International Hospitals Construction Co. (IHCC), a turnkey solutions provider that specializes in health care, education and mixed-use projects, has won the “Best Work Environment Award” in Saudi Arabia. The award introduced by “Great Place to Work” evaluates the applicants’ HR standards and practices, and their role in improving the work environments, to decide the winner in each sector. The winners are selected through a questionnaire on job satisfaction filled out by company staff. It evaluates justice, respect, pride and cooperation.
The “Best Work Environment Award” aims to identify the best working environments in local enterprises that are capable of attracting and developing national cadres of young men and women, empowering Saudi women and enhancing the efficiency of the labor market. The classification of enterprises is based on best working environments, reflecting the extent of their impact and the strength of their performance in the sector.
IHCC was chosen from 120 participating companies in all sectors of small- and medium-sized companies representing the private and public sectors as well as nonprofitable sectors.
Sultan Batterjee, CEO of IHCC, praised the staff and management of the company. “It is high time we won this prestigious award. Our primary conviction is that the role of human capital is paramount and that everyone has the opportunity to improve and develop professionally. We are proud that we have been members of IHCC team for several decades, many of us are involved at the senior management level. Our company has a workforce constituting different nationalities and sharing their opinions and experiences are an important part of our development.”
He said encouraging and rewarding the human element and maintaining a good working environment are some of the main pillars of the company’s values.
“We believe that we are one of the most advanced entities in following these principles. I am very happy to achieve high rates in the Saudization process through which almost half of the human element is from our nation. IHCC will continue to promote this environment by developing training, career development and employment policies that motivate employees to do their best,” Batterjee added.
IHCC has more than 25 years of experience as a design-build company in the MENA region with extensive knowledge and experience in delivering turnkey solution projects. The company manages projects from inception to completion, including comprehensive feasibility studies, conceptualization, architectural and engineering design to civil and electro-mechanical construction, financing including complete procurement, equipping, furnishing and installation and operational management services.