Nominations open for Maldives HR Awards 2019, Individual Categories


Human Capital have officially opened nominations for the first edition of Maldives HR Awards individual categories.

The Maldives HR Awards individual Category have been instituted as an exemplary platform to recognize individuals that put people first, deliver future focused excellence in the field of People Management and understand the importance of human capital as a key contributor to business outcomes.

These awards are founded on the philosophy to recognize individuals, which have excelled in bringing NEXT into their people practices and empowered HR to become a Strategic Business Partner.

Maldives HR Awards is the first initiative of its kind in the Maldives which celebrate and acknowledge individuals and organizations that work passionately towards raising the bar for the HR profession through constant innovation.


❖ HR / L&D Champion. Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director, General Manager who has overall control of the business and to which the HR Director or Head of HR directly reports. This award recognizes the driven successful HR strategies from the top by putting people first and championing innovative HR values.

❖ HR / L&D Director of the Year. Director, Cluster Director, Group Director and Regional Director the most senior HR professional within the organisation above Directors level operating at Board level. They will be responsible for design and execution of an integrated HR strategy or plan.

❖ HR / L&D Manager of the Year. HR Managers in this category run or assist in running the people management functions that support the business. The nominees must demonstrate leadership and direction to enable them to deliver a comprehensive HR service, be that through the HR Team or the Company as a whole. The role may be concerned with the provision of advice, guidance and support to managers in employee relations, discipline, grievance and absence management. Roles at this level may typically be entitled Head of HR or Head of Human Capital or similar.

❖ HR / L&D Practitioner of the Year. HR practitioners whose role generally involves providing administrative support within the HR function. They may work in a general administration support function within HR or within a specific HR discipline such as recruitment, learning and development or reward. Nominees at this level may also include HR practitioners who provide advice and guidance to staff and managers within the organisation.

❖ HR / L&D Rising star of the Year. The Rising Star award aims to recognize up-and-coming HR practitioners that are set for a bright future. This award is open to HR professionals with less than three years’ experience in the profession to find the next generation of talent in the HR community. Candidates must have worked for a minimum of two years in HR (but not necessarily in current role) and present evidence of their contribution to the business. Statements from their HR Director or other senior managers can be submitted to support the entry.

❖ HR / L&D Woman of Distinction. Award for women in the HR profession whose astounding personal and professional achievements have earned them a place among the industry’s best. The judges will review achievements including: Professional accomplishments in the last five years, innovative ideas and Leadership.

Evaluation Process

All Applications will be put through a three – level evaluation process:

Level 1 – Preliminary Screening of all Submissions

Level 2 – Primary Evaluation

Level 3 – Final Jury Evaluation

Nominations forms are available at

Deadline for nominations on – 10th August 2019

For more details, email at [email protected] or call at +960 7923995