Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) and Dubai Smart Government enter a new partnership to enhance Emaratisation efforts in the United Arab Emirates
posted on Mar 13, 2018
During its participation at the Careers UAE exhibition, Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the leading air navigation services provider for Dubai and part of the Northern Emirates, announced its partnership with Dubai Smart Government, which outlines the commencement of the utilisation of “Dubai Careers” as its official and main recruitment and selection platform.
The strategic partnership between dans and Dubai Smart Government comes as an important initiative that is in line with the organisation’s strategic objectives that aim at enhancing and developing Emaritisation efforts for UAE nationals at the work place. Dubai Careers portal is considered the most efficient recruitment portal available as it utilises the World’s leading talent acquisition system “Taleo”, in addition to integrating both LinkedIn and Government Resource Planning platforms in its applicants’ center. These benefits create the best environment that facilitates for dans the opportunity to have access to the best local and national talent available in the United Arab Emirates.
H.E. Mohammed Abdulla Ahli, the Director General of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and the CEO of Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans) stated: “The career opportunities offered within the realm of Air Traffic Management Sector such as Air Traffic Control Officers and Air Traffic Engineers all require a certain bespoke skill set that covers personal, professional and intellectual fronts. Acknowledging the ultimate importance of our Youth, as they are valued as our most important asset, Dubai Air Navigation Services continuously strives to implement the latest procedures, cutting edge technologies and develop successful initiatives that provide opportunities to support our youth in their career paths. In that light, the organisation’s partnership with Dubai Smart Government to utilise the “Dubai Careers” recruitment portal provides an exemplary opportunity for the organisation to gain more profound access to recruit local talent for the available career opportunities. Thus, we take great pride in extending our support to platforms that are developed locally inside the United Arab Emirates, which compete on an International level and cater to both local and international audiences”.
There are more than 35 different nationalities working at Dubai Air Navigation Services from Air Traffic Control Officers, Air Traffic Engineers and various forms of specialisations within the Air Traffic Management sector. Moreover, there are a total of 100 UAE Nationals working in the organisation all in senior and leadership positions, and a team comprised of 21 females who are UAE nationals as well as expats working efficiently across all operational units in the organisation Engineering and Air Control Sectors. In addition, the organisation has witnessed an overall growth of 32% in Emaratisation rates in its workforce in the span of two years only, from the period of 2015 until 2017.
Dubai Air Navigation services (dans) is the air navigation services provider for Dubai and part of the Northern Emirates. dans also provides air navigation services for airport authorities and numerous prestigious airlines, such as Dubai Airports and private airports in the UAE.