Unilever among top 3 Employers in Nigeria
"The ranking forms the world's study of workplace excellence and people management practices."
Unilever Nigeria has been awarded second best place to work in Nigeria under the ‘large corporates’ category of the Great Place to Work top employer rankings. This award comes on the heels of Unilever Nigeria’s emergence as overall number one employer in Nigeria on the 2014 Universum Employer Brand Rankings. The company now set its sights on a clean sweep in 2016.
Commenting on the award, Unilever Nigeria’s Human Resources Director Mrs. Tolulope Agiri said: “We are honoured to be named as the second best place to work in Nigeria. The recognition reflects Unilever’s commitment to creating an outstanding professional and personal work experience for all employees. This achievement inspires us to raise the bar even higher to clinch the No. 1 spot next year”.
Unilever’s emergence as one of the best companies to work for in Nigeria comes as no surprise. The company actively drives initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion, as well as enhance employee skills and capabilities. Furthermore, Unilever boasts unique initiatives like its ‘flexi working’ scheme which enables employees to balance work and life.
Unilever has also been a leading light in the corporate sustainability movement. Inspired by the company’s purpose (‘To make Sustainable Living Commonplace’), Unilever has delivered impactful initiatives that have helped numerous Nigerians improve the quality of their lives. By making sustainability a strategy and operating model, Unilever offers its employees a unique opportunity to be part of the company’s initiatives that promote sustainability and create a brighter future for generations unborn.
The Great Place to Work Institute’s ‘Great Place to Work’ ranking forms the world’s largest and most respected study of workplace excellence and people management practices. The ranking rates organisations based on employees’ responses to a survey which measures the level of trust in their organization. Great Place to Work also conducts a culture audit which evaluates people management practices and workplace culture in assessed organisations.