Alpha Dhabi Holdings, an active and strategic contributor to the economy of the UAE and a platform offering potential for progress and growth in the fields of construction, healthcare, hospitality, industry and investment in promising sectors, has announced the start of the first hiring round which intends to take on board 2,500 citizens over the course of the next five years.
This is being done through the Nafis program, in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the UAE.
Nafis is a federal program that aims to increase the competitiveness of the Emirati workforce and laying the foundations to fill 75,000 private sector roles, in the UAE, within the next five years.
The initiative is part of the company's vision and is in line with the country's "Projects of the 50" strategy of the UAE and its active contribution to the federal program for raising the competitiveness of UAE citizens and empowering them to fill jobs in private sector enterprises through the Nafis program.
As a way of attracting citizens who want to work and have the capabilities, skills and expertise, the company recently held a career day during which an elite group of talented and promising UAE nationals were chosen to fill a number of professional positions in the companies of Alpha Dhabi Holding, with the newly on-boarded UAE nationals set to commence work after the UAE National Day holiday.
Ghannam Al Mazrouei, Secretary-General of the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council, said the Nafis program was launched with the objective of increasing the competitiveness of the UAE workforce, supporting talented people and enabling them to fill 75,000 jobs in private sector institutions over the next five years.
"The program has many initiatives aimed at supporting the UAE workforce's contribution to the private sector and giving them training and skill-building opportunities with the institutions participating in the program," he stated.
Al Mazrouei said the council's partnership with Alpha Dhabi Holding emphasizes on the effectiveness of the Nafis program and its significant attraction to large companies such as this distinguished establishment, and we appreciate its support and commitment to employing 2,500 UAE nationals.
Managing Director and CEO Engineer Hamad Al Ameri said: "Our strategy at Alpha Dhabi Holding regarding our active partnership with Nafis is to recruit and train UAE talents to meet their aspirations and market challenges by providing them with the necessary expertise and skills which will enable them to find suitable positions in private sector institutions and give them a fair opportunity to develop their careers and potential, and for our country to employ their energies optimally as well."
"Alpha Dhabi Holding companies are ready to receive the first batch of UAE nationals who are scheduled to start filling their positions after the National Day holiday," he stated.
"This is an important message to send, as we are pleased to be working according to the vision of our wise leadership which is encouraging the empowerment of UAE citizens, giving them the opportunities to develop their experiences, abilities and potential for career growth and progress," he added.-TradeArabia News Service