MoM sets new Omanisation target for firms in utility sector

Muscat: The Minister of Manpower, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al Bakri, issued a decision (450/2019) on Sunday that specified the Omanisation percentage to be followed by private companies contracted with establishments operating in the utility sector.
With this decision, the government aims to achieve nearly 90 to 100 per cent Omanisation in the managerial positions in both the water and electricity sectors over the next five years.
The percentage of Omanisation for managerial positions in private companies has been fixed at 60 per cent in the first year of the contract, 70 per cent in the second year of the contract, 80 per cent in the third year of the contract and 90 per cent in the fourth year of the contract.
The percentage of Omanisation among engineers operating in the electricity sector will be 40 per cent in the first year of the contract, 60 per cent in the second year of the contract, 60 per cent in the third year of the contract and 80 per cent in the fourth year of the contract.
The percentage of Omanisation among technicians (cable connectors) operating in the electricity sector will be 30 per cent in the first year of the contract, 40 per cent in the second year of the contract, 50 per cent from the third year of the contract.
For technicians, the percentage of Omanisation will be 40 per cent
in the first year of the contract, 70 per cent in the second year of the contract and 80 per cent from the in the third year the contract.

Water sector

The percentage of Omanisation in private sector enterprises for managerial positions operating in the water sector will be 30 per cent in the first year of the contract, 60 per cent in the second year of the contract and 100 per cent by the third year of the contract.

The percentage of Omanisation for the field team supervisors will be 30 per cent in the first year of the contract and 100 per cent by the third year of the contract.
The percentage of Omanisation for subscriber services and supervisors will be 100 per cent from the first year of the contract.
Among the technical support team, the percentage of Omanisation will be 50 per cent for engineers in the first year of the contract and 75 per cent by the fourth year.
The percentage of Omanisation will be 50 per cent for engineers in the first year of the contract and 75 per cent by the fourth year.
The percentage of Omanisation will be 30 per cent for operational staff in the first year of the contract and 99 per cent by the fourth year of the contract.
The percentage of Omanisation will be 70 per cent for technicians in the first year of the contract, 80 per cent in the second year of the contract and 90 per cent from the third year of the contract.
For those who deal with the control panel water technology, the percentage of Omanisation will be between 60 and 75 per cent over the four years of the contract.

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