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Job rotation policy reviewed for enhanced efficiency of workforce in Oman

Oman Monday 25/July/2022 21:04 PM
By: ONA
Job rotation policy reviewed for enhanced efficiency of workforce in Oman
Initiative expected to help groom leadership, discover qualified staff and raise institutional proficiency

Muscat: To enhance the quality of human resources, boost efficiency and inculcate leadership qualities among Omani youth, the Ministry of Labour held its first meeting on job rotation policy on Monday.

In the meeting, the Ministry of Labour reviewed and assessed the application of job rotation system in government departments.
The opening ceremony was held under the auspices of Sayyid Salim Musallam Al Busaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labour for Human Resources Development.

Shaikh Mohammed bin Al Waleed Al Hinai, Head of the central team tasked with the initiative, presented a visual display during which he spoke about reframing the State’s administrative apparatus, analysing the effect of status quo in the government sector and post-analysis requirements, as well as justification for applying job rotation policy and its advantages.

Al Hinai pointed out that job rotation brings about many benefits to society like upgrading the quality of government services through administrative reform and improvement in human capital efficiency. He added that the initiative helps groom leadership, discover qualified staff and raise an institution’s proficiency.

Job rotation occurs through two types of secondment. The first one is Internal Secondment and it lasts less than 6 months. The second one is External Secondment which lasts for more than 6 months.