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Human Resources Policy

The Human Resources Policy of Öryggismiðstöðin

1. Purpose and scope

Öryggismiðstöðin´s human resources policy is detailed in the company's employee manual.

Öryggismiðstöðin seeks to recruit skilled and ambitious employees who work according to our values of leadership, care, and trust. These guiding principles, together with continuous training, aim to empower employees, maintain a strong team spirit, ensure customer satisfaction, and maximize the company's performance.

The following factors are our guiding principles in managing human resources at Öryggismiðstöðin:

2. Policy

Hiring and termination

We hire the most qualified people in our field of work.
Recruitment is handled by professionals and there are job descriptions available for all jobs.
All of us welcome new employees warmly and give them support and training on the job.
When an employee’s time with the company comes to an end they are offered an exit interview with their immediate supervisor or the HR manager and we always strive to make an employee’s exit as positive an experience as possible.
Employees who reach retirement age are invited to take a special course for those who are leaving the labor market because of their age.

Education and professional development

We are responsible for our ability and performance.
We acquire the knowledge that our work requires.
We understand that it is our responsibility to know the products and services our company offers.
Öryggismiðstöðin encourages its employees to develop and grow in their work. We offer high-quality courses and training with the aim of maximizing the job skills of our staff.
Our focus is on technological innovation, and we are all responsible for keeping up to date with the latest developments in that area.
We teach each other.

Terms of employment

Employees' wage terms take into account collective agreements where applicable. Because wages are determined on an individual basis at Öryggismiðstöðin, the responsibilities and nature of the job, as well as the skills, abilities, productivity, and achievements of each employee are considered. Payroll information can be found in employment contracts signed by each employee.
Öryggismiðstöðin operates according to an equal pay system and the equal pay policy is in accordance with the requirements of the equal pay standard ÍST 85:2012 and in accordance with act No. 10/2008 on equal status and equal rights of women and men.

Management and feedback

Our organization and processes are clear. We know what is expected of us.
Managers encourage and provide clear feedback.
Managers and employees are jointly responsible for a good flow of information.
Emphasis is placed on mutual trust and communication between senior management and employees.

Working environment

Emphasis is placed on an open and positive working environment, cohesion, and making employees feel comfortable at work.
We show each other respect when communicating and are proud to work at Öryggismiðstöðin.
We emphasize maintaining our equipment and facilities in the best possible condition.

STE-0449 Human Resources Policy of Öryggismiðstöðin

Release Date: 16/06/2020