Ulster Bank Reviews

Updated 9 Aug 2020

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3.2
56%
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26%
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Ulster Bank CEO Jim Brown
Jim Brown
33 Ratings
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  • "Hierarchical atmosphere with some senior management(in 7 reviews)

  • "They talk about flexible working arrangements but it completely depends who your boss is whether you actually get them or not(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Complaint Handler"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Complaint Handler in Limerick, Limerick
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ulster Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good team, fair work load, management are approachable and helpful, good work life balance.

    Cons

    It's in the title - complaints

  2. "Good employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good support network and training provided

    Cons

    large corporate with tendency to micro management at times


  3. "Lower Level staff expected to pull company through"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Staff are friendly and helpful

    Cons

    terrible communication from higher management

  4. "Excellent Work Life Balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working Invested in employee development Customer focused

    Cons

    downsizing departmental staff onshore, managing work tasks, meetings etc with technology, operational and change functions in India requires planning

  5. "The Forgotten Frontline Staff"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Reasonable training with knowledgeable Senior Management (my direct reports through the years were in the main excellent).

    Cons

    Frontline staff supports and promotional opportunities decimated in recent years. Frontline staff not appreciated for the job they do with some of the best business generators and lenders having to move to other business areas to progress career.

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  6. "Was a Great Place to Work"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Ulster Bank full-time

    Pros

    Some great people still here

    Cons

    To many cut backs, focus switches from people to cost

  7. "Not bad"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    It's a bank and everyone hates you

  8. "Banking needs better progress"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Work life balance, flexibility, good salary if you are long term employee, not so good for new comers

    Cons

    Lack of development opportunities and tech progress

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  9. "Not a very nice place to work"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Sales Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    OK salary and annual leave

    Cons

    Alot of pressure very target driven

  10. "Good place to work but limited opportunities"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Operations Manager 

    I worked at Ulster Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good remuneration packages and sponsorship for education

    Cons

    Political work environment makes progressing harder

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