The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) called on Federal Government employees to complete all their HR transactions using self-service operated through the Federal Government’s HR Management Information System "Bayanati", which is a smart window through which all HR procedures are implemented online , and a strategic platform for many electronic HR systems implemented in the Federal Government such as: Performance Management, E-Training & Development, e-Employment, Job Evaluation And Description.
In this regard, Shaima Al-Awadhi, Director of HR Information System Department at FAHR, confirmed that “Bayanati” System is a strategic choice for ministries, federal entities and their employees under the current circumstances, as a perfect model for remote work in emergency situations.
“It allows employees to complete all HR transaction on their own and by their mobile devices around the clock and from anywhere, and whether through "Bayanati" system or Smart App (FAHR) which includes 27 smart services”, she said.
She noted that "Bayanati" is an integrated system aimed at enhancing the Human Resources System in the Federal Government, and the UAE’s direction towards automating services and procedures and converting them into smart. She stressed that officials in the Federal Government, HR departments and all employees, can complete HR procedures and transactions electronically, such as recruitment, promotion, transfer, delegation, electronic signature of documents and contracts, access to the entity’s HR indicators via the smart reporting system, requesting electronic approvals from concerned authorities, and approving all HR procedures performed by employees through the system, e.g. leaves, performance appraisal, individual development plans.
Shaima Al-Awadhi explained that all HR procedures to be carried out by the Federal Government employees, are available through the Authority's Smart Application (FAHR), and employees of ministries and federal entities can complete them using self-service in their mobile devices, without the need to refer to their HR departments.
She added: “The need for self-service and smart systems in the field of Human Resources has largely emerged in light of the challenges the world is witnessing today, especially those related to the nature of business and the rising trend of remote work systems. They are also essential in completing some daily HR procedures.”
Director of HR Information System gave an account of the HR procedures that are provided through the Smart App (FAHR) as follows: viewing attendance and departure records, requesting leaves and salary certificates, issuing letters to Whom it May Concern, requesting legal advice on Federal Government’s HR laws, policies and legislation, completing performance management system for Federal Government employees, and setting individual development plans.
She explained that App (FAHR) offers a package of services to the Federal Government employees: displaying and updating personal documents, reviewing Federal Government vacancies, facilitating job search, viewing jobs that have been posted, requesting technical support service to assist ministries and entities in implementing various HR procedures, registering as a service provider in the Federal Government employees discounts program "Imtiyazat", searching for Federal Government employees and communicating with them via e-mail, nominating employees to Rewards and Incentives System awards, viewing job description card, and requesting business card.
The Smart App (FAHR) includes 27 services provided to Federal Government employees and Authority customers from all sectors, and provides distinguished services for more than 100 thousand employees working in 67 ministries and federal entities. The most important of these services are those associated to "Bayanati" System, which provides a smart dashboard for employees and their supervisors in various ministries and federal entities.