manager (Former Employee), sydney, Australia – March 20, 2014
Pros: flexible timings and rotating shifts
Cons: sometime long late night shifts
a day when i had a customer complaining about my staff being rude with him and it was last day of month so closing date when manager have a lot more to do than a daily routine. i learned that whatever happen customers are our priority from where we get our revenue. management is a hardest thing to but but if you enjoy your work and if you love challenges – more... then you are a leader. i always had a very healthy professional relations with my co-workers and at work like a family i always appreciate my co workers for their job done and motive them for future too. the hardest pat of the job is to handle upset customers because you do not want to loose them and moreover when what are they saying is not unfair too. the most enjoyable part of the job is when u know you have achieved the goal and your work done will be appreciated and also there is still a room for you and you team to learn something new. – less
Store manager, BP (Former Employee), London, ENG – December 6, 2013
Pros: half price lunch, holiday package every year
Cons: long hours and sometime extra work from different branches
very fast retail working environment. I use to manage team of 10 at all time, which helped me gain people managing skills. As a manager some of my duties were to make sure we hit our daily and monthly KPI's. security and safety checks are done. managing daily cash from 10,000 to 15,000 pounds. the most enjoyable part of the job is managing staff of – more... 10 and most hardest part was dealing with huge chunks of cash. – less
Senior Financial Analyst (Current Employee), Cairo – August 26, 2013
Pros: overtime hours are well compensated and team workas well as job rotation
Cons: continuous change to the organizational structure
My job is mainly about financial reporting to different stakeholders. In Egypt, where we operate in a PSA enviroment, we have to report our financial figures to different entities. Government where we apply the cash basis accounting. UK where we apply UK GAAP, group reporting where we apply IFRS and US where we apply US GAAP.
I work within the Financial – more... Reporting team and my responsibilities lie within reporting financial statements according to UK GAAP and US GAAP.
I manage the Joint Venture Accounting area which involves cash calls and joint interest billing statements.
The thing i love the most is the discussions we have about different treatments according to different standards and the adhocs i get because it really expands my explosure and knowledge. – less
Cashier, Repair Shop Scheduler (Former Employee), Rugeley, ENG – January 23, 2013
Working here was challenging because I was called upon to perform a variety of tasks. Scheduling the repair shop was not my original job, but this task fell on me after only beginning. The job pushed me to learn.
Project Manager (Former Employee), Middle East (Oman, Jordan, Abu Dhabi, Pakistan) – December 28, 2012
Pros: trainings, day aways
I have learned a lot while working at BP. Was part of global IT team and contributed to success of IT projects. I was part of decentralized organization hence strong relationship with local business as well as global functions.
Millwright Apprentice/Roustabout (Former Employee), Sarnia, ON – June 20, 2012
Pros: very safe, clean work environment
Cons: not enough overtime.
Every day would start with a morning meeting where the job criteria for the day would be handed out to each group. I was privledged with learning many different tasks such as fixing and troubleshooting various industrial equipment and also took part in many safety practices. The hardest part of the job was probably having so many different jobs that – more... had to be left unfinished to wait for parts to arrive. The most enjoyable was getting to work alongside qualified professionals and getting to learn each day. – less
Executive Assistant to Well Superintendent (Former Employee), Hallsville, TX – July 28, 2014
Working for Bp was a rewarding experience. I gain knowledge in the oil and gas field that will be of value through out my personal and professional life. My direct supervisor was always respectful and treated me like I was a vital part of the Bp organization. Team builders and safety were a top priority.
Medical Coordinator / Chief of Clinics (Former Employee), Baku, Azerbaijan – July 25, 2014
Business as usual, micromanaging doctors at the office - that's th etypical day at work. I've elarned to write health and safety procedures for review and company implementation My bosses teh HR Director and the VP are all good. Hardest part of the job is managing many people in the different areas both offshore and onshore locations. Most enjoyable – more... part is the same as above mentioned, ironically. – less