United Arab Emirates
, 14th December, 2010- As part of the National Day CeleBRations, Emirates Islamic Bank (EIB) announced the next stage of their move towards increasing opportunities for the national talent within the bank. EIB will launch a new round of training programs to facilitate UAE national employees help deliver on EIB's commitment of being a centre for world class Sharia financial services.
At a welcome workshop for the Bank's new joiners, Mr. Faisal Aqil GM Retail banking announced that Emirates Islamic Bank is seeking to recruit 120 UAE Nationals in 2011. He also launched three new courses targeting UAE nationals will be deployed over the coming months with the programmes segmented into three areas: Al Awael, Al Ruwad and Al Mudara. Al Awael will focus on tailored programmes for new joiners, Al Ruwad for middle management and Al Mudara, for existing high performing senior management employees.
"We are fully dedicated to having the BRightest and most committed individuals working in our bank. From new bank tellers to BRanch managers and senior executives, we must have the best available people to sustain and enhance our leading position in the market." said Mr. Faisal Aqil, GM Retail Banking for Emirates Islamic Bank. "Emiritisation is a key priority for us and we hope with programmes like this, we can continue to attract talent to join our ranks".
In 2010, EIB had a strong presence at the career fairs across the UAE as part of the strategic move to uncover promising talent in the upcoming workforce as a reiteration of Emirates Islamic Bank's firm commitment to Emiratisation.
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About Emirates Islamic Bank: Emirates Islamic Bank opened its doors in October 2004 with a mission to provide consumers in the UAE with effective and innovative Shari'a-compliant financial solutions. The Bank offers a range of Shari'a compliant products and services conforming to the highest standards of Islamic finance and all its activities are overseen by a Shari'a board comprising several prestigious scholars of Islamic law. On the retail side, the bank has an array of products, such as a full range of credit cards including Visa Infinite Card; Manzili Home Finance, Intaleq Car Finance, and many other products. The bank has also launched Al Reem Ladies Banking, a specialized banking service designed to cater to the banking and financial needs of women in the region.
The bank also offers Ethmar Priority banking to suit the demands of the high-net-worth clients.
Emirates Islamic Bank is very active on the Corporate Banking level, seeking exceptional investment opportunities in the local as well as the regional market. Within almost three years of its inception Emirates Islamic Bank has managed to position itself as one of leading financial players in the UAE's banking sector. The bank's rapid growth and success is mainly due to its continued successful launch of Shari'a compliant products, services and other key business initiatives. EIB is headquartered in Dubai, employs more than 800 staff and has currently 30 BRanches across the UAE.
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