Amadeus IT Pacific

Amadeus IT Pacific has been recognised as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2017.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations that develop leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through established policies and practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

Amadeus is a world-class technology company dedicated to servicing the global travel industry.   Amadeus Australia and New Zealand employs 351 people. Their employees work across a range of different areas including software development, account management and sales, product implementation, R&D, technical operations and corporate support.

Amadeus have development a Learning Framework that maps the structure of development opportunities, offering employees the chance to grow personally and professionally as part of the Amadeus team. In 2016, Amadeus provided over 8300 training hours across 73 different training events, for 347 unique learners.

In addition to the Learning Framework, Amadeus utilise the Competency Model to allow employees to align their development objectives to their personal career goals within the organisation. Employees can choose a Management path or a Technical Expert path to meet the requirements and expectations at each career level across the organisation.

The Amadeus Competency Model is also used in for Talent Programs. Each year, twelve high performers are selected by the senior management team to undergo the Leadership Fundamentals Program or Professional Development Program. These programs assist participants in excelling in the competencies required to enable a career step change. Participants on these programs undertake a series of assessments as part of a Development Centre, and attend training sessions over a 12-month period to assist them in their identified development areas. Participants also present a group assignment to the senior leadership team, and engage in projects across the business.

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Organisational participation into the Employer of Choice Awards includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, not-for-profit organisations, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

Employers of Choice are required to demonstrate their achievements the across the key areas of Organisational Culture & Leadership; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

Entries are assessed utilising a rigorous and dynamic framework to ensure that the assessment process is pertinent and objective. The Employer of Choice Framework (EOC Framework) is a structured model of assessment that consists of specialised assessment criteria and sub-criteria that provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

The key attributes of the EOC Framework outline the characteristics of well-managed, high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace.

The Australian Business Awards are the regional chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership program conducted on a national and international level. Eligible organisations from each region are invited to participate in the international chapter of the program at The World Business Awards. Conducted annually and currently in the second year of its international launch, The World Business Awards seeks to engage with the world’s business, innovation and technology leaders through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework. The program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum of their products, services and initiatives and to review their business performance. The cycle culminates in the recognition and celebration of organisations that implement world-class business initiatives and industry leading products and services on a prominent and far-reaching scale. All entries must be entered in the regional chapter where the organisation is based.

Organisations that participate are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally. The recipients are acknowledged for their achievements and recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their products, projects, initiatives, contributions and achievements recognised on a prominent and far-reaching scale. The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing brand awareness, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige. This establishes a valuable resource that can be used extensively to create opportunities for publicity, positive organisational profiling and heightened brand awareness within the respective industries both nationally and internationally.

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