Posted on November 10, 2019

PwC Qatar renewed its partnership with Kawader for the second year, an exclusive experiential learning programme designed for Qatari business leaders and decision makers within Qatar’s financial services industry, to provide high potential local talent with on-the-job experience and the opportunity to work on high-profile clients and projects across the country.

Qatar Country Senior Partner, Bassam Hajhamad said: “At PwC, we take into consideration the participants career goals and we will provide an opportunity across a wide range of projects in alignment with Qatar’s National Vision 2030. From technology-led transformation to accelerating change and culture, the journey of the Kawader participants at PwC is one of meaningful and lasting impact.” The Kawader intake will have direct access to PwC’s global knowledge network and database — providing them with an opportunity to learn from industry-leading experts as well as a platform to exchange ideas and insights and develop solutions for some of Qatar’s leading businesses.

Commenting on the partnership, Khalid Al Horr, CEO of Qatar Finance and Business Academy said:“Our partnership with PwC only adds towards the strength of QFBA’s flagship, Qatarization focused, professional development program, Kawader. It facilitates the immersion of participants in experiential learning and helps build knowledge and key skills geared towards their professional growth in the financial services sector. We fully believe such partnerships will enable Kawadergraduates to become true actors of change in Qatar’s financial landscape and aid in the realization of a knowledge based economy in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.”

Bassam added: “We are proud to provide the new interns with a hands-on learning platform to expand their experiences. Our purpose - building trust in society and solving clients most important problems is at the heart of what we do, hence, we are committed to investing in Qatari talent and helping them develop professionally and grow their career. All interns will be given the opportunity to work with PwC high profile clients and mega-projects in Qatar.”