Safaricom Reviews

Updated Aug 8, 2020

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4.0
94%
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99%
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Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore
Bob Collymore
170 Ratings
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  1. "N/A"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Safaricom full-time

    Pros

    Excellent workplace, good culture and ethics

    Cons

    no cons were evident during my tenure

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  2. Helpful (3)

    "Not Bad"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analytics Consultant in Ewing, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great Training Ground. Good for Career Development for first 1-3years

    Cons

    The Longer You Stay The More You Are Taken for Granted . Even your salary is reduced.

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  3. "Business Intelligence Engineer(Analyst cum Developer)"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Intelligence Engineer(Analyst Cum Developer) 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Safaricom full-time

    Pros

    Great employer with good working environment in terms of facilities gym, creche

    Cons

    No promotions, very hard to come by. One can stay in same level for 10years

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  4. Helpful (4)

    "Intern"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Safaricom

    Pros

    Great work environment with a lot to learn from.

    Cons

    Has limited entry level opportunities

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  5. Helpful (5)

    "Intern Safaricom"

    5.0
    Intern 

    I worked at Safaricom for less than a year

    Pros

    They allow you to engage with anyone at any level. Duties and roles assigned are those of full time employees

    Cons

    I thoroughly enjoyed my time there as an intern. Not much to say with regards to cons.

  6. "good"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi West
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Safaricom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good work and life and good salary

    Cons

    nothing I have.m. very good.m very good

  7. "Safaricom Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Safaricom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company culture, amazing benefits, good learning experience

    Cons

    No major cons for now

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  8. "Senior Manager"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Safaricom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great energized teams focused on winning

    Cons

    Pressure to always be top

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  9. "Good employer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Safaricom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good job environment,Team work, good benefits,Exposure, Good leadership

    Cons

    Slow growth,stressful,No social life,High Expectations, better salary

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  10. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Nairobi
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Safaricom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's a really good place especially if you are looking for experience since you get to learn a lot. The pay is good.

    Cons

    Just lots of pressure. In terms of growth, it's really difficult.

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