loyalty award to eight employees
July 28, 2020
TACLOBAN CITY –
Eight employees who have rendered continuous service to the National
Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) from ten (10) to thirty-five (35) years
received well-deserved honor during the conferment program held at
the NMP Administration Building last 20 July 2020.
A fresh and inspiring
start took place as the NMP Loyalty Awarding happened on the same
day of the resumption of the NMP classes after the training
suspension on 16 March 2020 brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The honorees that were
recognized for their continuous and satisfactory services were: Mr.
Jay Arr Bryan Margallo for 10 years of service, Ms. Ma. Dessa Joy
Bautista for 25 years of service), Ms. Maria Sandra Gallardo, Ms.
Rosario Vinculado, Ms. Salvacion Cañete, Ms. Elena Santos and Ms.
Nancy Buatis for 30 years of service, and Ms. Lilibeth Go for 35
years of service.
“Today we give honor to
our employees who have given their dedication, faithful work, and
devotion to the Agency”, said NMP Executive Director Joel B.
Maglunsod in his Inspirational Message. He then encouraged other
employees to continue serving the Agency and its clients, the
Filipino seafarers, with vigor and loyalty and hence contribute to
the achievement of NMP's goals and objectives.
In her acceptance speech,
Ms. Go, who rendered 35 years of service in NMP, reminisced in her
acceptance speech her memory lane with NMP back in the year 1985
when she was still a Clerk I and how the institution molded her to
become what she is now.
Through a voice clip, Ms.
Bautista, Training Specialist III assigned at the NMP Manila Office
who rendered 25 years of dedicated service in NMP shared, “It never
crossed my mind that I will get this far, by this far I mean, I will
be able to touch lives, nurture learners and create steps to a
person’s stairway to success”.
Also, in response, the 10
years of service awardee, Mr. Margallo highlighted his myriad of
experiences with NMP that impacted his life in a meaningful and
memorable way. "NMP is really fortunate to have a vibrant and happy
workforce, group of very special people who commit to their jobs on
a daily basis – even when the going gets tough’, he added.
The occasion concluded
with the words from Atty. Ruben Y. Maceda, Chief Administrative
Officer, as he emphasized career growth and goal-setting as a vital
vision for all employees.
The conferment of Loyalty
Awards is pursuant to Section 7 Rule X of the Omnibus Rules and
Implementing Book V of Executive Order No. 292 and the NMP Program
on Awards and Incentive for Service Excellence (PRAISE) providing
for the grant of Loyalty Awards to employees who have rendered a
minimum of ten (10) years of service and a multiple or five (5)
years of service thereafter in the Agency.
The loyalty incentive is
granted to an employee who has served NMP continuously and
satisfactorily for at least ten (10) years. The recipient is
entitled to a cash bonus in the amount of P 1,000 per year subject
to the existing CSC policies and availability of funds.
However, those who have
received the cash award for their first ten (10) years in service
shall, upon reaching fifteen (15) years shall only receive the cash
award for the succeeding five (5) years and so on.
Currently, the NMP has a
total number of seventy-nine (79) plantilla positions with six
vacancies to be filled-up.
Meanwhile, in its effort
to sustain its mandate in providing quality service through
upgrading and specialized training programs, NMP continues to
maintain and upgrade its facilities and its pool of competent
instructors. Those Interested to take the training courses may visit
the NMP website @ www.nmp.gov.ph or visit the agency’s Facebook page
(www.facebook.com/ nmptrainingcenter) where all updates and relevant
information on NMP programs are available.
who wish to validate the authenticity of their seafarers-employed
with NMP issued certificates may visit www.verify.nmp.gov.ph.
Likewise, those interested in NMP research undertakings may visit
the NMP website and access the e-Research Information System Portal
which is designed to disseminate NMP completed researches, present
the Research Agenda, and engage the industry stakeholders to
collaborate in the research activities.
Further, NMP encourages
OWWA registered seafarers to avail of the NMP-OWWA (Overseas Workers
Welfare Administration) Seafarers’ Upgrading Program (SUP) and
Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) which entitles the
beneficiary to receive financial assistance for training costs from