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Safaricom earns Africa’s top employer status for the third year

Safaricom has been recognized as a Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year, achieving certification from the Top Employers Institute (TEI) for 2024. This recognition follows Safaricom’s recent accolade as the 3rd best employer in Africa by Forbes.

The TEI certification highlights Safaricom’s exceptional human resources policies and people practices, especially its commitment to creating a positive work environment.

The TEI program evaluates organizations through the HR Best Practices Survey, covering 20 topics across six HR domains, including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Diversity & Inclusion, and Employee Wellbeing. Safaricom’s consistent recognition by TEI affirms its strong employer brand and dedication to fostering employee growth within an agile and supportive workplace.

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Peter Ndegwa, CEO of Safaricom PLC, stated, “This award is a validation of the strong employer brand that Safaricom has created over the years by providing an agile working environment and numerous opportunities for employees to grow in their chosen crafts.”

TEI’s CEO, David Plink, lauded Safaricom and other recognized employers for their commitment to the development and well-being of their workforce, emphasizing their collective enrichment of the world of work.

Safaricom’s achievement reflects its continuous efforts to prioritize its employees, as evidenced by its comprehensive employee value propositions, competitive pay and benefits, health and safety initiatives, and innovative approaches like Hybrid ways of working.

Maintaining the Top Employer certification since 2022, Safaricom’s recognition by Forbes and TEI underscores its dedication to putting people first, creating an inclusive workplace, and providing opportunities for ongoing innovation and employee development.

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