TBL awarded best employer for third year in a row by Dutch Institute

04Dec 2019
The Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
TBL awarded best employer for third year in a row by Dutch Institute

NETHERLAND based Top Employer Institute, has named Tanzania Breweries Limited as the best employer following successful implementation of human resources principles observed and measures by the institute.

TBL Group’s managing director, Philip Redman (R) during a past interview.

The award was handed over to the company at a ceremony held in South Africa recently. It is the third year in a row that local beer brewer has been awarded by Top Employer Institute, the company stated in a statement.

Responding to the success, TBL Group’s managing director, Philip Redman said the award has come at a right time when the company is focusing on improving its products and services. “TBL is proud to receive this award for the third year in a row as it demonstrates our continuous efforts in making our company an employer of choice both locally and internationally,” Redman said.

He said TBL has been recognized for its exceptional employee conditions and the development of human resources practices which puts its people first.” The company helps enrich the world of work through outstanding dedication to human resource excellence and because of this, TBL has been recognized as an employer of choice,” he added.

The annual international research undertaken by the TEI, recognizes leading employers around the world who provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout different levels of the company.

Apart from the TEI international award, TBL has also won the Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE) -Employer of Year award in 2015 and 2016 and was a runner up in 2017, the brewer said in its statement.

In its statement to announce TBL’s award, TEI said the beer brewer which has over 2,000 employees has shown excellence in nurturing new talent. “Our comprehensive independent research revealed that Tanzania Breweries Limited provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, always striving to optimise its employment practices and to develop its employees,” the Netherlands based institute stated.