Based on its belief in the importance of achieving comprehensive and sustainable development, the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has striven to invest in its human capital and sought hard on developing and enhancing it, ensuring all means that bring it closer to achieving this goal, whether by setting regulations, legislation, policies or initiatives.
For years, the Authority has intensified its efforts to achieve the goals and indicators of comprehensive sustainable development, especially those related to enhancing the efficiency of Human Resources, by focusing on innovation and providing excellent education, as it supports its employees, qualifies them and develops their professional capabilities, by attaching them to specialized programs and courses, each according to his interest and directions, so that they can take the initiative, transfer knowledge to their colleagues, and thus achieve the desired benefit at the level of the institution, and the federal government as a whole. Some of them have enrolled in leadership courses at its various levels, as well as innovation, happiness, and artificial intelligence.
For years, the Authority has been sending its employees and enrolling them to specialized programs and diplomas, according to their interests and directions, in order for those employees to take the initiative and transfer knowledge to their colleagues, thus achieving the intended benefit at the level of the entity and the federal government. Some of them enrolled in leadership diplomas of various levels, as well as innovation, happiness, and artificial intelligence.
For example, but not limited to, 10% of the Authority’s employees have graduated from professional and specialized diplomas while they are in the job. Over the past few years, the Authority held dozens of workshops and specialized training for its employees. Within the Authority’s pursuit; to benefit from artificial intelligence technologies and the outputs of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and the use of these technologies in enhancing work, create new solutions, and employ artificial intelligence in all its manifestations in the service of human capital.
There are many models for success and excellence in the Authority, and Imran Al Shamsi, Head Department of Development and Maintenance of Government HR Systems, stands as a distinguished example. He is one of most ambitious young employees, specifically in the field of artificial intelligence, where he mostly excelled.
Imran Al Shamsi was born in 1991, grew up in the Emirate of Sharjah and completed his education in its schools. Later on, he gained his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Khalifah University, and he graduated in 2012, after which he joined the Master of Information Security program at Royal Holloway University in London, where he graduated in 2013.
Al Shamsi moved up in the career ladder, he began his professional career immediately after graduation, he joined the field of information technology, where he worked at Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, and during his career he was awarded the Outstanding Employee Title in 2016, and in 2019, he moved to the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, and joined the Human Resources Information System Management Team "Bayanati"
At the beginning of the year 2020, Imran won the "Elite" Award for Institutional Excellence, organized by the Authority, and was awarded the Outstanding Employee Medal in the Technical Field. He is a graduate of the second batch of the Artificial Intelligence Program which lasted for eight months, and is one of the initiatives of the National Program for Artificial Intelligence that aims to prepare national cadres of government employees and enhance their skills in adopting artificial intelligence technology in their work, which will support efforts to achieve the goals of the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence 2031, and contribute to strengthening the country's leading position in adopting modern technologies and preparing for the future.
Imran was one of the most prominent workers on the authority project participating in the Artificial Intelligence challenge organized recently by the Ministry of Artificial Intelligence, along with a number of distinguished colleagues, which is a project of initial interviews through a virtual reality system that interviews candidates for government jobs, as it identifies the best candidates for the second stage of interviews with human resources departments through artificial intelligence techniques and smart and perceptual techniques related to text and sentiment analysis.
His utmost goal from external participation and specialized programs is to enrich his experience, knowledge and expertise, achieve maximum benefit from artificial intelligence techniques, employ these techniques in the service of the human resources sector in the federal government, and create technical systems and solutions that help achieve the state's vision for artificial intelligence 2020-2031.