United Bank for Africa
3.5 of 5 16 reviews
www.ubagroup.com Lagos, Nigeria

United Bank for Africa Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2014
United Bank for Africa – US – “UBA Reception”

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3.5 16 reviews

                             

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Phillips Oduoza

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85% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Satisfactory

    IT Systems Support (Current Employee)
    Lagos (Nigeria)

    ProsBeing a global bank with presence in 19 African countries, UBA is the right place to work,

    ConsThere are too many processes that drags project execution timeline. Also, being an ancient Bank, many of the policies around governance are ancient..

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey should keep on working earnestly to redeem the long lost image of the Bank and also ensure all hands are on deck as to restore the Bank to the leading bank in the Country.

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

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    Not too bad

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat company and average pay

    ConsPay is low compared to other banks

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

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    My experience in UBA improved my interpersonal relationship skills

    Relationship Manager (Current Employee)
    Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)

    ProsIt got me exposed me to legal and political policies and the need to abide by them to have a good ethical image

    ConsThey work load can be quite much and if you do not have good time management skills you might go off balance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove the working condition for the employees t enable them better serve the customers.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    That was a great experience. I learn half of what i know today

    IT Helpdesk (Former Employee)
    Cotonou (Benin)

    ProsThis a good company to start with

    ConsYou have to be up to date to keep up with the every day challenge

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey need to give more assistance to their employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It was a great opportunity to learn diverse skills from the best hands and I Look forward to such an opportunity.

    Operations Analyst (Former Employee)
    Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria)

    ProsThe practicality of the working environment teaches you how to be a self motivator and strive for perfection.

    ConsYou will always have to multitask and find a proper balance between work and personal life.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the United Bank for Africa flag flying higher.

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

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    Not bad for an entry level position

    Team Member (Current Employee)
    Lagos (Ghana)

    ProsVery nice and professional work environment

    ConsCareer longevity with most employees is less than 5 years

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

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    Fulfilling and explosive

    Team Leader (Former Employee)
    Johannesburg (South Africa)

    ProsConstant training,and good experience grounds

    ConsReward for work or result is poor. They need to upgrade their KPI (kEY Performance Indicators )to show work done.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTheir Recovery suspension policy is bad for staff and the work place

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Has given me the career drive needed to work in a multinational setting

    Finance and Accounts Officer (Current Employee)
    Kampala (Uganda)

    ProsMulticultural setting.
    Ability to report in a group setting.
    Strong work ethos coupled with living by the company core values.

    ConsNeed to domestic some product papers to local markets

    Advice to Senior ManagementCost cutting initiatives.

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

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    Opportunity to grow an international bank with african roots

    Relationship Manager (Current Employee)
    Nairobi (Kenya)

    ProsGreat experience in oil and energy
    Innovation of pan african trade products

    ConsPoor commercial lending exposure
    Poor support structures

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease relevant experience for pan african lending on the lending front

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    my experience with UBA Zambia was awesome.

    Branch Manager (Former Employee)
    Lusaka, Lusaka (Zambia)

    Prosgreat exposure and exciting environment to work in

    Constoo much red tape in decision making

    Advice to Senior Managementshould be open minded to consider suggestions on how to conduct their business especially in areas outside Nigeria.

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

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