Job-sharing in leadership is part of the REWE Group’s family-friendly personnel policy that takes account of different life phases. In recognition of its work in this area, the REWE Group’s head office in Cologne was recently awarded the Zertifikat audit berufundfamilie (‘family-friendly audit certificate’) for the fourth time in a row. It promises that further measures to balance professional, family and personal life will be implemented over the next three years. In addition to job-sharing in leadership, these include increasing the number of men who work part-time and focusing on older members of the workforce.
In addition to the head offices in Cologne, the vast majority of the REWE Group’s divisions are also certified in accordance with the audit. For example, PENNY is the first and, to date, only discounter to receive certification. REWE is Germany’s largest certified family-friendly employer.
The ‘Zertifikat audit berufundfamilie’ (family-friendly audit certificate), a prestigious quality mark recognising sustainable family-friendly personnel policies, is awarded every three years. It can be seen as a marketing tool to increase employer attractiveness.