Risk Graduate Programme – Africa: Standard Bank

Posted on :

27 Oct, 2011

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Banking Jobs in South Africa

On the 2 year programme you’ll rotate around the different areas of Risk e.g. Credit, Market and Operational Risk. You will be continuously learning and developing your skills in a challenging but rewarding environment. You may also spend some time in South Africa throughout the course of your programme.

Division Proposition
Our graduate programmes are designed to give you a challenging, stimulating and rewarding experience at the forefront of our global business. No matter which programme you join, you’ll enjoy the chance to hone your skills and develop your expertise in a variety of business areas.

Working in our Risk division, you’ll find a challenging and enjoyable environment that encourages you to make the most of your potential. In short, you’ll enjoy the freedom to develop fresh ideas, to create solutions in your own way, and then to make them happen.

Position Description
On the 2 year programme you’ll rotate around the different areas of Risk e.g. Credit, Market and Operational Risk. You will be continuously learning and developing your skills in a challenging but rewarding environment. You may also spend some time in South Africa throughout the course of your programme.

Required Skills and Qualifications
First of all, we’re looking for our successful graduates to want to relocate back to their home country – Nigeria or Kenya, during their graduate programme and permanently thereafter. Aside from that, we’re looking for graduates who show a genuine interest and/or experience in Risk management and techniques as well as a degree in any subject. You’ll need to be a good communicator with fluency in English. Strong academic results, a knack for numbers and the confidence to come up with innovative ideas is also needed. And we’ll be looking for proof of entrepreneurship and leadership skills too.

Required Competencies
KNOWLEDGE:
•Sound academic record
•Business insight
•Broad variety of interests

INTERPERSONAL & PERSONAL:
Open communication:
•Effective
•Confident without being arrogant
•Listens

Working with others:
•Positive effect on team spirit and morale

Personal drive:
•Enthusiastic
•Self motivated
•Hungry to learn
•Adaptable

Innovation and Proactivity:
•Proactive
•Utilises own initiative
•Curious/inquisitive and challenging
•Hungry

Emotional resilience and stability:
•Self insight
•Stress management
•Integrity

CONCEPTUAL:
•Strategic ability
•Learns quickly
•Solutions thinking
We are an equal opportunities employer and are totally opposed to discrimination in any form. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees regardless of race, sex, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital / partnership status, religion, age or disability.

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