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Prolintas widens its search for local talent

The highway concession company, Prolintas, is determined to create more opportunities in order to recruit talented individuals.

FMT reported the human capital division of Prolintas has also launched various initiatives to improve local talent’s skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Prolintas head of corporate communications, Badri Ibrahim, said the move aligns with the company’s vision of advancing highway engineering to meet future demands.

“Local engineers and developers have greatly contributed to the success of our latest projects, such as the Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH) and the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE),” he said at the Amanah Malaysia Stock Market (MSAM) 2023 in Penang.

“This shows that we should emphasize the search for new talents among local people,” he added.

Badri said among the initiatives launched by Prolintas was the Protégé Program and On-Job Training, which 201 participants attended.

“This reflects the company’s commitment and seriousness in empowering talents in the STEM field. So far, we have implemented 97 training programs specifically in the STEM field,” he said.

He said about 60% of the participants have a STEM background, and 20% have now are a part of Prolintas staff.

“We commit to building a workforce with STEM skills. Prolintas now has about 750 staff in various fields,” he added.

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