Unilever Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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4.0
87%
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94%
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Unilever CEO Alan Jope
Alan Jope
530 Ratings
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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in West Pymble
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Work Benefits including gym and discounts

    Cons

    Hard to grow, many layers, management

  2. "Transformed"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in North Rocks
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Promising transformations in finance. Exposure to a reputable FMCG company.

    Cons

    No career progression in finance, opportunities and promotions seem to be reserved only for Graduates.


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    "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Insights Manager in Sydney

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Industry leading processes and lots of intelligent people

    Cons

    Frequent hiring freezes often means large periods of time double or triple hatting.

  4. "Great"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, lots of opportunities (different brands & categories), international

    Cons

    Salary freezes, big company, hierarchy

  5. "focus improvement projects, people management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    An international company strong standard

    Cons

    no room for improvement in this position

  6. "Big company, challenging environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Category Manager 

    I worked at Unilever full-time

    Pros

    Agile workplace, strong on development and can make the role as big as you wwnt

    Cons

    A lot of internal processes and conflicting priorities

  7. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Development Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good company to work at

    Cons

    No cons as such experienced

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  8. "Base Salary questions"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture, hours, team, location, workplace

    Cons

    Travel, pay, scale, workload, other

  9. "Average"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good brands and strong marketing. Good experience to add on resume.

    Cons

    Poor system and processes - lots of gaps

  10. "great culture, flexible working environment, brands with purpose"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Brand Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Unilever full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    a company that truly values what they preach - brands with purpose grow. Fantastic culture, really flexible working arrangements and trust in people you work with. A lot of ownership and opportunities for junior people too

    Cons

    as with any large company, a lot of processes and hierarchy, slow decision making process

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