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Santos Reviews

Updated 30 Jun 2019

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3.4
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46%
Recommend to a Friend
76%
Approve of CEO
Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher
Kevin Gallagher
21 Ratings
Pros
  • "Challenging projects to execute and good people(in 10 reviews)

  • "good work life balance and the freedom to extend career learning(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "senior management just in for themselves, great if you are part of the gang(in 5 reviews)

  • "Many perks and social activities have been removed through the downturn and numerous rounds of redundancies have impacted morale in recent years(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Learning Experience"

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    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Santos full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great experience, some excellent mentors

    Cons

    Industry challenges led to tough decisions

    Santos2019-05-21
  2. "-"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Santos full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary Hours Location Strategy Fun

    Cons

    Competitive Bullying Workload Etc Etc

    Advice to Management

    -

    Santos2019-06-30
  3. "Operations Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Operations Readiness Analyst in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Santos full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Family orientated culture with high focus on safety

    Cons

    Low business management and lack of unified direction

    Advice to Management

    Have a unified plan available to everyone

    Santos2019-06-25
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Santos full-time

    Pros

    Interesting technology to work with

    Cons

    IS management are unprofessional in how people are criticized in-front of others and changes performance reviews based on personal feelings and how well you get along with the people he brought with him. Jumps back and forward on strategy decisions without consulting staff.

    Advice to Management

    Lower management are doing a great job of putting out fires created by middle management, keep up the good work.

    Santos2019-04-17
  5. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Santos full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and flexible work benefits

    Cons

    Limited growth in to management positions

    Santos2019-01-14
  6. "Logistics officer"

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    Current Employee - Logistics Officer in Adelaide
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging projects to execute and good people

    Cons

    Communication from leadership could improve

    Santos2018-12-10
  7. "Good company and nice variety in job options."

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Santos full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Options to move.

    Cons

    The global oil downturn has had its effect - but seems to be recovering.

    Advice to Management

    Good going, keep improving and start hiring again!

    Santos2018-10-25
  8. "Great culture and work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Santos full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very flexible working schedules and company provides support for a healthy lifestyle by employees. For instance, gym, showers, bicycle storage and lockers to encourage active employees.

    Cons

    Continually restructured in the last 3 years and made life hell for employees.

    Advice to Management

    none.

    Santos2018-10-07
  9. "Gone downhill"

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

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

    Pros

    Salary and good people to work with

    Cons

    Poor communication from senior management, don't care about the people working beneath them at all, everyone feels like they are just a number that can be easily replaced.

    Santos2018-09-21
  10. "Great experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Santos full-time

    Pros

    Good graduate program, meaning you can learn a lot from your mentor, manager, and other co-workers.

    Cons

    It's very competitive to get into the company at the moment due to the re-structuring.

    Santos2018-08-16
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