“Best Companies To Work For In Asia Awards” is one of the most prestigious HR awards by HR Asia Magazine – the most authoritative publication for HR professionals in Asia. This award has been organized for several years and covers 12 markets across the region this year. “Best Companies To Work For In Asia Awards” handpicks and recognizes world class corporations with high levels of employee engagement and excellent workplace cultures. This is the first time Vietnam witnessed the crowning of the best corporations to work for in Vietnam.
URC Vietnam, a subsidiary of URC Group Philippines has been recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Vietnam by HR Asia at the “Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2018 – Vietnam Chapter”.
To be qualified as best companies to work for, nominees of the award had to meet all the requirements from HR Asia, such as successfully completing the HR Asia Employee Input Survey™ (EIS) and HR Asia Workplace and Employee Engagement Survey™ (WEES) which surveyed the company’s employee turnover rate, employee growth rate and workplace accident rate, etc.
This stringent judging process of HR Asia confirmed URC Vietnam as one of the best companies to work for in Vietnam. In the Surveys, URC Vietnam earned high scores for its talent recruitment policies, healthy corporation culture and career development opportunities extended for employees both within URC Vietnam and across the Group.
HR Asia confirmed URC Vietnam as one of the best companies to work for in Vietnam
A Filipino company that has been operating in Vietnam for over 15 years, URC Vietnam has a robust management and organization structure with more than 1,600 employees in various functions manned by well-trained staff. Strong HR systems have built a culture of engagement and created a “one team” spirit. URC Vietnam provides a working environment where employees are enabled to be at their best. They have freedom in their work; they can propose ideas to the management team and get the chance to execute these ideas.
URC Vietnam installed a competencies-based HR model based on URC Group’s global approach. The company provides relevant soft skills training for its senior people and professional training for each individual aligned with the company’s overall strategy and business requirements. These training sessions enable employees to enhance their capabilities and help them reach their highest potential for taking on top management positions within URC Vietnam as well as expand their career opportunities within the URC Group’s 12 affiliates. For example, Vietnamese talents are currently leading URC Group’s global Center of Excellence for beverages.
“It is a great honor for URC Vietnam to be recognized as one of the best companies to work for in Vietnam by a reputation award in Asia. This award is a recognition and testament for our efforts to provide a professional working environment which nurtures the development of every employee. We believe that high-quality human resources will enable the company to successfully implement our strategies and fulfil our future business goals. Having people with integrity, passion, enthusiasm, and courage, URC Vietnam will be able to continue providing more and more “Made in Vietnam” products at the highest quality standard to not only the domestic market but also export to international markets such as Japan and Korea,” said Laurent Levan, President and CEO of URC Vietnam.
About URC Vietnam
URC Vietnam is a subsidiary of URC Group Philippines and started its operations in Vietnam since 2003. URC is a listed company in the Philippines Stock Exchange and is the biggest subsidiary of JG Summit Holdings, one of the largest and most diversified Filipino conglomerates in transportation, retail, real estate, banking,… which ranks among Nikkei Asia Review’s Top 300 Asian most powerful and valuable companies.
URC Vietnam has built five factories in Binh Duong, Quang Ngai, Ha Noi and is now one of the leading Food and Beverage companies with well-known brands such as C2 and Rong Do for beverages, Cream-O and Magic for biscuits, Dynamite for candies and Jack & Jill Puff Corn for snacks.
The Company has a strong management and organization structure with its current employment of more than1,600 employees comprised of various sections manned by competent and well-trained staff. URC Vietnam is committed to Vietnam’s development in the long run. Our business goal goes beyond producing and selling quality products as we also direct our efforts to create sustainability programs for our targeted communities where we operate in.