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Bpost Reviews

Updated October 6, 2017
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Pros
  • 12u per dag bij bpost bank), toffe voordelen bij BNP, gemakkelijk bereikbaar met de trein (in 7 reviews)

  • Je bent (wat zelfstandig) maar eens je benoemd was luxeleven of gemakkelijker werk (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Verloningen niet slecht maar niet altijd evenredig met de verantwoordelijkheden (in 7 reviews)

  • Impossible de faire son travail dans les heures imparties, la perceptrice se prenait pour un petit tyran avec qui il (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Product Manager"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bpost full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, attractive package, company car for sales and marketing positions, location (downtown Brussels), like minded and motivated colleagues

    Cons

    Structure can sometimes be rigid, management has a hard time making sound decisions (between pursuing traditional business or digitalising), post-restructuration context


  2. "IT Strategy"

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bpost full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good ideas and good planning

    Cons

    Lack of resource stability at IT managment level leads to challenging already decided programs and delays resulting in good people level the company.

    Advice to Management

    Create stability and get the best out of people with positive motiviation

  3. "Nice place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bpost full-time

    Pros

    Big company, so you can learn a lot, different functions, different departments

    Cons

    Not much career opportunities, often black box


  4. "Good environment"

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    Former Employee - Internal Auditor in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Internal Auditor in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bpost full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits. Excellent environment to develop/boost your career.

    Cons

    workload. Sometimes confusion on accountability


  5. "teamleader ict"

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    Former Employee - Teamleader in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Teamleader in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bpost full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great colleagues to work with. Bpost is a big company so it is not always evident to move forward smoothly, but ICT within bpost is working on a "private" manner. Cool.

    Cons

    Bpost is a huge company in Belgium with a governmental history. Due to all ancient rules and "laws", procedures are most of the time too slow.

    Advice to Management

    I think people management should be put more in place and political games should disappear. Transparency and communication is a very important topic that has to be kept in mind.


  6. "Business Development Parcels"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The company has manu assets to count on and qualified people walk around the corridors. It offers good salary package.

    Cons

    Profile of skilled people in the decision tower at la Monnaie is far from the field. The company'strategy is defined by operations, not by clients. It sit on a large amount of cash, despite allows little or does not encourrage new ideas. It follows the market instead of driving it. The price policicy is "me too" and is frustrating for sales.
    At last its a top down hierarchy corporate, so much last century :-(


  7. "Huge but growing company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bpost full-time

    Pros

    Relax atmosphere with large long-term challenging projects. Lot of young people, far away from the old image that you could have when thinking about the company. Programme for young graduates.

    Cons

    Depending on the department you are in, you could end up in a hierarchical structure, with not enormous potential to grow.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the young starters, as they are the future of the company, by giving them more space to grow inside.

  8. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bpost full-time

    Pros

    Best eltronics simply the best

    Cons

    Could be improved in some places

    Advice to Management

    Listening to members for ideas to improve


  9. "market segment manager"

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    Former Employee - Market Segment Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Market Segment Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bpost full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The postal sector is facing a lot of challenges and a lot of innovation. It is a very excited sector to work in.

    Cons

    High rate of turn-over at top level leads to not long term vision. Too many projects, no clear focus.


  10. "Sport, Health, Social contacts and Money ALL in One.!"

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    Current Employee - Mailman in Ghent (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Mailman in Ghent (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bpost full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Much oxygen
    Short hours if you're quick
    Very social
    Sportive
    and the atmosphere is Supaaa

    Cons

    In the winter it is difficult to work
    cuz you have to bike in the snow.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe a little more salary? :D


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