42% of the key positions in Emirates Global Aluminum are held by citizens – economists – local


Emirates Global Aluminum announced that it ended the year 2020 with its highest localization rate ever.

She explained in a statement yesterday that Emirati citizens currently occupy about 42% of the main positions in the company, as this rate exceeds the previous rate targeted by the company, which is represented in the localization of 40% of the main positions that can be localized by the end of 2020. The company added that it includes 1,200 Emirati employees, 750 of them under the age of 35, indicating that it has been focusing on developing the skills of its employees for decades, in order to enhance its business and its success in operating operations.

The company’s CEO, Abdul Nasser bin Kalban, said: “Our success depends on the skills and commitment of our employees, and we aim to harness all potentials of the UAE’s human capital, in line with the UAE Vision 2021.”

He added, “As a basic and vital industrial company in the country, we are proud of many talented young people who contribute to joining the development of the industrial sector and building an economy based on technology and knowledge.”

Bin Kalban stated that the company is working to recruit, develop and empower talented young Emiratis, through the National Graduate Training Program, which provides new graduates with an 18-month training in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and other fields, in order to provide them with the technical knowledge and managerial skills necessary to hold leadership positions within the company. . He stressed that, in line with the “Emirates Vision 2021”, which Emirates Global Aluminum is keen to support with all available means, it gives development opportunities to women and to assume leadership roles in operational processes, as females currently occupy about 20% of supervisory and administrative positions in the company.

Training programs

The Executive Committee of Emirates Global Aluminum includes members who joined the company at the beginning as new trainees, and it also organizes national training programs to prepare young people who have not completed their studies from among the citizens of the country, which aims to develop their skills and enable them to occupy technical positions in smelters and its power stations, where they graduate More than 5,000 Emirati citizens have enrolled in these training programs since their launch in 1982, while many of them pursued their successful careers at Emirates Global Aluminum, with some of them reaching the highest leadership positions in the company.

750 Emirati employees, out of 1,200 citizens in the company, are under 35 years old.

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