Aldar signs a partnership with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy to develop local talent in conjunction with the increase in the number of nationals in the group

The partnership includes the two parties working together on a series of training programs for Emirati graduates with the aim of developing local talent in the private sector

The collaboration is in line with the house’s commitment to invest in Emirati talent and support the Emiratisation goals outlined in the UAE’s “50 Projects” initiative.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesAldar Properties Company (“Aldar”) has announced the signing of a strategic collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy, the knowledge arm of the Abu Dhabi Global Market, the international financial center of the UAE capital, to deliver a set of talent development programs developed for Emirati graduates, amid the company’s bid to provide 1,000 jobs for UAE nationals. By 2026. The house has employed more than 260 Emiratis through its companies since the “Nafes” program was supported in September 2021.

This collaboration comes within the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding that Aldar recently signed with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy, which aims to activate the role of both parties in promoting the knowledge-based economy in the UAE and supporting the new generation of business leaders in the private sector.

On this occasion, Bayan Al Hosani, Executive Director of Human Resources and Performance at Aldar Properties, said: “Our priorities at Aldar focus on investing in our employees, who we consider our most important asset, and contributing to the achievement of a sustainable future for the UAE. We are proud of our partnership with the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy, from which we look forward In order to achieve these priorities and accelerate our contribution to the development of a knowledge-based economy in the country, we strive together to equip national talent with the necessary tools, enable them to achieve the highest levels of career excellence, and contribute effectively to the growth and prosperity of our nation.”

The Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy program covers several axes, including training models on interpersonal skills, working within teams, workplace culture, professional development, management and the importance of effective communication with employees. Participants in the program will have the opportunity to do practical training within the Aldar Group at the end of the program.

Hamad Sayyah Al Mazrouei, Chief Operating Officer of Abu Dhabi Global Market and General Manager of Abu Dhabi Market Academy, said: “In line with the vision of our wise leadership and its focus on investing in the future, we are at Abu Dhabi Market Academy. pleased to play an important role in this collective effort as we continue to contribute to the building of Our homeland and achieve more growth and prosperity for it. Our collaboration with Aldar represents an additional step in providing Emirati talents with the necessary skills to not only meet the requirements. of the future market, but also to focus on residents and motivate them to move forward in their personal and professional journey of learning and development.”

It is noteworthy that Emirati nationals now represent 40.8% of the home’s employees, and young people form an essential pillar of the total workforce at home, with 62% of national employees under 35 years of age. Emirati nationals currently represent half of Aldar’s executive management team and hold executive chairmanships in Aldar Group, Aldar Investments and Aldar Enterprises. Nationals hold 35.6% of key departmental leadership positions, including strategy, transformation, sustainability, marketing, communications, procurement, information technology, commercial affairs, portfolio management, investment, retail, design and planning, finance, human resources, culture and performance.

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About Aldar Company

Aldar is a leading property development and management company in the UAE, with a diversified and sustainable operating model supported by two core businesses, Aldar Development and Aldar Investments.

Aldar Development Company continues its leading role in developing integrated communities that enrich the lives of residents across the most sought-after destinations in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, including Yas Island, Saadiyat Island, Al Raha Beach and Al Reem- island. It also owns a land portfolio of 69 million square metres, comprising three business units: Aldar Projects, and will be responsible for managing the fee-based project management business unit, including a portfolio that includes civic housing and major infrastructure projects; Al Dar Al Riyada, which seizes new business opportunities and develops areas of innovation; and “Aldar Misr”, a platform that focuses on the promising and profitable Egyptian real estate market, as a major market for the development of integrated mixed-use communities.

Aldar Investments is the asset management unit of the Aldar Group, which includes a portfolio of 30 billion dirhams of real estate assets generating recurring income in the retail, residential, commercial, hotel and logistics assets. Aldar Logistics Assets owns a 70% interest in the Abu Dhabi Business Forum complex, which owns a complex of warehouses, offices and industrial facilities strategically located in the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD), with a net leasable area of ​​approximately 166,000 square meters. Aldar Investments also manages the three main platforms: Aldar Education, Aldar Properties and Aldar Hospitality and Entertainment.

The “Al Dar Education” platform includes a portfolio of educational assets that include approximately 33,000 students in 28 schools operated and managed by “Al Dar Education”, in addition to a growing network of 3,000 teachers serving more than 100 nationalities belong, and it accepts a wide range of educational curricula and additional services Like a teacher training academy.

While “Aldar Properties” integrates commercial and residential property operations within the portfolio of “Provis”, which specializes in property management, and also includes community management through an integrated property management platform. The Aldar Hospitality and Leisure Company is responsible for overseeing the hotel and leisure asset portfolio of Aldar, which is primarily located on Yas Island and Saadiyat Island, in addition to Ras Al Khaimah. Aldar’s hotel portfolio includes 13 hotels, with a total of 4,250 hotel rooms, in addition to managing operations across golf courses, beach clubs and marinas.

Aldar shares are listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (trading symbol ALDAR: UHThe company’s business achieves stable recurring profits and revenues, and it has a broad and diversified shareholder base. Aldar accepts the best standards of corporate governance, and is committed to managing sustainable operations in the long term, in order to achieve continuous added value for its shareholders.

Aldar adopts an ambitious vision as it aims to be the most trusted developer and property manager in the region, playing a pivotal role in the development of high-quality and convenient destinations that meet the needs of community members and across the necessary ingredients and abilities available for work, living and entertainment.

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