Press Release

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority signs MoU with Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on empowerment of national talents and competencies

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding 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.

The MoU is a part of the efforts exerted by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority to develop its human resources and achieve the national objectives. The Authority aims to enable its staff with new work skills and enhance their ability to manage projects according to 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 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.”

On this occasion, 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 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 Regulatory Authority. We support them in this stage to enhance talents and competencies.”

The MoU aims at supporting development and empowerment of the Authority’s talents and competencies by facilitating knowledge exchange and communication opportunities. 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 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