IUCN
3.4 of 5 7 reviews
www.iucn.org Gland, Switzerland 500 to 999 Employees

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Updated Mar 15, 2014
IUCN – Pakistan – “IUCN Karachi Office Parking”

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Great people, amazing work and purpose - saving the environment, working with business to make a difference.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Gland (Switzerland)

I have been working at IUCN part-time for more than a year

ProsSeveral of the people are REALLY smart, and VERY driven. It is a great place to learn and to share and to work with people from all over the globe who have had some great experiecnes.

ConsUpper management can be difficult to interact with. Sometimes there are funding issues for programme work. Sometimes too many consultants are hired and not enough career advancement is provided for staff (vs hiring a consultant, provide opportunity)

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to staff. Provide chances to shine for employees. Be kind to IT staff and to service staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice ambience - top experts

Scientific (Former Employee)
Gland (Switzerland)

I worked at IUCN full-time for more than a year

ProsThe headquarter is relatively small and the environment is very friendly mostly among IUCN staff but also hosted organisations such as Ramsar.
The level of expertise is very high and there is nothing better than work with a good team.

ConsThere are not many career opportunities inside IUCN.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter cross departments interaction.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Mixed feelings.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at IUCN

ProsGreat cause to work for.

ConsLack of vision from management.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet your act together!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Its a good NGO to work with, am working with them about seven years now

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Moshi (Tanzania)

I have been working at IUCN as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsThey are better on good governance,most of the decisions made by the top management are shared to all staff worldwide

ConsSome of the seniors are misunderstanding they responsibility ie they dont know what really supposed to do

Advice to Senior ManagementI suggest to have indoor training within the organisation so that all the staff to have a clear visions to their day to day responsibility within the organisation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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extremely good organization where one can contribute to full of his/her potential

Programmer Coordinator (Current Employee)
Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)

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

ProsFamily like environment
Working for a casue - environmental sustainability
Linkages to global experience and exposure
Sense of accomplishment
An opportunity to create harmony and balance between nature and human

ConsNot a good paymaster, non-competitive to job market
Individualisation of functions due to historical reasons
Declining interest of bilateral and multilateral donors towards environment sector

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great when I started, sucked when I left!

Regional Human Resources Manager (Former Employee)
Bangkok (Thailand)

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

ProsOn the programme side, many informal opportunities available to learn and grow.

ConsNo career path left, staff who disagree with management are told they are not indispensible!

Advice to Senior ManagementMore interest in the organizations growth is required. Major overhaul required in terms of transparency and communications.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good experience so far

Program Assistant (Current Employee)
Karāchi (Pakistan)

I have been working at IUCN full-time for less than a year

ProsGrowth opportunities and international exposure

ConsLong working hours with less time for family and social activities

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease raise our compensation to match more closely with market trend and hire only professionally qualified people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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