8000 Dubai Jobs Created From Emal/Dubal Merger


The UAE’s two aluminium smelters are set to merge to create the world’s fifth-largest producer with an enterprise value of US$15 billion. Mubadala and Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) are merging their aluminium assets.

The joint venture expects to add 2,000 new jobs by 2020 and estimates that a further 6,000 indirect jobs will be created by a growing aluminium sector in the country. The new company, Emirates Global Aluminium, will be headed by Abdulla Kalban, the current chief executive at Dubal.

The new joint venture is intent on growing its operations. Although it is not clear whether this will be at Dubai’s Jebel Ali facility or in Abu Dhabi.

To read more, please visit The National.


Gems Education In Dubai Hiring 500 Before September


As reported in Emirates 24/7, Gems Education in Dubai will recruit 500 employees for its two schools opening this September in Dubai.

The new schools are opening in Al Khail area and the recruitment is currently underway. There will be over 500 staff members employed at both schools once all phases are complete

The educational group will open its fourth Wellington school in September, offering the National Curriculum of England to students in the Primary Years initially, but will grow to year 13 in the coming years.

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Got an app idea? Dubai Government will fund.


Seed App Fund

Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development, has launched the SeedApp fund to create a Mobile Government (m-government) within two years — providing information on everything from health services to emergency information through mobile apps.

Get funding for your idea…

Emiratis who come up with the best ideas for government services’ mobile applications will receive 60 per cent of the funding required to develop and test their idea, and create a company in the Dubai SME business incubator. There will be no limit to the number of applications selected.

To read more about this and to find out how to access this fund, please visit Khaleej Times.

Cisco to recruit staff in Dubai on June 11


Cisco Systems will be hosting its new dedicated Career Day at the company’s Dubai office in Knowledge Village on Tuesday June 11, 2013, from 12 noon to 8pm.

The initiative is designed to provide an opportunity for skilled executives and university graduates to meet Cisco career experts and business leaders who are recruiting for positions at all levels within the company locally.

According to the company, the Cisco Career Day UAE 2013 offers an insightful platform for candidates to connect with Cisco’s local management team as well as providing valuable information about available job openings and opportunities, for experienced sales, presales, consulting & services professionals currently working in the ICT Sector in the UAE.

To read this article in full, please visit Khaleej Times.

Hundreds of UAE jobs on offer at hospitality job fair


As part of the Bayt.com Virtual Job Fair series, Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site, has announced two upcoming fairs:

  1. the Bayt.com Middle East Virtual Job Fair which will be accessible online from May 26 to May 30,
  2. and the Bayt.com Hospitality Virtual Job Fair, which will be accessible online from June 9 to June 13.

Employers and job seekers from across the region are invited to participate in the fair, which allows both candidates and employersto interact live, explore various opportunities, and access Bayt.com’s HR tools all from the convenience of their personal computers.

Jobseekers wishing to participate in either virtual fair can register for free at virtualjobfair.bayt.comor hospitality.bayt.com.

To read this press release in full, please visit Bayt.com

Hundreds of healthcare job vacancies in Dubai


Various vacancies have opened up with Dubai Health Authority (DHA).

The health entity is hiring for its various departments. Candidates are required in fields such as medical, technical and administrative areas.

DHA is in need of: anaesthesia technicians, application administrators, nurses, attendants, audiologist, CCTV technician, cardiac anaesthetist, consultants in internal medicines, nephrology, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatric, dental assistants, technical ophthalmologists and many other professionals in various categories.

Salaries have already gone up for those in the sector. Figures released by Hays, an international recruitment company, shows that salaries of doctors in the UAE have gone up substantially over the past one year.

To read this article in full, please visit emirates247.com