Islamic Development Bank Employee Reviews

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Investment (Former Employee) –  Jeddah, SASeptember 9, 2018
Relaxed Environment, Friendly People but unqualified people. Understaffed Investment Team. The best part is work life balance and security of the job.
Pros
Work Life Balance
Cons
Bureaucratic Environment
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A great place for people who want a challenge and are very patient.
Long time employee (Current Employee) –  MakkahJune 20, 2018
A high past environment in which employees get great hands on experience and learn on the job. The best added advantage is job security and decent benefits for children and extended families.
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Enjoyed working in this institution
Senior Internal Auditor (Current Employee) –  MakkahApril 11, 2018
A routine audit assignment as per approved annual plan.
Gained good experience in bank's development projects and operations, adding value to my expertise of financial markets and auditing field.
IDB is a multicultural institution as it has 57 member countries similar like world bank and African development bank.
Pros
flexible hours of working
Cons
Ocasionally long hours
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from the intern's point of view
INTERN (IRTI Division) (Former Employee) –  MakkahApril 3, 2018
I was an intern over there so yes nothing really to add. the intern enviornment at the bank was really hipp and cool but overall the bank was really boring to work with and people were really dry. But working hours were good and those who are working their as full timers have so many benefits in addition to a handsome salary.
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Very productive and chalenging environment
Lead Strategy Management Specialist (Current Employee) –  JeddahNovember 1, 2017
A highly technical work environment involving interactions with highly qualified and experience individuals from across the world. We have almost 57 different cultures represented in the bank which is indeed a tremendous exposure and possibility to learn something from each of the cultures.
The work place culture is more professional reflecting several dimensions of work. The most challenging part of the job entails efficient implementation of the 10 Year Strategy of the bank and keeping track of achievements using KPIs/ Targets agreed with key heads of departments.

The most enjoyable part of the job relates to interactions with different cultures in the bank and learning from each other.
Pros
challenging work environment
Cons
cultural balance
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Good experience
Help desk (Former Employee) –  Saudi Arabia, jeddahOctober 21, 2017
I have learn new skills that will help me in the future and i had fun working there, good college and a helpful superviser
I have been working a help desk did some coding using .Net and i have been helping key in information and i have been using Microsoft SharePoint to help in development
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A productive learning experience with a good work environment
HR Intern (Former Employee) –  JeddahMay 11, 2017
Working as a Human Resources intern, learned about the operations & roles of the Human Resources Department, as well as functions and objections for the overall development of the bank, that shall impact the development of its member countries at large.
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Fun
Group Operations Evaluation Internee (Former Employee) –  Jeddah, KSAMarch 23, 2017
Great place to start your develop banking career. Big org but takes great care of staff, its fun place with a growing opportunity for hardworkers and can lead to good promotions
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Lovely experience working in Middle east
Quality Assurance Officer (Former Employee) –  جدةMarch 18, 2016
Exposure and working relationships with employees from more than 65 different countries

Interesting bureaucratic set up

Management was open to discussion and innovative ideas
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Productive and high working skills environment
Internship (Former Employee) –  Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaJanuary 27, 2016
It promote a "We" environment that is based on collaboration, mutual respect and supportive attitude. The company multi cultural that contains multi national people working in it.
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Good workplace for stability mainly
Senior Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaSeptember 19, 2015
Too much work as the management overloads you with projects and assignments if you are the kind of person who does quality work and produces results with good value.

All the learning I did was based on the projects I worked with, but there was no clear training program to help you advance with your career. Because there are lots of good benefits, you generally tend to forget about the career advancements.

The culture is very much dependant on connections. If you know how to make your boss or the upper manager happy, then you will guarantee good progression in you career.
Pros
Stable work and good benefits.
Cons
No career development
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Enjoyable
Executive Secretary (Former Employee) –  Jeddah, K.S.A.November 12, 2014
Daily routine for monitoring of accounts.I;ve learned being professional. Strong and reputable management.Helpful and good team player. Contacting the holder of the accounts but the most enjoyable are the benifits of the employees..
Pros
Free housing allowance and transportation.
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dont work here
Summer Internship Program (Former Employee) –  jeddah, saudi arabiaDecember 11, 2013
This is a 20th century organization with middle eastern governmental bureaucracy and aweful work ethic. This is not the best place to learn and employees are not innovative. If you are looking into the IDB at a senior position, it is fantastic as the organization is part of some incredible programs and initiatives. However, there is very little communication with colleges, and it is not uncommon to find people sleeping on the job.
Pros
great work times, great programs
Cons
poor work ethic, not innovative
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The workplace is fun and productive.
Electrical/Electronics Engineer (Current Employee) –  Jeddah, KSASeptember 22, 2013
The hardest part of the job is the beginning.
Co-worker are friendly and enthusiast.
The most enjoyable part of the job is having companion while working.
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I'm playing basketball after work to be happy and healthy
internal security guard monitoring (Current Employee) –  Jeddah, S02July 26, 2013
following correctly what I work
fellowship and unity
gives colleagues the conference for good work
We also talk about our pleasure to make smb. to be happy colleague
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Good working environment
IT Management and Advisory Roles (Former Employee) –  JeddahNovember 23, 2012
Project Development financing , Management and solving problems and conflicts. Working in a multinational environment with 52 nationalities. Highly involved in building an IT environment from scratch. Learned negotiation
Pros
best place to learn
Cons
work under stress
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