Sunday 18 August 2019

Bahri wins ‘Best Recruitment’ award

RIYADH, April 18, 2019

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a global leader in logistics and transportation, recently won the ‘Best Recruitment & Talent Management Strategy’ award at the inaugural CIPD Middle East People Awards, in Dubai, UAE.

Hisham Alkhaldi, chief support officer of Bahri, accepted the award at a grand ceremony hosted by CIPD, a UK-headquartered professional body for HR and people development, the awards recognised individuals, teams and organisations for their outstanding achievements in people management and development.

An independent panel of HR professionals and CIPD subject matter experts chose Bahri for the ‘Best Recruitment & Talent Management Strategy’ award, which was bestowed to Bahri by Peter Cheese, CEO of CIPD.

Alkhaldi said: “Our company has been actively pursuing its ambitious business strategy to grow and diversify its business and expand its local and global market footprint. With people being central to the realisation of these objectives, we have sharpened our focus on investing in our human capital.”

“It is our vision to create a strategy and an integrated system for attracting, sourcing, managing, developing, and retaining talent, and provide a structured approach, supported by our HR digitisation initiatives, to capitalise on human capital potential that led to the establishment of our Talent Management Framework,” he said.

“This framework has remained key in developing and sustaining an agile, motivated and dedicated workforce that possesses the right skills and knowledge to steer our company in a dynamic and competitive environment both locally and internationally,” he added.

“We are thrilled to have won the award at the event. I would like to extend my gratitude to our company’s board and executive management for their continuous support and commitment to investing in the development of our people,” Alkhaldi concluded.

Alkhaldi noted that as part of its HR efforts, Bahri is committed to continuously automating its HR systems and currently uses one of the best specialised recruitment and talent management software. – TradeArabia News Service


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