Muscat: The Ministry of Labour on Monday held the first meeting on the applications of the System of Job Rotation among 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 status quo of the government sector and post-analysis requirements, as well as justifications for applying job rotation 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 of human capital’s efficiency. He added that initiative helps groom leaderships, 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 External Secondment and it lasts more than 6 months.