EGA to launch 2016 Emiratisation Drive at Tawdheef

Region’s largest primary aluminium producer is offering rewarding career opportunities to promising Emirati talent

United Arab Emirates, 31 January 2016: A proudly Emirati business, Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) is committed to hiring, growing and developing local talent to deliver a legacy of excellence for the UAE. As part of its national recruitment drive and to showcase the wealth of opportunities available at the company for UAE Nationals, EGA will participate at the Tawdheef 2016 recruitment exhibition, taking place from 1 to 3 February at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi.

EGA is one of the largest organisations in the UAE and Emiratization is a key component of the company’s efforts to maximise its impact on the social and economic development of the country. Jointly owned by Mubadala Development Company and the Investment Corporation of Dubai, EGA provides employment to approximately 1,200 UAE Nationals across its sites at EGA Al Taweelah in Abu Dhabi (also known as Emirates Aluminium or “EMAL”) and EGA Jebel Ali in Dubai (Dubai Aluminium or “DUBAL”).

“Operating a culture of excellence and innovation, we are seeking talented Emirati candidates to grow our team and help build a bright future for EGA,” said Ahmed Al Shamsi (Executive Vice President, Human Capital ). “We have ambitious expansion plans both locally and internationally and it is therefore a particularly exciting time for Emiratis to explore employment opportunities with EGA – whether they are a fresh graduate or looking to make the next step in their career.”

EGA offers various programmes targeted at recruiting – and providing career growth and skills development opportunities to – UAE Nationals. These include dedicated trainee programmes for university graduates and school leavers, scholarships and work placement opportunities. EGA also provides management training through accelerated development programmes.

EGA and its subsidiaries have exhibited at Tawdheef since 2009. The business received 3,271 applications at Tawdheef 2015. Opportunities offered by EGA at Tawdheef 2016 include Graduate Trainee, National Training Craft Program and a number of direct hire positions across several departments. Academic majors of particular interest are electrical, mechanical, electronics, mechatronics and industrial engineering, management, chemical, business administration, finance, accounting and IT.