The Steering Committee is the highest strategic and control authority of the National Employment Pact (NEP). It defines the overall policy and strategy of the NEP and monitors its implementation.

The NEP Steering Committee consists of nine private sector companies in addition to the German Embassy, the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). The Steering Committee convenes every two months for the NEP Steering Committee meetings and decision-making.