The Top Employers Institute has recognised Olam Agri as a Top Employer in Cameroon as well as in seven other countries including Australia, Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, and South Africa. Olam Agri is also recognised as a Top Employer in the African continent for the 4th consecutive year. This recognition reflects Olam Agri’s position as a global employer of choice as it strives to give its 9,600 employees the freedom to flourish personally and professionally in a purpose-driven organisation that supports diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.
The Top Employers Institute, the global authority on recognising excellence in People Practices, recognises an organisation’s dedication to a better world of work through excellent Human Resources (HR) policies and people practices. The programme has certified and recognised over 2,300 Top Employers in 121 countries/regions across five continents. The survey covers six domains including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Wellbeing and more.
In addition to the Top Employer recognition, Olam Agri has recently received the Great Place to Work® certification for Brazil, India, and Singapore, as well as the Kincentric Best Employers Award for China and Thailand.
Briginette Abega, HR Manager for Cameroon, said,” We are delighted to have been awarded this certification for the first time in Cameroon. It recognises the efforts we make daily to develop a solid, coherent strategy focused on our employees. Our mission is to maintain and develop good HR practices to create an inclusive and positive working environment. This also means placing the fulfilment and professional development of our talent at the heart of our priorities”.
‘’This recognition is made possible through the support, hard work, and dedication of our team in enhancing workplace engagement and the well-being of employees,” she added.
Olam Agri is committed to building an inspiring and high-performing organisation where passionate employees drive business growth, contribute to a sustainable future, and build fulfilling careers through:
- A culture of excellence: that encourages collaboration and teamwork, rewards meritocracy and entrepreneurial spirit that allows intelligent risk taking, a diverse and inclusive workplace built on trust and autonomy. Easy access to senior leadership further empowers employees, eliminating bureaucratic hurdles and fostering agile decision-making
- Making a difference: a purpose driven workplace that has sustainability at its heart. It gives an opportunity to play our part in strengthening global food security, improving access to better nutrition, enhancing livelihood of communities, as well as tackling climate change.
- Opportunity to Flourish: A global footprint allowing careers that are truly global. This allows people to take on challenging assignments that broaden their experience and help shape and guide their own careers matching their aspirations. Everyone feels valued, recognised and supported to reach their full potential.
Top Employers Institute CEO David Plink says: “Exceptional times bring out the best in people and organisations. And we have witnessed this in our Top Employers Certification Programme this year: exceptional performance from the certified Top Employers 2024. These employers have always shown that they care for the development and well-being of their people. By doing so, they collectively enrich the world of work. We are proud to announce and celebrate this year’s group of leading people-oriented employers: The Top Employers 2024.”