Royal BAM Group Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2020

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3.7
68%
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Royal BAM Group CEO Rob van Wingerden
Rob van Wingerden
18 Ratings
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  • "Micromanagement, no room for career advancement unless you are Dutch(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Diverse job opportunites"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Hemel Hempstead, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time

    Pros

    Very good employer Career path good

    Cons

    Can’t think of any to say

  2. "Could do more for equal opportunities/ flexible working"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Adviser 

    I worked at Royal BAM Group full-time

    Pros

    Excellent employee benefits, family friendly events held

    Cons

    Not very progressive or forward thinking


  3. "Good company to start with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Site Engineer 

    I worked at Royal BAM Group full-time

    Pros

    Truly international, interesting projects, work / life balance

    Cons

    Micromanagement, no room for career advancement unless you are Dutch

  4. "Had better times"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Well organized company with defined processes and excellent strategic thinking.

    Cons

    Strategy implementation is very weak. Growth is not in BAM’s DNA, and if you don’t grow you will be taken over by competitors. Currently BAM doesn’t offer professional development.

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  5. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in London, England

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits and training

    Cons

    The company could have higher salaries.

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Review BAM"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time

    Pros

    Growth possibilities, culture, people, values, new strategy more focused on innovation

    Cons

    Old school management, can be hierarchical, lack of diversity

  7. "Overall the company is good."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordination Engineer in Dubai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The company is always open for improvements. Actively engage in latest technologies in the market.

    Cons

    As the company relies heavily on the construction industry, the downhill market trends affects gradually affects its financial stability to support its manpower.

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  8. "Little room for career development"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Staff in Kildare
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal BAM Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lovely co-workers Excellent Location Great work experience Great place to obtain experience, and to acquire the required skill set to fulfil a variety of roles. Good atmosphere on site and in the office

    Cons

    Little respect for staff Closed door company Not open minded Little room for career development unless you are an engineer Non fulfilment of promises

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  9. "Worse places to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time

    Pros

    Variety of projects, average pay

    Cons

    Boys club mentality, senior staff sherk responsibility, blame culture rampant

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  10. "Commercial Review"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Director in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal BAM Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent support network in the Group

    Cons

    Difficult to progress up through the ranks

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