Schneider Electric

Sector: Construction, Heavy Goods Manufacturing and Aggregates

Schneider Electric is ranked among the top employers in the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice 2015 Top 100. The company scored highly with professionals focused on work in Africa among the 13,242 who completed the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey. Gathering a great score across 29 attractiveness criteria, Schneider Electric maintains a strong reputation for delivering the factors that contribute to a great job in Africa.

Client Profile

The global specialist in energy management As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green across multiple market segments. The Group has leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centres/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. With more than 15.8 billion euros sales in 2009, the company’s 100,000+ employees are committed to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”

  • €15.8bn Global Sales in 2009

  • 34% of sales in new economies

  • x2 compared to 2004

  • 100,000+ people In more than 100 countries

  • 5% Sales devoted to R&D

  • 170 years of history through innovation and leading brands

Worldwide leading positions

Safe, with power and control #1
Reliable, with critical power and cooling #1
Efficient, with energy efficiency #1
Productive, with industrial, building and home automation Top 3
Green, with renewable energy solutions Top 3

Walking the talk in Sustainable development

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” This quote from Mahatma Gandhi sums up the mindset of Schneider Electric. Beyond business solutions, we cover all the aspects of sustainable development: society, governance and environment. And because you cannot manage what you cannot measure, we follow our improvements with a unique tool: the Planet & Society barometer.

A Recognised Sustainable commitment

Present in major Socially Responsible Investment Index

Awards & Nominations

Top 100


Ranking: 79
Locations: Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Tunisia, Togo, Tanzania, Swaziland, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone
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