NPCC focuses on female Emiratisation
Published Date : 09, Jun 2011
In line with the Government's drive to boost Emiratisation, National
Petroleum Construction Company, or NPCC, has taken a lead role in
creating job opportunities and providing the appropriate career
development plans to attract and retain UAE Nationals in the challenging
and demanding sector.
Whilst the initial drive for Emiratisation focused predominantly
on male graduates, Abu Dhabi's engineering and procurement and
construction company is attracting an increasing number of female UAE
staff, who is actively contributing to the various technical, commercial
and administrative departments within NPCC.
In a recently, NPCC's Chairman, Hussain Jassem Al Nowais stated
that 50per cent of the Executive Management Team at NPCC are Emiratis,
and the target is to increase this to 75 per cent by 2012/2013. The
total number of UAE Nationals has almost doubled in the last year to
reach almost 200, including 30 female staff.