Job Description

Code 2030: Fintech Trainee

  • Manama


CODE 2030 is an 18-month, tech-based employment program, focused on fostering the development of the skills and competencies needed to equip Bahrain’s youth in the technological field.

The program will include:
  • 18 months employment within Zain Bahrain’s Technical Departments
  • Online Courses & Certifications
  • Department Rotations
  • Mentoring & Coaching

What Do You Need to Qualify

Job Purpose:

This role involves support in the implementation and project planning of Fintech related tasks.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Prepare reports & presentations to management regarding the project status.
  • Support in crystalizing the product offering as part of a fintech proposition in Bahrain
  • Support in outlining the optimal UX/UI keeping in mind a customer-centric approach
  • Update all the Project Plan KPIs and reporting metrics required by management
  • Ability to deal with Financial Models & Business Plans
  • Possesses knowledge for operations and business development
  • Support in developing a fintech proposition for Zain Bahrain
  • Support the project team in making sure that the project implementation plan activities are on track
  • Support the project teams in ad-hoc tasks & activities

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Banking & Finance, Economics or any other related field.
  • Bahraini nationals.
  • University graduates.
  • Exceptional academic record is a plus.
  • Job related professional certificate(s) is a plus.
  • Job related experience up to 3 years is a plus.
  • Age between 21-27 years old.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fresh graduate within 3 years of graduation.
  • Fluent in English; strong Arabic skills is preferred.

  • Understands the Bahraini market and its needs
  • Handled roles in Fintech & product management
  • Exposure in payments/wallets, remittance, deposits and credit / debit card business & Fintech in general
  • Knowledge of Retail banking (payments, cards, loans, etc.) workflow
  • Up to date with all new digital capabilities applicable for Fintechs and retail banking businesses
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong executive presence
  • A customer-obsessed professional
  • Excellent team player & stakeholders management
  • Familiar with Financial Modeling & Microsoft Excel
  • Overall solid knowledge in PowerPoint & other MS platforms

About Us

Zain is the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in the Middle East. We began life in 1983 in Kuwait as the region’s first mobile operator, and since the initiation of our expansion strategy in 2003, we have expanded rapidly. Today, we are a leading mobile voice and data services operator with a commercial footprint in 8 Middle Eastern and Africa countries with a workforce of over 6,000 providing a comprehensive range of mobile voice and data services to over 47.6 million active individual and business customers as of June 30, 2020.

Job Overview

  • Operations:

    Zain Bahrain

  • Location:


  • Contract Type:

    Graduate Trainee