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Goal Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2020

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3.3
77%
Recommend to a Friend
60%
Approve of CEO
Goal Chief Executive Officer Barry Andrews
Barry Andrews
12 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Exciting organisation with a very committed group of staff"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goal full-time

    Pros

    Really enjoy working with GOAL. Every day is different. It is great working with an organisation with a very solid reputation with donors for delivering. The best thing about the organisation is that there is a very committed and talented team who achieve a lot in sometimes difficult locations. Fast career progression is possible to those who are working hard and doing a good job as things are not as rigid as with larger organisations. The organisation is growing rapidly in many locations.

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    Cons

    There is a lot of flexibility, but that can sometimes be a downside as it is necessary to be very adaptable to changing needs and requirements.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to develop structures

    Goal2016-02-15
  2. "Technical Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Goal full-time

    Pros

    A lot of professional freedom and responsibility provided

    Cons

    High turnover of international staff

    Goal2019-09-18
  3. "In-country finance team ... a great experience."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Goal full-time

    Pros

    Playing a part in something that matters.

    Cons

    None I can think of.

    Goal2019-03-05
  4. Helpful (1)

    "HQ Full Time Staff Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Goal full-time

    Pros

    The people ; There was great team spirit before "the scandal" ; good opportunities to travel ; decent salaries for the sector

    Cons

    Its turned around since the fraud was discovered ; no trust in staff ; anyone who was in the organisation "before" is overlooked for promotion in favor of new blood ; very negative attitude and vibe now ; not a pleasant working environment ; tendancy to blame staff for what happened which wasn't their fault

    Advice to Management

    Cop on

    Goal2018-05-09
  5. "Fantastic organisation for opportunity and progression"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Goal full-time

    Pros

    1. great people 2. great work 3. opportunities for international progression if work and time contributed

    Cons

    1. lacks a bit of professionalism at times 2. old tools for modern work (i.e. heavily excel based for all functions)

    Goal2017-10-06
  6. "Communications Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Goal full-time

    Pros

    Good money, high status, room to get a better job.

    Cons

    Petty, disorganised, quite a hostile environoment

    Goal2017-10-09
  7. "Logstics Admin & Finance Officer"

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    Current Employee - Logstics Administrative & Finance Officer in Addis Ababa
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goal full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Humantrain work and volunter activity

    Cons

    low Benefits and No Training Packages For Development

    Advice to Management

    Have to Good Package For training

    Goal2020-01-13
  8. "Underwhelming systems but very dedicated team"

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    Former Employee - Humanitarian Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    People who work with GOAL are extremely committed to the mission and values.

    Cons

    internal systems were inconsistent and benefits/compensation were significantly less than competitors

    Advice to Management

    re-evaluate your HR systems to be sure there is more consistency and competitiveness

    Goal2019-11-08
  9. "Learning center"

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     in Kampala, Orientale
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goal

    Pros

    They appreciate everyone and are able teach you more for as long as they wish to get a performer

    Cons

    Sometimes the management is mean especially in country offices

    Advice to Management

    Respect for every employee

    Goal2019-10-10
  10. "GOAL Ethiopia"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair Active Too much activity

    Cons

    Too much work Dissagrigated JD Centralized HR department need fixation

    Advice to Management

    Depending on the living condition every thing should be based.

    Goal2019-10-24
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