Wed 05-01-2022 20:11 PM
DUBAI, 5th January, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has won two main international and regional awards in three sub-categories of Human Resources and Development in 2021.
RTA won Gold Stevie International Award for Qiyadi Programme and the Bronze Award for Future Leaders Programme. Additionally, RTA won the GCC Gov HR Awards – Organisation of the Year – Best Happiness Initiative in the GCC HR Summit (Employee Experience). This achievement crowns RTA’s ongoing efforts to embed the culture of corporate excellence and leadership.
Sultan Al Akraf, Director of Human Resources and Development, Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector, RTA, said, “Winning two further awards is a new achievement added to RTA’s impressive collection of regional and international awards. Qiyadi Programme, which won the Gold Category, was launched in 2018 and targeted 19 young Emirati engineers. The programme has been carried out in three areas: leadership, health and technical specialisation. Graduate engineers, who have fulfilled the requirements of the programme, have been accredited by the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
“The Future Leaders Programme has been launched in line with RTA’s 7th Strategic Goal (Advance RTA) as RTA aims to attract, develop and retain talents and align them with the future skills. Through these leadership programmes, RTA assesses the competencies and leadership enablers and designs leaders’ development programmes geared to the future of mobility,” added Al Akraf.
RTA won the GCC Gov HR Awards – Organisation of the Year – Best Happiness Initiative in the GCC HR Summit reaffirms the special importance attached by RTA’s senior leadership to employee happiness programmes and initiatives.
RTA’s Employee Experience submission was named the winner. A team has been formed based on a study of the functional categories of RTA, and some topics raised in opinion questionnaires were addressed, which raised the level of satisfaction of the target group among RTA’s employees.
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