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Our culture and values

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Together for the customer

Innovation is our driving force, an exchange-focused team spirit our inspiration: our culture is characterized by our collaborative work towards a digital future. When you develop integrated IT solutions for our customers with the newest technologies, you leave a lasting impression. With mobile and flexible work forms, we offer our employees an agile working environment, founded on trust and personal responsibility. This encourages a committed and innovative work ethic.

Our guiding principles

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We are actively shaping the development of new digital technologies. Our guiding principles create the basic value system. They outline how we should treat each other and work together:

  • Delight our customers
  • Get things done
  • Act with respect and integrity
  • Team together – Team apart
  • I am T – count on me
  • Stay curious and grow

We live for diversity

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Only with diverse teams can we beat the global competition. For this reason, diversity is the foundation of our culture. It facilitates valuable creative and innovative ideas, projects and solutions to shape the digital world of tomorrow.

We think and live diversity in every way. 

Our holistic approach to transformation has ensured that we achieve a Level 1 rating against the new and more stringent B-BBEE codes. 

Transformation consists of an Internal Nation Building Program to create a culture of inclusive transformation that embraces diversity, ignites innovation and enables trust and high performance. 

We encourage and support our employees to actively advance their careers, achieve an optimal work-life balance and contribute their strengths to digitalization.

Agility as a new work method

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We have identified agile working as an important competitive factor. It is therefore paramount for us that employees are afforded the personal responsibility to collaborate cross-functionally in a highly-motivated way towards a common goal. This allows us to bring customers closer to the process of creating solutions.

Doing the right thing

Our success is based on integrity, appreciation, and compliance with the law. In our code of conduct, we specify clear and transparent guidelines for all employees.

Collaboration and participation

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We use digital tools to develop excellent IT solutions for our customers. We also use them to support collaboration across teams and functions. With our internal social network and innovative collaboration tools, cross-sector networking and sharing expertise couldn't be easier.

T-Systems jobs in South Africa

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