Our People


Our People


95% of our employees are in direct daily contact with our consumers. Our success depends on our employees’ expertise, pride and pleasure in delivering our services across all of our businesses. We strive to ensure that each individual, whatever their qualifications, has the opportunity to continuously develop their skills and advance in their responsibilities.


Values


The company does not tolerate any practice that is not born of honesty, integrity and fairness, anywhere. Adherence to these standards is part of what it means to be an employee of an industry-leading, best-in-class company and is key to the company’s operational conduct. To ensure that these commitments are understood and applied by all, Sodexo | Hestia has set up dedicated training for all, including front-line employees, and made the principles of business integrity part of the integration process for all new company employees.


Training


It is an important means of increasing employee engagement, which contributes to improved performance and higher employee retention. With the support of our stakeholders and their training programmes, we develop the perfects conditions for success towards our employees. The Global Facilities Management Academy of Sodexo Group helps to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for operational managers to grow Sodexo’s Facilities Management business through courses on FM strategy to support client retention as well as health and safety.



Every day, our services improve the Quality of Daily Life for thousands people in businesses, hospitals, industrial complexes and remote sites around UAE. The fact that we are the leader in most of these markets is not by chance. It is a result of the talent, skills and commitment of our employees, our most important resource. It’s no wonder that we strive to help them grow.


Quality of Life



Ethical Principles


Loyalty, respect for people, transparency and business integrity are the ethical principles that guide us in all our day-to-day activities. They make Sodexo | Hestia a respectful and respected company, led by a community of managers who share the same practices.



Loyalty

A foundation of loyalty, shared by the company with its clients, employees and shareholders, based on honest, open relations. Loyalty is one of the cornerstones of operations in our organization.

Respect for people

Humanity is at the heart of our business. Sodexo | Hestia is committed to providing equal opportunities, regardless of race, origin, age, gender, beliefs and religion or lifestyle choices. Improving quality of life means according each person respect, dignity and consideration.


Transparency

This is one of Sodexo | Hestia’s major principles and a constant with all stakeholders: clients, consumers, employees, shareholders and the general public.


Business integrity

We do not tolerate any practice that is not born of honesty, integrity and fairness, anywhere in the world where we do business. We clearly communicate our position to our clients, suppliers and employees and expect them to share this rejection of corrupt and unfair practices.