(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – Orient Finance PLC, a Janashakthi Group Company, earned praise for its culture of integrity and excellenceyet again, with Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka certifying the financial services provider as a great workplace post an independent audit.
A reflection of the company’s exceptional work culture and employee engagement efforts, the Certification is a result of an objective, data driven assessment by Great Place to Work®based on five principals – credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.Orient Finance team members took part in the Trust Index© Survey and rated the company and their experience working for it on a diverse set of criteria. The company’s existing people practices too were evaluated through the Culture Audit© Management Questionnaire.
Driven by its key values Orient Finance PLC has an illustrious legacy of rising above all challenges and deliveringgreater value to all its stakeholders through its cutting-edge financial solutions for over 40 years. Being aware of the pivotal role of its team members in doing so, the financial services provider seeks to continually assess, analyse, and advance the employee experience it offers to promote greater trust and stronger performance through independent assessments such as the Great Place to Work® certification.
Commenting on this, K.M.M Jabir, Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer, Orient Finance PLC, said,“We are proud to be recognised as a Great Place to Work. As we celebrate our 40th year of integrity and excellence, this recognition reaffirms our commitment to providing the best working environment for our employees. We strive to foster a growth culture that is built on trust and transparency.”
According to Great Place to Work®, a great workplace is one in which employees no matter who they are and what they do for the organization are having a consistently positive experience of trusting their leaders, enjoying the people they work with, and having pride in what they do. It is an honour for the company to be recognized by their employees as an organization that fosters respect, trust and fairness.
“We applaud Orient Finance for seeking employees’ feedback and the opportunity to certify itself,” said Kshanika Ratnayake, CEO of Great Place to Work® in Sri Lanka. “These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees’ trust and create a great workplace – critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Orient Finance should take into account as an indicator of high performance.”
Over the years, Orient Finance PLC has positioned itself as an innovative, customer-centric financial service provider offering unique product offerings coupled with unparalleled customer service. The leading financial service provider is a member of the Janashakthi Group which operates in the finance, insurance, investment and real estate sectors. As a brand “Janashakthi” embodies a strong culture that fosters togetherness focusing on the strength of all employees across the Group. This is deeply rooted in the Group’s DNA and value driven culture that fosters a vibrant and rewarding work place. The Group’s five core values are identified as ethical and honest, transparent, performance driven, respectful and collaborative. These values are coupled with group-wide initiatives that encourage employees to embrace diversity and merit-based decisions fostering a growth culture to be the best they can be.