Westpac Group Reviews

Updated 3 Jun 2020

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3.9
82%
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87%
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Westpac Group Managing Director and CEO Brian Hartzer (no image)
Brian Hartzer
398 Ratings
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  • "Corporate red tape results in slower development and release cycles(in 29 reviews)

  • "Senior Management needs to be evluated(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Good"

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

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

    Pros

    Good work place to be at

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about

    Westpac Group2020-05-05
  2. "Fulfilling & Fun!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Extremely supportive environment, fantastic employee discounts on lots and lots of different things, overall fairly fun, opportunity to empower customers with gifts, challenging and rewarding

    Cons

    Performance scored by customer feedback which can often be indirect / about Westpac as a whole (for example interest rates) which obviously we do not set

    Westpac Group2020-06-02
  3. "Solid employer in the big 4."

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

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

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, lots of benefits, some high calibre leaders

    Cons

    Accountability could be stronger across the board

    Westpac Group2020-06-02
  4. "Worlds Best Service Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Owner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best reasons to work at Westpac: 1) Amazing focus on being of Service 2) Customer Centric 3) Agile way of doing things 4) Focus on a lot of community projects 5) Management focusing on improving the culture

    Cons

    1) Lots of politics within teams 2) Lack of co-operation in between different environments 3) Black game mentality in the lower teams

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    Westpac Group2020-06-01
  5. "Senior Commercial Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Commercial Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexible, pays well, opportunities to move

    Cons

    Leadership communication is one way down.

    Westpac Group2020-05-28
  6. "Great team culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Canberra

    I worked at Westpac Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Team is supportive and friendly

    Cons

    Low salary, need to work overtime sometimes

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    Westpac Group2020-05-26
  7. "Great place to build a career"

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

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Company has genuine and competent managers - Staff are very helpful and always willing to assist

    Cons

    - Corporate red tape results in slower development and release cycles

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    Westpac Group2020-05-25
  8. "Consultant"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group part-time

    Pros

    Great team, Scope to grow

    Cons

    Unnecessary office politics that lost some great talent Slack management ethics

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    Westpac Group2020-05-25
  9. "Great Company - Great people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Adelaide
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    Lots of growth opportunites and great culture

    Cons

    Older technology across sub brands

    Westpac Group2020-05-24
  10. "International operations"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Contact 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Friendly team, great benefits, opportunity to network

    Cons

    Repetitive tasks, there could be more efficient ways to do things

    Westpac Group2020-05-18
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