JOHANNESBURG, January 2022 – Global ICT leader, Huawei has been recognised as one of the top employers in Africa, receiving the annual Top Employers Certification Award, in recognition of its exceptional employee practices.
In addition to the Continental HQ Top Employer Certification for Africa 2021, Huawei also received the prestigious award in 13 African countries, including Mauritius, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia.
Top Employers Institute awards Huawei’s exceptional employee offering.
The Top Employer Institute is a global authority on excellence in people practices. Through the Top Employers Institute certification program, participating companies are annually assessed, surveyed, and accredited as leading employers in respect of their Human Resources practices.
“This is a proud moment for us as a company to be recognized by Top Employer 2022 in Africa and Mauritius. In Huawei, we cultivate talent, value employees’ development and we ensure our employees are our top priority. Despite the obstacle we faced during this pandemic, we are still committed to continuing to engage our employees’ well-being, through excellent people practices and HR policies, help each other to build a better tomorrow.” Said Huawei Mauritius office CEO Zheng Kui.
“Winning the Top Employer Award in recognition of Huawei’s high standards and commitment to encouraging and empowering our employees to work with the highest commitment and passion. Huawei is committed to creating opportunities for all so as to build a diverse workforce with a focus on professional development, health and safety, and employee well-being,” said Huawei Southern Africa Region HR Director Chen Yu.
With the digital era and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the need for upskilling has become a top priority for organisations. ICT skills have also become critical to national development, as well as, career opportunities for working professionals. Chen Yu said that Huawei persistently focuses on growing the ICT skills of its people, to meet the needs of the future digital economy.
The Top Employers Institute programme has certified and recognised more than 1 600 Top Employers in 120 territories across five continents. The Top Employers Institute programme certifies organisations based on the results of its HR Best Practices Audit carried out on each organisation after the completion of a highly intense survey. The survey covers topics such as people strategy, work environment, talent acquisition, learning, well-being, diversity, change management, performance management, culture, and more.
“Despite the challenging year we have experienced, Huawei has continued to demonstrate the power of putting their people first in the workplace,” said Top Employers Institute CEO David Plink. “We are proud to share this year’s announcement and congratulate the organisations who have been certified in their respective countries through the Top Employers Institute programme.”
Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.
Huawei’s end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes.
At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 180,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
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Huawei again recognised as one of Africa’s Top Employers