Working Environment

Our people feel trusted and encouraged to challenge the status quo to keep our companies dynamic and high performing

Working Environment

The Olympia Group and its companies share a commitment to create a high performing culture that fosters openness, collaboration, excellence, diversity and inclusion in the working environment. Our roots as a family business have created a culture of care, where employee’s wellbeing and fulfilment is prioritised.

Our people feel trusted and encouraged to take up challenges. This possess our companies dynamic and high performing. Our working style is open, often teaming people with diversified backgrounds and varying experience to work alongside each other. We value loyalty and hard work and we continually strive to do better. That includes adding value to the communities in which we operate. Technology is our common enabler. It runs like a thread through everything we do. In our enterprises, curiosity, exploration, invention, entrepreneurship and informed risk-taking allow us to work on how we will improve the status quo, while providing stability and predictability.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

We foster a culture of innovation and new ideas through our business ecosystem. From Hackathons to Idea Management platforms we cherish new ideas wherever they are within the organization. Our way of thinking enables us to overcome challenges, be decisive and accept responsibility for our outcomes. Humility is freedom from pride or arrogance, and it ties all the characteristics of our entrepreneurship mindset.

Humility leadership

We love to get things done. Our work and actions speak more than words. We don’t boast about our wins and successes; we just enjoy the results of our teamwork. We humbly admit that we don’t have all the answers, thus we create space for others to step forward and offer solutions. As leaders we ingrain a sense of accountability to hold everyone accountable and appreciate contribution.

Results-oriented

We take ownership to get the job done and we embrace a “can do” attitude. We work hard to make wise decisions, minimize complexity, treat root problems and prioritize great results over problems. We are inspired by others’ excellence, we seek for useful ideas and better ways to communicate them, we unite ourselves around shared beliefs and we strive for the success of our companies.

Meritocracy

Each person joining our Group can expect the same opportunities to learn, grow and evolve within the organization based on talents, abilities and efforts. Olympia Group believes in promoting based on merit and recognises a commitment to the business. We reward commitment and hard work and we recognize it by promoting from within our business leaders.

Openness

We value the contribution of each talent and we foster healthy challenges and debates via an open dialogue. We are clear in our language and honest in our responses. We feel welcomed and entrusted to exchange ideas and share information openly in order to make intelligent business decisions.

Learning Organization

We strongly believe that continuous inflow of new experience and knowledge keeps us innovative and agile. That is why we encourage our people to constantly learn and develop. Our growth mindset enables us to adapt in uncertainty and set us for continuous improvement by leveraging the collective knowledge, experience, and creativity of our workforce, customers, and the broader ecosystem. We are building capabilities around new and emergent skillsets and focus areas in order to shape a strong talent pipeline for our future needs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity, equity and inclusion are sound practices in our organization. We take pride in being an equal opportunities employer. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination based on nationality, race, color, religion, caste, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or marital status and allow for equal opportunities for all our team members. We cultivate a diverse and inclusive workplace because we believe that having talent with different backgrounds and perspectives improves cooperation and business results. We want to create a holistic and supportive workplace for everyone, thus we adopt policies and take actions for higher female percentages in management roles, ethnically diverse companies and inclusive teams across our geographies.

Caring Environment

Our roots as a family business have created a culture of care. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do. We recognize the value of creating a caring environment. Regular events such as family days, participation in marathons, parents’ seminars, cooking challenges, Christmas give-aways and more, provide our employees with the opportunity to create long-lasting relationships and build a strong sense of community and belonging.

Our employee engagement is the source of our competitive advantage

Our employee satisfaction is embedded as a key pillar in our strategic planning goals. Therefore, our unifying purpose, vision, culture and leadership are positioned to enable us to compete for global talent and engage the workforce we need to achieve business goals. We want to create the working environment in
which our employees enjoy the work they do, are proud of their association with their organization and feel in sync with the purpose of their leaders and peers so they will be more loyal, productive, innovative and positive.