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Developing Our People

Developing Our People

At OETC we attract and retain the most talented people by investing in training and development tailored to their needs and building on their strengths. We follow a scientific approach to measure competencies and then develop the competencies accordingly. Talent is encouraged and engaged and if you have a spark, OETC will nurture it. leadership potential of employees are leveraged. A talent pool is created with potential leaders.

We welcome you to an organisation that values both deep expertise and broad knowledge and experience. It is our firm belief that career paths should be flexible and adaptable to meet the future needs of our business and the strengths and aspirations of our employees. To us, career development is about building experience and capability and is not defined solely by promotion and advancement.

Learning opportunities

OETC believes that some experiences contribute more to learning and growth than others. By focusing on these opportunities in a planned way, we can help your professional development. We broadly structure learning in the following manner to bring out optimum development of an individual:

  • On-the-job experiences – Around 70% of our learning and development is gained through on-the-job experiences. Opportunities such as hands on learning, Real time projects , Special Strategic initiatives etc are provided. Regular reviews with your manager will help identify where you can develop by increasing the scope of your role or by taking on new projects. As part of your ongoing development process, you will agree development objectives with your manager, which will help you achieve your full potential. Cross posting is another tool used for experiential development
  • Developmental relationships – Developmental relationships form around 20% of our learning and development. In OETC we encourage opportunities for you to get support and feedback through Coaching, Mentoring and Feedback from your manager and peers. Employees with experience and potential are developed as in house coaches and mentors to help you develop.
  • Formal Trainings – Approximately 10% of our learning and development is gained through formal development – for example, e-learning, coursework, classroom-style training and articles or books. E learning platform has been established to facilitate learning in a safe environment at your own pace especially in current scenario.

To help you get the most from your development in OETC, we expect your manager to work with you to identify areas of focus for your development - and support you in achieving your performance and development objectives. However please remember you are ultimately responsible for your own development but adequate support will be provided throughout the learning journey.

Individual Support

As a fundamental part of your career development in OETC, you’ll have regular, open and honest performance and development planning discussions with your manager. These conversations will focus on your aspirations, skills, experience and development needs. We are committed to giving you the support you need to help you to deliver your best performance and benefit from personal growth within our business. Personal Development Plans ( PDP )


OETC continues its efforts in Omanisation and has successfully met the objective of developing the national workforce. Human capital is considered as an asset and developed- thereby contributing to significant growth in Omanisation process.