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Standard Bank Group Reviews

Updated Oct 18, 2019

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Standard Bank Group CEO Jacko H. Maree (no image)
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  1. "Awesome and great company"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Bank Group

    Pros

    Supportive team, forward looking company, inclusive spirit, innovative and adaptive in nature

    Cons

    Centre dependence for many in country activities

    Advice to Management

    Agility and adaptability, faster go to market initiatives

    Standard Bank Group2019-05-28
  2. "Great Company to Work For"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Teller in Baltimore, MD
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Standard Bank Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Reliable hours, pay, environment, nice customers

    Cons

    Working multiple Saturdays in a row

    Standard Bank Group2019-05-23
  3. "A good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Process Improvement Officer 
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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Bank Group full-time

    Pros

    Standard Bank is a good place to work. Opportunities to for career advancement. Quality professional development opportunities for staff

    Cons

    I think they should recognize the realities in their different

    Standard Bank Group2019-02-12
  4. "Business Development Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Bank Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Culture Great place to work

    Cons

    The Employees below Deputy Manager are not well compensated and does most of the work

    Advice to Management

    Benefits payable to employees below DM should be improved upon

    Standard Bank Group2018-11-14
  5. "Awesome company"

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    Former Employee - Modeling 
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Bank Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Learning opportunities Growth Progressive Sim Tshabalala African footprint ICBC

    Cons

    Nepotism Politics Affirmative Action Questionable as progression not always merit

    Standard Bank Group2018-07-19
  6. "Sales and Trading"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Standard Bank Group full-time

    Pros

    Small enough to be nimble but large enough to have an impact on clients

    Cons

    Very top-heavy in senior management

    Advice to Management

    To re-vitalize their London operation which trails the South African operation in terms of mission and wherewithal

    Standard Bank Group2017-09-15
  7. "Relationship Manager - Corporate Banking"

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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Standard Bank Group

    Pros

    - Sufficient training - Good compensation - Great benefits - Managers fairly well trained

    Cons

    - Large bank so fairly bureaucratic

    Advice to Management

    Work on reducing the bureaucracy

    Standard Bank Group2016-10-20
  8. "Snr Portfolio Manager IT"

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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Standard Bank Group

    Pros

    Good Work ethic and excellent benefits. Room for growth.

    Cons

    Affirmative Action really prevented people from getting promotions they deserved

    Standard Bank Group2016-04-18
  9. "Great Place to work"

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     in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I have been working at Standard Bank Group for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Relative Work life balance, great family values

    Cons

    Remuneration not competitive with industry peer

    Standard Bank Group2016-02-27
  10. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Standard Bank Group full-time

    Pros

    Good people and work life balance

    Cons

    Lack of mega deal exposure

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your junior people

    Standard Bank Group2015-07-29
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