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Human Resources Directorate

Excellence in performance to attract, support, develop, and retain the talent needed to achieve the vision of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Mr. MAHMOOD AHMED ABDULRAHIM

Human Resources Director

17545155

17545155

17155454

17155454

mahmood@works.gov.bh

mahmood@works.gov.bh

Human Resources Directorate

Excellence in performance to attract, support, develop, and retain the talent needed to achieve the vision of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Mr. MAHMOOD AHMED ABDULRAHIM

Human Resources Director

17545155

17545155

17155454

17155454

mahmood@works.gov.bh

mahmood@works.gov.bh

The Human Resources Directorate (HRD) plays a key role in developing the human capital of the ministry, by recruiting highly qualified professionals, facilitating staff procedures, continuous training of the human resources, providing expertise and consultancy in the organization restructuring field, and providing highly efficient services in the Human Resources and administration fields. All these efforts contribute directly to the implementation of the Ministry’s strategy and the execution of its mission.

Organizational Structure

Numbers and percentages of professionals and engineering cadres

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Our Performance in 2019

Prepare reports on a periodic basis (monthly, quarterly & annually) in order to present the most important indicators and statistics of Human Resources Directorate activities to the Top Management to facilitate decision-making.

With the launch of Optional Retirement Program at the end of 2018, Human Resources Directorate held three Training workshops for Works Affairs employees in which all the privileges and conditions of the program were explained. Furthermore, in cooperation with “Tamkeen”, a workshop entitled “Tamkeen is your Partner after retiring” was organized which aimed to encourage and motivate the retiring employees to enter the field of entrepreneurship and to contribute in the economy development by introducing all the options they have, if they chose to create their startups. On the other hand, Human Resources Directorate responded to approximately 250 inquiries and requests of retirement calculations received from Works Affairs employees, and proceeded with the retirement procedures for 109 employees who have been accepted in the Optional Retirement Program by Civil Service Bureau during February and March 2019. Accordingly, Human Resources Directorate has finalized all the formalities in this regard and submitted proposals of restructuring of Works Affairs according to the consequences of the Optional Retirement Program.

In an implementation of the Civil Service Bureau project “Alada’a”, which supports and enhances the strategic vision of the government’s performance by joining the employee’s career goals with the strategic objectives of Works Affairs, and focusing on the human element and comprehensive development. The specialists in the Human Resources Directorate conducted three workshops regarding the Performance Management System in both Arabic and English within 2019. 54 of the new employees benefited from those workshops. Furthermore, HRD analyzed the results of the evaluation of the employee’s performance for the evaluation period (1/1/2018- 31/12/2018) and compared the outcomes with the results of the employees’ performance of the same analysis which was conducted in 2018 for 2017 to measure the enhancement indicators for Works Affairs and its directorates in dealing with employee performance.

The Human resources Directorate prepared and circulated a weekly awareness campaign via Emails and on the Display screens in the Works Affairs premises, with the aim of spreading the culture and knowledge among employees about their rights and duties stipulated in the Civil Service Regulations.

To assess and develop the work environment in Works Affairs, the Human Resources Directorate administered a questionnaire to measure the extent of employees’ integration in work environment. In addition to that, HRD held end-of-service personal interviews as part of the final settlement and clearance procedures for the resigning and retiring employees to explore the resignation or retirement reasons, and take the opinions of those employees about their work experiences in Works Affairs to identify the positive and negative aspects of the work environment.

Human resources directorate applied new administrative procedures that led to a reduction in the expenditure on (vehicles, fuel, stationary and electricity) from the recurrent budget, and reviewed the actual need of office lease contracts, which contributed in minimizing the amount of expenditure in Works Affairs.

HRD executed 85% of the training programs that were specified in the Works Affairs Training Plan based on employees’ performance evaluation results.

19 trainee engineers completed their training pool program requirements during 2019.

13 employees engaged in the National Leadership Development Program provided by BIPA in 2019.

Human Resources Directorate conducted workshops in Health and Safety related to Works Affairs projects for 488 Employee.

Completion of Safety Inspection for several sanitary pumping stations.