Allianz Nigeria has emerged winner, insurance sector of the CIPM HR Best Practice Awards at the CIPM Gala & Awards Night held Thursday in Lagos.
Allianz statement outlining this said the company passed the ‘rigorous assessment of organisations across different industries and categories’ besides, Allianz said CIPM “evaluates whether a company practices exceptional HR standards, implements outstanding HR initiatives, and promotes best-in-class disability inclusion practices.”
The statement noted that CIPM queues behind these standards to seal their goal to identify best practices and recognise achievements. The CIPM 9th HR Oscars™ “relies on independent advisers to assess for recognition the demonstrated proof of positive business impact based on the change, initiative, program, or process improvement described in the applicants’ submissions.
The HR Best Practice Awards, was established by CIPM in 2012 to promote excellence in people management and organisation development as well as celebrate professionals who strive to implement and embed best in class HR practices in their organisations.
Practice areas include Strategic HR, Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Talent Development, Compensation, Rewards and Recognition, Employee Engagement & Internal Communication, Employee and Industrial Relations, Diversity and Inclusion, HR Policy Development and Implementation, Employee Service and Administration, Organisational Development & Change Management, Digital HR/SMAC Technology.
Allianz Nigeria offers employees flexible work options while providing infrastructure support such as work tools and internet allowances. Employees are provided a vast range of engagement activities annually including Fitness Fridays, Bring Your Kids to Work, Mental Health Awareness Week and so on. The firm also promotes a transparent and open communication culture with all employees equally able to access senior leadership including the CEO for informal interactions. Allianz Nigeria was the first insurance company in Nigeria to make WFA a work policy post the COVID-19 pandemic.