The programme launch

Roshn Group, a PIF giga-project and Saudi Arabia’s leading real estate developer, has launched the third edition of its Himam graduate leadership programme to enable, enhance and empower the next generation of Saudi leaders.
Applications are now open until October 15, 2023 to Saudi citizens who have recently graduated or have less than a year’s employment experience.
Himam is a holistic 18-month, three phase programme combining internationally partnered academic programmes with on-the-job training. alongside experienced and expert professionals within ROSHN to hone and expand participants’ skills. 
Expanding horizons
Himam offers participants the opportunity to interact with key individuals with extensive industry knowledge across multiple sectors, expanding horizons and broadening perspectives. Programme graduates join Roshn, the diverse and internationally awarded ‘Best Place to Work’ where Saudi citizens make around 70% of the workforce with around 40 other nationalities bring ideas and expertise from across the globe.
Nasreen Aldossary, Chief Human Resources Officer at Roshn Group, said: “We are committed at Roshn to empower talented Saudis to grow their skills, to provide them with the essential experience, and to fulfil their career’s ambitions in-line with our commitment to the 2030’s Vision, and our own Saudisation goals. We believe that Himam’s participants will bring fresh perspectives and exciting new insights to Roshn that are worthy of being incubated. Ensuring that as we grow, cross frontiers, and enter new markets, we are powered by a workforce equipped with expectational problem solving skills, a desire to succeed and grow, and a strong commitment to the Roshn project and its values.”
The Himam programme is designed to bring benefits to the entire company. Participants work with Roshn’s upper, middle, and administrative teams in a way that allows them to share their ideas and unique perspectives, while gaining valuable personal and professional experience that will inform their entire careers. 
Youth Committee
Select Himam graduates will also join ROSHN’s Youth Committee – which facilitates communication between experienced leadership and the ambitious new generation – giving these rising stars regular opportunities to meet with senior management to discuss their aspirations and contribute to the group’s development. 
This approach has proved popular in the graduate job market:  since its inception in 2021, Himam has grown consistently, with participation increasing by over 200% from 2021 to 2022, and more than 75 graduates from the programme currently employed by Roshn.  
Candidates can apply online through the Himam website from October 5 to 15, 2023 to begin their journey. Following a series of online and in-person tests and interviews the programme, begins on November 25 with 25 successful candidates joining Roshn. 
Applicants must be Saudi citizens and have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.--TradeArabia News Service