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EDF Reviews

Updated 16 Jan 2020

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3.8
78%
Recommend to a Friend
79%
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EDF Président Directeur Général Jean-Bernard Lévy
Jean-Bernard Lévy
214 Ratings
Pros
  • "Environnement de travail stimulant et convivial(in 104 reviews)

  • "s sont sympathiques et entretiennent une bonne ambiance de mani(in 78 reviews)

Cons
  • "Il faut avoir envie de changer de travail tous les 4 ans(in 39 reviews)

  • "Saint-Denis est parfois difficile d'acc(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging, constant change, strong culture and brilliant people."

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Head of Internal Communication in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at EDF part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People, role, leadership, Culture and behaviours

    Cons

    Complexity, integration, structure, hierarchy and culture

    EDF2020-01-16
  2. "Excellent company with a great mission"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Manager, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs in Columbia, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    EDFR is a fantastic company to work for. And the focus on deploying clean renewable energy is vital given the need to address climate change.

    Cons

    I do not have any downsides to report on working at EDFR.

    EDF2020-01-04
  3. "Te company looks after you"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Commissioning Engineer in Paris

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

    Pros

    Great extra benefits, try not to overwork you, opportunity to go overseas to France.

    Cons

    Progression is extremely slow, difficult to gain real responsibility early on, very specific line of work could be difficult to transfer to other industries easily.

    EDF2020-01-02
  4. "Vertically integrated low carbon utility"

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    Former Employee - Project Development Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance Good benefits package Waking up to how the market is changing which is creating some interesting new work

    Cons

    Due to the size of the organisation they can be slow moving with excessive governance. Lack of dynamism and agility

    EDF2020-01-15
  5. "No ability to manage or develop people"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None. In the past money and security of employment were good, now diminishing rapidly.

    Cons

    This is like working in North Korea, no desire to tackle the real problems and only focus on the next quarter.

    Advice to Management

    Sell to a better operating company.

    EDF2020-01-16
  6. "Lots of variety in work"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in London, England

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

    Pros

    Variety of work and good people to work with. Good opportunities if you can do a lot of hours. Good benefits

    Cons

    Lack of time to do the work

    Advice to Management

    -

    EDF2019-12-11
  7. "Good company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fun projects, renewable industry, willing to give junior employee responsibilities.

    Cons

    Below market salaries, can be very bureaucratic.

    EDF2019-12-07
  8. "Well resourced to do jobs properly and to a high standard"

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    Current Employee - Environmental Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits package working with in the main a good bunch of people

    Cons

    Slow and reluctant to change. Not a diverse workforce

    EDF2019-12-06
  9. "Finance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EDF full-time

    Pros

    workplace environment and work life balance

    Cons

    No inconvenience at all to notice

    Advice to Management

    More interactions between differents departments

    EDF2019-11-11
  10. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Trader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best place to work at

    Cons

    None - all is perfect here

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    EDF2019-11-08
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