Who may apply for the Tomorrow’s Regulatory Leaders (TRL) Programme?
Applications are sought from Emiratis who will be graduating with a degree in the year of their application. You will be required to demonstrate that you meet all our requirements.
What formal training will I receive?
A curriculum, covering more than 40 topics in disciplines related to regulation, forms the basis of the training in the first year of the Programme. Training is delivered by DFSA professionals and by external experts. In the second year, individuals will be sponsored to complete industry qualifications such as the DIFC Rules and Regulations and Islamic Finance,from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (UK).
Can I undertake further study?
Yes, we encourage you to undertake relevant further academic or professional qualifications.
What kind of working culture does the DFSA have?
The DFSA offers a good work-life balance. A working day is 9 hours (either 8am to 5pm or 9am to 6pm at the discretion of your Manager), including an hour for lunch - Sunday to Thursday. At certain times, however, you will be expected to work longer hours in order to meet organisational needs.
What level of commitment is required?
A successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to complete the full two-year programme, which will be challenging and rewarding. Your continued participation will be subject to satisfactory performance, to be evaluated through processes of continuous review and through case studies and project assessments.
How much will I earn?
Graduates joining the DFSA in 2014 will receive a total remuneration of AED 19,000 per month plus 30 days annual leave and pension benefits.
What will the DFSA be expecting in my application?
Your academic achievements are not our only interest, as we have identified other requirements that are equally important; such as communication, leadership, motivation, teamwork, problem solving, analytical thinking, adaptability, flexibility and maturity. As part of the application process you will undergo psychometric, personality and English Language testing.This is a mandatory requirement for all applicants.
When is the deadline for applications?
The deadline for applications is Thursday 14 April 2016.