Singapore-headquartered Rolling Arrays has launched a training programme aimed at providing young Singaporeans opportunities to study HR transformation and various HR information systems (HRIS), such as SAP, SuccessFactors, and others.

The programme is open to fresh graduates and those with less than three years of experience and has been launched in collaboration with Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).

Called the Cloud HR Consultant Training Programme, the collaboration under the IDA’s company-led training programme (CLT) is expected to help meet the growing demand for end-to-end cloud HR consultants in Singapore.

With more than 100 HR transformation projects across Asia to its credit, Rolling Arrays is the first mid-size company to have collaborate on IDA’s CLT programme. It is also the first to provide opportunities for candidates to work at overseas locations for upto three months, in order to fast-track those with less than three years of work experience to take on specialist-level jobs.

Aditi-Sep-2016-rolling-arrays-training-programme-ida-provided-shikha First batch of associate HR consultants (L to R): Sharifah Saffa (NTU), Jasmine Wong, Justine Tan, Germaine Ho (SMU)

Manu Khetan, CEO of Rolling Arrays, commented: "One of the common challenges that HR transformation has faced in the past is how technical teams and HR teams speak different languages."

"With our experience in building a team to meet shortage of skilled resources by taking the development and talent management insights we have as a HR transformation organisation, we are glad to collaborate with IDA to fill this skill gap in Singapore market by training young professionals  to be equally comfortable with business and technology."

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Under the programme, candidates undergo online training, classroom learning, self assessment as well as the on-the-job training on various aspects of HR transformation including HR consulting, HRIS implementation, change management and support services.

The IDA's CLT is a structured development programme aimed at enabling fresh and mid-level professionals to acquire specialist, expert or mastery-level competencies for jobs in demand by the industry, especially those that support Smart Nation projects, including cyber security, data analytics, software development, Internet of Things and network and communications platforms.

Khoong Hock Yun, assistant chief executive of IDA, said, "To stay up-to-date in this competitive marketplace, it’s imperative for tech professionals to upskill, reskill or work towards deepening their ICT skills. That’s why we hope to see more companies taking advantage of the CLT programme which offers the industry great opportunities for growth and advancement."

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