The award was presented during the 6th Annual MENA HR Excellence Awards held in Dubai as part of 9th Annual Human Asset Expansion Summit MENA 2014 held on 14th-15th May 2014.
The Best Talent Management Practice award was aptly bagged by Thumbay Group UAE for setting standard for innovation and strategy in Talent Management. The precise criteria for this award category was effective employee onboarding, ongoing training and development, coaching, mentoring, assessing and developing leadership capabilities, monitoring and measuring talent management, designing effective compensation and recognition system within the organization. His Excellency Dr. Omar A Al Nuaimi, Assistant Under Secretary of Policies and Strategies Ministry of Labour UAE presented the awards. Mr. Suraj Padmanabhan, Assistant Manager Learning and Development and Mr. Sidhiq Assistant Manager HR Thumbay Group received the award.
The summit connected HR Professionals from leading organizations in the Middle East and North Africa region. Leading HR professionals and organizations were awarded and recognized for excellence for their achievement in the past 12 months. This specific platform is organized exclusively by French business information group named Naseba.
The crucial features of the summit were keynotes addresses, panel discussions, workshops for the Professionals to facilitate knowledge sharing regarding the most pressing issues faced by the HR Professionals in the region, a problem solving round table conference called Think Tank was also a part of the agenda along with a Networking sessions for the outstanding HR professionals present in this Summit. The summit also featured the 6th MENA HR Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in advancing the HR function in their respective organizations.
Some of the award categories this year were HR Professional of the Year (for private and public sector), Distinction in healthy workplace strategies-corporate wellness, Distinction in Employee Engagement, Distinction in Learning and Development Employer of the year, HR champion of change, best nationalization initiative and Best Talent Management Practice.
The Thumbay Group UAE is an international business corporation with its headquarters in Ajman, United Arab Emirates. It has over the past decade spread its wings of excellence in various fields of social and business endeavors. What started in 1998 with the establishment of the Thumbay Group at Ajman, UAE by its founder, a visionary and third generation entrepreneur from India, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, blossomed into a diversified group with myriad line of businesses in U.A.E and overseas.
For over a decade Thumbay group has been quite successful in growing its business while utilizing a decentralized approach to managing its diversified workforce. Among the growing competitors Thumbay Group has taken a number of disciplined steps that have enhanced its capabilities for developing talents while ensuring management continuity throughout its systems. Talent Development, Succession planning and Employee Engagement & Retention are the top there HR priorities leading Thumbay group to cultivate a practice of talent development.
Suraj Padmanabhan thanked the Group Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen for his vision, constant encouragement and support. But for the president’s support, we would not have achieved this milestone, said Sidhiq. Thumbay Group workforce has been proactive in supporting the Run the business & Change the business Management for organizational growth. Our employees take change as a rule and not as an exception. This mindset fosters the high performers to raise the bar higher and achieve the newly set benchmark while still abiding by the dual perspective of Run the Business and Change the Business.
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Thumbay Group launched the Thumbay Corporate Learning Centre for employees of the group to accelerate their professional growth and employee satisfaction. Mr. Thumbay Moideen the Founder-President of Thumbay Group, referred to TCLC as a ‘one stop source’. He stated that new technologies & inventions can attain real meaning only when they touch lives through the support of knowledge that is shared by the organization.
Mr. Moideen encouraged expertise in professional development and innovation for 360 degree professional development of the workforce which apparently is an integral part of Thumbay Group. In the race for excellence, there is no finish line, he said. Thumbay Corporate Learning Centre would host key programs like eLearning, instructor led organizational and leadership training, employee best practice sharing, discussion boards and knowledge management programs. Thumbay Corporate Learning Center,
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