By Our Reporter
The issue of unemployment is rampant in Uganda, but external employment firms like Jobline Consultancy are providing a solution for this.
So far at least 500 professional drivers are urgently needed to offer services in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Dubai, this website has established.
The Ugandans aged between 25-45 are set for interviews at the Jobline Consultancy offices located in Naalya in Kampala.
According to Frank Mubiru, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, interviews for drivers destined for UAE under the Emirates Taxis start immediately after the Easter Holidays.
“We recruit professional drivers to work in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Dubai, various transportation jobs include trailer drivers, taxi drivers, heavy vehicle drivers, personal drivers and other driving professionals,” said Mubiru.
He notes that apart from drivers, Jobline Consultancy also recruits Security Guards, who are deployed in to guard in some of the most dynamic cities in the Middle East such as Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Bahrain and in war zones (Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia ).
Mubiru notes that these are places with low unemployment and diversity of work opportunities. “One of the most highly coveted jobs among ex-pat applicants seeking work in the semi-skilled sector is getting a job as a security guard in the above-listed countries,” he said.
Jobline Consultancy (http://joblineconsultancy.com/) external labour recruiting agency is duly registered with the Ministry of Gender and Labour and is a member of the Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA)
Mubiru explained that after Covid 19 struck many Ugandans were rendered jobless, thus the influx of demand for jobs for maids in the Middle East.
He said the maids are recruited and trained as nannies to carry out housekeeping duties such as cooking, cleaning and laundry.
He said this job is often physically strenuous and involves repetitive motions. There is often no minimum educational requirement for this job in particular.
Jobline Consultancy also does recruit cleaners who are taken to Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar.
Apart from drivers, security guards and cleaners, professional such as Plumbers, Painters, Waitresses, Waiters, Sales professionals and Cashiers are also vetted and recruited.