction from senior management

    Mace Response

    11 Jul 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thanks for sharing your feedback, it’s brilliant to see that you would recommend us. We are committed to making Mace a great place to work for all our employees so I am disappointed to hear about... More


  10. "Facilities Manager"

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    Current Employee - Facilities Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Facilities Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Mace full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, some very good people

    Cons

    Not all employees have a carrer development plan in place

    Advice to Management

    Review strategy for employees retain mente and development

    Mace Response

    18 Jun 2018 – Group HR Director

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We’re delighted to hear that you have found Mace a great place to work. Regarding your concerns about career development, this is a business... More


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