Orpic felicitates 225 long-serving employees

Business Reporter –
Dec 21: Orpic felicitated 255 employees at its annual Long Service Awards event held in Sohar. The high profile event was held to honour employees who have actively contributed to the success of the company.
The awards were presented to employees who have completed 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 years respectively. The Awards also included the Chairman’s Excellence Award and the Pride Winners for 2016.
The event was held under the auspices of Sultan bin Salim al Habsi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning, who is also the Chairman of Orpic.
It was also attended by board members, government officials and senior management of Orpic. The day’s proceedings began with a welcome address by Nofal al Saidi, General Manager — Human Resource Services, Orpic.
Nofal stated, “As a responsible organisation, we aim to attract, develop and retain best-in-class talent. We are committed to creating jobs for Omanis while offering opportunities for all our employees to develop fulfilling careers. To be the partner of choice to current and prospective employees, we have created efficient operational structures, ensuring the right people are in the right positions.”
Significantly, 53 per cent of leadership positions in Orpic are occupied by Omanis as Heads of Function, Departments’ Managers, Team Leaders and Advisers. Omanisation has reached 77 per cent, as the company has attracted more than 680 new Omani and expatriate skilled and experienced staff hired during 2016 and around 170 trainees have been mobilized during the same year