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At Amex the work environment is exciting and challenging. Working with different cultures and different business aspects and stakeholders. Extensive learning and fast pact with multitasks orientation.
It is the best best place for career development
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AMEX is a Global company operating as a franchise in the MENA region, however current management of the company suffers terribly with very inadequate compensation schemes and benefits, no career progress what so ever, the company is plagued by nepotism (wasta in this region) & is very staggered within
Main positive point in this Company is the people whom you work with which most are genuine good colleagues
Cons
Cheap benefits for an MNC
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ive worked in amex in 3 departments for 8 years, the team leaders were very rude and the workload doesnt match the pay and low increments. rude that some restrict staff going to the toilet!!!!

All the ones that talked kindly didnt last 3 years and indeed you cant. all the old staff will tell you they take you meat and throw you bone, and those that received a package and early retirement couldnt be happy their torment was over


note that the managers receive 3500-4000BD monthly while staff 500BD and 3-4% annual increment and be prepared to read 200-300 emails a day or answer 75 calls per person per day
Pros
you learn life the hard way
Cons
rude team leaders. workload doesnt match pay and increments
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ive worked in amex for 8 years in 3 units. the team leaders were very rude and the amount of work does not match the salary and low increments. in fact, several team leaders restrict going to the toilet!!!!.
and while the managers receive 3500-4000BD salary the staff get 500BD. all the old staff say they here they take you meat and throw you bone and this is what theyve done to me after being the only staff in my department for 7 months. they will use you and abuse you 8n the worst manner. ask all employees that have been there for 5 years, all of them wish they could leave
Pros
you learn life the hard way
Cons
rude team leaders. salary and increments dont match the high workload
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Amex is a very innovative and well managed company with a very friendly and open-door environment . american express provides many benefits to its employees and is very caring towards each and every individual .
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Working for this client was easy going with no complications.
Design delivered and reviewed with minor comments that serves the client needs.

Generally cooperative.
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Amex Middle East is based in Bahrain and provide opportunity to work with geographically diverse markets and provide experience of working in payment schemes.
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I have really enjoyed being a part of AMEX for short period.

AMEX was a great place to work with great team and fun environment.


The only reason that I have left Amex for was the timing issue and I was under a temporary contract.
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Limited learning

Fun environment


Professional culture


Lots of events for staff


Worklife balance


Recognition and awards
Pros
Fun environment. worklife balance
Cons
Limited learning and no job security
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Good Management, Management is approachable, Good perks and salary. excellent work culture and job stability. Fantastic place to grow good for long term basis
Pros
Good perks and bonus
Cons
nothing
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Freedom in issue investigation.Friendly environment.Good Managers.Patience.Nice colleagues.Proper office Timing.
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Efficient management and co operative co workers. Enjoyed working in the company. Found the career growth to be limited though.
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learn alot of staff , add value to my job experinacen Team Supervisor credit corporate - analyzing, reporting, and controlling the market risk exposure across AEME. Reporting corporate Risk flow MIS and Coverage to monitor overall risk profiles for corporate product .

measures and understand the risk profile of various Legal Entities, specifically Value at Risk (and Stress testing and help improve the reports and infrastructure used to examine the firm's Legal Entity specific risk. develop technical skills in Excel and Access to succeed in the role.
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eye glass bonus
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One of the best place to work.
Learnt a lot people management skills.
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The work environment is very good. Co-workers are helpful. I joined the organization with good experience on the domain but no experience on the application. The coworkers assisted me a lot. But within 2 weeks I was able to deliver output on my own.

The management supports individuals to a great extent.


The most difficult part of the job was to learn new systems on you own because there is not much documentation available.
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