Development Programme at the Group’s learning centre in the UK. Once on the job, a mentor is assigned for each UAE national for the first three years of their career with the Bank for coaching and counseling.
HSBC was a founder partner in Emiratisation.org, an association of managers launched recently, which supports the recruitment of UAE nationals in the private sector.
HSBC has received a number of awards for its success in attracting and developing UAE nationals in a banking career. The Bank has held several recruitment drives to provide young and experienced UAE nationals with the opportunity to learn about the Bank’s business, as well as a chance to meet managers and staff to consult on the opportunities available for a fulfilling career.
1. HSBC Bank Middle East LimitedHSBC Bank Middle East is the largest and most widely represented international bank in the Middle East with 29 branches throughout the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Autonomous Area including an offshore banking unit in Bahrain. This extensive regional coverage is strengthened by another member of the HSBC Group, HSBC Bank Egypt, and by its associate companies, The Saudi British Bank and the British Arab Commercial Bank. In addition to its Middle Eastern network, the Bank has a representative office in Tehran, Iran.
2. HSBC Holdings plcHSBC Bank Middle East Limited has been a principal member of the HSBC Group since 1959. Serving over 110 million customers worldwide, the HSBC Group has approximately 9,800 offices in 77 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. With assets of US$1,277 billion at 31 December 2004, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. HSBC is marketed worldwide as ‘the world’s local bank’.