People

At Fresenius Kabi South Africa, we make a difference to the quality of life of millions of patients every day. Our excellence is created by people – expert, knowledgeable and motivated employees. Each day, our employees share the passion for “caring for life”.

Highly skilled employees are key to delivering excellent products for the therapy and care of critically and chronically ill patients. The dedication and integrity of our workforce underpin every activity at Fresenius Kabi South Africa.

Supporting the further development of our staff according to our Company’s Workplace Skills Plan is a key mission for us. We view the advancement of each employee as essential to the long-term growth of our company. We offer programs to support them in mastering new demands and challenges.

Selection, evaluation, leadership and development are vital components of our human resources strategy. We are able to meet and exceed business needs by ensuring we have the right people in the right place at the right time.​​​​

 

Diversity

Fresenius Kabi South Africa creates an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. We value a sharing environment that provides the opportunity for open communications and continuous improvements.

Our employees bring diverse backgrounds, experience and knowledge with them. We value diversity as an asset to our business, reflecting the various markets in which we operate. By nurturing a culture of teamwork and collaboration, we promote interaction across borders, functions and hierarchies. With that in mind, the entrepreneurial spirit of each employee is a crucial element of our success.

Each of us is responsible for creating a workplace environment that rewards high performance and a commitment to professionalism, as well as an atmosphere of trust and respect. Therefore, we support and honour the South Africa Constitution and Bill of Rights as recognized principles and standards. The dignity and privacy of every person must be respected.

Integrity

At Fresenius Kabi South Africa, integrity is of utmost importance to our business activities. For us, integrity is a core value that each of our employees is committed to.

Our strong commitment to integrity is anchored in the Fresenius Kabi Code of Conduct, which clearly defines the fundamental ethical principles for our business. Conducting business professionally and honestly is not only the right thing to do, it also drives performance and long-term growth.

The Fresenius Kabi Code of Conduct provides all employees with orientation and guidance on the fundamental ethical principles applicable in their day-to-day activities:

Workplace Safety And Work Environment

As a healthcare company, not only health and safety of our customers, business partners and their customers is of great concern to us, but also the health and safety of our own employees.

Fresenius Kabi seeks to provide a safe, healthy and productive workplace for its employees. Company guidelines and procedures have been developed in compliance with legal regulations to protect employees from potential workplace hazards.

In the manufacturing of pharmaceuticals, the employees of Fresenius Kabi South Africa sometimes work with harmful substances. Consequently, protecting the environment and ensuring the health and safety of our employees is of utmost importance. New requirements relating to occupational health and safety are integrated into our quality management.