Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, November 11, 2021: ENGIE and the Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF) today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), paving the way for more SIDF employees to enter the ENGIE Saudi Knowledge Sharing Training Program.
The MOU was signed by Jean-Sébastien Blanc, Executive Vice President of HR at ENGIE and Ahmed AlBaqawi VP / Studies from SIDF, and the ceremony was also attended by Turki Al Shehri, CEO of ENGIE in KSA.
The objective of the partnership is to develop and upskill local talent, helping to meet the long-term demands of the labor market. Following the success of the 2021 program, which saw eight SIDF employees gain experience in business development, commercial activity, and project delivery, the 2022 program will enable SIDF employees to work alongside ENGIE professionals for a period of six months at ENGIE headquarters in Paris.
Jean-Sébastien Blanc, Executive Vice President of HR at ENGIE, said: “We are proud to partner with SIDF once again and we look forward to welcoming the next cohort of SIDF employees into the program. As an international company operating in the Kingdom, we believe it is our responsibility to add value to the local talent pool through knowledge sharing and training programs like this.”