The Grand Millennium Dubai has appointed a new Director of HR and one of his new initiative was to set up an employee welfare committee run by the employees themselves, as part of the hotel’s ongoing effort to further strengthen its employee’s satisfaction.
Mohamed Abbas Elaraki, the newly appointed Director of HR, is a seasoned professional who has been associated with a number of five star hotels based in the UAE for over a decade. Just before joining the Grand Millennium Dubai, he was working with Rotana Hotels – Dubai. In the past, he was associated with Crowne Plaza Hotel – Dubai, and Hilton Corniche Residence – Abu Dhabi.
Mr. Peter Mansourian, General Manager of Grand Millennium Dubai, welcomed Elaraki to the team and said that he is known for effective planning and managing human resources programmes for promoting and implementing human resource values, nurturing the team and staff retention.
He added, “Elaraki’s extensive experience and unique ability to apply proactive HR practices and develop policies to ensure that qualified candidates are selected for relevant posts certainly play an important role.”
Mr. Mansourian pointed out that the management has also decided to establish the Colleagues Welfare Committee of Grand Millennium Dubai. In order to setting up the group, the management is looking for active participation from various departments.
He added, “There should be minimum one representative from each department. Hence we encourage everyone to join the committee to address colleagues’ concerns in all areas and work together on different topics such as accommodation, food menu, social activities planning, annual party preparation and most important social corporate responsibility by giving back to the community.”
The nominated representatives are expected to be fully committed and attend the meetings regularly as representative of colleagues from their respective departments. It’s also and exercise to educate employees to work towards a common mission and vision.
About Grand Millennium Dubai
Located just off the Sheikh Zayed Road, the Grand Millennium is conveniently accessible from the Mall of the Emirates and the Ibn Battuta Mall, as well as within easy reach of the city’s prime business and leisure attraction including the beach and golf courses. The 340-room five star hotel features a range of award-winning restaurants and bars, a beautiful rooftop pool, superb spa and health club with nine-treatment rooms, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, a magnificent ballroom and exceptional banquet facilities. For guests to stay connected on the road, the hotel provides the convenience of WiFi service in all its luxury cars.
For more information about the hotel please visit http://www.grandmillenniumdubai.com