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EBRD Reviews

Updated September 29, 2017
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  • Senior management does not have a clear vision about the Bank's future (in 14 reviews)

  • Slow career progression, absence of recognition for high performers, slow deal approval cycle, lost vision of the mandate (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Legal Secretary"

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    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Legal Secretary in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I worked at EBRD (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Management. Travel opportunities and training.

    Cons

    No offices in major European Cities


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Overall great"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EBRD full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, knowledge and expertise of colleagues, international

    Cons

    Slightly bureaucratic (not quite like public sector)

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great environment, especially for those who come from countries of operations

    Cons

    Some processes that are out of date but management seem to be working on improving them


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Very pleased to work here"

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

    I have been working at EBRD full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Intelligent work staff, strong benefits and sense of job security. Multi cultural environment.

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement limited sdue to low staff turnover. Very bureacratic.


  5. "Over 5 years working at EBRD"

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

    Pros

    - talented international open-minded staff
    - travel
    - reasonable social security package

    Cons

    -bureaucracy
    - staff with same background lands different contracts


  6. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at EBRD full-time

    Pros

    Diversity, friendly and capable colleagues, work-life balance

    Cons

    low turnover among senior management, too much influenced by policical/county issues


  7. "The best company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Head in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
    Former Employee - Assistant Head in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    interesting job, interesting people, great benefits, loads of training, great support from managers, rooms for growth, feeling of satisfaction at workplace.

    Cons

    I believe that there is no cons, except that the actual salary was not very high, but great benefits actually brought the value of the package much higher than what could be find on the market.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to work with this great transparency and integrity.

  8. "Assistant Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at EBRD full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    multicultural company, fun, a lot of work, great challenges - make me stronger and wiser!

    Cons

    people with unprofessional approach working in the company that makes much more difficult to communicate and reach company/ department/ team goals

    Advice to Management

    involve employee in discussion regarding the restructure of the company and other team related decisions


  9. Helpful (4)

    "A a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Banker Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Banker Associate in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at EBRD full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diversity. International exposure. Great colleagues from all over the world.

    Cons

    Slow career progression. Inefficient project approval process.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to your staff.


  10. "Internship"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nice payment and nice working environment

    Cons

    sometimes a bit more of work


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