Muscat, September 21, 2021: Oman Arab Bank (0AB) has recently launched an advanced programme to provide Omani talent, college, and university graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to enhance their prospects of securing jobs within the banking sector. This two-year programme is in line with the Bank’s strategy to support national competencies by providing them with the practical experience necessary to achieve success in the future. The programme reflects positively on the Bank’s economic development plans for by investing in Omani youth and promotes sustainability.
OAB aims to improve economic progression through investment in the local youth workforce, increasing sustainability, driving knowledge transfer, and enabling banking technology localisation within the Sultanate of Oman. The program also reinforces the the Bank’s commitment to empowering national talent, with the graduates gaining valuable practical experience that will To help them start their career in the banking sector.
The Bank will work closely with each graduate employee to identify their abilities and match them with their career aspirations. They will be assigned to different divisions of OAB’s operations, rotating between Corporate Banking, Credit Admin, Credit Review, and Trade Finance, to nurture wider expertise of banking products and services. The two-year programme is open to proactive and determined Omani nationals who are recent graduates in finance, or accounting with a GPA of 2.4 or higher.
The programme will also present a chance to the graduates to learn from seasoned OAB professionals across a wide range of business departments. It will touch upon all areas of business banking, with each segment of the programme being supported by a mentor, in order to evaluate graduate performance, assist and provide a model of commitment, productivity, and professional responsibility. The programme encourages personal growth with professional qualifications and training that is critical to a career in banking. It has been specifically designed to maximise the potential of each candidate with a designed development plan.
Oman Arab Bank 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 53 branches and representative offices with 150 ATMs spread across Oman. OAB provides a complete range of financial products and services through its OAB Online App. Customers can now digitally open an account and benefit from several other services, directly from the convenience of their mobile phones.