MUSCAT, 11 March 2015 – The appeal of Bank Muscat as the 'best place to work in Oman' attracted a large turnout of prospective job seekers to its stall at the 3-day Career and Training Opportunities Fair, which ends on Thursday (12 March 2015) at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). Highlighting the career development and training opportunities available to qualified Omani nationals, the bank personnel were on hand to meet enthusiastic job seekers and interact with them on various career options. Hundreds of youth, especially the graduating students this year, submitted CVs, expressing keen desire to work with the Sultanate's leading financial institution.
A regular participant at the SQU Career Fair, Bank Muscat seizes every opportunity to extend support to Omani nationals seeking career development and training opportunities.
Over the years, Bank Muscat has adopted innovative strategies to equip Omani staff to take up leadership positions in tandem with future challenges. The bank has developed a comprehensive Learning & Development strategy for skill and knowledge enhancement vis-à-vis the requirement of various departments.
The bank continuously invests to build human capacity and create career opportunities for highly-qualified Omani nationals. The bank has been able to derive maximum mileage out of its HR processes as most of its middle and senior management cadres are drawn from within the bank.
Bank Muscat has achieved qualitative advance in the human resources sector as it attracts the best Omani cadres for employment at all levels. The bank's women empowerment strategy is also notable as 42 per cent of staff are women holding various positions, including senior management positions. Bank Muscat is keen to develop its leadership pool from among the young Omanis, and thereby contribute to Oman's future by investing in talent which is the real wealth of the nation.
Bank Muscat is the first bank in the world to win the prestigious Level 3 People Capability Maturity Model (PCMM) certification by Carnegie Melon University, USA. The PCMM certification groups Bank Muscat with an elite group of global organizations which have achieved benchmark HR standards.
Bank Muscat is also an Investor in People (IiP) certified organization, endorsing its human resources management practices in conformity with benchmark international standards.