Organisation: Standard Chartered Bank (Stanchart)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in Hong Kong, China. It operates a network of over 1,700 branches and outlets (including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) across more than 70 countries and employs around 87,000 people. It is a universal bank with operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking, and treasury services. Despite its UK base, it does not conduct retail banking in the UK, and around 90% of its profits come from Africa, United Kingdom, United States and the Middle East. Standard Chartered Bank Uganda is the longest established international bank in the country; the first branch was opened in August 1912. We had 11 branches up to 1972 and retained only one branch during the turbulence of the 70s. In 1998 we acquired 4 branches of former Cooperative Bank in November 1999. Standard Chartered Bank Uganda today has a network of 11 branches in Kampala, Jinja, Mbale, Mbarara and Gulu. Standard Chartered Bank Uganda has 29 ATMs and over 600 staff.
About the Stanchart 2017 International Graduate Programme - Commercial Banking:
Commercial Banking provides solutions to small businesses, entry level corporates, entrepreneurs and local businesses, as well as mature and fast growing middle market companies. We help our clients grow and expand internationally, facilitating trade with their buyers and suppliers, managing their working capital and transactional needs, assisting them in managing volatility (currency, commodity prices, interest rates), as well as providing markets and corporate financing solutions when their needs become more complex.
Job Summary: The International Graduate will provide you with the broadest possible exposure to the Bank, below are some of the projects and experiences you can expect as part of our Commercial Banking stream:
· Work directly with new clients to learn, analyse and identify opportunities to advance their business
· Map, mine and implement cross sell opportunities to expand existing client relationships
· Partner with Relationship Managers to structure and diversify client transactions
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
· The applicants should hold undergraduate degrees in any field
· All applicants should have the permanent legal right to work in Uganda
International Graduate Programme Benefits: At the end of your one year programme, you will choose your role within our Commercial Banking business. Below are some of the roles our IG Alumni have selected at the end of the formal programme: Portfolio Manager, Medium Enterprise, Assistant Relationship Manager, Markets Product Specialist, Credit Client Due Diligence Analyst, Relationship Manager
NB: We only allow one application per candidate per season
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested fresh graduates are encouraged to send their applications online through the Standard Chartered bank e-recruitment portal.