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Forum: Middle East
Dec 21st 2019, 4:16 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

It depends on both you and them. You have to get employment forms filled and your education degree(s) legalized by your country and attested at UAE embassy and send them. Then they will arrange your...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 9th 2019, 6:54 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

After your interview is complete you will either get an offer or not. It takes 2-4 months based on the cases I heard of, 2.5 months in my case (I got the job). I do not know if they do contact...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 14th 2019, 6:50 am
Forum: Middle East
Nov 1st 2019, 4:50 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

They always do two medical tests. One is company medical test done in ADNOC Drilling building with NMC.ae health contractor checking lots of things. The other is mandatory visa check. For field...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 1st 2019, 3:30 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,419
Posted By ariskar

Re: Sending money to the UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/rdr3-statutory-residence-test-srt/guidance-note-for-statutory-residence-test-srt-rdr3

Happy reading. You need to pass the SRT, mainly have3 some work or...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 1st 2019, 12:22 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

My guess would be: As long as your job has no physical work requirements, if it is office based, you will have no issues.

Medical test for visa asks if you are on any medications, tests blood for...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 1st 2019, 11:05 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

No. Contract (and salary pay calculations) usually starts on the date you land in the country, even if you sign it a couple of days later (after the government medical is passed - 1 day answer).
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Forum: Middle East
Oct 7th 2019, 2:02 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By ariskar

Re: Car advice please

The vast majority of roads in the region are paved and with smooth surfaces. Unless you want to off-road, I would suggest a road-focused SUV or large cross-over or even an estate car. All these come...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 3rd 2019, 2:37 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 2,832
Posted By ariskar

Re: Anyone Taken their TV back to the UK?

I am moving to UAE (Abu Dhabi) soon (the opposite of this article) and I am wondering if it is worth to ship my 55" Sony smart TV. I guess Etisalat/DU come with receiver boxes anyway, so it should...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 3rd 2019, 1:59 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By ariskar

Re: Best SIM option on initial arrival to UAE

Sure, though these are pretty useless for people wanting to use them for a month or so till they get their residency sorted. They have allowance for 1-2 calls and maybe a day or two using google maps...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 12:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By ariskar

Re: Best SIM option on initial arrival to UAE

Probably not, but at least borrowing you a sim for a few weeks till you sort out documents would not be a high ask...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 12:43 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

My offer letter didn't have any reference to annual leave. I PMed you a redacted version of my offer letter template. Please be scam aware, quite common regarding fake ME job offers. They would not...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 12:23 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By ariskar

Re: Best SIM option on initial arrival to UAE

Sounds horrid. I'd rather ask for a phone/sim from my soon to be employer...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 12:14 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Thank you! I am about to start late October, I am still in England. I will be working with ADNOC Onshore in one of their Abu Dhabi offices.

You only sign the employment contract after you enter in...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 11:42 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

I was talking about ADNOC Onshore (E&P - former ADCO), but now they are unified with Offshore and other departments in HR terms.

There are 20 grades in total for Expat and Emirati employees with...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 10:43 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

In my experience there was a possibility to negotiate, however the margins they would be willing to accept were relatively low (10-15% max over the initial offer). They appeared stiff at first with...
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 9:18 am
Replies: 29
Views: 5,419
Posted By ariskar

Re: Sending money to the UK

Thanks for sharing, that's the kind of information I was looking for. This figure would represent a 0.22% margin which is excellent in forex terms. Was that through Global View / Global Transfers?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 2nd 2019, 9:14 am
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

Salary is negotiable, allowances are fixed and tied to pay grade, 17 in the case you present.

The gross package including general allowances for a PG 17 should be at least 30,000 AED with most...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 30th 2019, 5:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By ariskar

Re: Parsons contacting people for Yanbu - again

Air quality is affected by:
-Dust storms (really quite similar throughout the region, though local topography may affect exposure)
-Cars and other urban centre activities (more prominent in large...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 27th 2019, 2:33 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,419
Posted By ariskar

Re: Sending money to the UK

Revolut has a mail list for early access to UAE services. They haven't opened it up yet.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 27th 2019, 2:32 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 17,286
Posted By ariskar

Re: ADNOC - process steps in recruitment

There are two tests. The one that ADNOC as a company does to ensure you are fit for the job (ousourced to NMC.ae) before approving your hire and applying for your entry permit visa and the statutory...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 26th 2019, 4:47 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By ariskar

Re: Expat Mortgage Providers for UK property

Congratulations, I am also thinking similarly. It is a great time to invest or enter the UK property market.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 24th 2019, 3:18 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By ariskar

Best SIM option on initial arrival to UAE

I am due to move to the UAE from the UK in about a month, followed a month or two later by my family.

I got my employment visa, however until I get the residence visa and Emirates ID (15-30...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 19th 2019, 5:21 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 5,419
Posted By ariskar

Re: Sending money to the UK

Ahoy buddy, I was mainly asking about the exchange rates of HSBC Global View compared to exchange shops.

Are the global view FX rates worse (as I expect) than the exchange shops and if so, is any...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 19th 2019, 4:35 pm
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