opportunity and diversity
In South Africa, creating jobs, building skills and accelerating opportunity and empowerment are essential to the well-being of the nation and to reducing poverty and inequality.
330 training programmes.
Pick n Pay offers over 330 training programmes to employees, ranging from basic literacy and numeracy through to computer-based training and management and leadership programmes.
As part of our “ War on Waste ” campaign we set a target to create, across the pick n pay group, 20 new direct jobs each working day, or 5000 jobs per year, from 2015 to 2020.
We also help create thousands of indirect jobs across the country each year, through our increasing levels of local procurement, through our enterprise development initiatives, as well as through our community based development work.
our five-year ee plan 2014 - 2019
To develop a diverse pipeline of talent we implement programmes aimed at attracting more black graduates into the retail sector and offering skills development opportunities.
To promote DIVERSITY, TRANSFORMATION and EQUITY, we have policies and plans in place to advance our progress, and implement diversity programmes to further integrate and create awareness within our organisation at all levels.
LISTENING TO AND ENGAGING WITH OUR EMPLOYEES.
health and wellness
positive influence on our employee’s wellbeing and productivity at work and beyond.
An engaged and satisfied workforce is key to enabling a high performance culture and having an advantage over our competitors. We engage regularly with our employees, through surveys, monthly publications, and formal and informal staff interaction. Good internal communication helps to build knowledge of the company’s plans and activities, and ensures that we better understand our employee’s concerns and expectations.