Dubai - 22, June 2021: Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality has approved the job titles for remote work in the Municipality, for jobs that can be done remotely. While choosing the jobs, it was taken into account, ensuring the continuity of providing Municipality's services and operations efficiently and effectively.
Dubai Municipality is the first government department to approve these titles, which is an embodiment of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council.
Dubai Municipality has started implementing the remote work system in normal circumstances and other applicable work systems, such as the shift system and the flexible working system, as it has been the pioneer in implementing the flexible working system since 2007. The Municipality's strategy has also contributed to the smart transformation, and qualifying and developing employees, enabling the Municipality to make flexible transformation of the remote work system.
The Municipality's experience in implementing the remote work system has proven its success in enhancing institutional agility, raising employee happiness, increasing the efficiency of operations and services, and reducing the carbon footprint, which is a result of the Municipality's adoption of the finest smart means in its various sectors, and harnessing them in all areas of work, with the aim of ensuring the provision of services according to the highest standards and a work environment characterized by flexibility and achievement.