The leading telecommunications company, Safaricom, has been ranked top in the 2022 List of Top Companies in Kenya. Equity Bank and Kenya Airways come in second and third, with KCB Group coming in fourth.
This is the first of what’s expected to be an annual ranking, and will be running alongside similar lists of companies in Nigeria and South Africa.
LinkedIn says they looked at data across seven pillars, each revealing an important element of career progression: ability to advance, skills growth, company stability, external opportunity, company affinity, gender diversity and spread of educational backgrounds.
Here is the list of the Top Companies in Kenya in 2022:
- Safaricom PLC
- Equity Bank Limited
- Kenya Airways
- KCB Group
- NCBA Group
- ICEA Lion Group
- Allianz Financial services
- Standard Chartered Bank
- Stanbic Bank Kenya
- Diamond Trust Bank
- UAP Old Mutual
- ABSA Bank Kenya
- Co-operative Bank of Kenya
- Platinum Credit Limited
- I&M Bank
- Airtel Africa
- Royal Media Services
The full list of companies is available here.
Safaricom’s CEO Peter Ndegwa said concerning the ranking, ”Our ambition as a company is to become the number one employer in Kenya. We do this by providing our employees with the opportunities and platforms to upskill themselves while also creating a workplace that is inclusive and conducive for all.”
LinkedIn says the compilation was based on their data compiled across seven pillars, each revealing an important element of career progression: ability to advance, skills growth, company stability, external opportunity, company affinity, gender diversity and spread of educational backgrounds.
LinkedIn says the list is meant to be a resource for you, guiding professionals at every stage – whether that means a career pivot, jumping back into the workforce after a hiatus or investing in new skills. At each company, you’ll find insights around which roles and skills are in demand and much more
Safaricom says it has put in place extensive employee value propositions, including talent and career development programs, provision of facilities such as mother’s rooms, creches, gyms and prayer rooms, as well as a hybrid working environment.