In a pivotal stride towards bolstering the United Arab Emirates’ tech sector and nurturing homegrown talent, the Emirati Human Resources Development Council (EHRDC) and talabat, a frontrunner in everyday deliveries, have inked a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This transformative agreement aims to attract and cultivate Emirati talent within the private sector, with a specific focus on the burgeoning technology industry.
The MoU, a significant five-year commitment, was formally endorsed by Abdulaziz Harib Alfalahi, the Emiratisation Recruitment Superintendent of the EHRDC, and Hanna Nordell, Chief People Officer at talabat. This collaborative endeavor underscores the unwavering dedication of both entities to propel the UAE’s developmental journey while actively contributing to the nation’s quest for local talent engagement within the rapidly evolving tech realm.
At its core, this partnership is designed to facilitate professional training, mentorship, and a gateway to a diverse array of benefits. By augmenting the skill sets and employability of Emirati individuals, the EHRDC and talabat aspire to generate a plethora of job opportunities across the private sector landscape. This synergy is poised to address the pertinent challenges associated with attracting Emirati talent while effectively bridging the gap between local aspirations and the demands of the global job market.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Chairman of EHRDC, emphasized the strategic significance of this collaboration: “This alliance resonates with our core mission to empower Emirati talent and foster their advancement within the private sector. Through this joint effort, our aim is to unleash the remarkable potential of the Emirati workforce, thus contributing significantly to the UAE’s overarching vision of becoming a global epicenter for talent.”
“talabat’s unwavering commitment to engage and employ local talent seamlessly aligns with the fundamental objectives of the EHRDC. This partnership holds the key to expedite the development of the Emirati workforce, propelling them towards new horizons of career growth within the dynamic tech sector,” Al Mansouri added.
Hanna Nordell of talabat echoed the sentiment, stating, “As a homegrown enterprise deeply rooted in the region, talabat is fully dedicated to championing the UAE’s ambitious vision of transforming into a global talent powerhouse. Our collaborative journey with the Emirati Human Resources Development Council signifies a resolute commitment to nurturing and empowering the Emirati workforce within the private sector. Collectively, we will engineer sustainable solutions to attract and position talent in roles that best align with their capabilities.”
This formidable partnership between the EHRDC and talabat serves as a pivotal milestone, poised to fortify the UAE’s tech landscape and unlock the latent potential of its homegrown workforce. As this visionary endeavor unfolds, it promises to script a remarkable chapter in the nation’s pursuit of excellence in the world of technology and talent empowerment.