Mauritius Finance launches the first edition of the Job and Education Fair

High school graduates, students, recent graduates, job seekers and their parents will be able to discover the wide range of professional opportunities offered by the financial sector in Mauritius. This during a Job and Education Fair, on Saturday 2 July. Organized by Mauritius Finance in collaboration with the Ministry of Financial Services, this event will take place from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower in the cyber city of Ebène.

The show welcomes nearly twenty financial services employers including Vistra Mauritius, Axis Fiduciary Ltd, IQ-EQ Global Business Ltd, Sanne Mauritius, Intercontinental Trust Ltd, APEX Fund Services Ltd, Ocorian, Trident Trust Ltd, Trust Qore (Mauritius) Ltd , Rogers Capital, DTOS Ltd, BTG Management Services (Mauritius) Ltd, BCP Bank (Mauritius) Ltd, Matco Ltd Sovereign Trust Ltd, among others.

Samade Jhummun, CEO of Mauritius Finance, says the aim is to bring together a large number of operators to enable them to meet their future employees. In particular by giving them an accurate picture of all vacancies that are already there. “There are now 300 jobs available for starters in the sector, but also for young professionals who already have a minimum of experience,” he adds.

Please note that several operators present on the show will be conducting interviews for vacancies to be filled with immediate effect. Those who are soon to graduate will also have the opportunity to be recruited under the Graduate Programs offered by the companies. While others are collecting resumes of job seekers to explore the possibility of offering them a paid internship under the Human Resource Development Council’s National Training and Reskilling Scheme. A permanent job is also offered to trainees who have flourished during their stay in the company.

The financial services industry currently employs 20,000 professionals. According to estimates from Mauritius Finance, 2,000 more jobs will need to be filled by 2023 in this industry, which stands out from the others due to its high level of pay and the speed at which its professionals climb the ladder within their company.

For Shahed Hoolash, Chairman of Mauritius Finance, the Job and Education Fair will be an opportunity to demystify the financial services industry in the eyes of visitors. “Many young people believe that only those with degrees in finance or certifications in accounting can pursue careers in financial services. This is not the case. The industry needs young people who are dynamic, rigorous and eager to learn. will discover a myriad of career opportunities that they never knew existed and which in many cases are also open to HSC holders,” he assures us.

With this fair, Mauritius Finance also wants to put the spotlight on the universities and training institutes that issue diplomas and certifications that are highly sought after by companies in the financial sector. The London College of Accountancy, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Université des Mascareignes, Curtin Mauritius, Financial Services Institute, Mauritius Finance Training Institution, Financial Services Fund and the HRDC provide visitors with an overview of their specialist training.

Mauritius Finance will also enable those wishing to pursue a career in the financial sector to discover the wide range of certifications and professional development programs it delivers in partnership with renowned international institutions such as ICA, CLTI, CISI, STEP and Manchester Business Alliance. † These programs allow those who follow them to gain skills in areas such as anti-money laundering, compliance, international trust management, fund accounting, and administration. Visitors to the fair who wish to pursue a career in the industry are strongly encouraged to bring their resumes by July 2, 2022.

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