In a step that will develop the national manpower and create thousands of job opportunities for the people of NEOM and Tabuk, the General Organization for Technical and Vocational Training and the company NEOM signed today, a memorandum of understanding for the NEOM project within the plans contributing to achieving the 2030 vision.
According to this partnership, about 6 thousand trainees from the Saudis, especially those from the region, will be trained and qualified to find suitable jobs within the many and many opportunities that the project will provide.
The NEOM project will require in the next five years thousands of professional opportunities in a number of sectors, and the partnership between the General Organization for Technical and Vocational Training and the NEOM Company will provide the qualification, training and practical experience necessary to meet this need.
The training will focus on the necessary skills required by key sectors such as energy, construction, operation, maintenance, hospitality, transportation and logistics.
NEOM will ensure that graduates obtain employment opportunities with NEOM contractors and companies, and students will be trained by international and local training institutions that offer qualitative and high-level training, in strategic partnership with the institution to ensure the quality of the program outputs and the appropriateness of graduates to work on the project.
For his part, the Governor of the General Organization for Technical and Vocational Training, Dr. Ahmed bin Fahd Al-Fuhaid, affirmed that this agreement comes as a sense of the integrative role between the General Organization for Technical and Vocational Training and NEOM Company to contribute to national development and investment in human cadres.
Al-Fuhaid added that the NEOM project is considered one of the most important pillars for achieving the 2030 vision. The training and qualification of national cadres are qualitatively capable of advancing the requirements of ambitious development plans, which is the main goal of the vision.
Al-Fuhaid said that this partnership with NEOM will provide the people of the region with an opportunity to be an effective part in achieving the ambitious vision, and we at the Foundation are happy that our outputs are part of the inputs to building the distinctive NEOM project. Specializations in all regions of Saudi Arabia.
In this context, the CEO of NEOM Nazmy El-Nasr said: “We are determined to build NEOM with high quality of life and specifications that enable it to compete with other regions around the world to attract the best minds, and this requires devoting great efforts and investments in order to qualify the necessary competencies to work to achieve this goal.” And we want the sons of the local community to be our partners in turning this great dream into reality, and from here we will invest in their rehabilitation in cooperation with the General Organization for Vocational and Technical Training. “
It is noteworthy that the partnership announcement is the latest in a series of projects within the NEOM strategy of social responsibility, which will focus during 2020 on developing the skills and competencies of the local community, creating job opportunities, developing and qualifying the owners of crafts and talents, enhancing the spirit of community participation and forming partnerships with non-profit institutions, which aim to achieve an impact My deep positive community started in Tabuk.
In 2019, the Department of Social Responsibility launched several initiatives related to training and job creation and sending students with scholarships to pursue their education abroad.