National Bank of Abu Dhabi

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National Bank of Abu Dhabi Reviews

Updated March 19, 2014
Updated March 19, 2014
15 Reviews

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  1.  

    nbad is great

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    wide exposure, get to know different people, understand the middle eastern market, how does it work and what does it focus

    Cons

    narrow business, not as fancy as the investment banking in wall street, life can be quite boring in abu dhabi, weather is horrible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n.a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Spent a challenging decade at NBAD

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operation Manager  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Operation Manager in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    Good salary compared to other local banks.
    High quality assets
    Good place for retirement
    Policies and procedures are available for self learners
    You can grow only if you work SMART
    Promotions are awarded frequently based on performance

    Cons

    Empire building leadership style
    Everyone wants to be a manger and no one gets the work done
    Working hard does not help, only smart work will make you stand
    You need to show off ANY work that you have done to be recognised
    Great differentiation in salaries among employees of the same level
    Complete lack of appreciation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people
    Just Attend the same Leadership courses that you offer to other employees

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  3.  

    It was a great experience working for NBAD.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Enterprise Systems Architect  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Lead Enterprise Systems Architect in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to learn and improve your soft skills, very friendly environment and multi cultural.

    Cons

    Slow promotion process, the promotion is not always based on how good the staff is but is based on how the HR see your deserve or not.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to share your challenges with your staff,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    NBAD is good but not great

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Job stability is one of the main factors behind the choice for NBAD

    Cons

    Its difficult to grow career wise in this organisation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They need to get in touch and with their employees to see what is REALLY going on

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Great Company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    Clear strategy, direction and guiding principles. Strong culture of performance in which people are measured and held accountable. As long as they execute, company is well positioned for success.

    Cons

    Employees need to embrace change!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    was supposed to be 1 month but it turned out to be 1 week

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Data Entry  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Data Entry in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    good atmosphere and great place to work at

    Cons

    applied for a 1 month job n signed a contract but ended up working for 6 days only
    salary was supposed to be 3600 but we took 600 something only !

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    if your not sure of the amount of work .. please make sure before OR if you're not sure you can tell us the possibilities that we might not work for a month which means we might not take the salary you promised us with !!!!

  8.  

    It was a great honour to be a part of NBAD.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Relationship Officer  in  Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Relationship Officer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    Very Professional Environment and Learning Platform

    Cons

    Being a Govt. Org. some structural flaws slows down the departmental co-ordination.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Departmental co-ordination should be enhanced to improve TAT.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    It’s called Number one bank so that’s it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Personal Banking Advisor  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Personal Banking Advisor in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    They r helpful and understanding their staff helping to improve them and to reach the highest level , thanks NBAD u r the best

    Cons

    just try to give more chances for your staff the bank have a lot of good staff no need for new mangers or seniors from other banks our staff r the best too

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    a part of a family

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates)

    Pros

    professionalism, flexible interaction and trusted company

    Cons

    parking space and hard to get a job opportunity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    credit analyst

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    friendly enviroment. large client base , medical care, fast pace.

    Cons

    low salaries, low advancement opportunities , very long work hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    restructuring the hr department in Egypt, increasing salaries to the median. and promotions are vague and built on interpersonal relations with upper management , which is not professional

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