Ahli Bank, the fastest growing bank in the Sultanate, has launched the fifth batch of its Graduate Development Programme (GDP) aimed at providing job opportunities for national manpower in different specialties.
The Graduate Development Programme (GDP) opened its doors for registration in August 2019. In December 2019, the candidates were selected to undergo the programme. The duration of the programme lasts for 2 years with the first year consisting of behavioural and functional instructor led training, on the job rotation and project work.
“Ahli Bank has been a pioneer in providing job opportunities to young Omanis aspiring to make a career in banking. This is the fifth batch of the programme and is a testament to the bank’s resolve to provide opportunities to career oriented Omani youth in the banking sector,” says Mohammed Al Mufargi – AGM, Head of Human Resources.
“Ahli Bank endeavours to attract Omani youth and develop their capabilities in-sync with Oman’s future vision. We aspire to provide the best programme that will prepare young Omanis to join Ahli Bank family,” he added.
On successful completion of the first year; candidates will be assigned to a specific department based on their individual capabilities and education background in addition to the business requirement for the second year, plus project work. On successful completion of the second year, they will be assigned to a permanent department depending on their individual capabilities, preference, and business requirement.
The GDP takes adequate care to meet the needs of the business and also the Omanisation levels across various departments. At Ahli Bank, staff training and development is one of the key elements of the bank’s strategies and growth.