NBN Co Reviews

Updated Aug 1, 2021

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123 Ratings
Pros
  • "great opportunities, great work life balance(in 50 reviews)

  • "Flexible working arrangements / work from home(in 39 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Too many organizational restructures are causing instabilities due to brain-drain(in 26 reviews)

  • "Job security as the praogram coming to an end(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      great place to work

      Jul 29, 2021 - Senior Portfolio Manager in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great culture in the organisation

      Cons

      significant change happening at organisation level all the time

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good Company

      Aug 1, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great learning facilities, good technical challenges. The tech landscape is ever evolving so there's a lot to learn and grow.

      Cons

      Not much to share here. Sometimes the work can be hectic but its the case with a lot of places

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Government Business Enterprise to work

      Jul 28, 2021 - Executive Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fabulous, believable and lived purpose Flexible working arrangements Working level collaboration Competitive Salary Location near train line

      Cons

      Frequent changes in direction Job security impacted as the company changes from building to operating the nbn network Executive leadership not working cohesively

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      startup culture survives but under threat from cost cutting

      Jul 2, 2021 - General Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      very friendly, still has the feel of a startup and trying to stay progressive, although that is changing recently as the company changes from a build phase where money was not object, to a run company where cost cutting and efficiency are now more in focus.

      Cons

      constant change, restructuring and high turnover of contract staff in engineering. recent focus on cost cutting in the last 2 years is accelerating.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company overall

      Jul 15, 2021 - Business Analyst in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Values, commitment to flexible working and executive leaders that do care for their staff

      Cons

      Career progression and applying for internal roles are difficult. Pay is slightly below market and yearly pay rises are very low (below CPI)

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent place to work

      Jul 18, 2021 - Operations Manager in North Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good work culture and work life balance

      Cons

      bureaucratic sometimes hard to get things approved

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      great place

      Jul 21, 2021 - Analyst in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      workplace provides flexible working options

      Cons

      none. a great place to work

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      It was fine

      Jul 18, 2021 - Training Officer in Adelaide
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility, family friendly, good salary

      Cons

      Poor career options, rife with sexism depending on the department you’re in

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Solution architect

      Jul 18, 2021 - Solutions Architect in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work. Competitive salary

      Cons

      Not many cons with my experience.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Decent pay but slow bureaucratic culture

      Jul 10, 2021 - Portfolio Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent pay and good work life balance

      Cons

      1. Very rigid focus on diversity and inclusion to the point of compromising career progression for employees with true merit and talent 2. Senior management is quite thin on experience and basically move up the ladder by managing upwards with little concern for their teams. 3. No clear strategy on allocation of funding. 4. Handballing culture has become quite prevalent

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