Rio Tinto General Manager Reviews

Updated 22 May 2019

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Rio Tinto Chief Executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques
Jean-Sébastien Jacques
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  1. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - General Manager Procurement in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    International opportunities available Caring culture with strong focus on HR issues Development scope Uses cutting edge mining technology

    Cons

    Can be too process heavy at times due to its size Involves large scale mining operations that have an impact on the environment despite all best efforts to rehabilitate mined areas Cyclic industry

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    "No one knows anyone anymore"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - General Manager in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Experience good if you find yourself somewhere that management actually know what they are doing Pay is competitive

    Cons

    The organisation has changed so many senior people that no one knows who does what any more. The new team don’t know the business basics Are yet so everything is highly politicized. The new operational hubs are a long way from operations and the top down centralisation can kill local initiatives.

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    "Focused and no-frills"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - General Manager in Perth, Western Australia
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very highly regarded organisation that has a clear focus on tier one mining deposits.

    Cons

    Leadership abilities are patchy across the organisation. Your career is entirely in your hands. Don't expect anyone else to help you along the way. You might be lucky, but general advice would be that you are the only one who can make your career work for you.

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    "Life at Rio Tinto"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - General Manager in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rio Tinto full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Diversified Miner with International Assignments

    Cons

    Constantly reorganizing. Very weak leadership. Focus on employing women and excluding qualified men. Onerous bureaucracy. Australians are treated way better than Americans-fair amount of discrimination.

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  5. "good ethics and solid culture, but often too bureaucratice"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - General Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    very friendly people good, solid business sheet generally well run clear vision for the company articulated by management

    Cons

    too bureaucratic, overstaffed limited growth opportunities compensation not reflective of performance, but ratehr tenure

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