Standard Chartered participates at 16th National Career Exhibition

February 22, 2014 11:50 am

In line with its continuous focus on Emiratization, Standard Chartered Bank participated on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, in the 16th edition of the National Career Exhibition at the Expo Center in Sharjah, UAE.

At the exhibition, The Bank is meeting and identifying young Emirati talents and conducting instant interviews. Standard Chartered aims to also raise awareness about the Bank’s flagship International Graduate (IG) Programme. Standard Chartered’s stand is situated at Hall 2, number 520.

To be held under the patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the National Career Exhibition is an exclusive platform for UAE Nationals to browse job opportunities in the UAE’s banking and financial sector. .

Standard Chartered’s IG Programme is an intensive development programme that provides advanced learning experience supported by structured training modules such as on-job training, off-the job training, ongoing performance coaching, residential workshops and international job rotation. The bank will be looking out for exceptional Emiratis graduates for the IG Programme through walk-in interviews, which will empower UAE Nationals to build an outstanding career in the banking sector.

Standard Chartered is looking for exceptional UAE Nationals to apply to the UAE International Graduate Programme. The programme is an intensive development programme providing graduates with an advanced learning experience through academic learning and developmental rotations and initiatives spanning from a period of 12-24 months.

Nicholas Harvey, Regional Head of Talent Acquisition for MENAP, Standard Chartered Bank, said: “Standard Chartered Bank has been operating in the UAE since 1958 and our heritage in the UAE is testament to our commitment towards this country and its importance for us as group. We are always on the lookout for talented Emiratis and we continue to actively participate at the various career fairs across the various emirates and at universities. These exhibitions provide a great opportunity for us to promote the various training programmes we offer and recruit suitable talent for vacant positions across the organization.”

Standard Chartered aspires to establish its brand name as the employer of choice in the UAE. The aspiring candidates can meet the banks’ talent acquisition specilists to get detailed information about the career prospects at Standard Chartered.

Standard Chartered is one of the oldest banks in the UAE having been established in 1958. Since then, the bank has been an active support of the country’s economic growth and social development. One of the recent initiatives the bank supports is ‘Masrafi,’ an initiative by the UAE government to promote Emiratization in the banking sector. Masrafi is carried out with the cooperation of ‘Tanmia’ – the National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority and the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies. The bank actively participates in career fairs as well as campus placement activities organized by various universities with an aim to recruit UAE Nationals.

For further information please contact:

Ramy Lawand
Senior Regional Manager, Business Communications
Standard Chartered Bank
T: +971 4 508 2564

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