Sunday, 24 Jan 2021
Following a rigorous screening and selection process with over 150 applicants, Bank Sohar recently received the successful candidates for its innovative internship programme entitled ‘Tomohi - Enhancing Omani Youth Skills’.

Bank Sohar welcomes effective ‘Tomohi’ candidates

Twenty young Omani graduates have now embarked upon a single year placements at the bank exactly where they will boost their employability via the acquisition of understanding and abilities that stay in higher demand across Oman’s labour marketplace.

The effective candidates have been invited mid of July to sign their a single year contracts in the programme, and they officially commenced coaching on July 29 July. Mohammed al Ardhi, chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank Sohar, welcomed the aspiring interns throughout a unique occasion held on Monday at the bank’s Learning Centre in Qurm, exactly where he gave an inspirational speech that highlighted the aspirations of a nation that rests on the youth of Oman, such as the Tomohi interns.

Among the attendance from the bank throughout the occasion have been Ahmed al Musalmi, chief executive officer, Abdulali al Lawati, sr AGM and acting head of HR and Corporate Support.

Ardhi stated, “Tomohi was launched to empower Omani youth whilst improving the employability of our workforce as we make skills more transferable and our work environment more accommodative in response to the national employment drive. At Bank Sohar, we align our efforts with those of the national agenda when it comes to people development, and like many other in-house initiatives, Tomohi focuses on fostering a new generation of work-ready youth by helping them to acquire the proficiencies required to succeed in the banking and finance industry through experiential learning.”

The programme accepted the effective candidates upon their aptitude and academic efficiency, as effectively as other prominent points for individual and skilled evaluation. The bank’s multi-faceted assessment additional incorporated written tests and interviews. Tomohi’s interns will be placed in rotation across numerous departments centered on their places of study, covering Finance, HR Management, Finance Sciences, Accounting, Information Technology and Marketing. A complete induction programme is becoming delivering to make sure a smooth integration to their new perform atmosphere with plans in location for normal efficiency evaluations, monitoring and feedback all through the year.

The programme will see interns advantage from the bank’s Human Resource Strategy with a robust directive for raising the competencies of workers, featuring on-the-job coaching, technical and leadership programmes, coaching activities and exposure to a assortment of perform streams to diversify their understanding encounter. Bank Sohar’s marketplace engagement technique is focussed on identifying nearby talent and communicating with potential workers, informing nearby youth on the prospects obtainable to them as an employer of option notable for its substantial commitment to enhancing the competencies of its workforce. ‘Tomohi’ furthers the bank’s engagement with human capital from across the nation, as observed at current investments such as participation in several profession and coaching chance fairs.

Bank Sohar has demonstrated a powerful investment in youth more than the years, with current initiatives such as the organisation of visits for college students to numerous branches across the sultanate. The bank has also launched its new chairman’s Forum, ViewPoints, a believed-provoking series of talks from planet-renowned leaders.

The platform is envisaged to supply a distinctive chance to acquire insight from engaging in dialogue with inspirational personalities on crucial concerns. The very first edition saw a wide spectrum in attendance.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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