Muscat: Truck Oman Oil & Gas Services has implemented a scheme of professional training scholarships for Omani university graduates in human resources, accounting, logistics and business management, in cooperation with the government authorities concerned, led by the Ministry of Manpower.
The training scholarships with employment opportunities are granted for a period of six months, during which the company pays a monthly allowance to the graduates. The aim of this scheme is to provide Omani graduates with useful training, after which the graduates will acquire the necessary skills to be successful in the job market.
“This scheme of training scholarships stems from our belief in the significant role of Omani youth in accelerating the development process through preparing and training them to hold key positions of responsibility,” confirmed Dr Mohamed Musa Al Yousef, chairman of Truck Oman Oil & Gas Services. “This training period will help refine their skills in preparation for their entry into the work environment, each within one’s specialised field. The scholarship scheme coincides with Oman’s celebrations of the 47th National Day under the wise leadership of the architect of the modern renaissance, His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, may Allah bestow him with good health and a long life,” he added.
“Training young Omanis in the private sectors’ professional, technical and administrative jobs has a positive value, as it gives them greater confidence to take initiatives in the work entrusted to them in various disciplines,” stated Chris Fidler, CEO of Truck Oman Oil & Gas Services.
Truck Oman is a leading oilfield logistics company and it has been operating in Oman since 1978.The company has an established policy of supporting the development of Omani youth, which is demonstrated by the recruitment and development of Omani graduates. In addition, the company also offers support to local institutions such as Muscat University and is committed to purchasing most of our required equipment and services from and within Oman. More importantly, over the past 40 years, the company has witnessed continued development through the recruitment and development of its Omani staff. Hence, the need to recruit more trainees so that it has a sufficient number of staff who can be developed to hold key management positions in the future, which will further enhance our success. For this reason, graduates have been selected to join several departments, such as logistics, finance, human resources and customer services. In future, it expects to expand the scheme to include information technology, automotive engineering and other disciplines.
“These training scholarships, constitute an important incentive for Omani youth to take an initiative in the development of the private sector and progress further to hold leadership roles across various disciplines in the future. This training is mutually beneficial to both the company and the trainee as the company benefits from the modern outlook of graduates whilst the trainee learns the fundamentals of a business. Truck Oman Oil & Gas Services has always attached great importance to the development of Omanis. It wishes all appointed graduates success and continued progress in their roles,” said Hammad Mohammed Al Hinai, human resources manager.