August 18, 2016

Thilawa SEZ job vacancies to be posted online

Skilled workers at construction projects in Thilawa Special Economic Zone.—Photo: Myat Thanda
Skilled workers at construction projects in Thilawa Special Economic Zone.—Photo: Myat Thanda

Yangon, 1 July — Fuji Work Company is set to launch a website for people seeking work at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, where business operations will soon start.
The website will provide information not only for vacancies but also for workshops for job opportunities organized by Fuji Work Company, according to Ma Zun Pwint Phyu of the company’s Myanmar Branch Office.
Fuji Work Company established the first vocational training centre in Thilawa Special Economic Zone in June 2015. It is conducting free vocational training courses for residents displaced by the project in cooperation with the Government of Myanmar and Myanmar-Japan Thilawa Development Ltd.
A director of Fuji Work Company said, “We are conducting training courses for operating machinery in the first phase and in the second phase, we will conduct Japanese language, English language, information technology and accounting courses.”
The course will admit some 1,000 trainees, said the director, who estimated some 100,000 Myanmar citizens will eventually be employed at the special economic zone.
Secretary of Thilawa Special Economic Zone Management Committee Dr Than Aung said the special economic zone is the first of its kind in Myanmar being implemented with the aims of developing infrastructure, attracting foreign investment and fostering the economic and industrial potential of the country.
So far, Japan, Taiwan, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, the United States, China, Sweden, Hong Kong, Australia and Malaysia have invested in manufacturing of auto parts, electrical appliances, construction materials, shoes, packaging materials, garments, foodstuffs, cement and other products in the special economic zone.
Job vacancies of companies in Thilawa Special Economic Zone will be posted at after the site is launched.
Job seekers may register their names at the website and further information will be available by phoning 09 979007123 or emailing [email protected] Reported by Ye Khaung


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