Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) Reviews

Updated 15 May 2020

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3.9
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Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) Managing Director and CEO Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer  (no image)
Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer
54 Ratings
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  • "No career growth, very limited scope of work, no further promotion or increment(in 4 reviews)

  • "Not efficient and no career path(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company environment is well

    Cons

    Some departments working with no proper agenda

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Best in Dubai for Medium to Senior Levels"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PMO Analyst in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Stable, good work-life balance, good pay

    Cons

    limited growth opportunities, silo mentality, you get promoted based on your time, not output (very demotivating), unclear career projection

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  3. "DEWA"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive in Dubai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Job security.

    Cons

    Less career progression, unclear development journey for employee

  4. "Best"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineer 

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time

    Pros

    Best company I have ever worked with

    Cons

    Slow progress for expatriate people

  5. "Forward looking govt. utility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very forward looking utility, wanting to be a leader in its field. Has achieved a lot under the visionary leadership.

    Cons

    Lot of politics at the senior level. At mid and junior level, good.

  6. "Stable government job in Dubai"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Officer Technical Support in Dubai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Stable Job and always up to date technology

    Cons

    promotion and increase takes time

  7. "Good Package & Dynamic Workplace"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Language Teacher 

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very Good Salary Package & Benefits

    Cons

    Must be able to adapt quickly to sudden changes

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  8. "Opportunity to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Function Analyst in Dubai

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Encourage by management for innovation for new business or technology's

    Cons

    Presentation and demonstration opportunity limited

  9. "Transmission Protection"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Engineer 

    I worked at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good environment and friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Hard to develop a career

  10. "Good work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Power Plant Operator 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) full-time

    Pros

    Technical ability, Knowledge in Combined cycle power plant

    Cons

    The weather and being far from home.

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