APM Terminals Bahrain names HR manager

Yosra Abdulla will be focusing on strategic orientation of HRM practices and training and development of employees

APM Terminals Bahrain, the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) has appointed Yosra Abdulla as its new general manager of Human Resources department.
Abdulla joins the leadership team of APM Terminals Bahrain with 16 years’ experience in Human Resources with specialisation in employee welfare relations in addition to administrative experience.
At APM Terminals Bahrain, she will be focusing on strategic orientation of HRM practices and training and development of employees at all levels, with emphasis on career progression and women empowerment.
She will also be looking into stakeholder engagement programmes with various government entities to explore opportunities and programmes in line with the company’s strategic planning and long-term goals.
Before taking on her role at APM Terminals Bahrain, Abdulla was associated with Nass Corporation, handling its corporate divisions Nass Contracting Company in Bahrain and UAE, Nass Landscapes and latest was Nass Electrical.
Here, she was instrumental in streamlining efforts and boosting engagement with blue collar workers in addition to other key initiatives.
Lauding the appointment, CEO/Managing Director Susan Hunter, said: "Abdulla brings significant experience to her new position as HR General Manager of our operations, as she joins the APM Terminals Bahrain team to support us in our efforts to empower employees with skills development while promoting a strong culture of equal opportunity employment."
"With her expertise in working with people across levels and ethnicities, we look forward to her contribution in strengthening the role of our HR practices to better serve our operation requirements and help cultivate Bahrain’s future maritime workforce. We wish her good luck on this new journey," stated Hunter.
On her new role, Abdulla said: "I am excited to be a part of the APM Terminals Bahrain team, an organization that is fully committed towards Bahrain’s economic and social growth. In the fast-paced globalized world, sustaining employee well-being is extremely important for organizational growth, which is a key focus area for us at APM Terminals Bahrain."
"This year, we will be focusing on talent succession programmes and reward initiatives to enhance our employee experiences and equip them to help achieve our long-term strategic goals," he stated.
In addition to her experience, Abdulla also brings a wealth of knowledge that aides her in her career in Human Resources as she holds a BSc degree in International Studies, an advanced training licence from ECITB (Engineering Construction Industry Training Board), certification in Fair Recruitment from the International Labour Organisation, Talent leadership and Integrated management system and a Member of the BSTD Bahrain Society for Training & Development.-TradeArabia News Service

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