SAP launches new HR solution
Dubai, July 9, 2013
SAP, a leading enterprise application software provider, has launched a solution designed to help the UAE cope with the increasingly complex HR challenges posed by rapid growth.
The SAP HR Core Functions is fully localised and compatible with the country’s labour laws and common practices, said a statement.
It ensures speed and accuracy in dealing with issues like overtime calculation, end of service benefits, annual leave entitlement and annual leave tickets. The solution also includes employee and employer social insurance contributions for Emiratis and GCC nationals, it said.
Other key features include alignment with UAE public holidays and common practices for payroll and accruals processing.
With a defined scope and pre-determined cost, SAP’s solutions are usually up and running in less than 12 weeks, said the statement.
The solution was developed through multifaceted collaboration between SAP teams and local experts, and aims to improve efficiency of HR functions such as personnel administration, organisational management, time management and payroll administration, it said.
In its recent ERP Report, Panorama Consulting Solutions illustrated why rapid-deployment solutions is an enticing prospect, describing how 54 per cent of projects run over time and 56 per cent go over budget.
“Efficient and effective HR management is the cornerstone of sustainable growth, and will be vital for the UAE as it continues to develop with remarkable speed and ambition,” said Qais Gharaibeh, managing director - UAE, SAP Mena.
“SAP HR Core Functions for United Arab Emirates rapid-deployment solution is not just a bolted on quick fix, but an evolving, cost-effective and scalable technology. It is an extremely powerful example of our on-going localisation efforts and we expect its influence to be significant not only in the UAE, but also across the region.” added Gharaibeh. - TradeArabia News Service