Ports to recruit 80 new workers
SOLOMON Island Ports Authority (SIPA) is recruiting 80 new employees as part of the organisation’s second phase reform program.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Collin Yeo, revealed this during a press conference held at his office, Wednesday afternoon.
Mr Yeo said, majority of new these 80 employees will be female.
“Next month (August) SIPA will recruit 80 new employees working with SIPA.
“The majority of these new employees will be females. They should be kicking off their work starting next month,” Mr Yeo said.
Mr Yeo explained that SIPA is now moving into the second phase of its reform program therefore the recruitment of the 80 new employees is one of the organization’s top priorities.
“Recruiting these new employees is one of the SIPA top priorities since the company moves into its second phase of its reform program.
“We have been successful with the first reform program and now we are moving into second phase,” SIPA boss said.
Its understood under the first phase of the reform a number of workers have been made redundant.
Most of the new employees will work at the wharf area, drivers, securities and other jobs within the organisation.
By DENVER NEWTER