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GrameenPhone Reviews

Updated February 27, 2015
Updated February 27, 2015
67 Reviews
3.9
67 Reviews
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GrameenPhone CEO Vivek Sood
Vivek Sood
14 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very nice and clean working environment (in 16 reviews)

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


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

  • Work-life balance sometimes very hard, deserved reward sometimes suppressed for internal politics (in 2 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

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

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

    I worked at GrameenPhone

    Pros

    Environment, Brand Value, People, Benefits

    Cons

    Management are often selfish and less prospect

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Engineer

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Very nice environment to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GrameenPhone

    Pros

    Friendly people and nice office

    Cons

    Very important to make good contact

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    A good place to grow for RF Engineers

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work independently ( play with radio parameters and make it best for customer satisfaction) , on payment, good bonus and performance bonus , training .

    Cons

    too much raw level work ( customer complains) . Still working on 2G network while world is running on 4G. Not much advanced radio tool support

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please ensure advanced tool to engineers

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very good company to advance the carreer

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big company. So big opportunities.

    Cons

    There are more scope to improve employee motivation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There are more scope to improve employee motivation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Internship at grameenphone

    Former Intern - Intern in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
    Former Intern - Intern in Dhaka (Bangladesh)

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

    Pros

    GP is a recognised company, has great office space, good facilities for employees(like lunch and pick up and drop off).

    Cons

    GP offers no payment for interns, work is tedious and monotonous, and often unrelated to field of study(especially for those in the technology department).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    offer better learning opportunities for interns.

  8.  

    Best workplace in the country

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone full-time

    Pros

    I go to office at 8 and my work is done by 5.30. Hence I have ample of time for my professional studies and family.
    Kudos to Grameenphone for providing health insurance for my parents. Now that's one of a kind benefit. I believe in the leadership of Grameenphone as in I can say my company is in good hands.

    Cons

    A huge workforce which can be streamlined very easily and people are not aware of taking cost efficient decisions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you are recruiting talents you need to provide them with a definite career path with appropriate development opportunities. And a large workforce may not be a successful one.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Mixed Experience. Most of the people working there are really helpful, but the management is terrible.

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

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

    Pros

    Good salary structure.
    Transportation provided.
    Good work environment

    Cons

    Employee politics
    Senior management internal problems
    Non-transparent evaluation policy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your subordinates.
    Stop fighting among yourselves.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    There are opportunities but you need to find them!

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

    I have been working at GrameenPhone full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere & ambiance in HQ.
    Salary
    Profit Share
    Culture
    Top Management
     career progression

    Cons

    Top Management, career progression, job rotation, leader's understanding of overall business

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Personal growth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good

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

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

    Pros

    good working environment and good employee benefits

    Cons

    not much everything is good to work there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    not much

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