MTN Ghana has been awarded the Gold Employer of the Year award at the 2018 ‘Investors in People’ Awards.
For winning the award, the telecommunications company, which was the only African company represented in the top three awards and also in its category, has been named as a leader in people management practice globally.
The awards celebrate the best people management practices among ‘Investors in People’ accredited businesses.
‘Investors in People’ is one of the world’s leading people management standards, and is a business improvement tool designed to help organisations develop performance through their people.
This year’s winners were announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner at The Roundhouse, Camden, London UK, on November 28, 2018.
Commenting on the awards, the Human Resource Executive of MTN Ghana, Mrs Amma Benneh-Amponsah, said: “We are excited MTN Ghana has become part of strong global brands that have won this award.
MTN Ghana is committed to building a great place to work, a conducive environment that enables employees to deliver the best products and services as we provide the modern connected life that everyone deserves.”
The Head of Investors in People, Paul Devoy, said: “This year’s Investors in People Awards was an inspirational celebration of best practice across our international community.
It was fantastic to see so many worthy organisations nominated for outperforming in their approach to people management.
I commend MTN Ghana for their dedication to improving the quality of work for their employees. Congratulations to MTN Ghana on becoming 2018’s Global Gold Employer of the Year.”
MTN Ghana attained its first Investors in People accreditation in 2014 and was the first company in Ghana to receive this accreditation.
MTN Ghana is a market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of options under Pay Monthly and Pay as You Go Services.
The company has committed itself to delivering reliable and innovative services that provide value for subscribers in Ghana’s telecommunications market and has continuously invested in expanding and modernising its network since its entry into Ghana in 2006.
Total investments from 2006 till date are about US$2.5 billion.
MTN has the widest 2G coverage across the length and breadth of Ghana and the widest 3G coverage in 170 districts across the country.
The company has also built three modern Switch and Data centres to deliver stable, reliable, efficient and robust Telecom and Data Services to customers.