Posted on March 12, 2018

In a pursuit to attract Qatari talent, Qatar Insurance Group, the MENA region’s leading insurance group participated in the twelfth edition of the Education City Career Fair organized by Qatar University. Through its participation for the second time in a row, QIC Group interacted with the students and introduced the fields of insurance, reinsurance and the rewards of being associated with a global brand.

During the four-day event, senior HR officials from QIC Group briefed students about the company, its global presence and wide spectrum of innovative products and services it offers. Through an informative presentation, the officials highlighted the potential for growth and career development in the (re)insurance space. Commenting on this, Abdulla Al Mulla, Group Chief Administrative Officer, QIC Group stated, “QIC Group’s participation at the career fair forms an integral part of the Group’s strategy for attracting human capital. We firmly believe in identifying local talent and investing in sharpening their capabilities to make them highly-skilled insurance professionals. Besides assisting them with building competencies, we want to encourage and empower them to spearhead departments.”

Hussain Y. Abualfain, HR Manager at QIC Group stated, “Our motto is to be the employer of choice. The career fair serves as an ideal platform to connect with young, ambitious Qatari students and identify the future torchbearers whose unique contribution will help Qatar Insurance and Qatar achieve the Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030.” With an aim to empower its local staff and facilitate career growth in line with the future needs of Qatar’s promising insurance market, QIC Group has been conducting several training and development programmes.

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) is a publicly listed composite insurer with a consistent performance history of over 55 years and a global underwriting footprint. Founded in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC and MENA region. QIC is one of the highest rated insurers in the Gulf region with a rating of A/Stable from Standard & Poor’s and A(Excellent) from A.M. Best. In terms of profitability and market capitalization, QIC is also the largest insurance company in the MENA region. It is listed on the Qatar Exchange and has a market capitalization of over USD 4 billion.

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