WORK WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITIES

Injaz works within local Arab municipalities to establish and advance organizational infrastructures, capacities, knowledge and skills, and advanced management tools for economic and organizational development, and to foster inter-organizational cooperation between municipalities and civil service organizations for the sharing of best practices and successes.

Injaz defines its core areas of expertise and competency as: 

  • Assisting municipalities in establishing new local entities and departments to improve service delivery (prominent examples include the establishment of economic development corporations and departments devoted to environmental concerns
  • Implementing tools to improve project management and execution   
  • Developing industrial zones by introducing tools and best practices for their successful management   
  • Developing and perfecting the municipalities’ means to attract and retain innovative businesses and entrepreneurs
  • Attracting, placing and supporting municipal cadets in the municipalities  

Injaz’s “entry point” in working with municipalities is in one or both of two main areas:   

  • Establishing and maintaining an operational and economic infrastructure  
  • The hand-on provision of services  

An individual ALA receives the benefit of Injaz’s work in either or both of these areas depending on its specific needs. Injaz deems its work to be successful to the degree that this infrastructure serves the members of the community and is sustainable, and the degree to which the services offered result in tangible improvement in the residents’ overall quality of life.   

Injaz’s work within the Arab municipalities includes the following:  

  • Hands-on work to define and refine priorities and create work plans that result in the implementation of municipal budgets  
  • Hands-on work with local professionals to improve day-to-day operations and efficiencies  
  • Establishment of municipal entities relevant to the municipalities’ specific priorities  
  • Working with municipalities in attracting, supporting and retaining municipal cadets   

Specific services include:

  • Hands-on work to define and refine priorities and create work plans that result in the implementation of municipal budgets 
  • Hands-on work with municipal professionals to improve day-to-day operations and efficiencies 
  • Establishment of municipal entities relevant to the municipality’s specific priorities (for example economic development corporations and departments devoted to the environment
  • Working with ALAs in attracting, supporting and retaining municipal cadets