ABU DHABI, 18th February, 2018 (WAM) — Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and CEO of ADNOC Group, has commended the UAE wise leadership’s vision and directives on empowering young people to develop Emirati talent who can inspire, motivate and guide others to succeed.
“Our leadership believes that youth can provide the real energy for the future and their empowerment is the ideal way to ensure our success story will persist,” said Dr Al Jaber after today’s meeting of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces with the members of ADNOC Future Leaders Programme.
” By empowering our cadres, we will ensure we continue to deliver our strategic objectives, not just today but for many decades to come.”
“The meeting His Highness Sheikh Mohamed held today with the members of the ADNOC Future Leaders Programme embodies the great importance our leadership is attaching to nurturing young talent and enabling them to shoulder their responsibility towards the country’s future,” he added.
“The Future Leaders Programme comes in line with the leadership’s directives to develop professional cadres capable of providing positive contributions to the homeland, as the rapid pace of technological developments around us entail we double efforts to keep abreast of such fast-paced and multi-faceted progresses and herein lies the importance of the Future Leaders Programme in providing an integrated experience for its members to gain the skills needed to build a successful future.”
AFL Programme is a bespoke program for the company’s brightest and best employees, both men and women, who will ensure ADNOC builds on its legacy of success and continues to be an integral part of the country’s economy and prosperity. Over a rigorous selection and review process, nearly 1,000 self-nominations were evaluated, with just 30 individuals selected to join the program.
AFL is integral to ADNOC’s strategy to develop professional cadres capable enough to inspire others and achieve tangible results that add to ADNOC’s competitiveness, accelerate growth and maximize shareholder’ value, he added.
Dr Sultan referred to other programmes ADNOC is working on to develop its human assets, including, among others, programmes on enhancing the capabilities of young, senior and female leaders to serve the country’s national interests.
Members of these programmes participate in workshops conducive to honing their skills and enhancing their experience in areas of Artificial Intelligence, Financial Administration, in addition to other programmes with the Group’s companies to provide professional cadres enjoying rich and integrated experience.
The main objective of such programmes is to ensure young g people play a significant role in the transformational drive of ADNOC which is based on the four pillars of efficiency, profitability, performance and people with an unwavering commitment to health, safety, operational integrity and the environment, he noted.
“In line with the leadership’s directives, ADNOC must evolve into a more agile organisation to maintain its competitive edge in today’s global economy,” said Dr. Al Jaber, adding, “This will ensure ADNOC remains a core contributor to the UAE’s progress, future development and longstanding efforts to diversify the economy while laying emphasis on the safety and integrity of manpower and assets.”
“All these efforts are based on the principles of sound corporate governance, integrity, transparency and hard work as well as establishing an institutional culture based on teamwork spirit and positive energy to the higher good of our homeland,” Dr Al Jaber noted.