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Telstra Project Manager Reviews

Updated 12 Jan 2021

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40 Ratings
  1. "Great"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay and people and offices.

    Cons

    Politics and perks and travel

  2. "Project managing IT rollouts"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    Flexible work life balance, good working culture and challenging projects.

    Cons

    lack of lateral moves within the company.


  3. "Great opportunities"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities throughout my career

    Cons

    Ongoing restructures throughout my career

  4. "Overall a good exp"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 

    I worked at Telstra part-time

    Pros

    flexible working arrangement if you can negotiate

    Cons

    Poor management and telecom just have a bad rep in general.

  5. "Manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance,. Good staff

    Cons

    Poor management and leadership at field level

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  6. "OK"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Pay, flexibility and work variety,

    Cons

    Really depends on your manager. Can be a difficult culture long term

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  7. "Always changing and plenty of opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to change roles across time, to build your career. Good people. Always challenged and interesting scope.

    Cons

    Limited learning & development budget, job uncertainty due to frequent restructures. People can get pretty stressed in areas that are under-resourced, or when compensating for under-performing offshore teams.

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  8. "On the right path"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good salary, flexible working, gain wide breadth of skills

    Cons

    Office politics, shifting goals, sometimes too many stakeholders to please for small things

  9. "Terrible. Don't go there."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    KEY NOT FOUND: reviews.per_diem-former - Project Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra

    Pros

    Money was reasonable. Some nice people.

    Cons

    Progression determined by politics and length of tenure, not necessarily merit or capability. Many people taking advantage and not putting in basic level of effort.

  10. "Great salary and benefits once you're in, hard to move up"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Melbourne

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

    Pros

    Great recognition and reward systems. Good personal development.

    Cons

    Telstra is shrinking, so opportunities to move up in the banding are few and far between. Had to look externally to meet my financial and career goals.

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