With an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, Seychelles is known for its beaches, coral reefs, nature reserves, and more. The country is actively working with the World Bank, IMF, and other development partners to support the conservation of its marine areas as well as other sustainability areas to boost the growth and prosperity of Seychelles.
As Seychelles continues to develop, many organisations that want to set up a brand or subsidiary there are often faced with the challenges of employment outsourcing. Africa HR Solutions is the go-to HR outsourcing expert across Africa, providing a tailored and comprehensive Seychelles HR outsourcing service, including Professional Employer Organisation (PEO), Employer of Record, payroll outsourcing and other ancillary solutions. With a dedicated team to assist you, we provide you the necessary support you need to implement your international business strategy with peace of mind.
Population: 0.1 mn
Gross Domestic Product (GDP): $1.12 bn
GDP Growth: -24.6%
Foreign Direct Investment (% of GDP): –
Unemployment Rate: 4 %
Currency: Seychellois rupee
Languages: Seselwa, French, English
Situated on the northeast of Madagascar, Seychelles has the highest GDP per capita in Africa. The country is very reliant on tourism and climate change brings forward some risks for the long term. Growth has declined due to the negative impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, but Seychelles is working with the World Bank through its Country Partnership Program to boost sustainable prosperity and greater productivity.
Seychelles are the only granite islands in the world
The largest seed in the world comes from coco de mer, which is native to the islands
Seychelles is known to have the rarest endemic birds such as the bare-legged Scops owl
It is a relatively expensive holiday destination because of the mass importation of food items
Breadfruit is famous in Seychelles
All Saints’ Day
Employment contracts are recommended in Seychelles, which can be made in both verbal or written formats. Most employees choose a written agreement that consists of all information about their job position – a monthly wage, compensation, leaves, bonus if applicable, and termination requirements. Employees are entitled to vacation, sick and parental leaves. The standard workweek may not exceed 60 hours. Seychelles has free universal healthcare; private services are also available. Being the leader in HR outsourcing in Africa, we offer a comprehensive offering to ensure your business expansion to Seychelles is seamless and aligned to all regulatory aspects. We also devise a competitive benefits scheme to attract the best talent to your organisation while you dedicate your time to run your business.
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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.
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 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.