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Concern Worldwide Reviews

Updated February 2, 2015
Updated February 2, 2015
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  1.  

    Nice place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Concern Worldwide full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Mission and vision great including CEO's approach to growth

    Cons

    Some country offices have veterans who have refused grow with times with qualifications that do not meet their current position.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continuous appraisal of senior expatriate staff important especially in countries where national staff have better technical command of programmes

    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Very Dedicated Organisation Committed to the Extreme Poor & Quality Programming

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Concern Worldwide full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Quality at the heart of what we do.

    Cons

    Facing need to adapt and change to the new environment

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Intern -

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Intern in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Concern Worldwide as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    -Very friendly staff who are passionate about development
    -Need to be self starter and ask for work to do
    -Great opportunities to learn about development and get exposure to various campaigns and events
    -Flexible and relaxed working environment

    Cons

    The company doesn't have an intern culture, so I had to ask to be involved and get more work to do. Otherwise, I think it's a company with great work-life balance and opportunities for young staff.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Passionate people, good systems

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Concern Worldwide full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's very fulfilling to have some role in reducing inequality and helping the poorest of the poor. And it's very satisfying to be part of a group that are ruthlessly efficient at doing it; in my experience little is wasted and tough decisions are made (not delayed).

    Cons

    Salaries aren't great, but if you're thinking about working here, you have a different bottom line anyways.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find more ways to get knowledge from overseas staff into the plans made at HQ.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    CW working for nice cause

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)
    Former Contractor - Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)

    I worked at Concern Worldwide as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Concern Worldwide provides innovative learning environment

    Cons

    Lesser opportunities for internal candidates

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encouragement should there for frontline employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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