DIFC launches a dedicated website for online applications at Careers UAE 2007

  • Focus on attracting professionals to financial services industry
  • Talented UAE nationals can submit online applications at DIFC stand

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) announced that it launched a special website, to accept job applications from potential UAE national candidates. This interactive website which has been launched today for Careers UAE 2007 will generate web pages that can be accessed by both the applicant and potential employer.

The website address is: www.difc.ae/careers/working_at_difc/

Speaking at the launch of this website, His Excellency Dr. Omar bin Sulaiman, Governor, DIFC said: “The sustained growth of a nation is clearly linked to the integration of its national human resources into the economy both in the public and private sector. The financial services industry is always on the lookout for talented professionals who can contribute to the growth of this crucial sector. Within the DIFC, we have created an environment conducive to the development of such individuals and provide numerous opportunities for them to grow across a broad spectrum of organizations.”

The DIFC is home to more than 348 firms which include some of the worlds leading financial institutions. Among them are Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Merill Lynch, HSBC, Barclays, Loyds TSB, Mellon Global Investments, AIG, UBS, Goldman Sachs, PriceWaterhouse Coopers and many other leading international, regional and local financial institutions.  The DIFC is working closely with these member companies to achieve, the joint strategic objective of managing   talent, and propelling it in the right direction.

Nabil M Ramadhan, Chief Human Capital Officer, DIFC said: “Through this dedicated website, we offer potential applicants a chance to approach high profile organizations based in the DIFC that are often on the lookout for local talent and expertise. Careers UAE 2007 is the ideal platform to launch this interface as it brings together our national youth from across all emirates.”

More than 30 laptops will be available at the DIFC stand within Careers UAE 2007 for potential applicants to submit their applications instantly. Designed in a user-friendly format, the interactive interface enables even first time users to use the system with efficiency, effectiveness, and satisfaction.

This website is a long-term initiative by the Centre, and will be operational even after the conclusion of Careers UAE 2007. Potential candidates from all nationalities interested in applying for jobs at the DIFC or its member companies, can continue to submit applications online from anywhere in the world.

The 7th annual Careers UAE Exhibition is being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, from 13-15 of March 2007. The exhibition is organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre, in conjunction with TANMIA, Emirates Nationals Development Programme (ENDP), Higher Colleges of Technology, Zayed University and UAE University. Careers UAE is a high-calibre event that enables talented UAE nationals in all fields to meet directly with recruiters and hiring managers from top employers.

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