2,000 energy sector jobs at Abu Dhabi show
Abu Dhabi, January 21, 2013
More than 2,000 jobs are expected to be on offer from 12 major oil and gas companies participating at an upcoming recruitment show in Abu Dhabi as they prepare to step up their Emiratisation drive.
The Tawdheef Recruitment Show takes place from January 29 to 31 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.
The majority of the jobs will be offered by Abu Dhabi-based Al Mansoori Specialised Engineering, which has listed 1,000 jobs on the recruitment fair’s website, tawdheef.ae, across 75 positions, ranging from HSE Coordinators to Senior Engineers.
Al Mansoori has operations in more than 20 countries in the Mena region, and has aggressive expansion plans to grow its oil gas services, from slickline and directional drilling, well testing, manpower supply, inspections, technical and safety training, and equipment manufacturing, a statement said.
Abdalla Omar Rahuma, Corporate Human Capital manager at Al Mansoori, said: “In our strategic plan to address Emiratisation in the UAE and implement our existing recruitment policies, we are looking into hiring as many Emiratis as possible to support our business growth, and help the UAE government in the development of UAE nationals.”
“We expect to reach a wide pool of highly qualified and skilled Emirati candidates at Tawdheef. The show is very important for us to plan for our future manpower needs and achieve our strategic goals.”
More headline energy organisations at the event with big recruitment drives for 2013 include Gold Sponsors Abu Dhabi National Oil Corporation (Adnoc), Mubadala, and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, which has 500 job openings across various roles.
They will be joined by other local companies the General Holding Corporation – Senaat, and the Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa).
A number of multinational energy organisations including Dolphin Energy, Halliburton, Petrofac, Schlumberger, Total, and Total Tractebel Emirates O&M are also set to take part in the event in their quest for top Emirati talent.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Tawdheef Recruitment Show is the first and most significant career fair of 2013, offering a vast range of career opportunities for thousands of job seekers from more than 100 hiring companies.
Other key organisations taking part at the seventh edition of Tawdheef include Titanium Sponsor, Presidential Guard; Platinum Sponsors National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Police, and the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank; Gold Sponsors Du, ADNOC and Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority; Silver Sponsor Etihad Airways and Khalifa Fund, and Registration Sponsor Abu Dhabi Airports Company. – TradeArabia News Service
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