Standard Chartered Bank
3.5 of 5 500 reviews
www.standardchartered.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2014
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3.5 500 reviews

                             

91% Approve of the CEO

Standard Chartered Bank Group CEO Peter Sands

Peter Sands

(200 ratings)

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

Pros:
  • "the Group itself creates a good campaign (work life balance, improve way of work)"
    in 43 reviews
  • "Cosmopolitan working environment with a strong allegiance towards controls and compliance"
    in 32 reviews
Cons:
  • "work life balance based upon projects"
    in 18 reviews
  • "There could be long working hours for some teams"
    in 13 reviews
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Decent entry-level internship position

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsGood starting position to learn
Comprehensive
Nice people to work with

ConsMay deal with very stuck up people
You need to be proactive, otherwise you'll just be another useless guy at the office

Advice to Senior Managementneed a more structured internship program

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank

Prosteam, compensation, timings, challenging, fun

Consnothing i can think of

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overall experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank

Prosgood prospects for growth with good perks
there are always good training opportunities as long as you have a willingness get the training.

Consyou should be prepared to put in a fair share of work if you are to progress in the company, otherwise a really good company to work for.

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

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A good place to start your career

Credit Analyst (Current Employee)
Beijing, Beijing (China)

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

ProsLots of trainings opportunities. The International Graduates program is good for new graduates as it offers not only comprehensive trainings but also almost unlimited job openings when you are deployed. As the bank is grounded in Asia, Africa, and Middle-East, you will have cross-country exposure such as collaborating with international colleagues and rotations in another country. It is also possible to move internally to other countries if you are capable and well-connected.

ConsThe system and procedures are ever changing, which results in unnecessary inefficiency sometimes. The working hours could be long once in a while, but is honestly very acceptable compared to many other banks.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Financial Analysis and reporting

Financial Analyst Intern (Current Employee)
Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat career start
Wonderful career platform

ConsIntense work load
not a perfect organizational structure

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

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Expert at supply chain finance and revenue management

Intern (Former Employee)
Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)

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

ProsGood place to work, nice cultural atmosphere

ConsRepeating work process for an intern, not much opportunity to improve

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Consumer Banking

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsGood choice to start your career in consumer banking. good growth opportunities

ConsTough competitions from other bigger players in the commercial banking industry. rigid management.

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overall its a nice experience

Senior Developer (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

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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Enriching and a great learning experience.

Equity Research Analyst (Former Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

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

ProsGood work culture. Learning curve is steep and valuable.

ConsNeed to be independent and get work done yourself which is initially tough but eventually good.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not too good

Analyst (Current Employee)
Singapore (Singapore)

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

ProsI joined Standard Chartered Bank on their Consumer Bank Fast Track Program. Rotations were varied but rather inflexible, in the sense that we could not really opt for the departments we wanted, rather we had to be where business needs were. Internal transfers are encouraged.

ConsRotations were varied but rather inflexible, in the sense that we could not really opt for the departments we wanted, rather we had to be where business needs were. Opportunities were lacking, HR was not really helpful in aiding us to find a good permanent role.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter opportunities for graduate associates

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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