By such realization, Oman has started in building its people and society, and in promoting its development and economy. Ministry of manpower has provided many services for employees such as Human Recourses Management System and Salaries Sort and Classification.
In addition, ministry of manpower and public authority of manpower register also has given attention to jobseekers by providing the following services Create resume(Arabic only), Activate status of jobseeker(Arabic only).
Public Authority for Social Insurance holds the responsibility of providing social insurance services in Oman. Its vision is “To ensure social protection for individuals, families, and the society under an insurance scheme that is based on the principles of justice and social solidarity and is comprehensive and sustainable.” In fact, Social Insurance Law (Arabic Only) is a translation of Oman’s efforts to ensure social protection for everyone, inside and outside Oman.
The authority is responsible for applying the provisions of Social Insurance Law such as: insurance against old age, disability, and death risks, insurance against work injuries and occupational accidents, insurance for Omanis working abroad, application of the common system of social insurance for nationals of GCC countries working in other countries in any member country of the GCC, and application of social protection system for self-employed Omanis or those legally assimilated to this statue. Public Authority for Social Insurance has eight branches in Salalah, Suhar, Nizwa, Ibri, Buraimi, Ibra, Sur, and Rustaq to ensure comprehensive and integrated benefit from the provisions of the law.
The pension scheme coverage for GCC (Arabic Only) , issued by the Royal Decree No 5/2006, is one of the common achievements of GCC countries, whereby occupational safety and stability are being insured for employees working in one of GCC members. Under this scheme, each of the member countries is committed to extend social insurance security for their nationals working abroad in the GCC countries either in public or private sectors. In addition, both employee and employer are subject to the civil pension/ social insurance terms and conditions in his/her country. The scheme, moreover, covers insurance for aging, disability, diseases, and death, and the employee has the right to benefit from insurance of work injuries and occupational accidents in the country of workplace. For more, please visit the CSEPF website.
Oman has eight governmental pension funds. These funds consist of workers in both government and military sectors, and Public Authority for Social Insurance is the ninth fund that consists of some workers in the private sector.
The eight governmental funds are:
Each retired employee from Civil Service or Public Authority for Social Insurance deserves one pension right which is pension salary, while in Diwan, each retired has two pension rights which are a salary and a grant. Grant, in Diwan, is half the salary of each year of service. In other funds, however, the retired obtains two pension rights which are a salary and a bonus equivalent to salary of each year.
A three-year training and qualification agreement was signed between the Ministry of Labour and Huawei Company . This is in order to enable them to meet the requirements of the labour market and to provide them with the necessary experience to compete in the labour market, and to provide them with employment opportunities. Students will be trained in 3 batches per year in a practical and theoretical manner and students will be provided with an allowance and health insurance during the training period.
The aim of the program is to empower young people and provide them with the job skills required by the labour market to ensure increased productivity of individuals and institutions and sustainable work. Approximately 600 young people and women seeking employment have been trained from higher diploma and university graduates.
Initially, the trainee goes through a number of structured qualifying stages that address several areas, including personal goal setting and career planning, biographical preparation and job interview strategies, job skills refinement and the skills of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, as well as the development of positive behavior to increase productivity, ways of acquiring knowledge, learning strategies and leadership keys for beginners.
The candidate is then evaluated during the training program and awarded an experience card, which is supported by the Ministry of Labour to enable the researcher to start their training program at the job for 12 months. The trainee will be subject to evaluation and follow-up during the training period to ensure the commitment of relevant parties to implement agreed training plans and to verify the extent to which the institutions are committed to recruiting the trainee after the completion of their planned training program.
Government and institutions of the Supreme Council for Planning to update annual development Budgets for the approve projects