Union Coop Reports 73 Percent Emiratization Rate in Top Managerial Positions
Prepared By: Benoi Nair
The number of Emirati employees in Union Coop totals to 343, where the Senior management positions were reported as 73 percent, while other administrative positions account for 30 percent
Mr. Ahmed Bin Kenaid, Director of Human Resources and Emiratization at Union Coop said, “Union Coop pays great importance to Emiratization, as we believe it is one of the most important steps towards national human resources development. The number of UAE citizens working at Union Coop includes 127 men and 216 women, as of May-end 2018. Union Coop is keen on hiring local talents and contributes to the government’s vision of ‘Emiratization’, by overcoming the challenges with respect to the same in the private sector.”
He further motivated job seekers of the Emirati nationals with various experiences and qualifications to visit Union Coop’s website – http://corporate.unioncoop.ae/arabic/default.aspx to apply for suitable employment. For its part, Union Coop also conducted a recruitment drive/workshop with Emirates Nationals Development Programme at the Knowledge and Human Development Authority – Dubai, accompanied by introductory lectures on Union Coop and job opportunities within.
Bin Kenaid adds,” Union Coop adopts & motivates the Emiratis to realize their ambitions through integrated training programs and job opportunities that help them achieve their professional and personal goals. Union Coop with the support of its Board of Directors wishes to create and motivate an innovative generation of Emiratis, in line with the great leader’s vision of Dubai 2021.”
“We take immense pride in saying that Union Coop, without a fragment of a doubt is one of the best private entities in the country in terms of working environment, convenient working hours, policies, on-the-job training programs and other activities that contribute to the bright future of our citizen employees. Union Coop offers many benefits to its members such as attractive salaries, benefits, career development opportunities, training programs and many more that enable an employee to grow within the company.” Says Bin Kenaid