Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the managing body and operator of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), with the support from Ministry of Transportation (MoT) and Tamkeen proudly announces the launch of its new initiative – ‘Tahleeq’ – an exciting graduate training program aimed at shaping the future leaders of Bahrain’s aviation industry.
Tahleeq is a capacity building program for aspiring, high-performing Bahraini graduates. The ambitious two-year scheme has been designed to immerse young Bahrainis into the aviation sector while obtaining valuable practical experience as BAC embarks on the Airport Modernization Program.
Ahmed Nemat, Acting Undersecretary for Civil Aviation Affairs at the Ministry of Transportation said, “we are proud of our partnership with Bahrain Airport Company and the efforts exerted to launch this program which will pave the way for nationals to be trained by experts within the aviation field.” He also added that such training programs should focus on specializations required by the aviation industry in line with the Ministry of Transportation’s directions to attract and develop young and promising Bahraini talents.
Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Airport Company, commented on Tahleeq launch “As one of Bahrain’s leading employers, BAC is driven by its’ commitment to invest in the local talent. Tahleeq presents an ideal platform for talented graduates motivated by passion and who have a thirst for knowledge to join BAC’s team of professionals and kick-off their careers with this valuable experience”
On this occasion, Tamkeen’s Vice President for Human Capital Development, Mrs. Amal Al-Kooheji highlighted the importance of investing in enhancing the skills and capabilities of Bahraini human capital, as well as employment and career advancement, and stated, “Based on this principle, Tamkeen has developed programmes that aim to develop the human capital of Bahrain, according to market requirements, and provide Bahrainis with opportunities to gain the necessary skills to make them the employees of choice. ”
Talented and ambitious Bahrainis will be recruited to specialize in the following fields: Engineering, Airport Operations, Information Technology and Facilities Management. Eligible candidates will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the aforementioned disciplines,
The selected applicants will be expected to commit to the 2-year program, where they will be exposed to the various discipline areas to ensure they gain full insight into the company’s work. To enable effective skills transfer, the program will also feature regular coaching sessions with experienced and qualified mentors.
“Tahleeq is a unique opportunity for professional growth, while being part of an ambitious national project. Thereby, I encourage all young Bahrainis who meet the eligibility criteria to apply by submitting their resumes via the company’s official website www.bahrainairport.com/career” Al Binfalah added.
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