Orascom Construction
3.9 of 5 19 reviews
www.orascomci.com Cairo, Egypt 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 3, 2014

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Nassef Sawiris

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71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Alot of responsibility if you're willing to work for it.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Orascom Construction

Pros- Early responsibilities
- Growth opportunities
- Reasonable salaries

Cons- Too entrepreneurial, not enough mentoring

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate more defined roles and responsibilities, create an infrastructure for 360 reviews

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

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it was worth it

Technical Office Engineer - Structure (Current Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 5 years

Prosit provides you with a Professional environment to work in - multinational company - intelligent senior management - invest in employees - team work

Conspromotions are not such an easy job - no salary structure or may be there is one but they don't stick to it - no specific career path

Advice to Senior Managementthe company is a stable multinational one and work atmosphere is great, but yet the HR are not very helpful and they are misleading in the interviews, they give promises they don't intend to keep.

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

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It is a good company to work for

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

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

ProsStable supportive environment that has been the main achievement for the this company that can do design build specialty industrial project

ConsWork locations, very demanding situations, many issues to resolve in terms of assigning tasks and specifying what is expected. Not taking action against underperformers

Advice to Senior ManagementReward excellence and discourage inaction

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

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Working atmosphere

Senior IT Systems Administrator (Current Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 3 years

ProsVery good working atmosphere in OCI

ConsNone as the work atmosphere

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I worked at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGot to learn a lot, colleagues were nice and supportive

Consno actual career path, salaries were much below market average with tremendous variations

Advice to Senior ManagementSalary structure linked with a will defined career path.

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

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satisfied with new experience and big network

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Orascom Construction

Prosstability,great work network of suppliers and companies

Consu[grading is slow and no more experiense to gain

Advice to Senior Managementto upgrade their evaluation system

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Pantier (Current Employee)
Osijek (Croatia)

I have been working at Orascom Construction as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsFinish maisterPantier grinder draywall CONSTRUCTION

ConsPantier grinder driver finish maisterCONSTRUCTION

Advice to Senior ManagementNo

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

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Very good in general

Technical Office Architect (Former Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I worked at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 3 years

ProsWork environment is very good

ConsHR department deal with people like boxes

Advice to Senior ManagementInnovation

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

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Prepare shop drawings ,take off , request of information - Attend progress mettings - Solve solutions

Technical Office Architect (Current Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 3 years

Pros-Good Experience -Working under pressure -Skillfull in engineering programs

Cons-No fair in salaries for this company

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Big Company but Over-staffed with no justice in salaries and benefits

Senior Planning Engineer (Current Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I have been working at Orascom Construction full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBig Company, Good Experience to be there.

ConsOverstaffed with unqualified personnel and bad distribution of salaries and benefits

Advice to Senior ManagementJustice in distributing benefits to really qualified personnel, sharing experience of superiors to the subordinates, putting the right qualified persons in the right places instead of burying them or leaving them to quit.

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