Uralkali and Agency for Development of Professional Skills (WorldSkills Russia) Sign Agreement on Cooperation in Human Resources Development

04.06.2021

Uralkali (the Company), one of the world's largest potash producers, and the Agency for Development of Professional Skills (WorldSkills Russia), working to promote advanced training standards, including the development of an independent assessment of competencies in Russia and other countries, signed an agreement on cooperation in the area of human resources development. The agreement was signed by Uralkali CEO Vitaly Lauk and WorldSkills Russia Director General Robert Urazov at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

The purpose of the agreement is to collaborate in the development of human resources and professional competencies in the industry and increase the prestige of service and engineering jobs, as well as the exchange of experience in the field of modern tools and mechanisms for assessing qualifications.

Vitaly Lauk, Uralkali CEO, commented:

Collaboration with WorldSkills Russia is the next stage in the comprehensive improvement of the staff training system at Uralkali and increasing the efficiency of labor productivity in the Company. We focus on the best global practices and strive to constantly improve. Developing human resources, training highly qualified specialists, continuous professional development enable the Company to face the future with confidence.

Robert Urazov, WorldSkills Russia Director General, commented:

Cooperation with Uralkali, one of the leading players in the fertilizer production market, will help develop the best training practices for chemical enterprises. We see considerable prospects for interaction and exchange of experience with a company that has long established itself as a powerhouse in the development of human resources.

Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the world’s largest potash producers and exporters. The Company’s assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore treatment plants in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Region, Russia). Uralkali employs more than 12,000 people in the main production unit.

Autonomous non-profit organization "Agency for Development of Professional Skills (Worldskills Russia)" (https://worldskills.ru) is the functional successor of the Union "Young Professionals (Worldskills Russia)". The purpose of the organization is to develop the WorldSkills movement in the Russian Federation, namely in order to promote the choice of profession, including through professional trials with an orientation towards advanced training; shaping a new production culture in order to increase labor productivity; social uplifting, ensuring professional and career growth of employees, development of professional and expert communities; professional development of staff, including engineering and service jobs through the organization of Russian and international professional skills competitions; representing Russia in international organizations (Worldskills International, Worldskills Europe, Worldskills Asia), as well as promoting advanced training standards, including development of independent competencies assessment system Russia and other countries. The Agency's activities are synchronized with the achievement of national goals. In particular, WorldSkills Russia is actively involved in the implementation of national projects (Education, Demographics, Labor Productivity).


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