In his new role, Rahbi will oversee all strategic HR functions at the bank in accordance with international best practices. These functions will include talent acquisition and retention, human capital planning, ongoing training programmes, digital learning, organisational culture, and professional development, according to a press release issued by OAB.
Amin al Husseini, CEO of OAB said, “We believe in the skills and capabilities of our national workforce; skills that qualify them to hold senior positions in the bank. It is through their efforts, and the efforts of everyone within the bank that we continue to move OAB closer to its ultimate goal of becoming the number one bank of choice for employees and Omani professionals.”
“On behalf of the management and staff at OAB, I wish Rahbi best of luck for his new position. I am confident that his experience in the fields of staff management and training, will enable us to further enhance the HR capabilities at the bank; ensuring that our staff benefit from world-class professional development and organisational excellence,” Husseini added.
Rahbi has over 27 years of experience in his field and began working with OAB in February 2015 as the head of employee and organisational development. He holds a masters degree in human resource management and training from the University of Leicester, UK.
This assignment comes as part of the OAB’s strategy in the field of developing human resources and providing the best possible opportunities towards career progression.