During the second quarter of this year, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), received delegations from several federal and local government institutions. The purpose of their visit was to learn about the Authority’s experience in the field of human capital management in the Federal Government and have a close look into its most innovative initiatives aimed at empowering human resources in ministries and federal entities.
The visiting delegations expressed their interest in the outstanding experience of the Authority in terms of launching human resources policies, legislation and initiatives aimed at improving the Federal Government employees’ competencies and increase their productivity, which would contribute to achieving the aspirations of the UAE’s wise leadership, represented by His Highness President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The Authority familiarized the delegations with the various initiatives and HR systems launched at the Federal Government level. These included: The electronic systems under the umbrella of Federal Government's HR Management Information System, such as Performance Management, Training & Development, Organizational Structures, and Attendance.
Delegations were also briefed about the Federal Government's Job Evaluation and Desription System, and Rewards & Incentives System launched by the Authority in 2015 following endorsement by the Council of Ministers, as well as the objectives of succession planning frmework.
The visiting delegations included representatives of a number of government institutions in the UAE including, such as Dubai Police, Dubai Roads & Transport Authority, Zakat Fund, Sharjah Human Resources Department and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.