Ducab seeks to empower Emirati youth with new Bidayiti talent programme
The initiative aims to foster Emirati talent in line with the nation’s Emiratisation strategy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – X February 2020: As part of the nation’s Emiratisation strategy, Ducab has announced the launch of ‘Bidayiti’, a programme which appeals to Emiratis and enhances their work skills across different sectors. The objective of the programme, that translates to “The Beginning”, is to contribute to building the UAE’s manufacturing industry, a key pillar in UAE Vision 2020 and the country’s national economy.
Bidayiti provides interns with 12 months of on the job training, with the goal of providing a rich educational experience, introducing the trainees to real life work environments, and highlighting the importance of the manufacturing sector and its role in achieving economic prosperity for the UAE. The programme will include training in various departments at Ducab, including Human Resources, Commercial, Marketing, IT, Audit, Supply Chain, and High Voltage.
Ducab will work to support all trainees to ensure they receive maximum benefits from the programme, and will provide them with recommendations and advice that will strengthen their experiences.
Every Bidayiti trainee will receive a monthly salary, as well as health insurance and an opportunity to join Ducab as a full-time employee upon successful completion of their year long training.
Commenting on the launch of the programme, Dr. Ahmad Bin Hassan Al Shaikh, Chairman of Ducab, said: “At Ducab, we understand the importance of Emirati nationals achieving their ambition to participate in the UAE’s successful economic journey. We launched Bidayiti to provide Emirati youth with career opportunities that enrich their work experience and strengthen their skills, preparing them for the future of manufacturing – a key pillar in economic diversification. The programme also aligns with our wise leadership’s directives and the company’s Emiratisation.”
Eng Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri, Vice Chairman of Ducab, said: “Emiratisation is our top priority at Ducab. Bidayiti is a stepping stone towards our ongoing commitment in achieving the UAE leadership’s vision to empower Emirati youth and enable them to play a key role in the manufacturing industry to support the nation’s economic diversification”