About Souza Cruz

Pioneirismo, inovação e alta performance fazem parte da história da Souza Cruz, uma das principais empresas da British American Tobacco (BAT), presente em mais de 200 países. A Souza Cruz é referência na valorização de talentos e conta com 6,5 mil colaboradores, que encontram aqui um ambiente desafiador e contam com líderes orientados para o desenvolvimento profissional. Sua cadeia de valor é composta por mais de 30 mil produtores rurais e mais de 300 mil pontos de venda atendidos. Integração dos elos e geração de renda para esta cadeia, sustentabilidade do negócio e criação de benefícios para colaboradores, sociedade e parceiros, norteiam a nossa conduta.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services
Number of employees 6500
Number of active countries 1

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of Souza Cruz

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Works councils
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Crèche/childcare facilities (above legal requirements)
  • Employer contribution for child care
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Onsite nursing/feeding/mothers’ room

Networking Activities

  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • On-site parking
  • Group transport

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • In-house doctor
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Occupational Health professional
  • On-site sports facilities
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Weight loss programme
  • Wellness programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations