PepsiCo Jordan’s involvement in the event corresponds with its CSR initiatives and programs
Winner of the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence/Private Sector has participated in the 4th Jobs Day entitled "The Opportunity Is Yours", held from 20th to 21st April 2011 under the patronage of Prime Minister Dr. Marouf Al-Bakhit, with Minister of Labour Dr. Mahmoud Al-Kafawin deputizing for the Prime Minister at the event. Held at Zarqa University, the event was organized by both the University and the Ministry of Labour’s Zarqa Labour Directorate.
Enhancing public-private partnerships, the Jobs Day included the participation of several private sector companies who presented their future job vacancies, as well as a number of public organizations specialized in training services, vocational rehabilitation and capacity development consultation, in order to enable job seekers to gain the skills they need to meet job market requirements.
PepsiCo Jordan’s involvement in the event corresponds with its CSR initiatives and programs, particularly those directed at supporting Jordan’s youth, reflecting its interest in increasing available employment opportunities, as well as providing training, employment services and vocational rehabilitation for youth in various public and private organizations.
Visitors were introduced to current and future PepsiCo job vacancies at the Company’s private booth. The event’s organizers awarded PepsiCo Jordan with a Certificate of Appreciation as a token of their gratitude.
Expressing pleasure at the Company’s participation in the 4th Jobs Day, PepsiCo East Med and Africa HR Director Sufian Al Salman said that PepsiCo Jordan continuously seeks ways to raise work opportunities for youth and making training available to help them attain suitable positions. “Our presence at the Jobs Day affirms our commitment to partnering with various public and private organizations to alleviate poverty and unemployment in Jordan, which coincides with the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein,” he added.
In turn, Dr. Yousef Abu Addous, President of Zarqa University, commended PepsiCo Jordan on its various social programs and activities, particularly those directed at youth. He thanked PepsiCo Jordan for its participation at the Jobs Day, stating that the Company’s involvement has helped enrich visitors’ experience.