Mar 29, 2021
Alturki Holding announced the launch of ‘Hemmah’, Alturki Talent Development Program, a comprehensive learning and development program designed to address the current and future training and development needs of more than 6000 employees within the holding company and across its group of companies whilst also aiming to attract and retain the kingdom’s best local talent.
Commenting on the launch of the program, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alturki Holding Company, Mr. Rami Alturki said: “As Alturki builds on its legacy of sustainability, we remain steadfast in our commitment to contributing to the success of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. Hemmah underscores the importance we place on investing in the development of our people and in shaping a workplace culture that, with learning and development at its core, will positively impact not only our employees and our businesses but will resonate to support socioeconomic progress in the community, industry and our nation.”
‘Hemmah’, which means 'resilience or strength through adversity is the Alturki Talent Development Program, a comprehensive learning and development program designed to address the current and future training and development needs of the employees within the Alturki Holding Company and across its group of companies, also aiming to attract and retain the kingdom’s best local talent. The program has four core sub programs, ‘Qaddah’, ‘Khabeer’, ‘Tuwaiq’ and ‘Tamakan.
The Leaders program is designed to prepare High performing employees to assume leadership positions in the company and further enhance the skills of the company’s current leadership team. The Experts program aims to enhance and upgrade core skills and improve organizational efficiency through development opportunities and skills development, and the Tuwaiq program is designed to attract and retain highly talented Saudis and provide them with opportunities to develop and grow within the group of companies. The Tamakan program is designed to ensure that every Alturki employee is empowered with the basic competencies necessary to not only maximize their efficiency but to allow them to reach their full career potential.
The program, which is being led by Ms. Alanoud AlSemaeil, Alturki Holding Support Services Manager, and supported by Mr. Tom Raftery, a senior HR Consultant who brings nearly 40 years of experience in senior line HR, will provide all of Alturki Holding Company employees, regardless of nationality, with a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities to help them grow and take on more responsibilities.
Ms. AlSemaeil added: “Hemmah is designed to address the developments needs of all of our employees and to shape a corporate culture of continuous learning. Towards this goal, we have developed a comprehensive learning and development program that is designed to bring the full potential of our team to life by providing every employee with more opportunities to grow their skills and capabilities and acquire new knowledge.”
Mr. Alturki added: “Our employees are the reason we have sustained our business for over 40 years, and they are the key to our future success. Investing in learning & development has always been important to Alturki but in today’s digital economy, where knowledge becomes outdated very quickly, it is vital to business success. In order to address the need to constantly adapt, we are making continuous learning and development the standard at Alturki, providing each and every team member with ongoing opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the Digital Age.”
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