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Dar Al-Handasah Reviews

Updated September 13, 2017
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  • long working hours taking toll on personal life (in 30 reviews)

  • Heavy working load, progress means no work - life balance (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Nice working environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al-Handasah full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working environment is great. Good starting pay if you are a fresher. You get chance to go abroad after 3-4 years in the company.

    Cons

    The working time is too long (10 hours). Nothing more to say. Rest is all good for me till now.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "the height of stupidity"

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    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al-Handasah full-time

    Pros

    Are there any at all

    Cons

    Every Stupid thing there is

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Architect"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect
    Current Employee - Architect

    Pros

    good salary package. Exposure to international standards.

    Cons

    long working hours, no weekends


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Worst Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Exposure to Big projects.You will learn many things.

    Cons

    Very Bad work culture.During the time of project submission you have to stay whole night in company. no personal life.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Architect"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al-Handasah full-time

    Pros

    Job Security in the only pro apart from scale of project

    Cons

    No personal life, and no job satisfaction


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Definity would recommend depending on your situation"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Architect in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Project Architect in Cairo (Egypt)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dar Al-Handasah full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, Professional working environment and good support towards your career development.

    Cons

    Heavy working load, progress means no work - life balance

    Advice to Management

    Allow more space for innovation and experiencing with new technology, it is not only about production and achieving targets.


  7. "Repeatative task"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Dar Al-Handasah full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    no risk of throwing out

    Cons

    less value for GIS profiles

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company for Fresher's in electrical civil mechanical architecture not much for telecommunication and electronic eng"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Telecommunication Engineer in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Telecommunication Engineer in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al-Handasah full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Global project
    Nice exposure to Big projects in infrastructural development

    Cons

    Odd working hours
    No proper planning hence last minute rush
    Sometimes need to stay Overnight

    Advice to Management

    Learn few basic management skills


  9. "IT security Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al-Handasah full-time

    Pros

    Good experience
    Amazing life insurance
    Great investement in formations for their employees

    Cons

    Low salary
    Bad management communication
    No time for activities or sports outside work


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Negligent"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Pune City (India)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Pune City (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dar Al-Handasah full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Desk job that is it

    Cons

    No industry exposure, rework, management failure, HR is a joke here

    Advice to Management

    Control attrition, improve HR policies,


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