Dubai: The Emirates Institute of Finance (EIF), in collaboration with the Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources, the Nafis Program, and the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry(SCCI), will host the third edition of the Ethraa Career Fair on October 9.
The two-day event seeks to introduce promising career opportunities to UAE nationals and youth in the financial sector, as well as boost Emiratisation rates in this vital sector for the UAE’s future economy. Mr. Khaled Mohamed Balama, Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and Chairman of the Board of EIF, will attend the event.
The 3rd edition of the Fair is targeting the recruitment of more than 800 positions during the final quarter of 2023 and the first quarter of 2024.
These opportunities are open to high school graduates and individuals holding bachelor’s degrees in fields such as business management, economics, accounting, and information technology.
Mr. Noura Alblooshi, General Manager of the EIF, emphasized the importance of investing in human capital, nurturing skills among Emirati youth, and building capabilities. According to Ms. Alblooshi, there has been significant growth in emigration rates within the banking and financial sectors of the country. The General Manager anticipated further success for this edition, commending the collaborative efforts that have made this vital milestone possible and the opportunities it provides for young Emirati talents.
According to Mr. Omar Khalfan bin Huraimel Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources, the fair presents vast opportunities for young Emirati future leaders, offering them diverse options to access competitive roles as well as enhance their skills, capacities, and familiarity with labor market trends.
Furthermore, Mr. Al Shamsi highlighted that this partnership constitutes a strategic collaboration focused on national priorities, aiming to serve the greater good and contribute to established objectives.