OAB had set up a booth at the venue, showcasing the bank’s human resource improvement plans. It attracted a big quantity of SQU students wanting to know much more about the numerous profession possibilities obtainable for talented young Omani undergraduates.
Adil al Rahbi, head of the Human Resources Division at OAB, mentioned, “The Career and Training Opportunities Fair, which is organised by SQU every year, is one of the most successful fairs of its kind in the sultanate. It provides participants, from both the private and government sectors, with the chance to personally meet with students and present their employment and training programmes. OAB has been a keen participant in the fair and introduces career opportunities that are available to the students, annually. We are very pleased to have been able to interact with the students, and have our representatives address all their queries regarding the banking sector.”
The opening ceremony was held lately at the SQU Grand Hall, below the auspices of H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health. Also in attendance had been numerous government officials and representatives from the private sector.
Visitors at the fair extremely commended OAB’s policies, which had been focused on attracting fresh graduates to join the team alongside offering them with possibilities to develop as future leaders in Oman’s banking sector. Visitors also acknowledged the bank’s immense efforts to train its staff.
“At OAB, we strive to develop training programmes that are not only beneficial for our Omani employees, but also prepare them for leadership positions within the bank. Through this approach, we have made our way to the forefront of the banking sector in the country, with regard to Omanisation. This is primarily due to the majority of the executive positions within the bank being held by Omanis. In fact, we also give priority for the development of skillsets and increasing knowledge within our workforce, which are in compliance with the vision and objectives of the board,” Rahbi added.
OAB had also launched a noteworthy talent improvement system in 2016 entitled ‘Leadership Enhancement and Development’ (LEAD), which aimed at creating the abilities of possible Omani talents inside the bank. Additionally, it also enlightened them on the tools that are necessary to ascend the profession ladder. The programme focused on qualifying Oman’s youth to take benefit of the banking sector and pave the way for additional progress in the sultanate.
Oman Arab Bank is 1 of the initial banks to be established in Oman, with a wealthy and proud history. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 65 branches and representative offices and 148 ATMs spread across the sultanate. OAB gives the total variety of monetary items and solutions.
Information Source: Muscat Daily