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NBF announces the launch of the second intake for the NBF Technology Academy

  • NBF returns for the second consecutive year, with a 6-months training program for UAE Nationalsinterested in a career in technology

  • NBF reaffirms its commitment to the development of Emirati talents in IT, programming, and the broader digital space

National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announce the launch of the exclusive ‘Technology Academy’ for 2022 in partnership with the Port of Fujairah. NBF Technology Academy is a unique initiative launched by NBF that aims to provide intensive training to UAE students in the field of IT, programming, and the application of the emerging digital capabilities, empowering them with the knowledge and skills to fulfil their ambitions in their career path while contributing to the country’s economic growth.

Commenting on this, Vince Cook, CEO of National Bank of Fujairah, said “Supporting the career aspirations of this nation's youth falls within our responsibilities as a national bank, while developing their skills will help create new leadership roles in the banking sector, and support the needs of wider industry in the UAE.”

This year’s programme which started in June is in collaboration with PWC’s Academy Middle East, a group of experts who will be devoted to preparing the selected trainees by providing them with opportunities to learn, explore, and share their innovative ideas. The NBF Technology Academy will provide local talent with progressive career opportunities in IT and innovation, achieving digital, technical, and scientific excellence, thus deepening the local talent available in this space.

During a period of 6 months, various training courses will take place starting building from baseline IT knowledge to application development and system administration training. When candidates successfully complete the programme on the 6th of November 2022, they will be given a formal certification and potentially have an opportunity to work at NBF or the Port of Fujairah.

 

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 with a negative outlook; and BBB / A-2 by Standard & Poor’s with a stable outlook, the bank is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange under the symbol “NBF”. It has a branch network of 15 (of which 1 is an electronic banking service unit) across the UAE.

 

For further information, please contact:

Strategic Marketing and Communications Department

E-mail: CorpComm@nbf.ae

Telephone: +971 4 507 8351 and +971 4 507 8576