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Vodacom Group Reviews

Updated February 4, 2017
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Vodacom Group CEO and Executive Director Shameel Joosub
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Pros
  • Nice and friendly working environment (in 7 reviews)

  • Good benefits (although with a lot of cost-cutting pressure these are being eroded) (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • It is a big company and you have to be a fighter to stand out and push you ideas otherwise you will fade away in the background (in 2 reviews)

  • Lack career growth opportunities when one has reached ceiling (in 2 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Fantastic"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accountant
    Former Employee - Accountant
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Vodacom Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very friendly environment with a lot of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Lack of very concise strategy

    Advice to Management

    Change the strategy


  2. "Very Bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Egypt, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Egypt, GA
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Vodacom Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They hire you quickly for customer support , low salaries . They give food allowance daily . Nice atmosphere and building .

    Cons

    They never promote you if you are over 27 years old. They lie to you in contract .Friendship and who you know is what makes you promoted

    Advice to Management

    Change the way you promote people . Dont let exutive managment take the role of HR


  3. "Territory manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vodacom Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Highly competitive with good job security for employees

    Cons

    No down sides, I loved each moment at the company.good employees welfare.job security

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good work,the great focus is required in handling the freelancer base as they have the key resposibility on growth of new customers


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  5. "Review of Vodacom Tanzania"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Systems Administrator in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    Former Employee - IT Systems Administrator in Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Vodacom Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great diversity of systems providing wide range of experience.

    Cons

    Nothing much to comment on

    Advice to Management

    Talent management should be highly regarded


  6. "Great place to work, empowerment policies suck."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vodacom Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, excellent leave policy.

    Cons

    New opportunities are for select few


  7. "Vodacom"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vodacom Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salaries
    Growth opportunities
    Strong emphasis on employee development
    Good working environment

    Cons

    Communication
    Salary discrepancies at lower levels
    Outsourcing

    Advice to Management

    None


  8. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Vodacom Group full-time

    Pros

    go palce to work at

    Cons

    lots of work and pressure enviroment


  9. "Experience Working at Vodacom"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    It is a great place to start a career.You will not only learn alot but you will also learn life long lessons from a group competent people who are willing to share their experiences and stregthen you up for your career ahead.

    Cons

    -It is a big company and if you do not have a personlaity that stands out you can get lost in the midst.

    Advice to Management

    Do a beter job at following up on your employees and their time in the compnay.If there was a sense of follow up many woud have life long careers at Vodacom instaed f trying to find greener pasrures.


  10. "Systems analysts"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Vodacom Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very good company to work for plus its doing very well despite the economic conditions

    Cons

    Lack career growth opportunities when one has reached ceiling.

    Advice to Management

    Need to allow staff to grow with other divisions


  11. "Discover Graduate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get a permanent post
    You get to rotate to different function
    You work good hours

    Cons

    during rotation you sometimes placed in derpartments where you won't learn anything since they already know you won't be placed under them

    Advice to Management

    Have a structured development plan from all departments which graduates rotate to too and hrbps should be actively involved in the development of the graduate



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