Dubai, UAE: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is committed to providing a motivational work environment that develops the skills and capabilities of its staff, encourages creativity and innovation, adopts excellence as a solid corporate culture and a daily routine. DEWA attaches great importance to Emiratisation across different divisions. It has an integrated strategy to prepare Emiratis to hold all technical, engineering, and managerial positions at DEWA. DEWA also continues to attract Emiratis, whether experienced or fresh graduates.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, said that DEWA's vision is guided by the directives of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to prepare Emirati calibre that keeps pace with rapid changes, challenges, and international opportunities. DEWA works to nurture Emirati talents and train its Emirati staff according to the highest international standards. This keeps them updated with the latest developments and technologies in their work areas and provides qualitative jobs that benefit the nation and citizens. This achieves the UAE Centennial 2071 to make the UAE the world's leading nation. DEWA is one of the largest government organisations that attract Emiratis and is committed to developing their capabilities. DEWA's Emiratisation reached 88.14% in senior management. The total number of Emirati employees is more than 3,388 employees in different specialisations and positions. This includes 1,889 employees in technical jobs; 587 of them are Emirati female engineers, supporting women empowerment in the UAE.