Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa has seen the number of country offices represented in the Top Employer Institute’s Top Employer rankings rise from nine to 11.

According to the company, the increased representation in the prestigious annual rankings is a testament to the work Huawei has put into employee wellbeing across the region over the past 12 months.

The company said that Mozambique and Tanzania now join South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Nigeria, Angola, Ghana, Botswana, Mauritius and Uganda with the Top Employer seal.

“We’re incredibly proud to have a growing number of Huawei offices across the Sub-Saharan region recognised as top employers, as well as to have seen improved rankings our rankings in several markets,” says Huawei Southern Africa Region, HR Director Yu Chen.

“Our South African office’s rise into the top 20 of Top Employers in the country is particularly noteworthy. We’re proud to have seen improvements in our rating for employee wellness, which is due to our programmes for staff physical and mental health,” says Chen.

“We remain committed to addressing this challenge, focusing primarily on skills transfer and training. Across the region, we have a number of industry-leading intern and graduate programmes aimed at developing our ICT Talent Ecosystem.

look forward to these interventions bearing fruit in the coming months and years as we cement our status as a top employer. Ultimately, however, the wellbeing of our employees remains our primary motivation for evolving as an employer. Our staff have always been, and will continue to be, our greatest asset,” said Chen.

CEO, Top Employers Institute, David Plink said, “Exceptional times bring out the best in people and organisations. And we have witnessed this in our Top Employers Certification Programme this year: exceptional performance from the certified Top Employers 2023. These employers have always shown that they care for the development and well-being of their people. By doing so, they collectively enrich the world of work. We are proud to announce and celebrate this year’s group of leading people-oriented employers: the Top Employers 2023.”