Standard Chartered 2019-International Graduate Programme-Transaction Banking-South Africa-(Job Number: IGTBSA19)



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


We are uniquely positioned in these trade corridors, supporting
commodity flows from Africa to Asia and manufacturing flows in the other


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.


Your training


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

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:


  • Securities
  • Trade

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

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