08 Feb 2017

JTI Serbia certified as one of the Top Employers Europe 2017

Belgrade, February 8th, 2017 – Japan Tobacco International in Serbia has been officially awarded with Top Employers Europe and Top Employer Serbia certificates for 2017 by the Top Employers Institute headquartered in Netherlands. Because of its exceptional employee offerings JTI in Serbia is among the top employers for the second year in the row.
The annual, international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization, and which strive to continuously optimize employment practices.
Crucial to the Top Employers Certification is completing a stringent research process, and meeting the required standard in order to achieve Certification. To further reinforce the validity of the process, all answers were independently audited, meaning this research has verified JTI’s outstanding employee conditions and earned them a coveted spot among a choice group of certified Top Employers.
The Top Employers Institute assessed JTI’s employee offerings on the following criteria:
• Talent Strategy
• Workforce Planning
• On-Boarding
• Learning & Development
• Performance Management
• Leadership Development
• Career & Succession Management
• Compensation & Benefits
• Culture
Didier Ellena, Vice President and General Manager JTI Adriatica said: “I deeply believe that people practices, especially the best ones, can be implemented only by collaborative action, driven by top team, HR, line managers and every employee in this company. We are a great place to work, and I am happy to see that the world-class certifications again prove that”.

David Plink, CEO at the Top Employers Institute said: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that JTI Serbia provides an outstanding employment environment, and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programmes that are well thought out, and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”