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Dubai Police launches Fajwa to streamline staff recruitment

Dubai police are improving recruitment processes through new system announced at Gitex 2017

Smart Dubai has launched a new system to help Dubai Police streamline staff recruitment.

The Fajwa system, as it is known was to help decision makers at the police department process candidates’ data to find the most suitable.

Fajwa is the latest addition to the Corporate Intelligence System, launched by the Smart Dubai Government Establishment back in 2015.

According to the Smart Dubai and the poloce, the system will speed up decision-making by using reliable data to fill vacant positions.

Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, director general of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO), and general Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, commander-in-chief of Dubai police, unveiled the solution at Gitex 2017.

“We look at technology as a means to complement and enhance human capabilities, enabling officials in all government institutions to make sound decisions,” said Bin Bishr. 

She added that the system is intended to help Dubai Police identify the most talented, competent and compatible candidates before investing in their talent and training.

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Al Marri at Dubai police said the launch is a milestone in the smart human resources management sector. “It heeds the calls of the UAE’s wise leadership to continuously develop and empower the national workforce, which, in turn, serves to upgrade our performance as one of the most advanced police departments not only in the region, but also in the world.”

Fajwa is a next-generation smart decision-making tool that employs the very latest technologies. “The system will improve our recruitment process and help fill vacant positions with the most qualified individuals that are not only most suitable for the position, but also the most compatible with Dubai Police’s overarching strategy,” he said.

The system will be implemented across the entire recruitment process for Dubai Police, and will also be used for performance evaluation.

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