About Dimension Data

Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. Over the last three decades, Dimension Data has established itself as global leader in the provision and management of specialist IT infrastructure solutions and services. With operations in over 58 countries, over 23,000 employees and over 6,000 clients – coupled with a deep understanding of the global business and technology landscape – Dimension Data can help accelerate the achievement of business goa​ls.

Facts & Figures

Industry IT, Telecommunications
Number of employees 80
Number of active countries 58

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 Dimension Data

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

Communication Channels

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

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • International exchange 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)
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • Mobile Learning
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Profit sharing
  • Long-term incentives
  • Training investment
  • Secondary benefits
  • Year-on-year evolution of total rewards
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance
  • Loan/Loan Repayment

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Take your family/child to work day
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • 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
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • 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

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

Secondary benefits

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

Well-being programs

  • Stress management
  • Burn-out recovery programme
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Weight loss programme
  • On-site flu vaccinations
  • Nutritional information programmes