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British American Tobacco Reviews

Updated 16 Jan 2020

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3.8
78%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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British American Tobacco Chief Executive  Jack Bowles (no image)
Jack Bowles
91 Ratings
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  1. "Data Scientist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time

    Pros

    Typical established company diff types of problems exposure

    Cons

    Typical established company with politics and etc

    British American Tobacco2020-01-15
  2. "BAT"

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    Former Employee - Brand Executive 

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, social scheeme, health insurance, holidays

    Cons

    Redundacy positions, no career advancment oportunities

    British American Tobacco2020-01-09
  3. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    prefer not to share my opinion

    British American Tobacco2020-01-06
  4. "Truly Employee Focused"

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    Current Employee - Research Scientist in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great pay and perks - Friendly and intelligent people - Very much a people focused organisation - Interesting and well funded science - Professional and 'very' relaxed environment - Truly flexible hours - Academic feel - No expenses spared Highly recommend.

    Cons

    - Can be a little goal focus flippant at times - Promotion can be difficult (dead mans shoes')

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing! Reward capacity rather than time in role (Something all companies a little guilty of)

    British American Tobacco2020-01-02
  5. "Bad Management"

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    Former Employee - Principal Systems Engineer in Southampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good pay and good environment

    Cons

    Poor management and buddy system. Incompetent leadership

    Advice to Management

    Stop bringing people from Brazil and Managers that do not know anything about the product

    British American Tobacco2020-01-16
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent culture and values are key

    Cons

    Death by powerpoint needs to be fixed

    British American Tobacco2019-12-28
  7. "Market Leader in Declining industry"

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    Current Employee - Brand Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent pay Great benefits Smart people

    Cons

    Declining industry Highly regulated Long hours

    British American Tobacco2020-01-08
  8. "Great training"

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    Former Employee - Trade Marketing Representative 

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Had a lovely team and manager pushed for my development. Training was great.

    Cons

    Strategies changed daily and managment didn't tell field staff or customers all that they needed to know.

    British American Tobacco2020-01-08
  9. "Very very very vaguely glad"

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    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Executive 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at British American Tobacco full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible Bonus Salary Shares Development

    Cons

    Big Decision making Organisation structure

    British American Tobacco2019-12-12
  10. "A great opportunity to take your career onto international level"

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    Former Employee - Sales Reporting Analyst in Tbilisi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at British American Tobacco full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    international experience career growth opportunity competitive salary flexible working evironment

    Cons

    controversial industry bureaucracy due to company size

    British American Tobacco2019-12-10
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