Oxy Oman sponsors national freelancer platform to help connect Omani companies and jobseekers

Roundup Tuesday 08/March/2022 11:50 AM
By: Times News Service
Oxy Oman sponsors national freelancer platform to help connect Omani companies and jobseekers
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Muscat: Oxy Oman recently signed an agreement with AWJ Innovation (Sustainable Technologies & Innovation Development– STID), to develop a national freelancer platform, which is designed toprovide opportunities for freelancers and fresh graduates in the market to present their skills and capabilities to companies registered on the platform.

The signing event was held at AWJ Innovation Headquarters. Saif Al Busaidi, Vice President of Admin, Human Resources, and Corporate Social Responsibility atOxy Oman, represented the company at the agreement signing, and Dr. Yousuf Al Balushi, CEO of AWJ, represented AWJ Innovation.

The freelancer platform will enable clients to get different expertise and services from skilled and qualified registered workers. In addition, the platform will showcase freelancer profiles to employers and facilitate employment opportunities.

The platform is to be developed to advance the goals of the Oxy Oman exclusively sponsored - .NXT training program, which continues on its 2nd year to target fresh graduates with training in frontier technologies and entrepreneurship, through workshops and online technical courses. The platform will also service .NXT program graduates to find future career opportunities and have access to the job market.
“We are proud to sponsor the development of a national freelancer system,as a unique service to connect employers with fresh graduates and job seekers, and to display their skills and capabilities,” said Stephen Kelly, President and General Manager at Oxy Oman.

“The freelancer platform builds on Oxy’s commitment to investing in national capacity development and prioritizing the training of fresh graduates for entry into the job market, as we continue to support job seekers with internship programs, on-the-job training, and other specialized programs such as . NXT,” he added.

This sponsorship falls under the umbrella of strategic partnerships and continuous collaboration with key stakeholders, and is part of Oxy Oman’s endeavor and long term commitment to support programs that enhance economic growth and sustainable development that yields positive impacts in the neighboring communities.