SC "UkrOboronprom" (UOP) constantly expands production, creating new jobs and manufacturing new products. Mastering new technologies and production modernization – implemented by UOP – requires new professionals.

Last year UOP management improved qualification, the training program was held in cooperation with the Thunderbird School of Global Management – the part of the US university “Arizona State University” – as well as through other programs, in partnership with the International Management Institute (Kyiv). And at the end of 2017, a new a new Master’s degree program "Management in the Sphere of Military-Industrial Complex" was launched at the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.

In turn, to attract highly skilled staff, UOP expanded cooperation with the State Employment Service of Ukraine. As a result, only in 2017 2,5 thousand new specialists were hired, so 2.5 thousand specialists are now working for the defense industry of Ukraine.

In accordance with the memorandum, signed between UKROBORONPROM and the State Employment Service of Ukraine on January 30, an online personnel reserve base will be created. This will allow operative response to enterprises’ needs in skilled personnel.

The whole network of vocational and technical centers of the state employment service will also be involved; work on organizing events for future specialists is being organized.

It should be noted that over the past three years, more than 8 thousand students had their practical training at UOP enterprises; 600 of them are employed. The newly created SE "ElectricalSystems” only contributed to creating 2 thousand new jobs.