Standard Chartered Bank


Graduate Training Programme

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Africa & Middle East | Lagos, Nigeria
Job Expires on the Apr 29, 2024

2024-Graduate-Client Coverage

About Standard Chartered Bank

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our colleagues, clients and communities. And we’re on a journey to be the world’s most sustainable and responsible bank.

We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good is achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion.

About the Graduate Programme

You will be supported and launched into a banking career on a global scale through our 18-month graduate programme. During our induction, you’ll meet peers and senior executives from across the Bank, creating networks that will support your career growth.

Our training programme will enable you to develop your technical, business, and interpersonal skills. You’ll get real-world simulations and case studies that will make our training come alive. Future skill development is a key priority across the programme and your career development, as we're committed to changing the way banking works for the better.

Client Coverage roles

Our industry-leading bankers will help you join one of the specialities below. As part of our assessment process, we help you learn more about the opportunities and determine which best suits your skills, attributes, and interests. Through either opportunity, you’ll gain hands-on experience and become an integral part of the team.

Assistant Relationship Managers support Senior Relationship Managers in the execution of deals, coordination between clients and product partners, and account planning and business approvals. Sales responsibilities will be assigned to you, and you'll work with multiple stakeholders to identify opportunities.

Credit Analysts assist Relationship Managers in managing risk, structuring deals, and monitoring existing clients. You’ll gain a deep understanding of our CCIB products and how they are structured. You'll also conduct credit, financial, and industry risk analysis, as well as learn about environmental, sustainability, and reputational risk types and how we manage them.

Job Requirements

  • We welcome students from all degree disciplines and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.
  • We’re looking for team players with excellent academic achievements and extracurricular activities, agile multi-taskers who can handle pressure, analytical minds with numeracy and attention to detail, and those who are adept at building relationships and striving towards goals.
  • Final year students, able to start July 2024
  • Permanent legal right to work in the country you’re applying to


  • UK and UAE, we consider candidates requiring visa sponsorship. In the UAE, priority is given to UAE nationals
  • US Graduate roles, we will not consider applicants seeking Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Curricular Practical Training (CPT) employment.


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