Proud of our people and our progress
We remain firmly focused that our workforce and leadership teams reflect the community and culture where we operate
We are proud of the progress that we have made to diversify our workforce, having successfully adapted the Company from a broad expatriate management organization to one that is, largely founded on Tanzanians. Our employees are our core asset. We aim to inspire, protect, and nurture our team.
Our key priorities
Safe work environment
Right to form or join trade unions
Training and development
Employee health and wellbeing
Inclusive work culture
We engage with our employees through being transparent about our business strategies, involving employees in business decisions, and maintaining an open dialogue around areas of improvement.
Training and development
Given the technical nature of our business, we depend on attracting, retaining and developing skilled and talented employees.
Our Tanzania focus means that we have a real opportunity to contribute to the country’s economic development through training and upskilling the local population. We invest heavily in employee training and aspire to provide all employees with long term and rewarding careers, and we encourage employees to discuss their training and development needs with their manager. The majority of our Tanzanian managers have been trained and promoted from roles within the Company. We are proud of our low staff turnover, with staff mainly leaving us through retirement and succession planning.
Diversity and inclusion
A key pillar of the Company’s diversity and inclusion efforts is encouraging female participation within the workforce.
The reality is that there is a lack of female representation within the Tanzanian oil and gas sector, particularly in operationally focused roles. The Company has sought to combat this by instituting a Companywide strategy focused on attracting and developing female talent. The Company has launched an intern recruitment initiative designed to offer women exposure to the industry. To date, the intake has been slower than desired, largely due to the imbalance in the ratio of men to women undertaking deep engineering disciplines in schools and colleges. We are trying to change this by offering roles to women without engineering backgrounds to get experience in the industry, and also focusing beyond operational roles to legal, financial and human resources positions. Beyond the intern recruitment initiative, the Company is extremely proud of its wider diversity and equal opportunity focused efforts, which has resulted in several women joining, and now holding key, senior level positions within the Company.