Nurturing Our Workforce
Nurturing Our Workforce

Nurturing Our Workforce

Pillar Statement

To continuously develop our people’s knowledge, skills and mindset to better serve the economy and the community

Pillar Objectives

  • Empower employees and reinforce development, effectiveness and satisfaction by:
  • Integrating sustainability-related values into policies, procedures, training, products and services
  • Empowerment of Bahraini and female employees
  • Linking rewards and promotions to sustainability performance
  • Contributing to the well-being of employees

Select Key Achievements

Talent Attraction, Engagement and Retention

Q1

  • Introduced the Sustainability Training Tracker to assist employees in satisfying training requirements to each Sustainability Pillar
  • Continued efforts in forming collaborations with external training providers through virtual means
  • Launched the Data Literacy Academy Programme
  • Continued efforts in creating internal job opportunities
  • Identified internal talents for added on responsibilities through new appointments
  • Graduated the 1st Batch of Rise Programme Graduates
  • Conducted Health & Safety induction trainings

Q2

  • Lead partner of the 2nd Annual Mentorship Forum Middle East
  • Jean Christophe Durand, CEO of NBB considered by Forbes as one of the Top CEOs in the Middle East
  • Conducted a webinar to staff related to the importance of maintaining your Health
  • Conducted an ESG webinar to raise awareness to staff
  • Celebrated World Health & Safety Day at Work, by providing tips for a healthy working environment
  • Conducted a webinar on boosting staff immunity
  • Conducted a Data Literacy webinar for higher level management

Q3

  • Conducted a Customer Complaints webinar to staff
  • Conducted a webinar for staff awareness on UN SDG’s
  • Celebrated international youth day
  • Partnered with AIESEC in the career compass programme
  • Conducted a webinar on the Transition of LIBOR

 

Training

Training

Parental Leave

Parental Leave

Career Progression Opportunities

Career Progression Opportunities

New Hires

New Hires

Employee turnover (voluntary and involuntary)

Employee turnover (voluntary and involuntary)

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity

  • Successful completion of the Rise programme
  • Women empowerement have always been of focus to NBB and has taking shape in numerous forms including promotions to managerial positions
  • Ongoing Bahranisation efforts
  • 62 Bahraini graduates were trained through internship programmes, of whom 20% were permanently employed within the organization
  • Collaborations with societies supporting people with special needs, and Down Syndrome

 

Workforce by age and gender (excluding trainees, students and outsourced staff)

Workforce by age and gender (excluding trainees, students and outsourced staff)

Workforce composition

Workforce composition

Bahrainization

Bahrainization

Workforce wellbeing

Q1

  • 50% of employees were working from home
  • Various initiatives against combatting COVID-19
  • Issued a new Health and Safety policy
  • Ongoing health and wellbeing webinars including activity based ones
  • Health and Safety regular induction webinars

 

Q2

  • Successfully maintained a safe work environment recording zero employee and contractor work-related injuries and fatalities

 

 

Health and safety

  2019 2020 6 months ending June 2021
Employee fatalities 0 0 0
Contractor fatalities 0 0 0
Employee lost-time injuries 0 1 0
Contractor lost-time injuries 0 0 0