Standard Chartered Bank
3.5 of 5 493 reviews
www.standardchartered.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.5 493 reviews

                             

91% Approve of the CEO

Standard Chartered Bank Group CEO Peter Sands

Peter Sands

(198 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "work life balance and good corporate culture, company share purchase opportunities"
    in 26 reviews
  • "Cosmopolitan working environment with a strong allegiance towards controls and compliance"
    in 26 reviews
Cons:
  • "There could be long working hours for some teams"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Work life balance is limited, limited career opportunities"
    in 11 reviews
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overall its a nice experience

Senior Developer (Current Employee)
Chennai

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood environment
concerns are heard
can bring up the value in u

Conswork life balance based upon projects
not properly organised

Advice to Senior Managementnothing

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Working at Standard Chartered Bank has provided a new perspectivle to life itself.

Senior Audit Manager (Current Employee)
Mumbai

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 5 years

ProsStandard Chartered Bank provides great opportunities for career growth at the same time also ensuring work life balance, making one realy feel that we are Here for Good.

ConsThe culture at Standard Chartered Bank is so unique that one cant think of working anywhere else!.

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

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Fantastic company

Associate (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

Pros- Good career growth opportunities
- Employee focussed

Cons- work life balance
- work location

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Good learning opportunities and progressive values of the bank

Associate (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe banks' values, career opportunities

ConsWork life balance, highly process driven

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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there is a lot to learn and a huge growth.

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
New Delhi

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for less than a year

Prosstandard chartered provides the 100 percent security of the job to their employees in the organisation

ConsThere is no downside to work in this company as every company has its own strength.The only reason for me to get a change is to make a career abroad.

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

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I had spent 3 years with the bank. Joined the bank in 2009. Overall my experience was neutral with the bank.

Manager - Preferred Banking (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood work life balance, great people with lots of years with the bank

ConsSalaries are not at all based on performance but based on your level in the organization. Awards make up for salary. Business units goals are not aligned with management goals.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep your employees happy and tell them your vision as a bank. People are just working towards monthly targets.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good working experience. Very good work culture.

Junior Analyst/Officer (Former Employee)
Chennai

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

ProsGood Work Culture. Good Working Experience.

ConsWork load distribution within small groups.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Too much politics, no career progression, promise or planning in place

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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

ProsAdequate pay and decent work life balance

Conspolitics, no career growth opportunities

Advice to Senior Managementgive existing employees an opportunity to grow rather than hiring senior resources externally

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

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Fair

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

ProsMedical facilities are best in the industry

ConsNot the best of paymasters

Advice to Senior ManagementFollow a more pragmatic approach to business

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

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Intern (Former Employee)
Delhi

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern for less than a year

Prosbrand name, locations all over india

Consless compensation, conservative risk averse culture

Advice to Senior Managementincrease compensation to motivate sales reps in particular

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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