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For international and local businesses looking to build and grow their presence on the African continent, Mercer is the partner of choice - trusted by more than 3,000 clients across multiple industries in over 45 countries across the region. Ranked by Vault as one of the best global HR consulting firms, Mercer provides local market expertise through data-driven insights and rigorous analytics with evidence-based solutions to help organisations make better business decisions. 

Human capital is key to business resilience and agility

A global Mercer study conducted in 2020 revealed that 51% of companies had no business continuity plan to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, business leaders are now prioritising resilience and agility by mitigating people risks and business threats as they adapt their operations in the midst of rising economic challenges and other uncertainties. 

Harnessing HR analytics


Talent All Access Portal


$12.9 million


is the average cost to organisations globally due to poor- quality data

Source: Gartner

Create the right pay, benefits and policies to succeed today and tomorrow.


We help companies access up-to-date, market-specific data and insights required to make critical business decisions on salary benchmarking, employee benefits, flexible working and other HR policies. From online tools and publications to easy-to-digest content at your fingertips, Mercer’s Talent All Access Portal (TAAP) is the choice of more than 130 companies and 2,600 subscribers worldwide.

Enhancing employee experience


Employee engagement


$8.1 trillion


is the cost of low employee engagement on organisations globally

Source: Gallup

Make fact-based decisions to enhance employee experiences and improve business performance.


With more than 45 years of experience and proven global capability, we help companies gain better employee insights and enhance employee experiences to improve productivity, employee engagement and employee well-being. We use our full-service expertise, tools and approaches to execute employee engagement surveys (EES) in more than 180 countries in 80 different languages across the globe.

Building future jobs and skills


Strategic workforce planning


230 million


is the number of jobs that will require some level of digital skills in Africa by 2030

Source: International Finance Corporation

Make data-driven decisions to improve business performance and resolve complex talent issues.


For more than 25 years, we have helped companies worldwide design future-ready workforce plans to ensure they have the right number of employees with the right skill sets. Get expert advice and the skills-based talent solutions you need to identify gaps between your current workforce’s skills and capabilities and your future business needs. 

Reshaping global mobility


Talent mobility




of employees in Nigeria find international remote work appealing compared to 56.9% employees across the globe.

Source: Boston Consulting Group

Optimise your international mobility programme with cost-effective, competitive policies and the right incentives.


We help companies design mobility policies and rewards packages through our global mobility solutions and provide expert advice on your international mobility programme. We are trusted by more than 4,800 international mobility clients to design rewards packages for 400,000 mobile employees worldwide. We show you how to control costs while unlocking the value of your operations.    

Why Mercer?

Data and research capability



Global footprint and local insights



Expertise and knowledge 



Meet some of the team

Vuyisa Sikunyana, Associate, Mercer



Orlando de Sousa, Associate, Mercer



Stevens Kawoubouga, Senior Associate, Mercer



Daniele Noubissi, Associate, Mercer



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