There are newer employer reviews for IDA
There are newer employer reviews for IDA

See Most Recent

Awesome place to network

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

I have been working at IDA full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Like my title suggests, this is the place to be at if you want to network with important personnels in the IT industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your fledging career if you know how to make good use of your time in the organisation.

Cons

A few of the senior management are quite backward in their thinking and some even resist technology (or pretend like they don't) and sometimes I wonder what are they doing in IDA, an organisation that is supposed to be promoting use of technology and being in the frontier all the time.

Advice to Management

Career progression is an important aspect of your employee. Sometimes I feel that this is overlooked and HR has got a big part to play in this oversight. How can an assistant manager take minimum of three years to get promoted to manager and then another 4 years before getting his senior manager promotion. Seven years in total and thats very very long especially for a fresh graduate who is considering a career in IDA. No wonder there aren't that many young employees in IDA.

0 reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  • Any Status
  1. Helpful (1)

    HR too creative with pay structure

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Contractor - Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at IDA as a contractor (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Handles the biggest and most cutting edge of new implementations.

    Cons

    Extremely strangely structure with gross annual pay calculated using variable pay to calculate expected offer, i.e. you ask for 160k per annum, they'll divide it by 16 months, but tell you that 3 of those months are optional (aka you are actually given 130k, but "probably" getting 160k). On top of that, the allowance portion is used to buffer further pay "cuts" -- they'll park part of the monthly into an "allowance" that is not used in any other calculations.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify this dodgy pay scale.


  2. A more fulfilling experience with the organisation, if it retains the positive values and culture.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at IDA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Work-life balance, vibrant, dynamic organisation

    Cons

    Rich in IT knowledge but, unable to execute some of the IT initiatives well, due to lack of effective communication and competency across all levels

    Advice to Management

    Top heavy organisation, and lack of succession planning for existing staff


There are newer employer reviews for IDA
There are newer employer reviews for IDA

See Most Recent

Work at IDA? Share Your Experiences

IDA

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.