Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries can apply for jobs in the region through a centralised recruitment platform, said the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council in a statement.
The Secretary-General Jassim Mohammed al Budaiwi said during a meeting in Riyadh that the portal is created “to attract Gulf competencies” for all Gulf nationals, based on specific conditions, available positions and vacancies.
“We Seek, Through the New Employment Portal, to Attract Gulf Competencies, and That Registration Is Available to All Citizens of the GCC Countries, In Accordance With the Conditions, Regulations, Jobs and Vacancies available,” he said in a statement.
According to him the portal will streamline the registration process, prioritising fairness, transparency, and equality. Qualified candidates will be chosen by specialised committees based on the nature of the advertised vacancies.
“The new portal has been developed in line with the new regulations that facilitate applicants’ registration, and guarantee the principle of transparency, justice and equality in registration, so that they can fully register and follow up on their applications, adding that those who meet the conditions and pass the interviews scheduled for each job will be selected by specialised committees according to the announced jobs,” said the secretariat in a press release.
GCC countries have been discussing methods to ensure that citizens of the region can work in the region to ensure economic agreement.
The GCC holds an agreement called Common Market which aims to establish the “free movement of goods, services and people ” within the region by the year 2024.