Kwese TV licensing in the country has unlocked seven thousand new jobs for satellite installers and brand ambassadors in the country.
Technites, an enterprise of the mobile network giant, which facilitates online procurement of jobs, skilled technical handyman which has developed a more formal and sustainable way of carrying out their duties.
In similar fashion as done when Kwese TV launched in other countries, the online recruitment platform registered and contract work as installers who had become redundant following the influx of other satellite dishes in urban areas over the years.
Speaking at a media briefing in the capital last week, Kwese TV country head Ms Dorothy Zimuto said “Since the launch of the Kwese brand in Zimbabwe in October 2017, employment has been created for more than 2 500 technites and this number is growing and 30 percent of these technites are females.”
“Kwese has also created employment for 6000 brand ambassadors, of which 50 percent of those are female as well. The downstream and upstream benefits in various industries has been unprecedented, transforming positively the quality of life for Zimbabweans by Zimbabweans.” She added.
The Zimbabwean recruitment campaign extends the Technites service offer of high-quality workmanship to smaller trades like plumbing, carpentry, generator maintenance, general electrical and handyman work.
According to sources at the company, a customer app will soon be available online for individuals and/or households that wish to procure a highly skilled tradesman directly from anywhere using their mobile devices.