The NEP operates two employment centers with over 40 certified staff in Dokki and Helmeyat Al-Zatoun to cater to jobseekers in Greater Cairo. You can register without an appointment during office hours (10 am – 4 pm) and arrange an interview with one of our employment officers. Moreover, NEP partnered with the Chamber of Packaging and Printing Industry (CPPI) to establish an employment center in Downtown that is serving the printing and packaging sector. Also the NEP partnered with the Sixth of October City Investors Association (SOCIA) and opened an employment center in Sixth of October City.
The NEP reaches out to you through different employment events in your neighborhood and in cooperation with different partners. The employment fairs will give you the opportunity to receive information, register your profile and conduct job interviews with suitable employers on the spot and without arranging appointments.
Find out here when the next employment event near you will take place.
The NEP’s matchmaking services support you to find a suitable and fair employment in the blue collar sector free of charge. You will be interviewed by one of our certified employment officers who will match your qualifications and preferences with over 70,000 vacancies on the NEP database. You will then be nominated for employment opportunities that best suit your profile and job interviews will be arranged for you.
The NEP offers a two-day Job Preparation Program to everyone who is interested and aged from 18 to 35 years. The aim of the program is to equip job seekers with information and exercises to successfully obtain and start a job in the formal sector. The program covers topics such as information on the Egyptian labor law, the labour market, rights and responsibilities as an employee and advice for the job interview.
Decent Work Criteria
The employee must be offered a signed and legal contract when being hired.
The monthly net salary cannot be less than 800 Egyptian pounds, and the total overall package received by the worker cannot be less than 1,000 Egyptian pounds.
The contract must include provisions for both social and health insurance.
Egyptian Labour Law
The work hours, holidays, vacations, and the trial period must follow the provisions of the Egyptian Labor Law No. 12/2003 and the Social Insurance Law of 1975. The employee must be provided with at least the minimum annual increase in salaries as stipulated by law.
Safe and Healthy Work Environment
The company and its affiliates must provide protection from the risks workers are exposed to on the job and from possible injuries they might suffer from. The company and its affiliates must set up an emergency plan in order to protect the facility and its employees in the event of a disaster. It also conducts tests on this plan and trains the workers on the safety protocol.
employees in the event of a disaster. It must also conduct tests on this plan and train the workers on the safety protocol.
Jobseeker fills out an application form at the NEP employment center.
NEP Employment Officer conducts a short interview with the jobseeker at the employment center.
NEP Employment Officer matches the jobseeker’s profile with the vacancies on the NEP database and nominates him/her to the vacancies that best suit the profile.
Jobseeker is offered the most relevant vacancies and can select which ones interest him/her.
Jobseeker is offered a two-day job preparation training at the NEP employment center to prepare him/her for the job interview and the employment in the formal sector.
NEP Employment Officer arranges job interviews with the selected employers for the jobseeker and informs about location and time of the interview.
NEP Employment Officer supports the jobseekers if there are any questions regarding the employment contract.
NEP follows up with the jobseeker on the phone…
- 1 week after placement to ensure that he/she has started the new job
- 1 month after placement to ensure that he/she has received the first salary
- 3 months after placement to ensure that he/she is registered for social and health insurance
- 6 months after placement and each and every 6 months to check whether he/she needs any additional support
The NEP offers placement services free of charge for jobseekers that fulfill the following criteria:
– Egyptian citizen with a national identification card – we do not accept an Egyptian passport as means of identification. – Youth aged from 18 to 35 years.
– Completed military service or military exemption letter or official postponement document.
– No criminal record.
– Not insured by any entity (i.e. Engineers’ syndicate).
The NEP does not require that the applicant has any educational degree.
The NEP provides mainly blue-collar job opportunities. Only 5% of the vacancies available are white collar positions.
The NEP has established close partnerships with over 700 employers and has collected over 70,000 vacancies on its IT-supported database. The employment officer will select job opportunities for you based on your preferences and qualifications. The NEP will then arrange for you job interviews with the employers that interest you.
No, there are no fees for the NEP’s services at any point of the placement process.
Yes, you will first be interviewed by the NEP employment officer. Once the employment officer nominated you for a job, you will be interviewed by the HR department of the employer.
You should bring your national identification (ID) card.
Yes, the NEP is dedicated to provide fair and safe employment opportunities for women. Actually more that 20% of all placements are female.
The NEP targets youth, both women and men, aged from 18 to 35 years who are seeking a blue collar employment.
The NEP’s main focus is on blue collar jobs. However, around 5% of the vacancies the NEP offers are white collar.
Yes, every employment opportunity offered by the NEP provides both social and medical insurance.
Yes, the NEP offers limited job opportunities that suit students’ schedules.
You must have either fulfilled your military obligation, or have it postponed or be exempted. You will have to provide documentation of your status.
Yes, you can apply for a job up to three times.
By applying through the NEP, you will receive carefully selected job opportunities that best match your profile. All jobs offered fulfil Decent Work criteria like fair salaries, insurance and safety standards. You will also be offered individual advice and training opportunities.
No, you cannot apply for a job if you have a criminal record.