Manama, Bahrain:Zain Bahrain, a leading telecommunications operator in the Kingdom, has been conferred with the Happiness @ Work Award 2019 in the ‘Best Employee Engagement Program’ (private sector) Category. The third edition of the Happiness @ Work Award virtual ceremony organized by Sustainable MindZ (Dubai) saw a participation of 120+ delegates where the region’s top happy workplaces were revealed. The winners included government and private sector organisations that have taken steps to increase the happiness quotient of their workforce.
Zain Bahrain was awarded the Best Employee Engagement Program’ (private sector) due to showcasing excellence in adopting an Employee engagement and inclusiveness program based on respect, trust, integrity, two-way commitment and communication between the organization and its employees. Zain Bahrain effectively capitalized on the strengths of its employees and leveraged their differences resulting in the right conditions for them to give their best ensuring commitment to the organization’s goals and values.
The Sustainable MindZ Jury received a total of 62 nominations across different categories from 4 different countries in the region (UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia). An independent panel of jurors evaluated the organizations and after a rigorous assessment based on multiple parameters, 19 organizations were shortlisted and awarded.
Upon receiving the award, Dana Bukhammas, Human Resources Director at Zain Bahrain, said, "We couldn’t be more humbled and honoured to receive this award as we have always thoroughly invested in our employees and have fostered a culture that promotes engagement and inclusiveness. This award is a testament of Zain Bahrain’s continuous focus on creating a happy work environment where every employee’s voice and opinion matters. We provide meaningful opportunities for personal and professional growth and ensure we have a healthy corporate environment to keep our employees happy and productive.”
Established in July 2017, the Happiness @ Work Award is the only award of its kind in the region and the world. The awards recognize and honour forward thinking organisations from public, private and not for profit sectors that believe that happy Employees Create High Performing Organisations.
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About Zain Bahrain
Zain Bahrain, a telecommunications industry innovator focused on enhancing customer experience, was awarded a mobile telecom license on 22 April 2003 and commenced commercial operations on 28 December 2003. The operation promptly placed Bahrain on the world telecom map through the introduction of many mobile technology innovations that continue to this day with nationwide high-speed 4G LTE services being offered through the Kingdom's most advanced mobile network. Zain Bahrain, listed on the Bahrain Bourse (Ticker: ZAINBH), is part of Zain Group, a leading telecommunications operator across the Middle East and Africa, which provides mobile voice and data services to 49.5 million active customers as at 31 December 2019. With a commercial presence in eight countries, Zain operates in Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and South Sudan. In Lebanon, the Group manages 'touch' on behalf of the government. In Morocco, Zain has a 15.5% stake in 'INWI,' through a joint venture. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.bh.zain.com
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