The Award’s Categories
Award is granted to one or more winners in each of the following categories:
• Large manufacturing organizations or their sub-units (number of
workers 250 or more and registered capital of JOD 30,000 or more).
• Large service organizations or their sub-units (number of workers 250
or more and registered capital of JOD 30,000 or more).
• Small and medium size manufacturing organizations (number of workers
249 or less and registered capital of JOD 30,000 or less).
• Small and medium size service organizations (number of workers 249 or
less and registered capital of JOD 30,000 or less).
• Agriculture and agricultural marketing organizations.
• Award recipient organizations for two cycles or more.
1. Winning the
King Abdullah II Award for Excellence for Private Sector is considered a
major achievement for the winning organization, and a recognition of its
effective and efficient performance, in addition to considering the winning
organization as a role model.
2. The Awards are
presented at a big ceremony held under the Royal Patronage, where the
winning organizations receive a certificate of appreciation signed by His
Majesty King Abdullah II, and the trophy of the King Abdullah II Award for
Excellence for Private Sector, which is considered an incentive and an honor
for the winning organization.
3. The winning
organization may use the Award’s logo – set by the Center – on its
publications, documents, websites and media campaigns till the announcement
of the next cycle's result.
4. The winning
organization receives differential treatment from the Jordan Institution of
Standards and Metrology, Jordan Customs Department, Jordan Enterprise (JEDCO),
Government Tenders Directorate, General Supplies Department and Royal
Jordanian, summarized as follows:
Institution of Standards and Metrology:
the process of granting the Jordanian Quality Mark to the winning
organization’s products, so that a product is checked only against the
Quality Mark requirements for products and shortening the auditing process
of quality systems.
the process of granting compliance certificates to the winning
organization’s products to be exported.
the winning organization on the Golden List of Jordanian companies,
consequently lessening the number of inspections conducted on sites as part
of the regular inspection process carried out on factories.
the winning organization on the list of suppliers approved by the Jordan
Institution of Standards and Metrology (services and products) and granting
it differential treatment by the Instititutions’ tenders and purchases
committees when their products are compliant with the required standards.
the winning organization a main partner of the Jordan Institution of
Standards and Metrology and granting it the advantage of participating in
all its activities and technical committees, as well as involving it in
policy-making and procedures pertinent to the Institution’s work.
the winning industrial organization the advantage of participating in
international technical standards committees under the umbrella of the
the winning organization priority when requesting calibrations for
measurement equipment in their sites and speeding these processes.
informing the winning organization of developments and amendments that occur
to instructions, standards, technical principles and procedures related to
the nature of its products and services.
with similar organizations in Arab and foreign countries, with which the
Institution of Standards and Metrology had signed cooperation agreements and
memorandums of understanding, to grant the winning organization differential
treatment as its products enter those countries.
the winning organization’s imports as Green Line items within the risk based
Jordan Customs Department:
the winning organization’s chances of securing the Green Line or Yellow Line
at all customs centers provided that compliance with standards adopted by
the Jordan Customs Department is achieved.
Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO):
winning organizations of participation fees in the Jordan Virtual Exhibition
an additional 35% discount of participation fees in exhibitions and
promotional activities organized by JEDCO outside Jordan, given that these
exhibitions are 70% supported by JEDCO.
a 25% discount of participation fees in seminars and workshops.
a 50% discount of the cost of compliance certificates awarded by Jordan
Upgrading and Modernisation Program (JUMP).
engineering offices recepient of the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence
for the private sector (5) additional points to the technical assessment of
tenders they participate in valid for one year from receiving the Award.
E. General Supplies Department
- In tenders' evaluated
based on marks, the bidder who wins the Award gets five additional marks
to the total marks deserved as a result of the technical evaluation. To
get this benefit "the Award winning bidder has to submit a certificate
proving receiving the Award and to be valid when displayed"
*starting after announcing the
results of the 7th cycle (2012/2013)
F. Royal Jordanian
- The Royal Jordanian
grants each company that wins the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence
for Private Sector in its category two free two-way tickets (on economy
class), used for business purposes to any country in the world within RJ
5. The King
Abdullah II Center for Excellence publishes the success stories of the
winning organization on the websites of both the Center and the Award with
the aim of sharing the winning organizations' knowledge, promoting the
Award’s benefits and publicizing their achievement.
6. The winning
organizations present their success stories and share them with other
organizations through the Award related training courses, awareness
sessions, and relevant conferences. The winning organization may also
preserve the confidentiality of information they do not want to publicize.
Participate in the Award
- Participating in the
Award helps the organization to measure its performance according to the
Award Criteria. Adopting the excellence criteria and the International
best practice, helps in developing the internal systems and in the self
assessment process which aims to determining the strengths and areas for
improvement for the organization.
- Inspiring and motivating
employees to exert their efforts and exploit their full potential to
achieve the Award.
- Showing the best
achievements thus Improving the reputation of the organization in front
of the customers and stakeholders.
- Strengthening the brand
of the organization and its market value.
- Obtaining an assessment
report about its performance including the most important strengths and
areas for improvement which helps the organization in adopting the Award
criteria in the examination and development of its systems and
- In each Award category,
there is only one winning organization that receives the Award, while
the second in place receives the “Seal of Excellence”, and the third in
place receives the Mark of “Best Practice”.