26 | Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH FBB as an employer Employee numbers 2019 Average number of employees employed during the fiscal year 2,109 workers (salaried employees) 87 trainees and students 2,196 employees Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH is an attractive employer. The total number of employees has increased by 203 to 2,196 (as of 31 December 2019). As at the reporting date, 87 of these were trainees and students in dual studies being employed by FBB, 27 of whom were newly welcomed to FBB in 2019. Conversely, 22 trainees and students in dual studies successfully completed their training in 2019. Picture above: On 1 August 2019, 18 trainees started their in-company training at FBB in commercial or industrial/technical training occupations and 9 students in a dual course of study.
FBB als Arbeitsgeber | 27 By the time BER becomes operational, 200 new posts will be filled in the operational areas. Working for the Airport Company Recruiting In the course of the forthcoming opening of BER, the Management Board and the Supervisory Board have announced the creation of more than 200 additional positions in the operational areas of Aviation, Terminal Management, Airport Fire Brigade, Security, IT and Technical Facility Management. A majority of these – 190 positions – were already filled in 2019. In addition, more than 100 additional employees were recruited and hired in further staffing procedures. The recruiting team reviewed over 6,000 applications and conducted 1,700 interviews. Once again, the instrument of applicant days in the form of speed dating proved its worth. In addition, a further recruiting channel was established with the introduction of the “Employees recommend employees” programme. Personnel development Building on the management development programmes of recent years, training courses, workshops for knowledge transfer as well as collaboration and individual offerings for managers at all levels were offered in numerous target group-specific formats. In addition, FBB has a broad range of offers for further training, which are directed at the entire workforce and go far beyond specialist training measures stipulated by law or that are necessary for the business operation. Employees have access to a wide range of further training opportunities that are geared to their respective needs. Employees can take part in centrally organised in-house training courses to strengthen methodological and social skills on topics such as conflict management, self-management and communication. The offer is also supplemented by external individual training courses on special technical and personal development training content.