In line with its strategic vision, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) relies on teamwork and team spirit to unite all employees across departmental and organisational levels. Together as a team, they face up
to challenges by providing creative solutions and implementing them professionally and innovatively, according to institutional and individual cooperation rules that ensure continuous development
and sustainable growth.
Enhancing productivity and developing team skills have always been a core focus of the internal work of MoF. The ministry employs leadership techniques and models approved in international
financial institutions, and identifies the administrative, organisational and communication skills necessary for facing challenges and assisting the leadership's role in management of work teams. MoF
also adopts motivation techniques that strengthen the sense of institutional affiliation, and creates a positive environment that encourages creativity and productivity.
The art of leadership and building high-performance work teams is a matter of special importance to MoF. The ministry ensures that all department officials
and employees are made fully aware of the skill levels and knowledge required from leaders of work teams. These include:
MoF promotes team spirit in the workplace, fostering a sense of unity, reliability and support among its employees. It is the belief of MoF that teamwork
plays a crucial role in achieving growth and excellence, and accomplishing objectives and goals.
Mof believes in the importance of teamwork to:
Improve performance levels
perspectives and approaches
Develop innovative solutions
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, praised the
efforts exerted by the ministry’s teams in 2015, each of which played a significant role in achieving a number
The list of honourees of the Minister of Finance Institutional Award of Excellence is as follows:
Outstanding Federal Department: Human Resources Department
Outstanding Department in Institutional Leadership:Information Technology Department
Outstanding Department in Providing Services:Revenue Development Department
Outstanding Department in Human Resources:Budget Department
Outstanding Department in Community Participation:Accounting Policies and Standards Department
Outstanding Team in Developing Services: The team responsible for the development and implementation
of the Federal Financial System
Outstanding Joint Team:The team responsible for the implementation of the Federal Wage System
Creative Idea: Emirates Gate for GFS Reports Creative Leader: Faisal Al MansouriCreative Employee: Mariam Al Shamsi
Supervisory Field: Ali Hamdan Specialist Field: Sarah Al Habshi Administrative Field: Mariam Ahmed Mohammed Customer Service Field: Ahmed Hijazi New Employee: Shamma Youssef Unknown Soldier: Ahmed Mohammed Abu Al Hamad Ideal Driver: Abdel Bari Kuna
A standout, innovative team within the ministry is the Human Resources Department which achieved the
Developing and automating the performance management system, preparing and publishing an introductory film for
internal use to disseminate and strengthen the concept of performance management. This electronic system was
presented as the best practice at both local and federal level. It was reviewed by the Prime Minister's Office, Federal
Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of
Labour, Ministry of Social Affairs and Roads & Transport Authority in Dubai.
Obtaining the Human Resources Award from the Department of Economic Development, Emirates Award of
Government Excellence for Outstanding Federal Authority in Human Resources, Outstanding team in Improving
Internal Performance Award, Employee Performance Management System Award from FAHR, Masaar Initiative
Implementation Award from FAHR, Motivating Employees according to Performance System Award from FAHR, The
Enforcement of Employees' Contracts Award from FAHR, ISO Certificate for Training, and achieving first place in the
Initiative of Careers Development at the Ministry.
Implementing mobile library projects, e-library and Knowledge Gate to strengthen institutional culture, to support
reading and to disseminate knowledge.
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