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 – Transaction Banking:
Transaction Banking impacts the real economy. The business facilitates the flow of trade and investment. We help our clients manage their working capital and obtain financing to keep the flow of goods and services moving, helping investors to access markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.Our Transaction Banking (TB) business is comprised of Cash Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance, Mobile Money and other innovative digital channels. As the world’s leading Trade Bank, we also help our clients navigate international trade by offering import, export, inventory, receivables and supply chain financing.
Job Summary: The International Graduate will provide the broadest possible exposure to the Transaction Banking. Below are some of the projects and experiences you can expect as part of our Transaction Banking stream:
- 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
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 Transaction Banking business. Below are some of the roles our IG Alumni have selected at the end of the formal programme: Product Management Associate, Sales Associate Global Corporates, Associate Client Access, Assistant Relationship Manager, Trade Advisor, RMB Product 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.