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RTA offers 200 job opportunities at Ru’ya to boost Emiratisation


RTA fosters a work environment that promotes continuous learning and training for its employees.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is participating in the ‘Ru’ya – Careers UAE Redefined’ 2023, offering 200 job vacancies across a range of engineering and scientific fields. The objective is to draw in Emirati graduates and talents to build a database of qualified talents ready to adopt new skills and professional work practices. RTA seeks to recruit experienced individuals to leverage their scientific expertise and professional practices.

Ru’ya, Careers UAE Redefined 2023, the leading recruitment, skills development and networking forum for UAE Nationals, will kick off on Tuesday 19th September at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

“Our annual participation in this fair underscore our commitment to the Emiratisation strategy. This event draws a broad segment of fresh university, college, and institute graduates, as well as senior Emirati leaders in various positions,” said Athari Mohammed, Director of Human Resources and Development Department, Corporate Administrative Support Services Sector, RTA.

“RTA fosters a work environment that promotes continuous learning and training for its employees. It values innovation and precision in task execution and focuses on nurturing and upscaling UAE talents by hosting workshops and familiarising them with international best practices in human development,” explained Athari.“

Driven by the RTA’s commitment to hire top young talents across various specialisations and universities, individuals interested in available jobs spanning engineering, data science, urban planning, IT security, and other specialisations in transportation and rail can input their details online on tablets set up at the RTA’s booth or opt for in-person interviews with specialists of RTA’s Human Resources and Development Department,” concluded Athari.

The much-awaited Ru’ya will be held in halls 1, 2, 3 and 4 until Thursday 21st September, Ru’ya is set to welcome more than 15,000 visitors from 10am to 6pm looking to find employment, empowerment, and inspiration.

 Featuring more than 100 leading companies looking to recruit Emiratis, the 22nd edition will connect public and private organisations with UAE citizens who are keen to advance their careers, while also contributing to the nation’s economic diversification and growth through the government’s ongoing commitment to Emiratisation. As the first edition since the UAE government’s mandatory Emiratisation targets were announced, Ru’ya will support companies with their efforts towards reaching the goal of achieving a two per cent Emiratisation rate by the end of 2023, and an ambitious 10 per cent rate by the end of 2026.

Asma Alsharif, AVP, Sustainable Development, Exhibitions at the Dubai World Trade Centre, said: “As we collectively look to enhance the capabilities of UAE Nationals and drive economic development in line with the strategic vision of the UAE Government, Ru’ya offers leading local and international organisations a platform to engage with promising young Emiratis. Through a series of inspiring initiatives and unrivalled networking opportunities, we hope to equip today’s talent with invaluable knowledge and skills to shape successful careers, helping to build a prosperous future for all.”

Ru’ya is set to offer an unparalleled experience for its visitors, with its aim to redefine futures, reconnect talent with industry leaders and recharge job hunts to help young Emiratis find the right role. Its exciting agenda includes a series of impactful talks, live performances by over 30 inspiring citizens on its stage, interactive workshops, competitions and the chance to engage directly with leading employers, all in one location.

New for this edition, activation ‘Get Hired’ offers attendees the chance to grab 15-minute interviews with leading employers for the chance to secure their dream job. This complimentary service CV matching service will see candidates paired with the job opportunities that best match their skillset, streamlining the hiring process for both visitors and exhibitors.

Meanwhile ‘Empower Her’, is another addition to the exhibition a dedicated area for visitors seeking employment or career advancement, that provides inspiring and informative workshops, panels and mentoring sessions by experts who understand the workplace hurdles that women face.

The ‘LinkedIn Hub’ returns to Ru’ya this year, with experts from the organisation on hand to empower Emirati youth and guide them on how to elevate their profiles, and ‘Project You’ will host immersive workshops and activities to help level up essential skills.

The ‘Next Founder’ initiative, run by the Ministry of Education in partnership with the UAE’s first crowdfunding platform, DubaiNext, will invite young entrepreneurs to pitch sustainable business ideas for the chance to win cash prizes to turn their visions into a reality, as well as work closely with mentors to create final pitches to present at COP 28, taking place in Dubai in November and December. Other competitions, in partnership with Al Futtaim Group, include ‘Fashion Reborn’, encouraging students to create new sustainable fashion trends by transforming unwanted clothes, as well as ‘Greenwheel’, a treasure hunt challenging students to re-invent a sustainable car concept and shake up the automotive industry.

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