Top Ten Companies to Work for in Ghana

As Ghanaians across the globe celebrate Ghana Independence Day, we list the top ten international companies to work for if you're considering making the move home.

Over the years, even before Ghana’s independence, the country has presented itself as a lucrative market for businesses and developments. Some of those investments go as far back as 1917, during the First World War.

Today, you can sow and reap your rewards in those companies that believed that Ghana is a place to be, making way for newer generations to also contribute and have the chance to make their mark.

Here are the top ten companies to work for in Ghana (based on companies with 1000+ employee reviews on Glassdoor).


10

Company: Huawei Technologies

Industry: Telecoms

Founded: 1987

Year Established in Ghana: Unknown

Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.1/5 stars


Company Reviews

“On the topic of opportunity to learn. Good supervision, sometimes more like holding hands. More projects in the Ghanaian market than most competitors, thus you are a bit secure. Very decent work environment which is ITIL compliant, in my case a customer premises.”

“Very good contractor pay and expense reimbursement. For the duration of the project, they provided an ample private room in a 4-star hotel. Also provided a lump per diem of USD$2,000 per month.”


9

Company: Oracle

Industry: Enterprise Software and Network Solutions

Founded: 1977

Year Established in Ghana: 2014 (Virtual Office)

Headquarters: Redwood City, CA (USA)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.4/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Great company to work with. Many opportunities for training and growth. Remuneration also good.”

“Sales faced and paced culture. Great benefits. Lots of learning possibilities.”


8

Company: Citi

Industry: Investment Banking and Asset Management

Founded: 1812

Year Established in Ghana: 2003

Headquarters: New York, NY (USA)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.5/ stars

 

Company Reviews

“Global, many work/career opportunities, company with high integrity.”

“Good working hours, very helpful/approachable working environment and good pay.”


7

Company: Standard Chartered Bank

Industry: Investment Banking and Asset Management

Founded: 1969

Year Established in Ghana: Unknown

Headquarters: London, England

Glassdoor Rating: 3.5/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Collaborative and Standard base environment in which everyone is a team player. Very well organised in the areas of minimising the losses of the business. Ensuring both employees and clients are protected against losses and harm.”

“Very international. A good example of how a global organization operates.”


6

Company: General Electric

Industry: Enterprise Software and Network Solutions

Founded: 1892

Year Established in Ghana: 2014 (permanent office)

Headquarters: Boston, MA (USA)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.6/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Great staff. Good Salary. Varied work.”

“Innovation, diversity, meritocracy (usually), integrity, broad range of professional opportunities, good leadership development (although not as good as it used to be), some really good people and leaders.”


5

Company: Ericsson – Worldwide

Industry: Telecoms

Founded: 1876

Year Established in Ghana: Unknown

Headquarters: Kista (Sweden)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.6/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Very effective collaborative and learning environment, industry leader and best practices.”

“Interesting work, challenging projects, friendly people.”

 


4

Company: Barclays

Industry: Banking

Founded: 1690

Year Established in Ghana: First opened in 1917 in Ghana, but a head office was first established in 1956.

Headquarters: London, England

Glassdoor Rating: 3.6/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“They share vision & mission goals”

“Company with strong tradition and procedures. A lot of prestige associated with working in Barclays. But prestige does not go beyond the name and the past glory of the bank.”


3

Company: Vodafone

Industry: I.T. and Telecoms

Founded: English company Vodafone, founded in 1982. Vodafone, formerly Ghana Telecom, founded in 1974.

Headquarters: Newbury, England/Accra, Ghana

Glassdoor Rating: 3.7/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“They encourage & support innovative ideas relating to the organization.
They make sure knowledge & value is added to every staff before & close of every fiscal year.”

“It is a great place to work. Great people. Great benefits and good training platform. Provides opportunities to young talents.”


2

Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Industry: Accounting

Founded: 1849

Year Established in Ghana: Unknown

Headquarters: New York, NY (USA)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.8/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Great people, good earnings and career opportunities, excellent knowledge of its market and client focused.”

“Provides you with the breadth of experience on working with multiple projects.”


1

Company: Deloitte

Industry: Accounting

Founded: 1901

Year Established in Ghana: 1947

Headquarters: New York, NY (USA)

Glassdoor Rating: 3.8/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Deloitte is a well-structured organisation and dedicated professionals are allowed to challenge the status quo.”

“Great place to learn. The training platform they provide is unrivalled. Very busy and challenging schedules.”