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VNT recognised as the best employer in Kurzeme Region for the fourth time

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VNT recognised as the best employer in Kurzeme Region for the fourth time

March 5, 2018 / News

On Friday, 2 March, for the fourth year in row ““Ventspils nafta” termināls” (VNT) received an award in the category “Best Employer in Kurzeme Region” presented by the online recruitment company “CV-Online Latvia”. VNT was recognised as the most desirable employer in Kurzeme, in turn in Zemgale it was JSC “Dobeles dzirnavnieks”, in Vidzeme – JSC “Cēsu alus”, and in Latgale – JSC “Latvijas maiznieks”.

"VNT team consists of target-oriented professionals. The company recognises contribution of its employees  and ensures fair remuneration, as well as safe and comfortable working environment. We are glad that our efforts have been recognised and VNT has taken the first place owing to the voting majority for the fourth time,” emphasises VNT HR Manager Vita Špoka. As the main reasons for choosing VNT as the best employer in Kurzeme, the respondents stated the motivating remuneration and additional bonuses (29%), good reputation of the company (26%) and great career opportunities (18%).

VNT takes care of its employees and implements various measures to improve the work environment, for example, special industrial bicycles purchased for a convenient movement in the company’s 100 ha wide territory, as well as outdoor tables for having lunch and holding meetings. The terminal organises training sessions for its employees, experience exchange trips and team-building events. VNT also invests into the development of Ventspils, where the families of VNT employees live. Last year, we supported a number of important local events in town, purchased equipment for the North Kurzeme Regional Hospital, and provided numerous support for schools attended by the children of our employees.

The performance of the company has been also recognised by governmental and non-governmental organisations in Latvia and abroad. In 2017, for the third consecutive year, VNT received the Platinum award in the nationwide Sustainability Index and the award “Best Employer in Kurzeme Region” presented by the online recruitment company “CV-Online Latvia”. The Employers' Confederation of Latvia named VNT “Age Friendly Company” and “TOP 10 Internship Provider”. The Ministry of Welfare granted the status “Family friendly company”, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development awarded VNT as “Environmental-Friendly Mobility Promoting Organisation”.

The survey “TOP Employer 2017” had been carried out by the online recruitment company “CV-Online” from 12 December 2017 until 24 January 2018, and involved a record number of respondents almost 7 000 people.

About VNT

VNT provides transit services – receipt, storage and handling of crude oil and petroleum products that come by pipelines, rail tank cars and tankers. VNT is a technologically advanced terminal and the largest crude oil and petroleum products transhipment company in the Baltic States with a total tank capacity of 1.2 million cubic meters.

For more information contact:

Janina Biteniece, communication project manager

““Ventspils nafta” termināls” LLC.

Phone: +371 25482399

E-mail: jan@vnt.vtti.com