Airbus offers re-employment opportunity to women
New Delhi: Airbus India has launched a programme for women professionals who want to return to after corporate careers after a sabbatical or maternity break.
‘Fly Again’ was launched on March 8, the International Women’s Day, as part of Airbus India’s efforts to ensure that women can make a smooth return to professional life through structured mentoring, up-skilling and onboarding, stated a release shared by company.
Airbus India will also organise mentorship programmes and fund returnship and training workshops to prepare the women with latest skill. The company will also organise work fairs for creating awareness and reach out to as much more women as possible.
“Airbus believes in creating equal opportunities for all. Progress has been made in this direction but we will do more. Today, we are hiring more women in leadership roles and will continue until the exception becomes the norm,” said Anand Stanley, President and Managing Director, Airbus India and South Asia.
Selected returnees will join the organisation at grades and levels matching with their talent and expertise.
“These will not be returnee internships but full-fledged employment opportunities that we will offer to women returners,” said Suraj Chettri, Head of Human Resources at Airbus India & South Asia.