Employment

 

 


 

 

Job Seeker Registration Form (Click Here)

 

 

Employment in the Ministry of Labour and Social Development means, first and foremost, studying the needs of the labour market and seeking to provide national labour.

The Ministry aims to provide suitable employment opportunities for Bahraini citizens in a manner that ensures the right of continuous and rewarding work for them.

 

Strategic Tasks:

  1. Studying the needs of the labour market and striving to provide qualified national labour to be integrated into the local labour market.
  2. Preparing statistics, studies and field research related to the labour market.
  3. Coordinating with local, Arab and international institutions and organizations regarding labour market variables.
  4. Monitoring and studying the negative phenomena in the labour market in order to find solutions and radical remedies.

Issuing work licenses:

 

The Licensing Section is responsible for issuing and renewing work permits for the recruitment of domestic workers, in accordance with specific criteria for recruitment. As for the entry of expatriate workers into the country, this is done in coordination with the General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence.

Employment in the Ministry of Labour and Social Development means, first and foremost, studying the needs of the labour market and seeking to provide national labour.

 

The Ministry aims to provide suitable employment opportunities for Bahraini citizens in a manner that ensures the right to continuous and rewarding work.

 

Strategic Tasks:

  1. Studying the needs of the labour market and seeking to provide qualified national labour to be integrated into the local labour market.
  2. Preparing statistics, studies and field research related to the labour market.
  3. Coordinating with local, Arab and international institutions and organizations regarding labour market variables.
  4. Monitoring and studying the negative phenomena in the labour market in order to find solutions and radical remedies.

Issuing Work Licenses:

 

The Licensing Section is responsible for issuing and renewing work permits for the recruitment of domestic workers, in accordance with specific criteria for recruitment. As for the entry of expatriate workers into the country, this is done in coordination with the General Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence.

 

Employers' Services:

 

Mission:

 

  • Developing a general strategy for the department and enhancing cooperation between the Ministry and employers in the private sector.
  • Feeding the vacancies bank to the employment services department by collecting vacancies that attract national labour, this is through requests for pledges tied to the Labour Market Regulatory Authority and regular requests for employers' needs.
  • Marketing for specific training courses and specializations in coordination with the Employment Services Section.

Services:

 

1.      Issuing Bahrainization certificates.

2.      Promotion of job vacancies.

3.      Issuing Bahrainization certificates.

 

Service Delivery Location:

 

-          Business Owner Services, Incoming Calls (Phone).

Address:

-          Ministry of Labour and Social Development (Isa Town) from 8 a.m. to 1 pm.

 

Required Documents:

 

1.Fill out the Bahrainization certificate application form.

2. A Copy of valid commercial registration in Arabic.

3.All documents and information in the application must be correct and the applicant is responsible for it.

 

Working Mechanism:

 

1.Receive incoming calls through the call center.

2.Email the vacancies offer form.

3.Submitting the form through the personal presence of the department and e-mail it.

 

Common questions:

 

1.How can I get a Bahrainization certificate?

 

An employer can apply for a Bahrainization certificate if he wishes to apply for government tenders, through the review of the Employers Services Section at the Ministry building.

Note: Bahrainization certificate is issued only to the establishments that have achieved the required percentage.

 

2. What are the procedures required to issue a certificate?

- Fill out / complete the application form for obtaining the Bahrainization certificate with the establishment stamp.

- Attach a copy of the commercial register.

- Sign an acknowledgment that the employer is committed to and cooperates with the Employment Services Section.

 

3.     How long does it take to issue Bahrainization certificate?

The maximum period for issuing Bahraini certificates is two working days.

 

4. What is the validity of the Bahrainization certificate?

Six months from issuance date.

 

5.     What are the fees for issuing Bahrainization certificate?

There is no fee to issue a Bahrainization certificate.

 

Employment services:

 

The Employment Services Office was inaugurated in July 1996 by His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the Prime Minister, to reflect the Kingdom's continued policy of developing services to its citizens in the field of job creation, and an actual translation of the Kingdom's trends in the development of the Labour market in order to achieve the development of national manpower and integrate them into various jobs in the private sector.

 

The office is responsible for recruiting national job-seekers in the private sector institutions. This is achieved through the harmonization of job opportunities in this sector with job seekers. The Office relies heavily on vocational guidance and coordination with the Human Resources Departments in private institutions and with the Job Seekers Training Section in coordination with the Labour Fund (Tamkeen), in order to provide job-seekers with the skills necessary for the various jobs required by the private sector.

 

The most important office services are:

 

· Job Seeker Registration

· Preliminary Program Evaluation

· Filtration and recruitment

· Placement of the National and Gulf Labour

 

Employment Guidance Center Unit (Job-Seeker Registration):

*Registration:

 

It interested in registering job-seekers in the Employment Services Department.

1. It must be of Bahraini nationality or of GCC countries.

2.Verifying the data in the registration form such as personal data, address, phone number, qualification, experience and training courses.

3. Ensure that the registration requirements apply:

1)     It shall not be registered in insurances.

2)     It shall not have a commercial register.

3)     It shall not be retired.

4)     It shall not be a student in school.

5)     It shall not be less than 15 years old and not more than 60 years old.

 

Job Seeker Registration Form (Click Here)

 

 

*Required Documents:

 

Fill out the registration form and attach the following documents:

1.      Copy of valid passport.

2.      CPR and a valid copy of it.

3.      Recent photo.

4.      Copy of the certificate of completion of all graduation requirements.

5.      If it was a university graduate or private universities or outside Bahrain, please attach the equation.

6.      A statement of total withdrawal from the university or school in case of school drop-out/ school leaving.

7.      Bank Account Number (IBAN).

 

Introductory Program (Business Ethics):

 

It includes the main themes (employment services, work ethics, CV preparation, job interview, Labour Law), these themes are essential in the process of hiring job-seekers, as well as, the services are offered by the Unemployment Insurance Department and the Training Department.

 

Employment Guides:

 

Individual Interviews:

1.Interview job-seekers registered with the Employment Services Department.

2.See the list of names transferred from the Career Guidance Center.

3.See the job-seekers file (qualification, experience, and evaluation).

4.See the vacancies and match them with the researcher, in order to choose the suitable job.

5.View the suitable job.

6. Document the interview in the system.

7.Before nominating for any job, counsellors shall contact the company to confirm the vacancy, date and place of interview.

8.Following-up the nomination with the employer to know the result (rejecting, rejected, and accepted).

 

Collective nominations:

 

1. Coordination with companies that wish to employ a large number of researchers (be in the Ministry building or external centers and sometimes the work site of the company).

2. Advertising vacancies in the Ministry and all employment centers.

3. Contacting with the job-seekers according to the jobs offered for the interview.

 

Job-Seekers Service:

 

The Employment Services Department is interested in following up job-seekers and looking for suitable jobs in case they want to work in the private sector.

 

Vacancy Center and Monitoring and Verification Unit:

 

are interested in introducing the vacancy in the system, and check the salary, so that the salary of not less than 300 dinars for high school and 350 dinars for diploma, 400 dinars for bachelor and that the vacancy is suitable for job seekers.

 

Follow-up, Planning and Reporting Unit:

 

The Follow-up, Planning and Reporting Unit is responsible for monitoring the progress of the vacancy movement, and the extent of the employee's commitment to the nomination and follow-up and then employment and closure of the vacancy, It also acts as a reporter on the progress of work and the preparation of researchers and the movement of employment.

 

Guidance and Direction:

 

It is a team specialized in the process of the vocational Guidance and Direction for all levels, preparing lectures and workshops for job-seekers registered in the Department of Employment Services, in addition to students at all levels of education in coordination with the Ministry of Education, also participate in the Career Day Exhibition at the University of Bahrain and private universities.

 

Employment and training centers in the governorates of the Kingdom:

 

Objectives of establishing employment centers:

 

1. Expanding the geographical scope to serve the increasing the number of unemployed, job seekers and new entrants to the Labour market, and reaching the Ministry's services to citizens in their areas of residence.

2. Increasing the effectiveness of the main section and assist it in providing employment and training services for job seekers.

3.  Implementing a training and employment programs and strengthen cooperation with private sector and civil society institutions.

4.Implementing vocational guidance programs for the unemployed in the centers.

5.Inventory of vacancies in the center area.

There is an electronic connectivity between the main office in the Ministry (Employment Services Section) and the foreign centers.

 

Employment and training centers affiliated to the Ministry of Labour Sector distributed in the governorates of the Kingdom:

 

1.      The main center for employment and training 17873777.

2.      Sitra Center for Employment and Training 17120222

3.      Capital Employment & Training Center 17873890

4.      Northern Center for Employment and Training 17873735

5.      Hamad Town Center for Recruitment & Training 17428500

6.      Muharraq Recruitment & Training Center.

7.      Southern Employment & Training Center 17873836

 

Application for Confirmation of Employment of National Manpower:

 

Conditions of Employment Confirmation:

 

1. Entering the application electronically through the Public Authority for Social Insurance.

2. The employee must be between 15 - 59 years old according to the Labour Law.

3. The employee shall not be insured in the Public Authority for Social Insurance.

4.  Part-time females registered as job seekers in the Employment Services Department, retirees or students only and have a minimum working hour of 4 hours.

5. It shall work effectively with the employer before applying for employment confirmation at the Ministry of Labour and Social Development.

 

Required Documents:

  • A copy of the employment contract signed by both parties and stamped with the organization seal.
  • Copy of the valid smart card or resignation from the previous Organization.
  • Copy of the last educational qualification for non-registered in the Ministry of Labour and Social Development.
  • For GCC Nationals, providing a statement from the responsible authority in its country (the Social Insurance Authority) stating that it is not currently registered with the State, providing proof of his residence in the Kingdom and using the country's identification number when registering.

 

Procedures required to stabilizing national manpower:

 

1. Data entry in the system of the General Authority for Social Insurance.

2. Give an appointment to the Ministry of Labour and Social Development.

3.Meeting it at the Ministry of Labour and Social Development and verifying all his procedures to be approved.

4. In case the application is approved, it shall be insured by the Public Authority for Social Insurance.

 

Important Notes:

  1. The salary of the employee must be within the minimum average wage recognized in the Labour market.
  2. Applications that do not accept registration in the Public Authority for Social Insurance are registered manually by completing the attached form, then printing a statement to the Public Authority for Social Insurance after interviewing the employee.
  3. An appointment to meet the employee is scheduled immediately after the application is registered in the system, in case the employee fails to attend for more than 10 days, the application shall be cancelled due to non-attendance.

Studies and research:-

Tasks:-

·Monitoring and analyzing Labour market trends by providing data and statistics and conducting analytical studies describing the Labour market situation, analyzing wage and employment structures, and distributing the Labour force by professions and economic activities.

·Studying ways and means of operating the national workforce and introducing and implementing the Labour market information systems.

·The focal point between the Ministry and the local, Gulf, Arab and international bodies and organizations regarding the provision of data and statistics and any new developments related to the modernization of occupational and economic classification.

 

This section provides services to the departments and sections of the Ministry in the Labour sector only and does not provide services to citizens.