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Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) Reviews

Updated January 13, 2017
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Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer
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  1. "nice job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    best company i ever worked for

    Cons

    no communication with upper management


  2. "DEWA"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good enviorment, friendly and employee learning

    Cons

    Compensation,Promotions,salaryies and trainings and management


  3. "Secured"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Job Security............................. .... ... ... ...

    Cons

    - Career path
    - Slow Growth
    ............................ ... ... ...

    Advice to Management

    - Equality is Essential
    ...................


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  5. "Average Government Organisation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst Programmer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Analyst Programmer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I have worked in DEWA for more than a year now. Following are my observation:
    - On-Time Salary
    - Job Security
    - Working hours (35h/wk i.e, 7h/day) with exception during Ramdhan month (25h/wk)
    - Healthy work environment

    Cons

    - No Annual Hikes
    - Not much work so you've learn new technologies in mean time
    - Tough deadlines at times as you don't have to estimate for your project
    - Salary is low when compared to market

    Advice to Management

    Please give yearly hike so that Employee's Pay is in Sync with Market.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Broad experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Job security, wide & rich experience, stability and improve employee skills. As long as you willing to work hard they will invest in you.

    Cons

    Each employee should have a clear progression plan within their work and annual appraisal that able to conclude where they need improvement and when they are ready to go to the next level automatically.

    Advice to Management

    Enforce empowerment
    A clear employees progress/procedure
    Annual salary increment


  7. "electrical engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good salary packages and good care of employs.

    Cons

    Going very good and provide good service to subscriber.


  8. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Working timings, healthy environment and cooperative colleagues. Great scope to learn.

    Cons

    Incentives and promotions not entirely dependent upon the performance.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Assistant Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Job Security, Freedom, Family Status

    Cons

    Salary restructuring, Work pressure, Beware of colleague spying, Senior Management

    Advice to Management

    God Bless


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not recommended unless you want a comfort zone"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer SCADA Network in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Engineer SCADA Network in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    35 Hours work week.
    Apart from that none

    Cons

    Many too many
    Dumb higher manager
    Excess Micromanagement
    No annual salary increment
    Sub par salaries

    Advice to Management

    Manager's Approval
    Please hire managers who knows the technical stuff otherwise the projects suffers.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Officer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Officer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Officer in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Job security
    No unnecessary work pressure
    Friendly environment
    Focus on training and development

    Cons

    None that i can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work



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