SENAAT, one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE, today reaffirmed its support for Tawdheef, the region’s most recruitment event, taking place until January 31st at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

For the sixth consecutive year, as an Industrial Partner, SENAAT will offer over 150 immediate job placements to qualified applicants, on the group level and at its portfolio companies including Emirates Steel, National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Ducab, Arkan, Talex and Al Foah and Taweelah Aluminium Extrusion Company (TALEX).

The job vacancies represent a wide range of disciplines, including finance, supply chain, human resources, administration and project management, sales and marketing, engineering and information technology for both entry-level and experienced candidates.

In line with its ambitious Emiratisation strategy, specifically in the industrial sector , SENAAT continues to make great progress in creating opportunities for Emiratis. All senior leadership positions are now held by the UAE Nationals, with an outstanding Emiratisation rate of 64percent achieved at the holding company level.

Tawdheef has been instrumental in enabling SENAAT to successfully place 123 Emirati employees throughout the group during the past year, as the total number of the Emirati employees now in the company has reached to around 1350 employees. By 2020, SENAAT aims to increase the number of Emirati employees to more than 2000 employees in SENAAT and its subsidiaries, comprising 32 per cent of its workforce.

Eng. Ahmad Suhail Al Muhairi, Acting Senior Vice President of Business Support for Senaat , said: “SENAAT’s long-standing collaboration with Tawdheef is a true testament to our commitment to providing Emiratis with the opportunity to have a fulfilling career in a rapidly developing industry.

” Eng. Al Muhairi added: “The UAE’s industrial sector holds immense potential for Emirati Nationals in various fields, mainly including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). At SENAAT, we seek to inspire more people to step out of their comfort zone, ignite a passion to build their skills and competencies through STEM education and be equipped to compete, contribute and thrive in the future while building a dynamic career.” Human resource representatives and talent acquisition specialists from SENAAT and its subsidiaries are present at the stand (H3 C20) to offer insights into skills in-demand and sector trends, as well as equip and empower prospective candidates with useful knowledge that may influence their career progression.

In addition to providing UAE Nationals an opportunity to join SENAAT and contribute to Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, SENAAT is committed to retaining and developing top human capital across the group. The company has implemented a diverse portfolio of advanced and highly sophisticated upskilling courses, leadership development programmes and knowledge transfer initiatives for employees to become more valuable assets for the organisation.