Alba promotes more than 600 staff in 2021

 Alba announced a record-breaking 600-plus employee promotions for 2021 in the wake of continued growth and success in a ceremony held on December 29 at the company’s premises.

The promotions were based on Alba’s Master Training Plan that was initiated back in 2019, Skills Matrix and Training and Development Programme (TDP) and the most recent, Al Jisr Programme that was launched in 2020.

“Alba’s success relies on the strength of its employees and our business is as good as our human capital,” said Alba chief executive Ali Al Baqali.

“We believe that by investing in our nationals, we will be preparing them to shape our culture and keep us on course as the number one aluminium supplier for generations to come.

“I truly believe that our culture has everything to do with our bottom-line – today and in the future.

Despite the unforeseen challenges of Covid-19 since 2020, Alba has made commendable efforts to ensure that its training and development objectives remained on track through virtual platforms and e-learning solutions.

“It is truly noteworthy that in 2021, Alba achieved more than 581,000 training hours and a company-wide 6.5 per cent of total work hours being allocated to employee capacity building activities – one of the highest in the industrial sector in Bahrain,” he added.

Alba has one of the largest national workforces in the kingdom with around 3,200 employees of whom 84pc are Bahraini nationals.




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