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Updated February 5, 2018
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Pros
  • Good work life balance for most roles, good leave benefits and insurance (in 9 reviews)

  • high stability, good work environment (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • too hectic work, no work-life balance (in 12 reviews)

  • absolutely no work life balance (in 10 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. "Hi"

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

    I worked at Emirates NBD full-time

    Pros

    Huge organization with a passion to lead the industry

    Cons

    Ethnic and nationality diversity needs to be improved

    Advice to Management

    Human Resource Department needs to be more engaging with the employees and diversity must be ensured


  6. "Manager"

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

    I have been working at Emirates NBD full-time

    Pros

    9-6 job with no new learning

    Cons

    All discrimination based in your position

    Grade M and below is considered labor class
    Grade P is labor supervisor
    Employees start at grade Q and above.

    Communication sucks in this organization. No learning growth plan

    Advice to Management

    Given a lot during my tenure but none was implemented


  7. "Sr Relartionship Manager"

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    Former Employee - Corporate Relations Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Corporate Relations Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Emirates NBD full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Best place to Work, Grow, Learn and Lead
    Open Door Policy
    innovative ideas for your growth
    Makes you feel proud
    HR TEAM are the best Mr. Hussam Al Hashimi and Miss Maryam Bahlooq amazing people to make you feel you are valubable staff.

    Cons

    during my tenor working in ENBD i was greatful for everything.

    Advice to Management

    Thank you so much to all ENBD staff

  8. "Great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance for most roles, good leave benefits and insurance

    Cons

    No annual increment for 2 years (2015 and 2016)

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Corp Banking"

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

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

    Pros

    Large bank.
    Relatively secure job
    Good learning environment

    Cons

    HR is very slow in terms of recruitment
    Internal promotions are difficult


  10. "Working within the Group IT function."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This company implements lots of innovation and use of disruptive technologies to experiment. Innovation ideas are not always implemented with sustainability in mind.

    Cons

    Very poor work life balance.
    There is very little strategic direction and result in people perusing self serving interest instead of aligning to a common goal.

    Advice to Management

    Form a partnership with business instead reactive management. Have focus on quality instead of time to market. Value all employees as a team.


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