Muscat, July 07, 2019: As part of its commitment to Omanisation and supporting the ambition of Omani youth, Oman Arab Bank (OAB) is launching one of the largest recruitment drives focused specifically on fresh IT graduates. OAB invites Omani students to apply for a number of roles available within various teams in the IT Division.
Interested candidates should apply via the OAB website before 14 July. Applicants must have graduated in 2018, or about to graduate in 2019, and must have no prior work experience.
The Human Resources Division in coordination with the IT team will set up an assessment centre in Muscat where applicants will have to go through a certain selection process. Applicants who are successful in this first stage will receive a personal invitation to attend a full day workshop with structured face-to-face interviews on 21 July, and should ensure they are available on this day, before applying. At the end of the workshop, attendees will receive a certificate of completion, irrespective of whether they are hired, and will be able to add a valuable experience to their CV.
Commenting on the recruitment drive, Adil Al Rahbi, Head of Human Resources at OAB said, “We have made a strong promise to our customers to provide excellent products and services and in order to keep that promise we must now grow as a team. Supporting Omani talent and career aspiration is part of the genetic makeup of OAB. As an employer we have always given Omanisation the utmost priority and continuously seek to fill our vacancies with Omani talent. Additionally, we want to create a culture at OAB where curiosity is rewarded and ambition is recognised.”
After a shortlisting process, applicants will be invited to attend a full day of workshops and face-to-face interviews in Muscat. The workshop will focus on a process called ‘Design Thinking’, which demonstrates the importance of the user experience when developing a service or product.
Al Rahbi added, “We are looking to hire a group of ambitious Omanis who are eager to make a positive contribution to OAB’s growth journey. By giving shortlisted applicants the opportunity to take part in a workshop we are providing a relevant and tangible experience, which they can leave with.”
Oman Arab Bank is proud to have achieved the highest Omanisation percentage within the banking sector, nearing 96 per cent. It also has a rich and proud history as one of the first financial institutions to be established in the Sultanate. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 65 branches and representative offices and 152 ATMs spread across Oman. OAB provides a complete range of financial products and services for personal banking, corporate banking and investment clients.