About Tiger Brands

Tiger Brands Limited is one of the largest manufacturers and marketers of FMCG products in Southern Africa with a wide range of brands spanning food, home, personal care and baby products’ categories. Tiger Brands has been built over many decades through the acquisition and clustering of businesses. Its’ approach to expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures has given traction to a distribution network that spans more than 22 African countries. Tiger Brands’ success has grown through the perpetual renovation and innovation of its brands and its’ investment in every asset of the business, be it people, brands, technology, efficiency, quality or sustainability.

Facts & Figures

Industry Consumer Good and Services, Food and Beverages, Manufacturing
Number of employees 11170
Number of active countries 5

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 Tiger Brands

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

Communication Channels

  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • Coaching programmes
  • On-the-job training
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Pension
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Telecommuting/working from home

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
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions

Career and succession management

  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Occupational Health professional