Tuesday 20 November 2018
Zain Saudi Arabia Supports Saudi Undergraduate Trainees; Employs Some.
In yet another demonstration of Zain Saudi Arabia’s commitment to the upskilling, training and recruitment of national manpower, the company has hired 30% of the male and female undergraduate students who have completed their respective “Cooperative Training;” program, and went on to be employed by the company.
Collaborating with Saudi university, Zain Saudi Arabia has provided Co-op Training opportunities for many male and female students. For many, these valuable opportunities have ended in full-time employment.
In light of its social responsibility towards participating in preparing graduates of Saudi universities to the labor market, Zain Saudi Arabia has provided the opportunity for cooperative training for a select number of young men and women of Saudi universities in accordance with joint cooperative training plans.
Upon this milestone, Eng. Sultan bin AbdulAziz AlDegaithar, Chief Executive Officer of Zain Saudi Arabia, stated: "Stemming from our belief in the company’s role in further progressing the Saudi Telecom Sector by supporting and training Saudi university graduates, Zain Saudi Arabia has trained, upskilled, and employed many young national talents. This is an step toward upskilling national manpower and preparing them to enter the labor market via this huge sector, .i.e. Telecommunication ... and in all its related disciplines."
On a related note, the company has earned Platinum Band from the MLSD going beyond the required 84% of employees being nationals. At the same time, Zain Saudi Arabia continues to train and motivate its staff by allowing them opportunities for skill and career path improvement. Zain Saudi Arabia has already prepared a number of its staff to complete the “Certified Trainers” program.
The aim of these programs, Eng. Sultan AlDeghaither asserted, is to enhance the quality of internal training, as the company employs state-of-the-art methods to further develop the skills and abilities of Zain Saudi Arabia employees.
"The company has prepared an ambitious plan, which starts in 2019, to elevate the skills of its employees to prepare distinguished and creative young Saudi leaders, and this comes as part of the company's strategies to support Vision 2030, and the NTP," Zain Saudi Arabia's CEO added, “the company seeks to maintain its competitive advantages, stemming from its belief that Zain continues to be its employees’ 1st choice.”
It is worth mentioning that the training programs, offered by Zain Saudi Arabia to Saudi university students, aim at attracting the distinguished students by providing them with training and upskilling opportunities in addition to providing them with a number of job opportunities; amounting to 30% of the total number of trainees. Students can benefit from the company's employment opportunities by signing up at https://careers.sa.zain.com. Registration for next January batch will open in December 2018