As part of the Qatarization Strategy and achieving of Qatar National Vision 2030 goals Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) held a career fair on Wednesday 05th of July, 2017 at the Sharq Village and Spa hotel. The fair was aimed to meet Qatari students and graduates and familiarize them with the opportunities to intern or work at the company. The career fair witnessed a remarkable number of Universities and schools graduates, in addition to the qualified national cadres.
QAFCO staff welcomed the visitors and responded to their queries about the nature of work at the company and types of jobs as well as training and development programs.
QAFCO personnel from various trades interviewed applicants from more than 500 applications received and signed contracts to fill technical and administrative positions at QAFCO.
Dr. Hamed Al Marwani, Chief Administrative Officer at QAFCO, said, “As part of our commitment to Qatarization policy, we are keen to recruit and develop the Qatari youth, and continue to attract and prepare the national cadres to work for the company." “QAFCO offers a wide range of opportunities in different fields for young Qataris looking for jobs, including technical and administration fields. In the field of training, QAFCO is a pioneer in providing scholarships to its Qatari staff to equip them with the necessary knowledge.” Dr. Al Marwani further added.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Maryam Mattar, QAFCO Public Relations and Communications Manager said: “QAFCO gives special consideration in recruiting Qatari youth, and developing them to meet future challenges. While QAFCO is looking forward with renewed confidence and clear vision for future improvements, the company recognizes the importance of adapting to the dynamic situation and thereby help QAFCO consolidate its position as one of the world’s largest fertiliser producer. ”
The opportunities at the fair covered various functions at the company. For university graduates, opportunities were galore in supply chain, information technology and Laboratory as well as different branches of engineering. As for the higher secondary schools students the company invited applications in the fields of security, fire fighting, warehouse and other operational and technical fields within the company.
It is worth to mention that QAFCO complex is comprises of six completely integrated trains, each has 2 production lines: ammonia and urea. The total annual production of the company is 3,8 million tons of Ammonia and 5,6 million tons of urea, by so QAFCO turn to become the world's largest single-site producer of ammonia & urea. Thus, enabling Qatar to be on the list of the world largest exporters of high quality ammonia & urea. This is besides the downstream companies namely Gulf Formaldehyde and Qatar Melamine Company which contributed significantly to the diversification of products and support the country’s economic and social growth.