Abu Dhabi Power Corporation (ADPower) hosted, today, an match to understand the first cohort of trainees from its bespoke Graduate Training Programme (GTP), after their profitable completion of the programme’s ‘Workplace Readiness Training’ phase. The trainees now transition into their full-time roles inside ADPower’s working companies, the place they will enter the programme’s 12-month ‘On-the-Job Training’ segment to obtain deeper hands-on experience.
ADPower hosted a virtual event, attended by Jasim Husain Thabet, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of ADPower, senior management from ADPower’s working companies, as properly as the 92 graduates virtually collecting their completion certificates.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Thabet said: “Our Graduate Training Programme offers young, quite stimulated Emiratis the probability to construct rewarding careers in one of the nation’s most essential and dynamic sectors. Today’s milestone marks an essential shift in trainees’ journey, and I am proud to welcome such high-calibre talent to the sector. Our GTP trainees have proven themselves through their unwavering dedication and drive, and we appear ahead to creating this next era of Emirati intelligence in the months ahead – enabling them to construct long, stimulating careers in ADPower’s running companies.”
At the event, trainees were presented with certificates to mark the profitable completion of this critical programme phase. Speaking at the event, Shamma Al Hosani, a GTP trainee, said: “The sector’s Graduate Training Programme is a awesome probability for younger Emirati professionals, and I’m privileged to be section of the inaugural cohort. Transitioning from college to the expert discipline is daunting and can be tough to navigate. However, this programme has furnished me with the necessary capabilities and knowledge to supply fee and affect as I enter the quarter thru ADPower’s running companies.”
Mohamed Al Hamadi, any other GTP trainee, added: “I am proud to have been chosen to be part of the water and electricity sector’s Graduate Training Programme. I have had the special probability to meet younger experts like myself, all of whom are eager to speed up their profession in one the most vital industries in the UAE. Together, we hope to make an impact, supply cost and serve our nation.”
On the sidelines of the event, ADPower signed an settlement with the world consulting firm, Kearney (formally acknowledged as ‘A.T. Kearney’). As section of the agreement, Kearney will welcome top-performing GTP trainees into a unique, rigorous 3-month secondment, the place the pick trainees will collect new competencies in a top-tier consulting environment, inclusive of abilities in method development, business transformation, human capital management, monetary management, industrial engineering, mergers and acquisitions, advertising and sales, industry benchmarking, and data technology.
“The GTP is a gorgeous initiative to prepare Emirati youth for thrilling roles in the sector. Through Kearney’s secondment program, we will provide members a danger to improve a robust world perspective and beautify their strategic wondering and analytical skills. It will additionally permit them to construct sturdy foundations and enlarge their expert network,” delivered Robert Willen, Partner and Managing Director at Kearney Middle East and Africa.
Launched in November 2019, the water and electricity sector’s Graduate Training Programme is designed to construct competence in some of the most vital and sought-after expert skills – such as strategic thinking, leadership, organisational effectiveness, communications, and ethics and compliance – and gives trainees with a complete introduction to the sector’s working model to make certain expert readiness upon the 18-month programme’s completion. The 92 modern trainees in the programme comprise the GTP’s first cohort. The water and electricity area will welcome the next cohort of trainees in Q4 2020.