BAE Systems Saudi Arabia recently participated in a Careers Day organised by Al-Yamamah University in Riyadh. The fair aimed to introduce university students and graduates to the requirements of professional life and the job opportunities available to them in various fields.
A number of the Company's Human Resources employees handled questions and queries from students, outlined different aspects of the activities and work of BAE Systems Saudi Arabia and its current plans for Saudisation.
Dr. Hussein Bin Mohammed Al-Freihy, the University Director, visited the Company’s stand and he heard about the company’s efforts to provide employment opportunities for Saudi youth and to prepare them for the labour market, in accordance with a variety of plans and programmes.
Dr. Hussein Al-Freihy praised the role of the company and its constant contributions to these events which are seen as an opportunity - provided by the University - to its graduates in order to help them refine their skills and prepare them for work after their studies. Such events also provide the perfect link between firms and organizations on one hand and the career aspirations of job seekers on the other.
Majid Al-Muzairi, Director HR Centres of Excellence said: “Our participation aims to introduce Al-Yamamah University students - as well as attendees from the public - to the activities and the role BAE Systems plays in Saudi Arabia. We can offer career opportunities for graduates and developmental programmes, as per one of the most important objectives set by the company. That is equipping Saudis with the practical experiences that will help develop their professional and personal skills in accordance to the latest global training systems.”
BAE Systems Saudi Arabia takes pride in its commitment towards the employment of the largest possible number of local individuals in various functions across the Company. Currently approximately 60% of the workforce in the Kingdom are Saudi Nationals.
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