11 Oct 2021A rigorous assessment process which included an employee questionnaire and interviews with the management team demonstrated the team’s success in creating a supportive, stimulating atmosphere.
Bas van Dijk, General Director, Vietnam: “It is an honour for us to have been recognised as one of the best companies to work for in Asia. The award coincides with the 35th anniversary of our operation in the country. I am particularly proud that we have won the award despite the significant disruption of the pandemic.”
HR Asia’s assessment saw HaskoningDHV Vietnam score above the country average in all areas of the employee survey, with the impressive scores reflecting the development opportunities on offer and the positive attitude of staff towards both their role and the company.
Bas continues: “We do not create a product to sell, other than the combined knowledge of our staff. So our assets are our people. We invest in them so that they can fulfil their full potential and, in turn, offer the best service to our clients. Our global network presents the team with excellent opportunities to work on projects around the world whilst remaining based here in Vietnam or through an international secondment.”
The company’s commitment to staff development and support includes a wide range of training and development opportunities including English lessons delivered by a certified, external provider which lead to an IELTS qualification. These are undertaken together during the working day which is also a valuable team building experience.
The team in Vietnam prides itself on the fact that over half of its employees have been with the company for over five years. The high proportion of female staff is also testament to the efforts to build a diverse workforce, with a mentoring scheme having been specifically set up to support the development of female team members.
Find out more about the projects our award-winning team is working on here.