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National Bank of Fujairah recognised for commitment to nurturing talent with accolade for ‘Best HR Team’ at Gulf Employee Experience Awards

Accolade coincides with bank’s participation at Abu Dhabi Career Fair and highlights NBF’s premium employer brand status

National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced that it has won the accolade for ‘Best HR Team’ at the Gulf Employee Experience Awards, outscoring some of the region's most prominent companies from a diverse range of industries. This is the second time NBF’s HR team has been acknowledged as one of the best in the region. It acknowledges the team’s success in building a highly-effective work environment by introducing new and innovative HR services, whilst continuing to drive initiatives in the areas of employee engagement and Emiratisation.

National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced that it has won the accolade for ‘Best HR Team’ at the Gulf Employee Experience Awards, outscoring some of the region's most prominent companies from a diverse range of industries. This is the second time NBF’s HR team has been acknowledged as one of the best in the region. It acknowledges the team’s success in building a highly-effective work environment by introducing new and innovative HR services, whilst continuing to drive initiatives in the areas of employee engagement and Emiratisation. 

Speaking about this focus on creating the next generation of bankers, Watfa Abdulkarim, Manager – Emiratisationat NBF said: “At NBF, we believe in constantly investing in our human capital by focusing on training and development, staff recognition, and employee welfare. Reflective of this, we are the first local bank to implement a flexible benefits’ scheme for all staff and an Employee Wellbeing Programme (EWP) aimed at providing counselling services.”

She continued: “At NBF, we are conscious that our strength and success over the years can only be attributed to our people; they build and enhance our relationships with our valued clients. We participate in platforms like Tawdheef to celebrate these achievements and showcase what we can offer aspiring talent hoping to jump-start their banking careers. Moving forward, we will continue to be relentless in our efforts to attract the most enterprising individuals and support them grow their careers with us. Testament to our success so far, the bank’s turnover of employees remains well below the market average at 3% for expatriates, and 7% for UAE nationals.”

In 2016, the organisational consultancy Korn Ferry Hay Group ranked NBF amongst the group’s global list of “high performing companies” - which includes leading FORTUNE 500 and FTSE 100 firms - for its high level of employee engagement. Also, NBF received widespread recognition last year, including the MENA HR Excellence Award for the "HR Team of the Year" in May, the LinkedIn “Best Employer Brand” in October, and “Innovation in Employee Engagement” and the “Mark of Excellence for Nationalisation Initiative of the Year” at the 2016 HR Excellence Awards in December.

About National Bank of Fujairah PJSC:
Incorporated in 1982, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) is a full services corporate bank with strong corporate and commercial banking, treasury and trade finance expertise as well as an expanding suite of personal banking options and Shari’a compliant services. Leveraging its deep banking experience and market insight within Fujairah and the UAE, NBF is well-positioned to build lasting relationships with its clients and help them achieve their business goals.

NBF's key shareholders include the Government of Fujairah, Easa Saleh Al Gurg LLC and Investment Corporation of Dubai. Rated Baa1 / Prime-2 for deposits and A3 for counterparty risk assessment by Moody's and BBB+ / A-2 by Standard & Poor's, both with a stable outlook, the bank is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange under the symbol "NBF". It has a branch network of 16 across the UAE.

 

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