Manama: VIVA Bahrain has become the first telecom operator in Bahrain to be awarded the status of Approved Employer by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
“This recognition is not only a milestone achievement for us, but for Bahrain as well,” said VIVA Bahrain chief executive Ulaiyan Al Wetaid.
“It positions us in the lead to attract the best talent from the industry and ensures our employees are provided with the right learning and development environment, enabling them to effectively respond to the changing industry dynamics.”
This milestone is an endorsement of VIVA Bahrain’s high-quality human capital development policy and the ongoing learning and personal development programme it has put in place for all their personnel. To achieve the ACCA employer status, organisations need to adhere to ACCA’s best practices across various areas, including work experience, supervision, training and continual development, the company said in a statement.
Human Capital Development is a key component of VIVA’s corporate growth strategy. With more than 9,000 hours of learning and development delivered every year, this certification recognises VIVA’s efforts in investing in people’s development and growth that translates into the company’s development and growth.
The ACCA approved employer status is awarded to leading organisations that offer outstanding professional development opportunities to their finance professionals and demonstrate superior professional values, ethics and governance at workplace.