On the sidelines of EGYPS 2020
Shell Egypt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (MoP) to support a specialized development program,
for Egypt’s middle management and young professional employees,
preparing them for future leadership.
The MOU, which aligns with the ministry’s Oil and Gas Modernization Project,
is a collaborative agreement where Shell Egypt will provide training for Egyptians who have
the potential to be future leaders in the oil and gas industry.
Shell Egypt will customize a development program comprising of three different categories.
The first category offers select participants an opportunity to study an “Advanced Leadership program”
at the American University in Cairo to enhance their administration andmanagement, and strategic planning.
In addition to introducing them to complex and creative thinking,
which is needed to adapt to rapid technology changes and challenges at their workplace through the “Shell NXplorers” programme.
The second category offers secondment opportunities at Shell Egypt.
While the last category offers overseas secondment opportunities in global locations of the Royal Dutch Shell offices.
The MOU signing was witnessed by the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla. It was signed by Mr. Osama Mobarez,
First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Khaled Kacem, VP Egypt and Country Chairman,
Shell companies in Egypt, in the presence of the company’s top management.
“Shell Egypt believes that investing in human capital is indispensable for the development and sustainability of the oil and gas sector,”
said Khaled Kacem, VP Egypt and Country Chairman, Shell companies in Egypt.
“We are pleased to collaborate with the ministry to develop the skills and capabilities of the
sector’s young calibers and prepare them for future leadership.
This stems from our role as a strategic partner to the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in its Modernization Project and our continuous support for Egypt’s plans to
become the region’s hub for natural gas and oil trade,” he added.
Shell Egypt has recently celebrated the graduation of its first batch of the middle management program, as part of the ministry’s Middle Management project.
The graduation event was attended by prominent figures, including Osama Mobarez,
First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Khaled Kacem, VP Egypt and Country Chairman,
Shell companies in Egypt, and Moataz Darwish, Deputy Country Chairman of Shell in Egypt