MUSCAT: Illustrating the bank’s continuing commitment to investing in local talent and inspiring future leaders, HSBC Bank Oman showcased the wide range of vocational opportunities available in the banking industry at the EduTraC Oman – a higher education, training and careers fair, held recently at the Oman International Exhibition Centre.

Sponsoring the Careers Pavilion, representatives from the bank’s Human Resources and Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM) departments demonstrated the structured professional growth opportunities available at HSBC Bank Oman, sharing information about its two year Graduate Management Trainee Programme and internship opportunities to students and visitors during the three day event.

Andrew Long, chief executive officer, HSBC Bank Oman said, “HSBC Bank Oman is a keen supporter of educational initiatives and is committed to enhancing the professional development of young Omanis. Our Graduate Management Trainee Programme provides an exciting and challenging career path for new graduates, and internship placements have proven successful in preparing students for the next step in their career. We can offer practical experience and an introduction to every aspect of the banking environment to help students discover the right position that matches their ambitions and capabilities, supported by tailored personal and professional development planning to help them reach their potential.”

The bank joined universities, colleges and many of the sultanate’s largest employers at EduTraC Oman 2014, organised under the patronage of the Ministry of Higher Education and the Ministry of Manpower. The event was held for the first time this year and is set to become the annual showcase of available jobs, training, education and self-employment opportunities, as well as sharing the career and entrepreneurship advice services available in the sultanate.

HSBC Bank Oman is committed to developing the capabilities of the bank’s future leaders and employs a wide variety of training initiatives to help equip talented Omanis with the tools and skillsets necessary to become future industry pioneers. By combining local knowledge with global expertise, HSBC Bank Oman offers a unique employment opportunity for talented students, to guide them towards a truly rewarding career in the banking industry.