Top Ten Companies to Work for in Nigeria

Nigeria continues to promise lucrative markets for both individuals and international companies. We list the top ten international companies to work for in Africa's burgeoning powerhouse.

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Nigeria is no longer a petro-economy.

There has been an influx of companies to the country over the last seven to ten years and diversification is now allowing Nigeria to let loose. So much so, opportunities are evolving and are coming in a variety of experiences for people who would like to venture the country’s markets.

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


10 Company: Coca-Cola Company

Industry: Food and Drink Manufacturing

Founded: 1886

Headquarters: Atlanta, GA (USA)

Competitors: Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc, PepsiCo Inc, Nestlé S. A

Glassdoor Rating: 3.5/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“It’s a great company to work. This is a global company that have world class best practise. It gives me a lot of exposure that gives me an opportunity to work with set world class standard of working.”

“International presence exposes employee to many countries thereby broadening horizon and improving the work experience.”


9 Company: General Electric

Industry: Enterprise Software & Network Solutions

Founded: 1892

Headquarters: Boston, MA (USA)

Competitors: Philips, Siemens, Microsoft

Glassdoor Rating: 3.6/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Focus on leadership and talent development.”

“Working with people of all professions and sharing of ideas. To work in an atmosphere where there us freedom and room to attain full potentials.”

 


8 Company: KPMG

Industry: Accounting

Founded: 1987

Headquarters: New York, NY (USA)

Competitors: PwC, Deloitte, EY

Glassdoor Rating: 3.7/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“The learning curve never ends. Rapid career growth. Perfect stepping stone. Perfect environment to learn the power of teamwork. Perfect environment to hone your leadership skills. Unfettered access to a wide range of learning resources.”

“Working for KPMG for was a life-changing experience. Great firm, great people, great experience, world class trainings. The story of my life will not be complete without KPMG.”


7 Company: Accenture

Industry: Management consulting and professional services

Founded: 1989

Headquarters: London, England

Competitors: IBM, Capgemini

Glassdoor Rating: 3.7/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Exposure at a high level, travel opportunities, office facilities when compared to other offices in Nigeria. Pro-bono activities such as Junior Achievers Support.”

“Progressive experience across a broad range of administrative and technology consulting functions in diverse industry segments. The company has the ability to combine innovative technology with project management skills to support go-to-market efforts, product launches and company positioning for success.”


6 Company: ExxonMobil

Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

Founded: 1870

Headquarters: Irving, TX (USA)

Competitors: Shell, BP, Chevron

Glassdoor Rating: 3.8/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Company values Safety of its workforce a lot. Safety is priority over every other business objective. Good On the Job Training available to regular employees mostly, Compensation is good!”

“Established company, good benefits, great location, good office facilities. Official work hours are good- start early, finish early. Locally diverse.”


5 Company: PwC

Industry: Accounting

Founded: 1998

Headquarters: New York, NY (USA)

Competitors: EY, Deloitte, KPMG

Glassdoor Rating: 3.8/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Work life balance, good leadership and capacity development. Pay relatively higher than other Big 4s.”

“Approachable leaders and ethical values are held in high esteem. The opinion of every staff counts. Rapid Career growth.”


4 Company: Chevron

Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

Founded: 1879

Headquarters: San Roman, CA (USA)

Competitors: ExxonMobil, Shell, BP

Glassdoor Rating: 3.9/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Competitive salary structure, international professional exposure, experienced and professional work group. Career Development, safety Culture, competitive work environment. On job trainings. Chevron Culture.”

“They help in stimulating one’s motivation to develop current skills by working with dedicated professionals in realizing a corporate goal.”


3 Company: Procter & Gamble

Industry: Consumer goods

Founded: 1837

Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH (US)

Competitors: Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever

Glassdoor Rating: 4.0/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“Hands on experience from the beginning. You get to be trained and mentored. You handle real projects as an intern. Work is fun. Staff are very friendly. Work flexibility especially regarding time and dress code. Excellent relationship with managers. They seek your opinions in making decisions.”

“Good pay within FMCG sector, strong values and principles, respect for the individual and an inclusive environment. Employees are truly treated as key assets.”


2 Company: McKinsey and Company

Industry: Consulting

Founded: 1926

Headquarters: New York, NY (USA)

Competitors: Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company

Glassdoor Rating: 4.3/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

“The people. You get to work with some of the smartest people in the world. Some of these people genuinely care about making sure you get the best experience from the firm.”

“Smart colleagues and senior level client exposure.”


1 Company: Google

Industry: Internet

Founded: 1998

Headquarters: Mountain View, CA (USA)

Competitors: Microsoft, Apple, Facebook

Glassdoor Rating: 4.4/5 stars

 

Company Reviews

 “Great environment, friendly co-workers. Felt like a family, where everyone was free to give their opinion. Office was cool and lunch was provided which is rare.”

“Very good company to work in.”