Commercial Banking serves over 40,000 local corporations and medium-sized enterprises in 26 markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We aim to be our clients’ main international bank, providing a full range of international financial solutions in areas such as trade finance, cash management, financial markets and corporate finance. Our clients represent a large and important portion of the economies we serve and are potential future multinational corporates. Commercial Banking is at the heart of our shared purpose to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity.
The programme provides a comprehensive grounding in commercial and corporate banking, and will see you working directly with a diverse range of business and corporate customers alongside our Commercial Bankers. You can explore how your skills can adapt to different areas of our business while developing new skills to help kick-start your career in the Commercial Bank. Here are some projects you could be involved in:
Generate creative ideas on customer acquisition and products/ services
Work directly with new clients to learn, analyse and identify opportunities to advance their business, developing a deep understanding of our customers’ needs, and expertise in the products we offer
Map, mine and implement cross sell opportunities to expand existing client relationships
Partner with Relationship Managers to structure client transactions, acquiring insight into product development, deal execution and digital banking
Prepare customer credit proposals
Your career progression
At the end of your 18-month programme, you’ll join a role within Commercial Banking. These could be in areas such as:
What you’ll do over 18 months
International induction – This comprises of classroom sessions, case studies, and tailored technical training split by business stream
12 Months training rotations – Your will spend five months in your focus area and go on to broaden your experience through further rotations across Risk, Transaction Banking or Financial Markets, Assistant Relationship Management, Process & Governance and Cash/Trade Operations
6 Months Business rotation – Your last rotation will be 6 months in your focus area in Commercial Banking. It’s your chance to find the team you fit into best, and begin your Standard Chartered career
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.
For our Graduate roles, you must have an undergraduate degree and be eligible to work permanently in the country that you are applying to. If you’re applying for a role in the UAE, we may consider applications from nationals of Middle East and North African countries.
Primary Location: Sri Lanka
Job Posting: 31/12/2020