The Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai has announced the launch of a new national initiative to prepare and qualify 1000 citizens, in cooperation with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as part of efforts to implement the message of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai This initiative was launched by the Emirate of Dubai with the launch of the Emirate's Action Plan, which was adopted by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, with the aim of ensuring “a job for every citizen”, providing the necessary frameworks to provide quality and appropriate jobs for citizens and enhancing their competitiveness in the labor market.
The initiative aims to launch a program to develop citizens and enable them to acquire the skills and competencies required in the labor market. It will focus on qualitative employment in strategic value-added sectors, such as energy, telecommunications, technology, transport and storage, financial, health, education, artificial intelligence, space, digital transactions (blockchain) and advanced sciences. National and drive the development process of the state.
The target sectors of the initiative are in line with the UAE's drive to encourage innovation to create a sustainable knowledge economy, which requires the preparation of qualified national cadres capable of leading these strategic sectors.
The initiative involves key steps, starting with monitoring labor market needs and opportunities, in collaboration with private sector companies. Dubai Chamber will analyze current demand and market needs and then analyze skills gaps to produce the desired results of the training programs. Current and private sector jobs.
Based on market needs and available opportunities, job categories are developed and core competencies are identified, and preliminary examination of candidates' profiles is conducted to understand their qualifications and interests, match them with potential employers in coordination with selected companies, identify recruitment needs, and monitor the gap between learning outcomes, skills and labor market requirements, Cooperation with Dubai University and other training institutions, private sector companies and international experts will be conducted to design training and development programs to prepare candidates for smooth entry into the labor market. C internal training and employment carefully designed.
The Secretary General of the Executive Council of Dubai Abdullah Al Basti said that the initiative aims at enhancing the participation of national talent in the labor market and activating the principle of partnership between the public and private sectors to qualify and develop human cadres, pointing out that the Government of Dubai pays great attention to training and qualifying national cadres through a package of initiatives. Qualitative training that is based on raising the efficiency of those cadres and refining them with the expertise and skills needed by the labor market.
“Our plan of action is based on empowering Emiratis seeking and providing them with the job skills required by the labor market and accelerating the quality of Emiratisation in strategic jobs. This joint initiative will contribute to enhancing employment opportunities for UAE nationals,” he said. "Wataniya is able to participate actively in driving economic development and keeping pace with the requirements of the labor market."
Al Basti added: “We have to develop a methodology to keep pace with the changes in the labor market to enhance the competitiveness of Emiratis, especially in light of our ambitious strategies to maintain the sustainability of our development process. “On the one hand, the qualification and empowerment of national human resources and the refinement of their capabilities and skills on the other hand, so as to be able to assume qualitative functions in the targeted strategic sectors».
Hamad Buamim, Director General of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, pointed out that the initiative takes into account mechanisms that will provide opportunities to develop the skills of citizens and enable them to the labor market, on the basis of addressing the challenge radically, and taking into account the strategic needs of the labor market in the country, praising the role of the private sector. The Government's efforts in this regard as a key partner in the economic development process, affirming its commitment to the national strategic plans in this regard.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, has adopted the plan of action of the Emirate of Dubai with the aim of ensuring «job for every citizen», which focuses on coordination with all federal and local parties and the private sector, and provides rehabilitation and training programs to ensure the creation of jobs The quality and appropriateness of citizens, with a view to ensuring that citizens are not disrupted, with a focus on identifying the needs of strategic sectors where Emiratisation should be directed.
Package of initiatives
The initiative to prepare and qualify 1000 citizens is part of a package of initiatives and programs that will be launched in succession to qualify citizens and enhance their competencies to compete and participate in meeting the needs of the current and future labor market, in addition to conclude important partnerships with the private sector to ensure the preparation of qualified generation with the necessary skills and competitive Globally, keeping pace with future changes and supporting the national economy. The first batch of the training program will begin in November to enhance citizens' readiness to enter the labor market.
Focus on recruitment and qualitative qualification in sectors of strategic value added.