Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The Kanoo Group launches new fully integrated HR solution

UAE: The Kanoo Group recently implemented its new HR management system, MenaITech, in order to better serve its employees, with improved capabilities and modern functionality, including the ability to submit and approve requests on a smartphone application.
MenaITech is the first software company in the Arab region that is specialized in the development and distribution of Human Capital solutions to top public and private companies of various countries operating in the Middle East and North Africa.

MenaITech is designed in Jordan for the Middle East market and is an integrated HR solution that will help The Kanoo Group improve HR functions including payroll processing, leave management, appraisal reports, hiring, career management, and much more.

Maha Kanoo, GM of HR said, “We are delighted to implement the MenaITech system in The Kanoo Group as its supports our digital transformation objectives while also enabling us to provide cutting edge functionality to our employees that they can access from their smartphones anywhere in the world.  Moreover, the system will enable us to do more with less, making our service provision more cost effective and helping HR to remain responsive to changing business needs.”

MenaITech has been implemented as a cloud-based solution, meaning that employees and managers can manage their information and transactions from any web browser around the world.  At the touch or a button, or click of a mouse, employees can review their payslips and other data, submit leave and letter requests, request overtime and so much more.  Line managers can use the smartphone app or web browser to approve requests in a matter of seconds.
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Users in HR benefit from a modern interface and advanced workflow and reporting capabilities to help them manage their workloads in a more efficient way than ever before.  MenaITech also adds new capabilities, including an online appraisal system, recruiting and onboarding management, a training management system and online expenses submission.

Matt Cooper-Bradfield, Head of HR - UAE & Oman, said “The MenaITech HR system is a key step in the transformation of HR support in The Kanoo Group.  Working as a strategic partner to all of our businesses requires access to advanced technology solutions so that we can automate the routine, manage only the exceptions, and focus much more of our effort on making a difference for our businesses”

Matt also congratulated and thanked The Kanoo Group’s HR, IT and Finance teams for working so hard to deliver this milestone project.

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The Kanoo Group donates laptops to support learning initiatives for the youth

Dubai, UAE: For the second year in a row, The Kanoo Group donated 90 new laptops to support the Information City’s "Educate a Child, Build a Nation" initiative to develop children’s skills in technology that will improve productivity and contribute to the economic growth and performance of Dubai in the future.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum addressed the closing ceremony at the Atlantis Hotel in Dubai,
in celebration of the "Educate a Child, Build a Nation" initiative for another year of success. (credit: WAM)

Under the patronage of its Chairman and Founder, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, this initiative has achieved success and achievements over the past years and has won the praise of Ministry of Education, Knowledge and Human Development Authority, governmental and semi-governmental institutions, as well as charitable partners and supporters.

Mr. Talal Fawzi Kanoo
A gala ceremony was recently held to celebrate another year of progress at the Atlantis Hotel on 31st October 2017, attended by Ministry delegates and experts in the field of education and culture, and senior officials and representatives from charities and sponsors, including The Kanoo Group.

On behalf of The Kanoo Group, Mr. Talal Fawzi Kanoo received the Appreciation Award during the ceremony for its contribution and support towards the overall success of the programme.

The "Educate a Child, Build a Nation" initiative highlights the importance of adding awareness and developing the minds of the young to information technology; and puts the cornerstone of the vitality of early childhood learning, believing that education remains the key to developing the future of the nation.
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