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The Careers in Africa Employer of Choice 2019 has been announced, following our largest ever survey. This year 29,216 African Professionals chose the brand they most want to work for in Africa, with all 54 countries represented, and over 1,100 brands reviewed.

This year saw the first time that Africans were able to vote for their favourite international brand, and their favourite African brand. For the first time, we are able to reveal the preferred companies and organisations on a multi-national and regional level.

This years international Employer of Choice is Total, ahead of the UN and last years winner The World Bank.

The African brand Employer of Choice is Nigerian LNG, ahead of MTN and the African Development Bank.

You can discover more about the methodology of the study by clicking here.

International
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Employer of Choice 2019:

International Brands

Rank
Company
Sector
Index
Main Reasons
1
Total
Oil & Gas
2166.14
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
2
UN
Education, Government, IGO & NGO
1975.63
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
3
World Bank Group
Financial Services
1001.68
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
4
Exxon Mobil
Oil & Gas
948.62
The opportunity for challenging work
5
UNDP
Education, Government, IGO & NGO
868.46
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
6
UNICEF
Education, Government, IGO & NGO
838.14
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
7
Google
Technology
642.36
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
8
Chevron
Oil & Gas
613.73
The opportunity for challenging work
9
Shell
Oil & Gas
584
The opportunity to develop my skills
10
Standard Chartered Bank
Banking
564.16
The opportunity for challenging work
11
Microsoft
Technology
535.02
The opportunity to develop my skills
12
Schlumberger
Oil & Gas
534.65
The opportunity for challenging work
13
World Vision
Education, Government, IGO & NGO
526.61
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
14
Anglo American
Mining
507.1
The opportunity to develop my skills
15
Vodafone
Telecommunications
487.14
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
16
Rio Tinto
Mining
469.13
The opportunity for challenging work
17
Baker Hughes, a GE company
Oil & Gas
456.62
The opportunity to develop my skills
18
GE
Technology
447.76
The opportunity for challenging work
19
IFC
Financial Services
432.72
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
20
BP
Oil & Gas
413.81
The opportunity for challenging work
21
Cisco
Technology
410.71
The opportunity to develop my skills
22
P&G
Consumer Products
408.89
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
23
Aggreko International Projects
Energy
403.09
The opportunity for challenging work
24
AngloGold Ashanti
Mining
389.93
The opportunity for challenging work
25
Apple
Technology
371.11
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
26
Unilever
Consumer Products
356.8
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
27
Coca-Cola
Consumer Products
355.31
The opportunity for challenging work
28
DHL
Aviation, Transport, Logistics & Outsourcing
354.24
The opportunity for challenging work
29
Orange
Telecommunications
352.23
The opportunity for challenging work
30
Airtel
Telecommunications
347.98
The opportunity for challenging work
31
Air Liquide
Oil & Gas
340.74
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
32
Citi
Banking
339.98
The opportunity for challenging work
33
Diageo
Consumer Products
336.22
The opportunity for challenging work
34
Anadarko
Oil & Gas
334.19
The opportunity for challenging work
35
Tullow Oil
Oil & Gas
330.47
The opportunity for challenging work
36
McKinsey&Company
Professional Services
328.33
The opportunity for challenging work
37
BG Group
Oil & Gas
325.08
The opportunity for challenging work
38
Halliburton
Oil & Gas
322.01
The opportunity to develop my skills
39
JP Morgan
Financial Services
320.47
The opportunity for challenging work
40
Vale
Mining
316.18
The opportunity for challenging work
41
Subsea 7
Oil & Gas
314.84
The opportunity for challenging work
42
Colgate Palmolive
Consumer Products
312.94
The opportunity for challenging work
43
ENI
Oil & Gas
308.04
The opportunity for challenging work
44
BHP Billiton
Mining
297.48
The opportunity for challenging work
45
Nestle
Consumer Products
294.97
The opportunity for challenging work
46
Amazon
Technology
290.5
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
47
Conoco Phillips
Oil & Gas
288.78
The opportunity for challenging work
48
IBM
Technology
285.63
The opportunity for challenging work
49
EY
Professional Services
282.31
The opportunity for challenging work
50
Johnson & Johnson
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare
282.01
The opportunity for challenging work
51
De Beers
Mining
281.34
The opportunity to develop my skills
52
Millicom/Tigo
Telecommunications
280.67
The opportunity to develop my skills
53
Western Union
Financial Services
279.82
The opportunity to develop my skills
54
GE Healthcare
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare
273.9
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
55
Vinci Construction
Construction
273.08
The opportunity for challenging work
56
Addax Petroleum
Oil & Gas
272.03
The opportunity for challenging work
57
Heidelberg Cement
Manufacturing
271.82
The opportunity for challenging work
58
HSBC
Banking
268.12
The opportunity for challenging work
59
British American Tobacco
Consumer Products
266.17
The opportunity for challenging work
60
Weatherford
Oil & Gas
266.04
The opportunity to develop my skills
61
Facebook
Technology
261.76
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
62
SAP
Technology
255.41
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
63
Oracle
Technology
254.01
The opportunity for challenging work
64
Toyota
Automotive
251.49
The opportunity to develop my skills
65
Lafarge Holcim
Manufacturing
249.47
The opportunity for challenging work
66
TransOcean Deepwater Drilling
Oil & Gas
248.64
The opportunity to develop my skills
67
Marriott
Travel and Tourism
248.41
The opportunity for challenging work
68
Maersk Oil
Oil & Gas
247.93
The opportunity for challenging work
69
Bollore
Aviation, Transport, Logistics & Outsourcing
247.19
The opportunity for challenging work
70
Monsanto
Agriculture
246.65
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
71
KPMG
Professional Services
244.74
The opportunity to develop my skills
72
General Motors
Automotive
244.43
The opportunity for challenging work
73
Volkswagan
Automotive
243.96
The opportunity for challenging work
74
Wartsila
Manufacturing
243.57
The opportunity for challenging work
75
Heineken International
Consumer Products
238.97
The opportunity for challenging work
76
Seadrill
Oil & Gas
238.52
The opportunity to develop my skills
77
Bechtel
Construction
238.35
The opportunity for challenging work
78
GSK
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare
238.02
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
79
ABB
Technology
236.55
The opportunity for challenging work
80
Mastercard
Financial Services
234.63
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
81
Novo Nordisk
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare
228.09
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
82
Kuehne + Nagel
Aviation, Transport, Logistics & Outsourcing
225.36
The opportunity for challenging work
83
Aga Khan
Education, Government, IGO & NGO
225.11
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
84
AB InBev
Consumer Products
223.87
The opportunity for challenging work
85
AIG
Financial Services
222.86
The opportunity for challenging work
86
Philips
Manufacturing
222.13
The opportunity for challenging work
87
UPS
Aviation, Transport, Logistics & Outsourcing
220.22
The opportunity to develop my skills
88
Nike
Consumer Products
218.74
The opportunity to develop my skills
89
Deloitte
Professional Services
217.48
The opportunity for challenging work
90
Puma Energy International
Oil & Gas
216.41
The opportunity for challenging work
91
Novartis
Pharmaceuticals/Healthcare
215.4
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
92
Statoil
Oil & Gas
214.39
The opportunity for challenging work
93
TechnipFMC
Technology
214.19
The opportunity to develop my skills
94
Petronas
Oil & Gas
213.99
The opportunity for challenging work
95
Wood Group
Oil & Gas
212.31
The opportunity for challenging work
96
Mercedes
Automotive
211.15
Reputation of organisation as an innovative and forward-thinking company
97
APM Terminals
Aviation, Transport, Logistics & Outsourcing
210.19
The opportunity for challenging work
98
Huawei
Technology
209.18
The opportunity to develop my skills
99
Olam International
Agriculture
203.36
The ability for me make a real difference to society through the organisation
100
Schneider Electric
Technology
200.17
The opportunity for challenging work
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African Brands

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Sector
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