Muscat: Reaffirming its position of developing local talent in the banking sector, Alizz Islamic Bank’s human resources division has announced the promotion of several of its employees to senior management positions.
Chief Operating Officer Moosa Masoud Al Jadidi has been promoted to General Manager, Ghalib Fawzi Al Busaidi to General Manager and Group Head of Wholesale Banking, Mohammed Al Ghassani to Assistant General Manager of Distribution Channels and Wealth Management, Yasir Sameer Al Azzawi as Assistant General Manager and Head of SME Banking and Mustafa Al Lawati as Assistant General Manager and Head of Investment Banking, Project Finance and Joint Financing.
These promotions emphasise Alizz Islamic Bank’s commitment to increasing its Omani workforce in senior positions and to developing career opportunities for advancing Omani nationals.
The bank seeks to provide its staff with core values, self-development and professional development opportunities in all areas of business. These efforts include the development of various programmes for Omanis, whether they are new graduates or long-term employees in the field of Islamic banking. The human resources division of the bank provides staff with all the necessary training and qualifications to equip them with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the Islamic banking sector.
Mohammed Al Balushi, Chief Human Resources Officer, Alizz Islamic Bank, said: “We introduced the competency framework and integrated it with the Performance Management System to ensure leadership of the Bank's performance is based on actual business needs. The human resources division works hard to ensure the bank's recruitment process is independent, fair and transparent."
"It aims to select the most suitable individuals who meet the requirements of positions and demonstrate the ability to absorb the culture of Islamic banking, as well as the ability to demonstrate the core values of Alizz Islamic Bank," he said.
"The bank will continue to function as an efficient and effective organisation using technological tools, streamlining processes and attracting and retaining good talent. We are confident that this approach will provide us with a significant competitive advantage for our long-term growth and success,” he added.
He concluded by saying that while the bank is achieving strong growth in its core business, it places great importance on a strong risk management framework and governance to ensure the sustainability and quality of its profits.
The bank has dedicated most of its investments to the development of human resources and to adopt the latest technologies that guarantee the provision of exceptional and fast customer service.