Gabon HR Outsourcing

Gabon is currently the fifth largest oil producer in Africa and enjoys an upper-middle income economy. The country’s growth has been supported by its oil production and manganese. The country is focusing its efforts on diversifying its economy through agribusiness, transport and telecommunication.

Africa HR Solutions offers a range of HR outsourcing services that enables organisations to expand in Gabon in a fully compliant way. Our solutions include Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll, tax and benefits management.

Country Profile - Gabon

Population: 2.1 mn

Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $15.59 bn

GDP Growth: 1.2%

Inflation: 4.7%

Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): 5%

Unemployment Rate: 19.5 %

Capital: Libreville

Currency: Central African CFA franc

Languages: French


Gabon's Economy

Located on the Atlantic Ocean, Gabon is bordered by Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and the Republic of Congo. The country has an abundance of natural resources, with forests that cover 85% of the country. The country has one of the highest urbanisation rates, whereby most of the citizens live in cities such as Libreville and Port Gentil. Gabon is the 5th largest oil producer in Africa, but with a decline in oil production, Gabon is working toward diversifying its economy.

Public Holidays in Gabon

New Year’s Day

Easter Monday

Women’s Rights Day

Labour Day

Whit Monday

Eid ul-Fitr

Assumption of Mary

Independence Day

Eid ul-Adha

All Saints’ Eve

Christmas Day

Employment in Gabon

An employment agreement should be established in French language outlining the major information such as compensation, benefits, and termination details. Employees are entitled to sick, parental, and vacation leaves. The termination notice period depends on the length of service of the employee. Regarding taxation, employers pay 20.1% of payroll to social security for retirement purposes, injury at the workplace, medical fees, and family allowances. Employees contribute 2.5% of their wages.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.