SAP launches Saudi HR solution
Riyadh, November 26, 2013
SAP has launched a pioneering solution specifically designed to help Saudi Arabia cope with the increasingly complex HR challenges posed by rapid, era-defining growth.
Fully localised and compatible with the country’s labour laws and common practices, SAP HR Core Functions for Saudi Arabia rapid-deployment solution is set to be a game-changer in the kingdom, SAP said.
“Effectively managing the workforce has never been more important in Saudi Arabia,” said Ahmed Al-Faifi, managing director, SAP Saudi Arabia.
“Efficiency needs to be carefully balanced with accuracy, and HR leaders need access to tools that facilitate rather than confuse and obstruct. SAP has undertaken considerable field studies, partner collaboration and research to produce this first-of-a-kind solution in the kingdom. Saudi Arabia’s employment landscape is rapidly changing both in scale and complexity. Fully aligned with local laws and employment best practice, SAP HR Core Functions for Saudi Arabia’s will enable new levels of transparency, agility and simplicity across all key HR management processes.”
The result of intensive, multifaceted collaboration between global and local SAP teams, ecosystem partners, as well as local experts, SAP HR Core Functions for Saudi Arabia rapid-deployment solution automates and dramatically improves the efficiency of key HR functions, it said.
“This results in unprecedented speed and accuracy in dealing with issues like overtime calculation, end of service benefits, annual leave entitlement and annual leave tickets. The solution also encompasses employee and employer General Organization of Social Insurance (GOSI) Contribution for Saudi, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals and expatriates. Other key features include alignment with Saudi public holidays and common practices for payroll and accruals processing,” said the statement. – TradeArabia News Service