GrameenPhone Reviews

Updated June 29, 2015
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GrameenPhone CEO Vivek Sood
Vivek Sood
14 Ratings

Pros
  • good working environment and good employee benefits (in 16 reviews)

  • Good environment, people, and processes (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • needs better structure & career progression pathways, needs better pay structure (in 4 reviews)

  • Internal politics (in managerial level mostly) (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Top employer

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Employee - Specialist in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    I worked at GrameenPhone full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work environment, Good benefits, Flexible and professional management, Good compensation

    Cons

    Frequent organisational change but that requires for the company growth


  2. Great job for me

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This job is pretty well to do & salary is comfortable. One kind of comfortable job to do under it

    Cons

    To talk fluently with the people & also the behave must be well with them.

    Advice to Management

    You should grow up your character as well as your smartness to show..


  3. Good working culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Employee - Executive in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    I worked at GrameenPhone (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    people are helpful.Best working culture.

    Cons

    less growth opportunity. Manager are not supporting juniors.

    Advice to Management

    Should open more career opportunities. Better benefit structure need to be assured


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  5. Excellent Environment to Work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Manager in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Employee - Customer Manager in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    I worked at GrameenPhone part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent place to work and to maintain work life balance. Any person working a day in GP must start loving it.

    Cons

    Slower growth makes the employees demotivated.


  6. You will love to work here

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very Good Job Environment
    Respectful Colleagues
    Nicest office in Bangladesh

    Cons

    Stickiness of Employee
    Bureaucrat process
    Unhealthy Competition to some extent
    More or less Flat organization
    NA

    Advice to Management

    Avoid initiative which can create turbulence


  7. overall

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    I worked at GrameenPhone full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly environment to work, nice management, no discrimination

    Cons

    for the promotion you need to have strong connection with upper end

    Advice to Management

    personal improvement can be more emphasized.


  8. Cordial and sincere

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    cordial and co-operative atmosphere, work life balance

    Cons

    low salary increment and less chanace of promotion


  9. Helpful (1)

    Better than other companies in the industry

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent & beatiful corporate culture

    Cons

    Odd working shift very often

    Advice to Management

    Increase autonomy in company policies


  10. I always love to say that I was a "GP Employee"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Employee - Senior Executive in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    I worked at GrameenPhone

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Environment, Brand Value, People, Benefits

    Cons

    Management are often selfish and less prospect


  11. Engineer

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Global culture, brand, open office concept in work place; 5%profit sharing with employees, moving fast towards her goals

    Cons

    Politics, lack of vision of mid management,

    Advice to Management

    Try to focus long term in terms of employees development and audit the development activities



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