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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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  1. "Analyst, Global Finance Services"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Their controls and processes are clear

    Cons

    Micromanagement, at least in the team I am in. Job rotation does not happen.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage independent thinking for career progression


  2. "Worl life"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Worl life balance is great

    Cons

    Sometimes rigid in decision making

  3. "n/a"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    fair, friendly & nice work place

    Cons

    none, none, none, none, none

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. "Work is good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to learn for freshers

    Cons

    Poor compensation structure
    poor HR service


  5. "Technical Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good place to Work
    Good Hike
    Good work Culture

    Cons

    I dont find any Cons as of now

    Advice to Management

    place the right candidate at the right place to work.


  6. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Scb pays well and has good reputation in HK and SG.

    Cons

    Too much compliance and processes.. maker, checker, checker, checker. Processes take too long and too many gate keepers.

    Advice to Management

    Need to streamline internal processes else too many wasted manpower doing overlapping compliance work eating away company profits and slowing down productive work.


  7. "Structured"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Systems run purely on policy. There are no side shows or grey areas.
    - The company has good structured and a huge network of experienced people who provide mentor-ship.
    - Good on-job training provided on a continuous basis.
    - HiPo (High performing staff) are identified and the company works to retain them.
    - Fantastic benefits.
    - Strong value system.

    Cons

    - Heavy workload in operations functions.
    - Too highly specialized. One might miss an opportunity to broaden their scope if not on a management trainee who get the opportunity to move around the organization.
    - Salaries for those who have grown in the system might be lower compared to peers in the market.

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great office culture, Friendly environment, multinational experience

    Cons

    Too much work, no stable office hours

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people to do the increasing amount of work


  9. "SCB Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Colleagues will treat you with respect. Company have decent benefits.

    Cons

    Some managers have tunnel vision mindset with micromanaging skills that will make your work a bit more challenging (stressful at times).

    Advice to Management

    Be more appreciative to your employees


  10. "Great learning and exposure from high achieving mentors"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    International outlook, global bank, high performing colleagues. An environment that can spur self awareness and encourage growth and career goals

    Cons

    None that I can think of. Absolutely no cons at all. Maybe salary and rewards can be even higher to be more competitive

    Advice to Management

    Can be more engaging to personal growth


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