Recruitment within the Equatorial African Region is made through established procedures on manpower planning.
This should attract personnel of high calibre and of the required potential necessary to achieve present and future objectives.
It is the Company’s Policy to:
- Strive to achieve a balanced staff, reflecting the overall
composition of the community in which it operates and apply
- Stimulate equality of opportunity by the use of fair procedures and practices.
- Ensure that Nestlé Employees are always above suspicion of
favouritism and nepotism. Fairness and impartiality should be placed
before anything else and merit should be the only basis of employment.
The quality of our recruitment contributes to the quality of
the Company since the new resources will be the drivers of the growth of
The Company believes in flat and flexible structures. Flat
structures provide a wider scope for jobs, which facilitate employee
motivation, enhance effective communication and learning opportunities
and at the same time reduce hierarchical reporting layers, resulting in
speed and efficiency in business operations.
The Company’s policy with respect to recruitment is to hire
individuals through a process that is professional and consistent; one
that reflects the Company’s commitment to the principles of hiring the
best possible candidates and ensuring employment equity. This is
achieved through Competency Based Interviewing which is aligned to our
Company’s Leadership Framework.
The potential for professional development is an essential
standard for recruitment. Special attention will be paid to the match
between the candidates’ personal attitudes and the Company’s culture and
values as well as their willingness to adhere to the Nestlé Corporate
Group-wide Policies and Guidelines.
All applicants to be considered for employment with the Company
will be required to possess educational and professional
qualifications, experience and ability appropriate for the vacancy to be
filled. The Company may, in addition, require applicants to undergo
practical/aptitude tests and/or examinations and interviews. Our
recruitment and selection decisions are fair and objective.