Qatargas Learning and Development Department Achieves Gold Accreditation

Doha - 9 July 2023

Qatargas is proud to announce that its Learning and Development Department has been awarded the "We Invest in People" Gold Accreditation from Investors in People (IIP), an internationally recognised standard for exceptional people management.

The Gold accreditation reflects the Qatargas’ commitment to implementing well-established policies, procedures, and systems that empower its employees to excel. This is the third time the company has achieved Gold accreditation, having first received this prestigious recognition in 2018, and then again in 2020.

Qatargas’ Learning and Development Department highlights that only 26% of IIP-accredited organisations worldwide have reached the Gold level. This is a significant achievement for any organisation that values its people, and it provides insight into the department's effective leadership, support, and development of Qatargas' high-calibre and diverse workforce, ultimately driving outstanding business results. Additionally, it serves as a measure of the impact of Qatargas’ people strategy and its benefits for employees.

Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, commended Qatargas' Learning and Development Department, stating, "Gold accreditation on “We Invest in People” is a fantastic effort for any organisation, and places Qatargas in fine company with a host of organisations worldwide that understand the value of people."

Key highlights of learning and development practices at Qatargas include a comprehensive range of programmes, including National Graduate Development Program, Technician Certificate Program, Non-Technical Trainee Program, Undergraduate Scholarship Program, and Leadership – all designed to develop the skills and capabilities of the company’s workforce. Additionally, Qatargas implements a well-structured competence framework, ensuring that each position within the company is equipped with the necessary skills and expertise.

Qatargas’ Learning and Development Department has also adopted automated processes such as SuccessFactors for Performance Management, Learning Management Systems, Technical Competence Assessments, Behavioral Competence Assessments, Professional Development Plans, Leadership Development Plans, succession planning, and recruitment. Additionally, the utilisation of Individual Development Plan workflow and Training and Event Management System workflows for external training and development enhances process efficiency. The IIP module encompasses three main categories: Leading, Supporting, and Improving, all of which are deeply embedded in the department's operations.

Qatargas remains committed to investing in its people and creating an environment where everyone can thrive. This Gold accreditation reinforces its dedication to continuous improvement, ensuring that we deliver exceptional learning and development opportunities that drive both individual and organisational success.