Thursday, 02 December 2021

Safaricom’s new agility plan will see workers reapply for their jobs

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 27 April 21

Plans to transform Kenyan telco Safaricom into a world class tech company are to involve an unorthodox staff reshuffle into ‘tribes’ and ‘squads’

Kenyan operator Safaricom has embarked on an organisational restructure programme that will see existing employees have to reapply for their jobs. Under the new organisation, which aims to turn the telco into a world class tech company, the business is intended to become more agile through the breakdown of the hierarchical structure and the formation of smaller teams.  This process will see various job roles eliminated as departments are broken down into &lsquo…

Kenyan operator Safaricom has embarked on an organisational restructure programme that will see existing employees have to reapply for their jobs. Under the new organisation, which aims to turn the telco into a world class tech company, the business is intended to become more agile through the breakdown of the hierarchical structure and the formation of smaller teams.  This process will see various job roles eliminated as departments are broken down into &lsquo…

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