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Emirates NBD Reviews

Updated May 18, 2018
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Pros
  • Good work life balance for most roles, good leave benefits and insurance (in 9 reviews)

  • The main reason is my certificate is Finance and Banking and I love this work environment (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • too hectic work, no work-life balance (in 13 reviews)

  • absolutely no work life balance (in 11 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Employer Rating"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Emirates NBD full-time

    Pros

    At Emirates NBD, the organizational culture fosters good values and business ethics.

    Cons

    Downsides are few. Perhaps salary scale may not be as rewarding as with other financial institutions in Dubai's market.


  2. "Good working life balance ... depending on your department"

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

    Pros

    Laid back, flexible management, Good working life balance ... depending on your department

    Cons

    Will rip you off if you state your salary requirement too low, promotion opportunities varies greatly by department/business

  3. "Associate Vice President"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Emirates NBD full-time

    Pros

    Everyone is paid heavily and work life balance is tilted much more towards life than work

    Cons

    Super mediocre, Short-term benefit mindset and lots of free riders, who can only talk. Everyone is a head of something in the bamk


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Emirates NBD Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very light work schedule and flexibility of hours.
    People are generally friendly
    shorter hours during ramadan
    Get to see a lot of how the company runs

    Cons

    -Very poorly managed
    - Interns are not considered to be of much important
    - difficulty getting recommendation letter due to company policy
    - Interns are not valued
    - Average food

    Advice to Management

    Improve internal communication and beauracracy. Have a more defined recruiting process that applies to those who are just graduating. Improve communication between the different departments.


  5. "Customer centric"

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

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

    Pros

    Largest and best bank in UAE

    Cons

    There are no downsides of this bank


  6. "Emirates NBD Dubai"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Product Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Assistant Product Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    * Perfect work environment
    * Lots of learning

    Cons

    * Pathetic Management
    * No work life balance
    * No empathy for employees

    Advice to Management

    Bring more learned people to the top


  7. "Employee satisfaction"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place to work as Bank takes care of their employees and allows them freedom to innovate and experiment with various ideas

    Cons

    Work pressure to beat project deadlines

  8. "experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Emirates NBD full-time

    Pros

    working environment and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    bad salary, bad learning opportunities


  9. "Relationship Manager - Business Banking"

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    Former Employee - Business Relationship Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Business Relationship Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Emirates NBD full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great infrastucture / Continuous investment in staff learning & development / Cutting-edge innovation in banking services / Government backed

    Cons

    Earning as per market, whereas some increment can be adjusted based on the caliber of the bank


  10. "Good company to work for but for short term"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Emirates NBD full-time

    Pros

    Good people, flexible and empathic work environment

    Cons

    Systems are outdated and very manual, HR in London is next to non-existent. Favouritism and perception of chosen few counts.

    Advice to Management

    Establish new HR team who are knowledged and polite.


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