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UCB Career Day 2024

University College of Bahrain held its 19th Annual Career Day on April 21, 2024. This event underscores our dedication to cultivating robust ties with the regional business community. At UCB, we strive to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel as proactive professionals and change agents in the dynamic job market. The Career Day serves as a pivotal platform where students interact with industry leaders, explore career opportunities, and gain valuable insights to start their professional journey. UCB has been organizing this event annually since 2005, demonstrating our longstanding commitment to facilitating meaningful connections between students and potential employers. 

Participating Companies:


Abudawood AlSaffar Company (ASC) is a thoroughly modern service provider with a global vision strongly rooted in the heritage of accomplishment derived from its joint venture partners the Abudawood Group (ADG) in Saudi Arabia and Mohammed Ebrahim Al Saffar (MES) in Bahrain.  Established in December 2005, ASC has developed into one of the strongest sales and distribution operations in Bahrain making it one of the Kingdom’s foremost distributors of fast-moving consumer packaged goods. Our diverse product portfolio includes over 40 world class brands entrusted to ASC by global clients. Nearly all the brands represented by ASC lead their respective categories in sales and rank either #1 or #2 within the marketplace.  


At plus-1.62 million metric tonnes per annum (mtpa) (2023), Alba is one of the largest smelters in the world with more than 50 years of excellence in Operations, Safety, Environment and Socio-Economic Development.  A blue-chip asset of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Alba produces high-quality Aluminium products in the form of Standard and Value-Added Products (VAP)s, which are exported to more than 270 global customers through its sales offices in Europe (Zurich), Asia (Singapore) and subsidiary office in the U.S. Alba is dual listed on Bahrain Bourse and London Stock Exchange and its shareholders are Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. © (69.38%), SABIC Industrial Investments Company (SIIC) (20.62%) and General Public (10%). Alba holds globally-recognised certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, ISO 45001, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) and ASI Performance Standard Certification and Ecovadis Certification.  As the first aluminium smelter in the Middle East, Alba sits at the heart of a thriving aluminium downstream sector in Bahrain, which accounts for approximately 12% of the Kingdom’s GDP. As one of the biggest national companies, it has ensured not only the employment of Bahrain nationals (86% in 2023) but also the enhancement of their capabilities through education, training, and development initiatives at every stage of their career.  


ASRY is the Arabian Gulf’s most experienced maritime repair and fabrication facility, where it was founded in 1977 in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Its leading range of facilities includes a 500 K dwt dry-dock, two floating docks of 252m and 227m in length, 16 repair berths with a total length of approximately 5,000m, twin 255m slipways, and a full range of workshops and service centres. ASRY’s operates in four sectors – Ship Repair & Conversion, Rig Repair & Conversion, Naval Repair & Conversion, and Fabrication & Engineering– which combined cover all types of vessel repair including jack-up rigs and other offshore assets, as well as fabrication of onshore and offshore industrial components.  


CrediMax B.S.C. © is the first and leading Credit Card Issuer and Acquirer in the Kingdom of Bahrain, providing high quality products and services for its Cardholders and Merchants. In April of 1999, CrediMax B.S.C. © branched out in to a separate, fully owned and independent subsidiary of BBK, one of the largest and prestigious Commercial Banks in the Kingdom. It started out as a simple card unit within BBK issuing the first Credit Card in July, 1991.  CrediMax B.S.C. © continuously ensures the application of effective processes and procedures across the company, maintaining compliance and protects the company’s assets as well as obtain advanced technology and security systems to protect its customer database and sustain trusting and lasting partnership with its Cardholders and Merchants. One of the greatest assets and pride of CrediMax B.S.C. © is its human resources, one that elevates the standards of products and services quality up to the customer’s expectation.  The diverse and extensive educational and work background of its employees has been without a doubt a vital factor in the success story of CrediMax B.S.C.  


Domo Ventures is the trusted talent-sourcing partner, nestled in the heart of Bahrain and operating across the GCC. Our journey encapsulates an unwavering commitment and dedication to delivering bespoke people solutions with precision.  At Domo Ventures, we provide tailored solutions that empower both organizations and individuals to thrive. Our commitment to excellence, integrity, and collaboration ensures clients receive unparalleled service while promoting diversity and inclusivity in every hire. We envision a world where talent seamlessly meets opportunity. We aspire to be the trusted partner of choice for organizations seeking top-tier talent and candidates searching for their dream careers.  Achieve your career goals with Domo Ventures’ comprehensive suite of staffing solutions. We specialize in connecting qualified professionals with permanent positions, temporary contracts, and short-term assignments across all industries. Our services extend to senior-level roles through dedicated executive search. To ensure a competitive application, we offer professional CV building and LinkedIn profile optimization. Let us partner with you to secure the ideal job opportunity.  


Ebdaa Bahrain was established in 2009 as the first microfinance bank in the Kingdom of Bahrain under a generous blessing off H.R.H Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa -the wife of the King of Bahrain and the President of the Supreme Council for Women, may God protect her- as well as Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the President of the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND). Ebdaa’s prime objective is to support low-income families and to contribute to socio-economic empowerment by providing microcredit opportunities to low-income Bahrainis.  


Hope Talents is the talent arm of Hope Fund that was established under a Royal decree to support youth initiatives. We seek to support the growth and transformational journey of high-achieving national professionals by providing them with career placement opportunities and professional development while working with enterprises to strategically identify their human capital needs across a series of talent management solutions, recruitment services, and internship placements. 


Invita is the Gulf’s leading provider of innovative Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Digital Transformation Solutions. A fully owned subsidiary of BBK (Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait), a leading commercial Bank based in Bahrain, Invita was founded in 2006 and has evolved to become the largest multilingual call center in the Kingdom, and the preferred digital transformation partner to top tier public and private sector clients. We offer a range of quality BPO, Training and IT services and software solutions that are designed to shape exceptional customer experiences, whilst elevating an organisation to succeed in the Digital Age. These include a range of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) services, such as AI enabled chatbots, Workflow Management Systems, Document Management Systems and Content Management Systems, in addition to Automated Call Distribution and IVR, Skill based Routing, Video Contact Center, Chat & e-mail Support, Campaign and Social Media Management. Invita also develops in house technologies as part of our digital service offering.  


Juman Studio is a Social Media Agency specializing in social media management, branding, and digital marketing. We create and implement effective social media strategies, helping businesses engage their target audience, establish compelling brand identities, and drive successful digital marketing campaigns.  


KFM (Khosh Fkra Media) is a social media marketing agency with expertise in short-form content such as TikToks and Instagram reels. We help businesses grow and engage with their communities by creating effective short-form content, developing marketing strategies, executing advertising campaigns, and managing social media accounts. Today, our platforms reach over 20 million people across the GCC every month. We also produce Bahrain’s leading business podcast, hosting entrepreneurs and industry experts in the GCC.  At KFM, we are the architects of online influence, the storytellers of engagement, and the catalysts of digital triumphs. As a premier social media agency, we breathe life into brands, elevate their presence, and drive results that matter.  


KPMG Fakhro has had a presence in the Kingdom of Bahrain for over 55 years. From a small local accounting firm, founded in 1968 by university friends Jassim M. Fakhro and Hussain Kasim, KPMG in Bahrain has become one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the country.  KPMG in Bahrain employs nearly 400 professional staff, led by 9 partners. Bahrainis represent over 60% of our total workforce and hold many of our senior leadership and management positions. We are a member firm of the KPMG International network of independent member firms. For our clients, this means that we provide the full spectrum of Audit, Tax and Advisory services through our national resident teams, while having the capability to draw on the latest thinking and leading practices from around the world through our international network.  Our industry and subject matter experts are committed to working with clients to identify their challenges and risks and transform them into opportunities relevant to their operations and growth.  We currently have 20+ nationalities working across our teams, but we also draw on local talent. We encourage people to make sustainable difference for clients and firms, while ensuring that everyone has access to knowledge and skills.  KPMG is one of the Big 4 professional service firm across the globe. 

National Bank of Bahrain

We are the Kingdom’s first locally owned bank, Established in 1957. A proudly Bahrain brand, we continue to develop our capabilities every day, across the years, using our expertise to better serve those who put their trust in us. Regionally present and dedicated to our local community, our history is Bahrain’s. 

Vision: Enriching lives by contributing to economic development through seamless financial solutions and sustainable outcomes  


  • Delivering an exceptional customer experience every time 
  • Creating real impact for communities through our sustainability-led initiatives 
  • Being the employer of choice by attracting, developing and retaining exceptional talent 
  • Consistently delivering attractive shareholder returns


Quby provides comprehensive design solutions tailored to suit your needs. We study the market, analyzing the particular strengths and further potentials for your brand. We know you’re good we try make you better! Our interdisciplinary team of experts tackle all facets of your brand’s identity; We help you tell the world how great you are and the best part is we do it all under one roof!  

Royal Medical Services

A health system to provide safe, high-quality medical care services in accordance with international standards for citizens and residents of the Kingdom of Bahrain, with the support and patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and the diligent oversight of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. The Royal Medical Services is comprised of several government hospitals affiliated with it, including the Military Hospital, King Hamad University Hospital, Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Cardiac Specialist Centre, and the Bahrain Oncology Center, to work within a single health system and enhance work and joint interdependence by harnessing all efforts, energies, capabilities, and resources in order to implement the goals of sustainable development and ensure the health and well-being of Bahrainis.  

Silah Gulf

Silah Gulf is a leading, multi award-winning Customer Experience solutions provider. Launched in 2009, Silah has operations in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. With a unique mix of tools, CX expertise and a proven track record of over 13 years in the industry with 50+ successful projects across all sectors.