HSBC Holdings Assistant Vice President Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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3.8
75%
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71%
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HSBC Holdings Interim CEO Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn
21 Ratings
  1. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance and benefits

    Cons

    No real cons at all

  2. "Views"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President, Risk Management in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working environment; positivity of staff in working towards achievement of objectives and enabling colleagues to do the same

    Cons

    Difficult operating environment and lack of transparency at times


  3. "Great experience, but really slow paced"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President - Middle Office in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, work life balance and good working environment

    Cons

    Highly bureaucratic, slow decision making and execution timeline.

  4. "Balance between opportunities and drawbacks"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President Market Risk in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relative freedom to propose improvements and raise concenrs

    Cons

    Low salary, complicated procedures and excess of controls

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  5. "PM"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Vice President in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at HSBC Holdings

    Pros

    Good work and life balance

    Cons

    Very complicated and matrices organisation

  6. "Benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance and benefits

    Cons

    Playground environment , fake managers

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Risk Quant in London"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Model Validation Quant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Big place, lots of options to move around

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, loads of useless employees and few skilled ones who take the burden

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  8. "A truly global bank"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Vice President in London, England

    I worked at HSBC Holdings for more than a year

    Pros

    Global reach, working with smart people, generally friendly culture

    Cons

    Matrix structure creates many layers of bureaucracy

  9. "Review"

    3.0
    Vice President in London, England

    I worked at HSBC Holdings

    Pros

    Technical knowledge, relocation support, global bank

    Cons

    Culture, old fashioned management style, hierarchical

  10. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Associate Vice President in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at HSBC Holdings for more than a year

    Pros

    The company has Good culture

    Cons

    Movement across divisions is limited

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