One of the Middle East’s most established FMCG companies is expanding its services in more than 29 international countries. In doing so, Unikai has brought on Seidor MENA, a multinational Dubai-based group of companies, to help develop it human resources unit.
Unikai originated in 1977 through demand from the UAE market. Currently it is one of the largest food companies in the Arabian Peninsula and continues to grow, with recent entries into Bahrain and Qatar. The company offers a variety of products including, ice cream, juices, a wide selection of dairy items and foods made in UAE which are then distributed throughout the region and globally.
“We believe that we can achieve better business efficiencies by deploying the Seidor NOMINA solution within our HR systems,” Neeraj Vohra, CEO of Unikai, said. “It will drive greater operational efficiencies, by helping us devote our time and efforts towards our core business of providing superior quality food products to our customers across the UAE, Oman and other 29 markets. Through investment in a robust human capital system, we are minimizing human intervention, achieving more efficient budgeting, and improving our decision making and planning process.”
The company has a strong belief in investing in employees and promoting from within when possible. Unikai is rebuilding its human resources department to be able to handle the continuous growth. Seidor MENA’s role is to implement a large, comprehensive capital management solution to include payroll efficiency and employee self-services when applicable.
“Unikai decided on Seidor Nomina solution following a thorough assessment of a variety of solutions specialized in payroll management process automation,” Vohra said. “Seidor Nomina was chosen for its in-depth knowledge and expertise in developing the current system deployed in Unikai to boost productivity and employee satisfaction.”