Role opens on Monday 15th March
Investing in your future, Financial Markets Apprenticeship Programme
We’re excited to launch our first Front Office Financial Markets Apprenticeship where you’ll get the opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’ on our unique 3 year programme. If you have a bright mind and you want to get ahead in your career in an exciting and fast-paced environment we want to hear from you.
About Financial Markets
Financial markets supports clients in managing trading risk, raising capital and diversifying investments. It’s a business about relationships and working closely with clients across our global network.
Our clients include large corporations, governments, banks and investors operating or investing in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Americas. We offer our clients a comprehensive range of products which means there’s lots for you to learn and get involved in.
About the Financial Markets Apprenticeship Programme
You’ll start on our bespoke 9-month foundation programme designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to fast-track you to the Level 6 Apprenticeship while gaining qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI)
The Level 6 Apprenticeship leading to a CFA Level 1 qualification will be fully funded by us, and will combine tailored external learning and on-the-desk training across sales, trading and our credit business
Alongside classroom and on-the-desk learning, including those that will develop your communication and presentation skills, your day-to-day responsibilities will mean you’ll be contributing to the business from the outset
Mentors, peers and stakeholders will support you as you navigate the organisation with senior stakeholder engagement sessions and events to truly immerse you into the global Standard Chartered Bank network
Upon successful completion of the programme, you may be offered a full-time position in front office business.
What you’ll gain
An introduction into Financial Markets, working alongside our professionals and gaining experience of trading and client management
A great start into banking by being immersed in the exciting and fast-paced trading floor environment
Fully funded Level 6 Apprenticeship programme combined with a competitive salary
Industry recognised Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) Capital Markets and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 1 qualifications.
What you’ll do
Have access to all areas of our Financial Markets business and its supporting functions to really learn how a bank operates
Apply your own thinking and share ideas with your team and colleagues
Be excited and curious to broaden your learning
Project work, including Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) initiatives.
We’re looking for someone who is
Hard working, resilient, with a drive to learn
Able to build strong relationships and with good communication skills
Reliable and able to work under pressure
Has a curious and proactive approach with an open mindset
Logical and an interest in understanding and analysing data.
We’re looking for potential, not academics, which means we won’t look at your grades, but we’d like to see that you’re committed to your learning and development beyond your GCSEs, which could be through traditional education, but doesn’t have to be.
If you have a degree, you are unable to apply for this programme, but you can apply to one of our Graduate opportunities.
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