Frequently Asked Questions

bank muscat SAOG recognizes that Human Resources are its most important asset and it is upon their commitment and effort that the Bank depends on for its continued prosperity and success.

What is the bank muscat contact address for recruitment purposes?

Human Resources
bank muscat SAOG
Post box 134
Postal Code 112
Sultanate of Oman
Fax: +968 797- 384

Are vacancies open for all Nationalities?

Based on the Nationalization policies of the country, we have reserved several positions only for Omani Nationals.

Expatriate recruitment is undertaken only for specialized positions where there is a current shortage of skills in the country.

Who can apply?

Candidates meeting the specifications of the position can apply as long as they do not have direct relatives working in the Bank. Direct relatives will include father, mother, father-in-law, mother-in-law, spouse, own brothers, own sisters, step sister (from father), step sister (from mother), step brother (from father), step brother (from mother), sons/ daughters and their spouses. Where age restrictions are not given in the specification, candidates should be at least 17 years of age and not more than 55 years of age.

Do I need any work experience or a background in Finance?

We welcome resumes from candidates with a verity of degree disciplines. We do not expect graduates to have any prior work experience. It is only one of many factors that will be considered during the application process. We assess based on your ability to demonstrate talents and skills gained through other life experiences, such as travel, study, research, or involvement in community affairs.

How long does it take to finalize the recruitment and selection process?

The process of meeting and assessing all short listed candidates will dictate the process duration. Normally we will endeavor to complete the process within 4-6 weeks from the closing date. Since we consider candidates from different countries, we appreciate your patience in the matter.

Will the Bank inform all applicants of the outcome?

Only shortlisted candidates will be informed of the outcome of the process. If you have not heard from us within a period of eight weeks from the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted.

Will the Bank bear the cost of travel/accommodation in case candidates are required to travel for an interview?

Travel fare for candidates from outside the Sultanate of Oman will be reimbursed on actuals based on the invitation communication. The Bank will arrange accommodation at its cost, should there be a requirement to stay in Muscat.

What are the steps after the selection?

Potential candidates are contacted for references and to finalize the terms of employment.

Candidates from within Oman are required to produce a medical examination report from the Bank’s assigned clinics, for which a reference letter is given from the Human Resources Department.

All Omani Nationals are required to produce a certificate of good conduct from the Royal Oman Police.

All Omani Nationals are required to produce 5 copies of their Passport, ID card and Labour Registration Card.

On acceptance of the offer, action is initiated to obtain a labour clearance (for expatriates only), which would take approximately one to two weeks. The Ministry of labour could reject our application so please do not resign from your present employment until we confirm having received the labour clearance.

How do we obtain an employment visa?

On obtaining a labour clearance, we would apply for an employment visa, which is expected to take approximately two weeks. The new recruit will have to submit the full copy of his/her passport, 6 passport sized photographs and a medical examination report from any of the clinics approved by the Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman to enable us to apply for the visa.

What are the documents required at the time of joining?

  Omani Nationals Non-Omani Nationals
Medical Report From Bank's clinics From approved clinics for self & spouse
ROP Clearence Original Not Applicable
Attested Copy of Qualifications 1 Copy 1 Copy
Experience Certificate (If Applicable) 1 Copy 1 Copy
Copies of Passport 5 Copies 3 Copies each(of self and family members)
Copies of ID Card 5 Copies Not Applicable
Copies of Labour Registration Card 5 Copies Not Applicable
Photographs 6 passport sized for self 12 passport sized for self
6 for each family member
(blue background)
Social insurance Form (If Applicable) Form-joined/resigned Not Applicable
Relieving Letter from present Employer (If Applicable) 1 Copy 1 Copy
Original Marriage Certificate Not Applicable For visa proessing only

In addition to the above documents, all employees will be required to complete the following:

  • Joining Report
  • A declaration of all financial records

Is there a probationary period for new recruits?

All new recruits are placed on probation for a period of three months from the date of joining.

Does the Bank sponsor employees for further education?

The Bank has developed a comprehensive process for all staff to benefit from the ongoing Educational Assistance Programme.

Applications are accepted for pursuing a part-time Diploma/Bachelor/Master’s course of study in Banking, Finance, Management, Business offered by local colleges / universities approved by the Bank.

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