Standard Chartered is a major player in transaction banking, combining deep local knowledge and global capability to offer the full scope of innovative, customised solutions in trade finance and cash management.
We have a unique business focus on enabling trade, investment and supply chain financing for, in and out from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We aim to be a one-stop gateway providing supply chain and liquidity management for corporates and financial institutions. And we are committed to using our cross-border network to facilitate our local clients’ growing trade and investment flows and supply chain financing needs across our business footprint.
We are uniquely positioned in these trade corridors, supporting commodity flows from Africa to Asia and manufacturing flows in the other direction.
Transaction banking is an integral part of Corporates & Institutional Banking. As a top three global trade finance bank – we are a key driver of Corporates & Institutional Banking aspirations.
Our programme gives you exposure to smaller businesses and multinationals alike, offering ideas for cash flow improvement and capital optimisation. We will build your skills and knowledge through rotations, to add value and contribute to meeting the needs of our clients. The projects you work on will require your analytical skills, an ability to work independently and an instinct for trends and innovations. You will learn from the best, evolve professionally as well as personally, and build a firm foundation upon which to specialise later. Here are some experiences you could look forward to:
- Assist in developing sales strategy for clients and pitches for new products
- Learn about segments, industries and how client working capital cycles impact business
- Analyse research trends and current market conditions to contribute to launching new products to market
Your career progression
At the end of your 18-month programme, you’ll join a role within Transaction Banking. These could be in areas such as:
- Cash Management
- Securities Services
- Trade Services
What you’ll do over 18 months
4 week International induction – This comprises of classroom sessions, case studies, and tailored technical training split by business stream.
11 month training rotations – Your will spend three months in your focus area and go on to broaden your experience with further two months rotations in Global Banking, Corporate Finance*, Financial Markets and Risk.
6 month Business rotation – Your last rotation will be six months in your focus area in Transaction Banking. It’s your chance to find the team you fit into best, and begin your Standard Chartered career.
*This will depend on whether your location has a Corporate Finance offering.
You must have an undergraduate degree, we want and encourage applications from candidates from all degree disciplines. And as English is our business language, it needs to be at least one of those you speak fluently. These are our only requirements as our selection and assessment system is designed to measure strengths, fit to our business and cognitive agility, we do not shortlist based on your university and grades.
We will only consider candidates who have the permanent legal right to work in the country to which they are applying for an International Graduate role. If candidates are applying for a role in the UAE, we may consider applications from nationals of Middle Eastern and North African countries.