Best Employer in Kenya: The 2019 list of the most preferred employers is out. Telecommunications giant, Safaricom once again topped the list of the best employer in kenya.
The list also contains some of the most admired brands in Kenya. Fast-rising consumer goods manufacturer Bidco Africa has made it to the top five most admired brands in the country.The manufacturer recently opened an ultra-modern industrial facility in Ruiru, Kiambu. The facility, dubbed Bidco Industrial Park was launched by president Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday. The ultra-modern complex developed by Bidco Africa, East Africa’s largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) manufacturer, will host the company’s beverage and food processing factory.
Other companies in the list included beer manufacturer EABL, the United Nations, KCB and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). Kenya Pipeline Company, KenGen, PWC, Coca Cola with Kenya Airways.
BrighterMonday’s Best 100 Companies to work for 2019 features firms in various sectors that include agriculture, banking, fast moving consumer goods, healthcare, non-governmental organisation, auditing and finance and technology.
BrighterMonday’s research found that employees were happy in companies that had strong relatable values and goals, open effective management which allowed smooth running of the company, flexible hours that enabled work-life balance, transparent performance management and health programmes.
“Overall top five most ranked intrinsic traits that matter the most in a company are competitive pay package, job security, career growth, financially stable company and welfare benefits, ” BrighterMonday CEO Emmanuel Mutuma said during the release of the report in Nairobi.
“The companies were voted by former, current and prospective employees, ” Mutuma said.
In determining the best 100 companies to work for, the survey looked at attributes that matter most to employees which include pride, culture, career growth, diversity, inclusion as well as competitive pay package. “It is vital for employers to understand that employee satisfaction is a major factor that can help determine the organisation’ overall well-being; thus rigorous strategies to ensure, measure, track and improve employee satisfaction should always be held in high regard,” said Mutuma.