Employee Referral Scheme Policy1. Introduction
Advantage Health Africa Limited (AHA) is always looking for talented people.
Research has shown that employee referrals continue to be a top source for
hires. The company has therefore considered adopting an Employee Referral
To encourage employees to refer contacts in their professional and social
network to vacant positions thereby boosting employee morale and
To reduce hiring costs, improve employee engagement and candidate
Deepening the pipeline of potential applicants and increasing the rate of
retention for new hires.
This policy outlines the terms and conditions of referrals for all vacancies in
Advantage Health Africa and its subsidiaries (myPharmacy and mymedicines.com) including exemptions and processes.
4. Terms and conditions
i. Referrals can be made for all approved and advertised vacant
positions of AHA and its subsidiaries on:
• Full time positions / Permanent roles
• Contract role with a length of service of more than 6 months
ii. These roles are subject to the standard probationary period as
stipulated in their contract.
iii. There is no limit to the number of referrals per employee.
iv. All rewards paid to the referring employee will be made via
payroll and subject to relevant tax.
v. Only referrals successful for the job, and upon successful
probationary period will applicable for reward.
The aim is to apply this scheme to as many employees as possible,
however there are some exclusions:
i. Ex-employees, ex-contractors, ex-temps
ii. Any employee who could influence or affect the decision of
the fair referral process
iii. Employees involved in the hiring process of the specific role
iv. Employees hiring for people who will be reporting to them, or
working directly with them
6. Amount of reward for successful referral
Financial reward (subject to tax) will be awarded accordingly:
Level Positions Reward (N)
Level 1 Admin roles, HCA
Level 2 HCA/ Auxillary Nurse
and other nonprofessional positions
in the pharmacy
PMT Officer, etc.
Level 3 Senior level positions –
Head of teams, etc.
The line manager and referring employee will be informed by HR of
the agreed financial reward based on the above criteria.
- 7. Payment
i. Payment will be made to the referring employee upon a
successful probation period of the new employee.
ii. The payment will be made on the month after the date of
8. Referral process (how to refer)
i. Your referral must click on any of the vacancies to apply for the
position on the company’s website, social media platforms,
ii. Your referral must indicate in the email application that this is a
referral and enter your full name in the email message.
iii. Your referral must apply through the recruitment platform;
iv. HR receives the email and records the referring employee
name/s for the relevant application.
v. Payment will be processed via payroll
Please note that AHA reserves the right to withhold payment and the
policy may be reviewed from time to time at the discretion of