By Ernest Anguru

On Friday, September 21, 2018 USIU-Africa was among the top ten overall winners of the 2018 Employer of the Year Award, hosted by Federation of Kenya employers at Radisson Blu.

This award means that as USIU-Africa we are geared towards a demystified reward and remuneration process, flexible working environment, making the work place a new home for all and adoption of strategic HR dashboards and metric measurements. This reward is also a clear indication of our quest and commitment to academic excellence, operational excellence and service excellence in pursuit of an education that takes our students places. 

The Employer of the Year Awards (EYA) is an initiative by the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) that is geared towards promoting and encouraging best practices in Corporate Performance, People Management and Industrial Relations practices amongst employers in Kenya. This is in a bid to raise and sustain productivity, enterprise performance and responsibility.

The selection of winners entails a vigorous four stage survey process that entails; survey administration, site visits, subject matter experts’ review; and reporting and awards.

Organizations are rewarded for; Leadership and Governance; Corporate Performance; Innovations & Productivity; Responsible Business Conduct; Inclusiveness and Diversity; Work-Place Environment and Learning and Development.

This year, a total of 127 organizations including six Government agencies participated in the survey.