RELEASE: Tatu City (Kenya) makes more than 100 new strategic hires in 2023

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RELEASE: Tatu City (Kenya) makes more than 100 new strategic hires in 2023

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-Tatu City (Kenya) makes more than 100 new strategic hires in 2023 as growth increases

The SEZ at the gates of Nairobi reinforces the team with international leaders and local experts

Tatu City is now home to more than 15,000 workers with thousands more to join in 2024

TATU CITY, Kenya, Dec. 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Tatu City, the 5,000-acre mixed-use Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on the doorstep of Nairobi, has strengthened its workforce with over 100 key appointments in 2023 , as businesses and homeowners from Kenya and around the world flock to join its growing ecosystem.

Tatu City is now home to more than 78 businesses providing employment opportunities to 15,000 workers, with thousands more jobs to follow in 2024. More than 4,500 pupils and students attend Tatu City schools, which include Crawford International School and Nova Pioneer Primary and Secondary.

"Tatu City has reached a major turning point. Our SEZ status, combined with world-class infrastructure and our safe and predictable environment, is attracting investors from around the world, creating additional demand for our residential offerings, schools and services. retailers," said Preston Mendenhall, country director of Rendeavor in Kenya, the owner and developer of Tatu City. “To support this rapid growth, we are hiring both locally and internationally for more than 100 new positions in key areas such as urban planning and design, construction, sales and marketing, and security.”

Tatu City's rapidly expanding customer base includes CCI International, a global leader in contact center services, which recently moved the first 800 workers to its new 5,000-seat call center in the Eneo building in Tatu Central. Also in Tatu City, medical device manufacturer Zhende is setting up the largest medical production facility in East Africa, employing 7,000 Kenyans; and Kenya Wine Agencies Ltd (KWAL), a subsidiary of Dutch brewer Heineken, has built an ultra-modern beverage manufacturing facility.

“As a leading player in business process outsourcing (BPO) services, we have high standards and specific requirements for where we establish our operations,” said Rishi Jatania, CEO of CCI Kenya. "Tatu City offers an attractive, low-risk environment backed by world-class infrastructure that is good for both our business and our people. It was a logical choice for the next phase of our expansion into Africa."

Tatu City's infrastructure construction includes more than 50 km of paved roads, a highly redundant power grid, three water sources, an on-site water treatment plant and more than 15 km of fiber optic cables. Additionally, to serve the growing residential communities of Kijani Ridge and Unity Homes with more than 3,000 residents today, Tatu City has invested in recreational spaces and parks, requiring additional landscaping and security staff from neighboring communities.

In line with its commitment to foster sustainable economic growth and positively impact the local community, Tatu City is investing in a NITA certified Tatu City Training Academy. The academy offers free training to local young people, equipping them with industry-relevant skills and bridging the gap between education and employment. Since its inception, the Tatu City Training Academy has positively impacted the lives of over 500 young people, with over 80% gaining employment within Tatu City.

About Tatu City (

Tatu City is a new 5,000-acre city on the doorstep of Nairobi with homes, schools, businesses, a commercial district, a medical clinic, nature and recreational areas for more than 250,000 residents and tens of thousands of day visitors. Tatu City schools educate thousands of students daily, a variety of homes accommodate all incomes, and more than 78 businesses thrive in the country's first operational Special Economic Zone. Located 30 minutes from Westlands, Tatu City represents a new way of living and thinking for all Kenyans in a live, work and play environment that is free from traffic congestion and long-distance commuting.

Tatu City is a development by Rendeavour, Africa's largest new city builder with 30,000 acres of visionary projects on growth trajectories in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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