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State Bank of Pakistan Reviews

Updated November 22, 2017
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  1. "Assistant Director"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Director, Internal Audit Department in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Assistant Director, Internal Audit Department in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at State Bank of Pakistan (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place
    Work life balance
    Great salary
    Good benefits
    Job security

    Cons

    Nothing specific. Only some employees have orthodox mind set

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  2. "Deputy Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State Bank of Pakistan full-time

    Pros

    -Great work / Life balance
    -Learning Opportunities
    -Great market exposure
    -Great career opportunity
    -Senior Management level exposure
    -Dealing with sensitive and unique information

    Cons

    -Salary package marginally competitive
    -Growth opportunities not robust
    -Bureaucratic environment to some extent
    -Lacking innovation due to sensitive nature of work
    -Karachi not an ideal city to live in

  3. "Good for launching pad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at State Bank of Pakistan full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good start, health coverage, comparatively less workload (depends on group you're in)

    Cons

    Incompetent management, extreme salaries disparity, apple polishers on top notches, inconsistent career policies, lack of autonomy

    Advice to Management

    In 69 years, you even couldn't make sound policies.


  4. "Recommended"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Assistant Director in Islamabad, Islamabad (Pakistan)
    Recommends

    I have been working at State Bank of Pakistan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - job security
    - good benefits

    Cons

    - clerical work
    - monotonous work


  5. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Former Employee - Intern in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at State Bank of Pakistan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good pay, good hours, good management

    Cons

    no benefits, unfriendly coworkers, too much work

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Government Setup Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at State Bank of Pakistan full-time

    Pros

    Designated job. Medium range pay. Good medical benefits. Promotion cycle is on merit. Annual appraisal plus 2 year package.

    Cons

    Benefits are same as that of commercial banks overall. No pension. Bureaucratic environment. Leg Pulling as it is all over the world.


  7. "Working at SBP Banking Services Department on contract"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I got a chance to work in different roles within the department which gave me a better understanding of the banking departments role in the organization.

    Cons

    Work was a bit monotonous. Not very challenging. Plus the bureaucratic structure means that you need patience when dealing with other departments/people.

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Internship in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Former Employee - Internship in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at State Bank of Pakistan (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent compensation, much better than the industry standards; amazing work life balance; cohesive office environment.

    Cons

    The role does not provide any room for a professional's skills set up gradation; monotonous work.


  9. "good organization"

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    Former Employee - Deputy Director in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Former Employee - Deputy Director in Karāchi (Pakistan)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at State Bank of Pakistan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    No one takes responsibility for anything.

    Cons

    Entire Financial Sector Review and exposure.

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to hire more young professionals.


  10. "Development finance officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Prestigious organisation with job security

    Cons

    Regressive growth for personal development

    Advice to Management

    New performance management system


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