UNDP Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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4.1
87%
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UNDP Administrator   Helen Clark
Helen Clark
157 Ratings
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  • "Depending on the team you work with, but from personal experience, work-life balance is difficult(in 13 reviews)

  • "No cons according to my experience(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Travel and admin associate"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at UNDP

    Pros

    Good company values work life balance

    Cons

    Last minute cancellations with airlines

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  2. "Warehouse worker"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at UNDP part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best reason good pay rate and good job

    Cons

    No cons to the job


  3. "Senior Advisor"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at UNDP full-time

    Pros

    Substantive and high visibility and access to senior government and national counterparts.

    Cons

    UNDP very generalised. Too much dispersed portfolio with not enough money. Very donor dependant. And mediocre staff unmotivated staff.

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  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Associate in Kampala
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNDP full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The exposure and working culture to maximise your potential.

    Cons

    You have to easily and quickly adapt to new systems because it can affect your perfomance.

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  5. "Good experience and exposure"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internship in Beijing, Beijing
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UNDP full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The team was full of passionate and smart people. Good networking opportunities at events and meetings. Training offered to interns and staff.

    Cons

    Office structure was somewhat bureaucratic and hierarchical.

  6. "Work Life Balance"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at UNDP full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and environment to work for

    Cons

    competitive promotion and technical driven to be assessed for role

  7. "Professional"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telcommunication in Juba, Baḩr al Jabal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNDP full-time

    Pros

    Good onboarding and induction processes. All things done on time. Very professional.

    Cons

    None that I have experienced for the time I have been here.

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  8. "Not"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Program Officer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UNDP full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    This organization has a great working environment

    Cons

    I didn't notice anything yet

  9. "Rate a Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SENIOR DELIVERY DRIVER in Colombo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UNDP full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best place to work and improve the knowledge share my knowledge

    Cons

    nothing to give any down side

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  10. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - International Consultant in Addis Ababa
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UNDP full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work environment Great team Great security

    Cons

    The bureaucracy was extremely time and efficiency consuming!

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