Thursday 17 January 2019

Husam Al Sayed

ENBD to back nationalisation drive at Careers UAE

DUBAI, March 12, 2018

Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, has announced its participation as part of the bank's strategy to boost nationalisation efforts at the Careers UAE 2018, which will be held from 13 - 15 March at Dubai World Trade Centre.

The bank’s participation is in line with the UAE government's strategy to support the economic and social development of the country, and increase the Emiratisation rate in the banking sector.

Through its participation, the bank aims to build capabilities, develop the leadership skills of UAE nationals working in the banking sector, and attract qualified and talented nationals to work in both leading and managerial positions across its various departments.

At the exhibition, the bank will offer on-the-spot entries for applicants of its 'Programme for Accelerated Learning (PAL), talent advancement programme for university grads. PAL is a six-month extreme training programme covering several components including complicated banking systems, discussion skills, delegation skills, inspiration theories, and training and coaching, among others. The training also includes on the job training, enabling PAL trainees to gain banking experience whilst preparing them for a range of assistant manager or officer duties within the bank.

Husam Al Sayed, group chief human resource officer, Emirates NBD, said: “As a home-grown bank of the UAE and a market leader in the country’s banking sector, we are committed to supporting the UAE's drive towards Emiratisation by fostering national talent within the bank and enabling future leaders of the UAE economy. We are delighted to participate in Careers UAE as part of the organization’s annual objectives, as we believe in the potential of our national workforce and we look forward to meeting potential candidates at our stand at Careers UAE.”

Emirates NBD will also invite applications for a variety of training and mentoring programmes under its Al Misha’al programme, targeted at high school graduates. In addition to the training programmes, the bank has also on offer a number of high-impact job vacancies open for applicants with extensive experience in the banking sector.

As part of the bank’s Emiratisation strategy and commitment to nurturing young Emirati talent, Emirates NBD runs a series of employment training programmes for UAE nationals. Menha by Emirates NBD is a scholarship programme that provides financial support to UAE national students, while opening doors to future career opportunities at Emirates NBD.

The bank's Programme for Accelerated Learning (PAL) which crossed a ten-year milestone in 2015, provides world-class training over to college graduates who aspire for a career in the high growth banking sector. In addition, the bank runs Al Misha'al, a programme that inducts high school graduates into the bank following three months of rigorous training in various job-related subjects such as banking operations, branch automation, and customer service, among others.

Targeted at UAE nationals, Careers UAE presents an array of educational and employment opportunities for aspiring Emirati students, fresh graduates, and young professionals in some of the region’s top private and public organisations. – TradeArabia News Service

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