Government Relation Officer (UAE Nationals Only)

Full time Intelligent B

Job Description

Job Purpose:

As the company Government Relationship Officer, you will be the face of the company in front of various UAE Ministries/Offices.  You will be responsible for the relationship with various UAE ministries/offices and for the business licenses, employee labor permits and residency visas.

Key responsibilities:

Take full leadership in managing the government relationship function. This includes but is not limited to following:

  • Company business licenses – manage the company licenses; ensure the licenses are up to date and we have a track record of their validity and their copies; pro-actively advise the business on what licenses are needed and arrange for those
  • Employee labor permits and residency visas – manage the labor and immigration file for the company; apply for labor permits and residency visas for the employees; ensure timely issuance of both
  • Maintain healthy relationship with various UAE ministries/offices to ensure our compliance with the UAE laws and regulations and smooth process of labor permits and visa processing
  • Pension – ensure the company is registered with the Pension authority and employees are registered timely
  • Keep up to date with the current legislation of UAE in terms of Licenses and visas
  • Emiratization – advice the business on how to implement the Emiratization and assist the business in registering the Emirati citizens with the respective authorities

Skills / Competencies required:

  • Excellent communication skills – English and Arabic, both verbal and written
  • Good time management skills, including multitasking and prioritizing
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • A friendly, supportive and confident personality
  • Very smart and professional appearance
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to work individually

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