Safaricom Reviews

Updated August 27, 2014
Updated August 27, 2014
22 Reviews
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    Database Admin

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Database Administrative
    Former Employee - Database Administrative

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

    Pros

    Good Training opportunities and career development

    Cons

    Long working hours and work-life balance

    Recommends
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    Leading company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mombasa (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mombasa (Kenya)

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best ground to get a learning experience in a fast paced environment

    Cons

    Fast growing therefore limited opportunities for growth due to cut throat competitive environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep at it :-)

    Recommends
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    Innovative company

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Stock Controller  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Stock Controller in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I was able to learn many skills

    Cons

    Pushing people so hard to achieve the numbers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    promote people based on perfromance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Safaricom Experience

    Former Employee - Telecommunications Engineer  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    >A good learning experience
    >Exposure to many aspects of technology

    Cons

    >Fixed mode of promotion,so inflexible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    >Work on career growth opportunities

  6.  

    Good employer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Safaricom full-time

    Pros

    Good salary, good benefits as well

    Cons

    very limited career progression, not very happy with the removal of bonus for the sales people

    Recommends
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  7.  

    Safaricom is one of the best companies in the world. I enjoyed working with this company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management Engineer  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Management Engineer in Nairobi (Kenya)

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

    Pros

    - Good remuneration
    - teamwork upheld
    - exposure to multitask and network with many people
    - Employees are well motivated

    Cons

    -experienced interns are rarely absorbed back after their contract

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I would propose that well experienced employees like interns be absorbed back in the company as permanent employees

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  8.  

    Fun Place to Work at the time though its a bigger now.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Safaricom as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best talents in the conuntry
    Access to current tech and training
    Well Equipped with the latest tools
    Nice office space clean enviroment

    Cons

    bureaucracy there are some areas where you can find it hard to be heard
    work life balance, some times the work load can get a lot
    rural travel can be needed, this can also be a Pro depending where you end up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    spread the love

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    Positive Outlook
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    Safaricom intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Intern in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Safaricom gives a lot of training opportunities to their employess which results to good career development.it is a nice place to work especially at management.They treat interns very well

    Cons

    It is very difficult to rise up the ladder.This might result to low motivation among workers but overally it is a good company to work for especially at the management level

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  10.  

    A good learning experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Support Analyst  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - IT Support Analyst in Nairobi (Kenya)

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

    Pros

    Very many opportunities to learn and get certified

    Cons

    The company can do better for Technology remuneration packages

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please make time to listen to the lower level employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    rich and rewarding experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance Professional  in  Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Finance Professional in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A great working culture, great exposure and training, challenging work

    Cons

    Large organization and have to ight for your own space

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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