Empower has achieved 40% Emiratisation in its senior management, and 33% in its middle management.
The district cooling provider also highlighted that 15% of the company’s 750 employees are Emiratis, out of which 48% are female.
This comes within the framework of Empower's commitment to enhance the role of Emirati talents in driving economic development by increasing the number of employees working in the district cooling sector in line with the UAE Vision 2021.
Empower strives to participate in employment fairs at universities and educational and training institutes, under the supervision of the Dubai Government Human Resources Department.
“Empower's integrated system and strategic plan contribute to achieving the UAE Government's strategic vision, which aims to increase Emiratisation and achieve annual rate amounting to 4%, by encouraging nationals to engage in all critical sectors,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
“Emiratisation is an essential part of Empower's recruitment strategy since its inception, as we believe in the importance of investing in Emirati talents.
“Empower supports the UAE’s comprehensive development plan, and contributes to achieving top positions in global indicators.”
Bin Shafar stressed that Empower is also committed on empowering Emirati women and supporting their professional development in the district cooling sector, in line with the vision of the UAE’s wise leadership to support women as partners in the development process.