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National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Reviews

Updated September 23, 2017
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  1. "Company Nurse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    As the only Nurse in the company it was very challenging in terms of providing care to the employees, it includes thorough assessment and giving first aid

    Cons

    nothing to say wrong about the company


  2. "National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, Carmen"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines as an intern

    Pros

    Has allowance ...Great supervisors.. Excellent working environment.

    Cons

    Interns are not allowed to do fieldwork

  3. "Corporate 'Grid' at it's finest! , Good people but majority are lazy and incompetent."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive compensation and benefits. Location.

    Cons

    A lot! - lazy people, poor management, personality oriented, extremely unbalanced workload and many more

    Advice to Management

    Moderate the 'Grid'.


  4. "Awesome"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Electronics Engineer in Iligan (Philippines)
    Current Intern - Electronics Engineer in Iligan (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Knows work life balance and employees are really taken cared of. The salary is also good and the benefits.

    Cons

    Same as other jobs, everything is routine, but all in all, the environment, the peole and work experience is really nice.


  5. "Good paying job, majority lazy people"

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    Former Employee - Specialist in New Manila (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Specialist in New Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good paying job, there are a lot of benefits when you are a regular employee, nationwide operation lets you travel for free

    Cons

    work seems very basic but a lot of people are so lazy and looks for someone to blame most of the time. business process are tedious with no exemptions.

    Advice to Management

    Review employee performance and simplify the business process. Be fair to employees especially to utility employees and drivers.


  6. "Working"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Leicester, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly Staff, Pension schemes. Occupational Health and Well-being, Unions.

    Cons

    Staff shortages, low pay for contractor staff. often unable to take holiday when required or needed.

    Advice to Management

    We are all in this together.


  7. "Transmission Line Power Industry"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New Manila (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Manager in New Manila (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Positive work environment, stable local company. Young organization. Plenty of work challenges. Excellent training field for engineers. Highly technical organization.

    Cons

    Government environment style, highly traditional with a fear for a paperless environment, too many documents and redundant process. Conservative in terms of process improvement.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

  8. "Laid Back environment but good experience"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Quezon, Nueva Ecija (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Quezon, Nueva Ecija (Philippines)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Little pressure. Beautiful work environment. Laid back. Co-workers are polite and kind. Good salary for fresh graduates. Only sole energy transmission corporation in the
    Philippines.

    Cons

    No Union. Little benefits. Small Bonuses, only 13th and 14th month pay and subjected to tax. cut off the OT and NSD. No salary increase.


  9. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    1. Job security
    2. Lot to learn about our engineeing field
    3. Great job.

    Cons

    1. Company policy has change. its more about gaining more money and taking off some benefits for the employees. Like including family to your medical insurance. Its demoralizing.
    2. Boring job. Its a great job because you are a critical area of providing power but it gets boring after long time.
    3. Slow advancement.
    4. Unfair treatment of the managemnt No standard for hiring. Considering they have no comptation in the business.

    Advice to Management

    Have some consideration to the employee not only to your wallet.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Working in National Grid Corporation of the Philippines"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Quezon City, National Capital Region (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid Corporation of the Philippines full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Job Security. The Company has no market competition being the sole transmission utility in the Philippines.
    2. Be trained and work with arguably the best Electrical Engineers in the Philippines
    2. Great Technical Jobs appropriate for Electrical Engineers.
    3. Abundance of Technical Knowledge and Skills to be acquired.
    4. Various type of works ranging from Design, Administration to Maintenance.

    Cons

    1. Limited Career Development
    2. Very Low Salary considering the difficulty and risk of the Job
    3. Does not have an Employee Wellness Program
    4. Employee does not have a bargaining option when it comes to Employment Contract.
    5. Employee Representation are not favored by the Management.
    6. There is no definite Salary scale and Renumeration. From 2008 to 2012, no salary adjustments were made.