TRA signs MoU with SHRM on empowerment of national talents and competencies

The MoU is a part of the efforts exerted by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority to develop its human resources and achieve the national objectives

  
H.E. Mohammad Al Kitbi

H.E. Mohammad Al Kitbi

Dubai: The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to map the scope of cooperation between the Authority and SHRM to empower the talents of the Authority and apply best global practices in human resources competency development.

The MoU is a part of the efforts exerted by the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority to develop its human resources and achieve the national objectives. The Authority aims to enable its staff with new work skills and enhance their ability to manage projects according to global trends and national strategies.

Commenting on the MoU, H.E. Mohammad Al Kitbi, Acting Deputy Director General for the Support Service Sector, said: “Pursuant to the directives of the UAE’s wise leadership, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority seeks to enhance the competencies of its human resources. The Authority seeks to create an innovative environment, launch projects and conclude agreements to enhance capabilities of its staff and develop their talents to improve performance and services provided by the Authority.”

On this occasion, H.E. Achal Khanna CEO for SHRM and the Business Head over Asia Pacific and MENA said: “We are very happy to have a partnership with the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority. We are looking forward to build its human resources capacities. SHRM is a leading global expert in human resources issues. Today, we are providing global experiences, visions and best practices to human capital management experts in the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority. We support them in this stage to enhance talents and competencies.”

The MoU aims at supporting development and empowerment of the Authority’s talents and competencies by facilitating knowledge exchange and communication opportunities. Selected employees from the Authority and SHRM will participate in events on human resources organized by either party. The MoU will facilitate exchange of latest reports, researches, publications and effective trends related to human resources. It will enable the two parties to find out chances to develop training courses and support professional development in the field of human resources at the national level.

The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority Human Capital Department has attained three standard specifications last year: ISO 10015 - Guidelines for training, ISO 30408 - Human resource governance and ISO 30405 - Recruitment management

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About the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority

The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was established according to the UAE Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003. The role of the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority focuses on two fields: regulating the telecommunications sector, and enabling government entities in the field of smart transformation and enhancing cyber-security.

In Regulating the telecommunications sector, ensuring adequate telecom services, developing the ICT sector, establishing and implementing a regulatory and policy framework; developing the UAE´s human capital; encouraging research and development to ensure that the UAE has a leading regional position the ICT sector.

To enable government entities in the field of smart transformation, the Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority is responsible for the UAE smart government under law no. 3 of 2011. Responsible for digital transformation in federal government entities through two goals: enhancing the smart lifestyle in the UAE and leadership in smart technology infrastructure in the UAE.

For more information, please visit www.tra.gov.ae 

About SHRM

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally.

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