About Vodacom Tanzania

ABOUT VODACOM TANZANIA LIMITED WHO WE ARE Overview Vodacom Tanzania Limited, registered in December 1999, is Tanzania's leading cellular network offering state-of-the-art GSM communication services to more than 12 million customers across the country. The Company is controlled by Vodacom Group Limited incorporated and domiciled in the Republic of South Africa, which effectively owns 65% of the Company’s shares. 35% of the remaining shares are owned by Mirambo Limited. The ultimate holding company is Vodafone Company Plc., incorporated and domiciled in the United Kingdom. The main competitors are Tigo, Airtel, Halotel and Zantel. Vodacom currently is number 1.

Facts & Figures

Industry Financial Services, Retail, Telecommunications
Number of employees 580
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 Vodacom Tanzania

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

Onboarding Activities

  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (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
  • 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

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • Job rotation programmes
  • 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)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • Mentor groups
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Simulations and learning games
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Career and succession management

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

Networking Activities

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

Well-being programs

  • Safety programme
  • Stress management
  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Pension
  • Long-term incentives
  • Secondary benefits
  • Employee discounts on company services/products
  • Meal subsidies/canteen services
  • Subsidy Medical Insurance

Secondary benefits

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

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Employee surveys

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Take your family/child to work day