The Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority (TDRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) 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.
Through the MoU, TDRA aims to develop its human resources by enabling its staff with new work skills and project management abilities as per 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.”
Meanwhile, 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.”
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.