Friday, August 5, 2016

Fathima Group UA.E will hire nearly 900 employees

The UAE-based retail major Fathima Group will invest Dh200 million and hire nearly 900 employees for its expansion across the UAE, GCC and India.

“With over 4,000 employees, now we plan to give employment opportunities to 900 people for the upcoming seven outlets across the GCC and India. When it comes to hiring for the UAE expansion, we would employ approximately 250 to 300 people in our new outlets across different categories,” said EP Moosa Haji, Chairman of Fathima Group.

Out of Dh200-million investments, the retail major aims to invest Dh140 million in the UAE market alone, he said after the opening of new hypermarket in Al Ain.

The new outlets will come up in Bur Dubai, Dubai Waterfront, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE; Jeddah Haramain and Al Safa in Saudi Arabia; and Sobha City - Thrissur in India in the next few months.

Haji said the group has a strong human resources department and is constantly hunting for good talents and caliber of different levels.

Interested candidate can apply online on its website or via Fathima Group LinkedIn page.

Apart from the retail investments, the group is also setting up food manufacturing facilities in Dubai.

Spanned over an area of 100,000 sqft, it is developing a major food manufacturing facility at Dubai Investment Park (DIP) at an estimated investment of Dh70 million for production of drinking water and processing of spices, pulses and catering services.

Fathima Group is also setting up a corporate office and logistics centre with a cold storage facility at Dubai Investment Park (DIP). Covering over an area of 500,000 sqft, the facility is under construction at an estimated investment of Dh180 million.

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