How can I find out about career opportunities at AfrAsia?
Our job openings are advertised on our website, in the Mauritian press and on our LinkedIn page (Jobs section). We also welcome spontaneous applications if there are no jobs currently advertised that match your field of expertise.
How do I apply for a job at AfrAsia?
You may browse through our list of vacancies on our career portal here. If a job opening matches your interests and qualifications, you may submit an application by clicking on “Apply Online”. You will be requested to either login to submit an application or create a new profile if you are a first-time applicant. Alternatively, you may also apply for a job posting through LinkedIn should same have been advertised thereon.
Please note that your CV is also a crucial part of your application. You should make sure that both your covering letter and your CV are tailored to the role or operational area that you are applying for. Your CV should clearly set out your educational achievements, any professional qualifications you have attained, your previous work experience and any extra-curricular activities that are relevant to the role you are applying for. Please ensure that your CV reflects the job’s specifications and place any required qualifications prominently at the top of the document.
What happens after I apply for a job at AfrAsia Bank?
If your CV is shortlisted, we will conduct one or more phone or face-to-face interviews to assess your enthusiasm, skillset and cultural fit with our organisational values. You will be requested to clearly demonstrate your fit to the specifications of the role you have applied for, and to provide examples of how you applied your skills or dealt with particular problems in previous jobs – therefore, we recommend that, prior to applying for any opening, you carefully assess your job fit. This will help you convince us about how you will bring additional value to our business and how we will be able to help you grow personally and professionally – at the end of the day, we believe that any addition to our team should be a win-win for both AfrAsia Bank and the applicant.
What benefits do you offer employees?
In addition to a competitive salary and a great working environment, we offer a company pension, medical insurance, staff loans at preferential rates, performance bonuses, social events, internal health awareness sessions... and much more!
What training and development does AfrAsia offer?
Our aim is to develop leaders at every level of our business. Performance management is very important to us. When you join the AfrAsia Bank team, you will have regular performance reviews, career discussions and access to coaching through your line manager. You will need to establish career objectives with your line manager and agree the next steps; then we will provide the support and guidance to help you achieve those ambitions.
Is AfrAsia an equal opportunities employer?
Yes. AfrAsia promotes diversity within its workforce and we actively support both the Training and Employment of Disabled Persons Board of Mauritius and other Government Programmes.
What is AfrAsia’s culture like?
True to our ‘Bank Different’ signature, we encourage our people to think and act like innovative entrepreneurs who are agile and flexible to the changing dynamics of the environment in which we are operating. Keeping our clients’ interests at the heart of everything we do is a crucial component of how we aspire to position ourselves as being different and banking different. Our employees craft and nurture a privileged relationship based on trust and proximity with our clients to help them achieve their financial goals. In order to achieve same, we encourage our team to nurture this proximity, a good understanding and cooperation amongst the multiple departments of our institution. Our Management Team ensures that same is possible by facilitating this dialogue between the different teams and promote an open discussion culture so that our employees may share their concerns and feedback without any hesitation.
What community or CSR activities do you support?
We are committed to help our community by actioning on our Corporate Social Responsibility and we concentrate on dedicated projects, that reflect our key values, through our AfrAsia Foundation. Our Foundation was launched in 2017 and focusses on initiatives under three pillars: Health, Environment and Education.
We have also launched our AfrAsia School in 2017 with the aim to provide a holistic education to the unprivileged children of our community, thereby helping them to secure a better future and lift the veil of poverty.
We believe that it’s not just the Bank’s responsibility to help our community and consequently, we actively encourage our employees to also participate in our CSR activities so we may together shape a better world for our future generations.