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Jobs in the United Arab Emirates: 3,000 immediate hiring interviews for young Emiratis at career fair – News


It also offers direct employment and training opportunities in more than 73 companies and institutions in the country.

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Published: Friday, October 27, 2023, 8:08 p.m.

In the region’s first three-day industrial careers expo for industry and advanced technology, more than 3,000 young Emiratis were interviewed for 500 job opportunities at the Abu Dhabi Energy Centre.

Young people across the country were offered on-site interviews for immediate recruitment, as well as direct employment and training opportunities at over 73 companies and institutions in the UAE’s advanced technology and industrial sectors.

Organized by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT), the exhibition was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MoHRE), the Emirates Talent Competitiveness Council (Nafis) and the Department of Development Abu Dhabi Economic Authority (ADDED). and ADNOC Group.

The inaugural exhibition showcased opportunities for local talent in sectors including defence, agricultural technology, food and beverage, electric and hybrid vehicles, service sector, oil and gas, packaging, advanced industries, construction and real estate, compliance and standardization, among others.

The event aimed to enhance collaboration with public and private sector entities in the UAE to foster interest in the national In-Country Value (ICV) programme, as well as take advantage of its incentives and facilitators.

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“The exhibition aligns with the ministry’s strategic objectives to develop the industrial sector, improve its competitiveness and strengthen its contribution to economic diversification and sustainable economic development, within the framework of the national ICV program and the ‘Make it in the Emirates’ initiative. ‘”, Omar Al Suwaidi, said the undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior.

Invest in local talent

Al Suwaidi noted that investing in local talent and improving their professional capabilities is a national priority.

“The exhibition has provided an effective platform to educate young Emiratis about the importance of the domestic industrial sector, as well as the enormous opportunities for career and career development. “It also allowed us to identify their skills and capabilities to enhance our ability to match national talent with labor market requirements in the industrial sector.”

Al Suwaidi noted that the ministry will continue to launch similar initiatives to increase the participation of Emirati talent in industry and advanced technology, especially in the private sector.

“The exhibition attracted more than 3,000 young Emiratis who were seeking to be part of the growth and development of the national industrial sector, as well as join the recruitment training programs that the ministry launches in collaboration with the private sector and training centers in the UAE. “

Al Suwaidi called on Emirati youth to participate in the ministry’s programs and initiatives, launched in collaboration with its strategic partners, to contribute to improving the competitiveness of the national industrial sector and take advantage of promising opportunities for growth and development.

Great interest

Ghannam Al Mazrouei, Secretary General of the Emirates Talent Competitiveness Council (Nafis), said: “The wide participation of our local talent reflects the great interest of Emirati youth in the government’s strategic directives and the continuous efforts to support them and empower them, thereby improving their competitiveness to work in the private sector, including industry, which plays a vital role in the national economy. The exhibition saw the convergence of over 73 industrial and service companies in the fields of iron, steel and heavy machinery, providing ample opportunities for our youth to seek employment and training in the UAE industrial sector.”

Al Mazrouei added: “Through our strategic partnerships, the Industrialists Program will help to initially provide 500 employment opportunities, accelerating employment in the private sector, which has seen the hiring of more than 81,000 Emiratis, including almost 31,000 since the beginning of this anus. “The exhibition provided a platform to showcase ‘Nafis’ programs and initiatives to our local talent, which uplift and empower Emiratis in the private sector.”

Dr. Saleh Al Hashmi, Chief Commercial and ICV Officer at ADNOC, said: “Nurturing and empowering local talent is a top priority for ADNOC and we will continue to empower them to build successful careers and contribute to the economic development of the UAE as we deliver. with our objectives.” aim to locally manufacture industrial products worth Dh70 billion under the ‘Make it in the Emirates’ initiative.”

The expo offered various job and training opportunities in various fields including engineering, scientific disciplines, information technology, supply chains, business and financial management, human resources and accounting. He also showed training programs in different fields.


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