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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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Standard Chartered Bank Group CEO Bill Winters
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  • work life balance can be a challenge for some business functions (in 63 reviews)

  • No work life balance, Long working Hours (in 46 reviews)

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  1. "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


  2. "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

  3. "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


  4. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart, talented team
    Lovely working environment
    Global reach
    Great brand

    Cons

    Could be firmer in setting and sticking to direction and timelines

    Advice to Management

    Do keep to your strategy


  5. "Good place to Work at Standard Charterer Bank"

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    Former Employee - Teller Service Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Teller Service Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Working Environment at Standard Chartered Bank

    Cons

    Downsides to work at Standard Chartered Bank should take care of salary part

    Advice to Management

    Management is good, no advice


  6. "Not so good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    long work hours
    no good package


  7. "Working at standard chartered has been an eye opener"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Nairobi (Kenya)

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Standard chartered bank has mature processes, procedures and systems that facilitate performance.
    The institution has a good training offering and opportunities for growth for its staff.
    Multiple client engagement forums that provide opportunity for better client need assessment and understanding of client business.

    Cons

    High pressure environment leading overall reduced attention to detail.
    Highly centralised decision making leading to poor execution and turn around time.
     Poor work life balance.
    Some processes are complicated

    Advice to Management

    Simplify processes to enhance efficiency.
    Decentralise decision making for faster time to market.
    Encourage and facilitate localised solutions for different markets.
    Entrench and encourage the human value that was recently established to staff ,customers, and all stakeholders

  8. "Work review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    A lot of learning opportunities, diverse organization.

    Cons

    Pressure environment but provides challenging opportunities


  9. "Project manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    opportunity to work with several departments, products and regions

    Cons

    The negative thing is the slow career growth


  10. "Only for those who like challenges."

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    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People are generally very helpful and you get great exposure into the different markets that the bank operates in.

    Cons

    Changes comes about very slowly. Some teams are overburdened with work. Processes such as those to claim reimbursements are crumbersome and could be updated to be more efficient.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on your top performers and nurture them.


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