Best Employers: Tsogo Sun
Number of employees
Last financial year's turnover
R6.5-billion (South Africa only for 2011).
Name of chief HR officer
Vusi Dlamini, group HR director.
Split of staff
Management and executives: 15%
Permanent fulltime: 64%
Permanent flexi: 16.5%
Operational support staff: 15%
Main line of business
Tsogo Sun is the largest hotel and gaming group in South Africa and is majority owned by the Tsogo Investment Holding Company.
What is the company's HR strategy?
The Tsogo Sun HR strategy is comprised of the following:
- A compelling employment value proposition that comprises attributes that the labour market and employees perceive as the value they gain through employment with Tsogo Sun.
- Capacity-building and performance that include employee and management capacity-building, management of performance as well as empowerment and courageous leadership and followership.
- An integrated talent management philosophy.
What is the company's BEE strategy?
The BBBEE strategy of the group is to lead the empowerment of previously disadvantaged people, businesses and communities in South Africa. To this end, Tsogo Sun continues to be a pioneer and leader and currently holds a level two BBBEE contributor status with a score of 88.57 points for 2012 and 89.56 for 2011.
What is the secret of your company's success as an employer?
The organisational culture of accountability, excellence and professionalism. Tsogo Sun never rests on its laurels. It ensures that there are good training and development opportunities, fair and equitable remuneration and good benefits, and a glamorous working environment.
Future plans around HR/Employment strategy/ BEE strategy?
Leadership development, integrated talent management philosophy and the integration of the Tsogo Academy between Tsogo Sun Gaming and Hotels. Tsogo Sun would also like to remain an employer of choice.