Telecel Zimbabwe has vehemently denied our statement yesterday that hundreds if not thousands of their contract employees will be facing the axe, as they have a total employee base of both permanent and contract employees at 750 people.
As a mater of fact, Telecel Zimbabwe confirmed that they will not be renewing only 250 contracts for employees under their commercial department.
When asked to comment on the matter, The brand and communications director Mr Obert Mandimika confirmed the cost cutting measure.
“We do have contract employees who were specifically hired on a six month contract for subscriber acquisition campaign towards Telecash, some 250 of these will be affected but when need rises we will always take them up again in the future” said Mr Mandimika
TechnoMag also managed to establish that Telecel has an approximated 500 contract employees campaigning for the brand and an additional 250 of these make up the permanent employees adding their total human capital base a 750.
Telecel is Zimbabwe`s second biggest mobile network operator with 2.5million subscribers, according to the most recent report from the national regulator, Postal and Telecommunication Regulating Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ )