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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
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3.4 1,123 reviews

76% Approve of the CEO

Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain

Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain

(269 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world(in 102 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment(in 63 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is crap and if you want to transfer between teams forget it(in 40 reviews)

  • It's very much a grind and long hours and can get quite confrontational(in 45 reviews)

1,123 Employee Reviews
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    Good place to work

    Assistant Vice President Finance (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsOpen culture, career planning, opportunities within the group.

    ConsComp is lopsided to variable, the structure change has taken too long though also due to some external factors this creates anxiety in the people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Satisfied/Neutral

    Senior Analyst (Current Employee) Jaipur, Rajasthan

    ProsFlexible working hours, very good culture, better work life balance. Bank is growing and so better opportunities in future.

    ConsCompensation for few teams is not as good as it should be. Company is putting more efforts to cost saving measures.

    Advice to Senior ManagementShould focus in using right talent at right place & should work to make salary better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good work life balance, need more challenging projects

    Assistant Vice President (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood for operations and application support

    ConsProjects need to be managed better

    Advice to Senior Management1) Management should be more delivery focused
    2) Stability and accountability of Senior management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Trading Enabler

    Senior Analyst (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsGreat experience to work with seasoned traders and highly talented people. It served as a great opportunity to learn and a good starting place.

    ConsSecondary treatment.. Bad bad culture of office politics and perception based compensation. The pay will be less by an order of 10 if you compare it with a similar person in front office.

    Advice to Senior ManagementChange the way reporting is done in the organization

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Role not defined

    Sales Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsJust the name "Deutsche Bank"
    No pros other than the above mentioned

    ConsInfrastructure lacks
    Lowest grade(LOR 9) has no place in the bank,no email ids, no computers to work on, no subsidised loan, no identity on global directory.
    Feels like working on a contract
    No motivation for an employee

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe rational to all your employees with roles being defined.

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    Ok company

    Assistant Vice-President (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsCompany is decent with good benefits and facilities. However very political organization and lot of beurocracy. Work culture is good.

    ConsBurecratic organization and lot of politics. Bonuses are very low in other divisions like finance etc so do not go by their variable pay promise

    Advice to Senior Managementincrease bonuses in other functions or tell clearly upfront that bonuses will be low. HR misguides people by telling different bonus amounts

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It cares for the employees

    Assistant Vice President (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsEmployee Friendly
    conservative bank approach
    Good exposure for beginners to team manager level.
    Internal movement is good

    ConsNo good interesting projects.
    Skiil sets are not matched with the job profiles, so right guys are not in the right profile.
    Red Tapism

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive the jobs to the right person.
    Talent is there but the profile and the skill sets are mismatched

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very Bad Experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCompensation,Totally professional and organized environment, and friendly team work.

    ConsWork Load, No downsides at all, its a professional hard work environment.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more friendly

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Ok

    Assistant Vice President Training (Former Employee) Mumbai

    ProsHas great process, few nice people to work with.

    ConsMixed review, processes are defined but not followed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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    This is a review for DB centre Mumbai, a fully owned subsidiary for DB global.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood work life balance. Decent pay if you get promoted.

    ConsPay is low at most levels. Promotions Much slower than industry average.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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