About Cell C (Pty) Ltd

Cell C is a leading South African mobile company, offering consumers a wide range of prepaid, hybrid and postpaid products and services, including voice, data and messaging services. These are supported by its highly advanced national network which covers 98% of the country’s population. The network supports 2G, 3G, LTE and LTE-Advanced services. Cell C is the only network provider in South Africa to offer Wi-Fi Calling, a first on the African continent. Cell C has more than 24 million subscribers.

Facts & Figures

Industry Telecommunications
Number of employees 2115
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 Cell C (Pty) Ltd

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

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Competency-based training 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)
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Simulations and learning games

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee referral bonus
  • Shift premiums
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Loan/Loan Repayment
  • Overpay

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Term-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • 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
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • 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

  • Training programme
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment

Secondary benefits

  • Car/travel allowance
  • On-site parking
  • Group transport

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Stress management
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • On-site sports facilities
  • Health screening programme
  • Smoking cessation programme
  • Weight loss programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • Wellness programmes
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Religious and/or spiritual facilities (e.g. prayer room)
  • Nutritional information programmes