Global Business Power Corporation with a total gross capacity of 1,091 MW, is a leading independent power producer in the Visayas, with a presence in Mindanao and Mindoro Islands. Harnessing the expertise of its shareholders, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) and JG Summit Holdings, Inc., GBP provides flexible energy solutions to address the varying requirements of its customers and the nation. Through these efforts, Visayas has been shaped into what it is today in the pursuit of enlightening lives and empowering progress.
GBP follows a hierarchical organisational structure, with 952 employees across all sites. With the Board of Directors carrying oversight functions across the organisation, the company is led by the President, Mr. Jaime T. Azurin, who sets company policies and over-all strategic direction.
Its people have been recognised as the crucial aspect to the attainment of GBP’s corporate goals and objectives. Not only that, the organisation also goes to great lengths to ensure that its employees are more than happy to stay and work towards improving both the organisation and the communities surrounding them.
GBP offers career growth opportunities by building employee capacity and empowering them to be proactive in setting their own targets, in line with the company’s objectives.
As they continue to build up and expand their reach, a competent workforce with future-ready skills is required to attain the company’s vision and corporate objectives. This challenge is taken head on by investing heavily in their people.
A testament of this commitment is the GBP Institute for Energy (GIE), the company’s learning and development hub designed to promote energy efficiency through technical education, better understanding of clean coal technology, and leadership skills.
Ever striving to improve the employee experience, a comprehensive benefits system is also offered, which includes guaranteed bonuses, allowances (clothing, rice, and medicine), health and life insurance coverage, provident fund, and retirement plan, leave benefits, and flexible working schedules.
In coping with the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, GBP has remained resilient and flexible by adapting its policies, processes, and practices to fit in the new normal. This is to ensure that the company and its people stays relevant, effective, and engaging to deal with the ever-changing situation.