Ministry Of Manpower Awards Mazoon Electricity Company For Its Omanization Efforts
December 2012 Mazoon Electricity Company S.A.O.C (MZEC) was awarded an Excellence Accolade for its Omanization efforts during a special ceremony held by Ministry of Manpower under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh al-Manthri, Chairman of the State Council. The annual award recognizes the private sector’s strategies for employing a national workforce and encourages companies to reinforce their commitment in developing Omani talent.
Salim Yasir Al Suleimani, Senior Manager of Shared Services at MZEC received the award on behalf of Senior Management. In his remarks, Al Suleimani highlighted the company’s extensive recruitment and training programs that aim to empower Omanis and provide them with the knowledge and expertise to pursue successful careers.
Commenting on the achievement, Eng. Zahir Abdullah Al Abri, General Manager of MZEC said: “The Company has adopted solid HR and Omanization strategies that cultivate the national talent and generate further growth and prosperity through various training programs. We are committed to creating a nurturing work environment for Omanis to reach their full potential and today, we are proud to have been able to maintain one of the highest Omanization rates within the industry with 98%.”
Throughout the course of this year, MZEC has been able to set new benchmarks in the field of HR development, winning a number of prestigious awards across the GCC region. The company was recognized for its pioneering efforts in job localization at the 29th Session of the Council of Labor Ministers of the GCC in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It also scooped the GCC HR Excellence Award for Best Training Strategy as part of the 7th Human Asset Expansion Middle East Summit 2012 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.