Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies, Tanfeeth Host Open Day to Attract Emirati Talent
Dubai-UAE:29 July, 2021–In line with the UAE’s Emiratization strategy,Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), a regional leader in banking and finance education and training, and Tanfeeth, a subsidiary of Emirates NBD, organized an Open Day for Emirati job seekers in the banking and finance sector.
Drawing the participation ofseveral UAE Nationalcandidates, the eventhighlighted diverse job roles available in UAE banks and financial institutions in a wide variety of functions, such as operations, finance, transformation, customer service and collections. During the Open Day, 40 interviews were conducted,and several candidates were identified for existing vacancies as well as potential future openings.
Speaking about the Open Day, Jamal Al Jassmi, General Manager of EIBFS, said: “Weare committed to contributing to realizing the UAE government’s vision to build a knowledge-based economy through upskilling the national workforce in the banking sector. As part of our efforts, we are pleased to host the Open Day with Tanfeeth.This platform enables us to identify promising UAE national candidates and connect them with the right job opportunities.”
For her part, Fatima Abdulrahman Al Awadhi, Chief Human Resources Officer at Tanfeeth, said: “As a group, we work extensively on plans to support Emiratizationacross the banking industry.We have adopted a three-prongedstrategy in our approach to Emirati talent–Attract, Develop and Retain. At Tanfeeth, we create individual development plans for skilled UAE nationals, and aim to significantly increase the numberof Emiratis that are on track for critical roles in banking operations. We also offer our UAE nationalemployees extended opportunities for job rotation and cross-training to enhance their skills and build new contacts.”
The Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) was founded in 1983. As a leading independent training center, it offers world-class education, training and allied services in the critical areas of banking and finance. Based in the UAE, EIBFS currently has three campuses for education and training services located in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The Institute has made substantial contributions to the careers of thousands of students and working professionals in the financial services sector. EIBFS is also a strong supporter of Emiratization and has launched various initiatives that have greatly helped to promote the careers of Emiratis. All academic programs offered by EIBFS are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA), Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. Students who have successfully completed these programs have found productive employment at various levels in banks and financial institutions in the UAE and around the world.