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Portugal Telecom CEO and Director Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava
Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava
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  • A lot of know-how is leaving the company; (in 4 reviews)

  • Very low salary and respect for the human capital, specially the Field Force (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The best Telecommunications company in Portugal.

    Cons

    The salaries of the Engineers are very low.

    Advice to Management

    Increment the salaries of the Engineers.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Director B2B Sales in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Director B2B Sales in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Portugal Telecom (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Leading customer service technology and innovation. Good work environment and team work. Top level management. Continuous looking to improve market share and customer satisfaction. Great product offer and competitive positioning.

    Cons

    Need more flexibility due to company size. More difficult to carreer upgrade due to company size.
    Carreer evaluation program needed to be revised.
    Difficulty to apply some progressive work measures due to union demands which are old vision.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a new career evaluation program. Revise the size of board of administration as it looks to big. Revise some political executive jobs that not produce company value just exist to satisfy political interests.

  3. "Number 1 telco in PT"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company! Top leader in telco in Portugal. Good products.

    Cons

    Merit sometimes not recognize within the company.


  4. "DATA ANALYST"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    stability of the careers and funtions

    Cons

    Over time it's hard to have carreer progression

    Advice to Management

    More progression in


  5. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to improve knowledge
    Complexity of projects
    Great Team

    Cons

    There are way too many processes


  6. "Nice Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in Barnard Castle, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Web Developer in Barnard Castle, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Provide Trainig, friendly envirnment, cooperative member of staff, very social, very hardworing, give rewards of hard woring.

    Cons

    nothing, i did not find any one, very nice company

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  7. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - IT Related in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - IT Related in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable company, strong management, lots of work and projects going at the same time makes it an interesting place to work.

    Cons

    Sometimes its hard to change people from old habits because the incumbent, state owned telecom provider still rings a bell to some employees, mostly older ones

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with the good work, make portugal telecom a market force together with Oi and dont forget of the people that pull all the levers and push all the buttons

  8. "Great to start working at"

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    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of skilled people and many interesting projects, which makes for an exciting workplace and great learning opportunity, especially for new workers. Merger with Brasil based Oi will likely bring new opportunities for career development.

    Cons

    Crisis in Portugal doesn't allow for the best effort / reward combination at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    Work hard to make the merger with Oi a complete success for both sides!


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Portugal Telecom - general review"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great management team, as of December 2012. Good health support services, for both the employee and relatives.

    Cons

    Once Portugal is in financial trouble, career opportunities are not great most companies, and Portugal Telecom is no exception


  10. Helpful (1)

    "A very dinamic company where you may have an excelent oportunity to have the perfect career"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Chalenging, dinamic, inovative, updated, competitive, winner

    Cons

    midle level leadership , changing, too big


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