01 June 2015
Our Pan African Graduate Development Programme aims to develop carefully selected, talented graduates from Africa to be the financial services sector leaders of the future.
We want the ones who stand out. We’re looking for the ones who want more and who are willing to do what it takes to get it. We’re looking for tomorrow’s leaders. Your passion is our inspiration. Let us help you turn your ambition into reality. Together, we’ll see your potential realised; together, we’ll position you at the forefront of the industry.
Barclays is one of the world’s biggest financial services providers. We have 140 000 people across Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia, and our services range from personal banking and credit cards to investment management. Our proud tradition of innovation remains at the heart of our business today. But it’s our ambitions and the actions we’re taking to achieve them that truly set us apart. We’re shaping the future of our business.
Driven by strong values and a clear direction, we’re aiming to become the ‘Go-To’ bank for our clients. And, we’re focusing on one core purpose: helping people, like you, achieve their ambitions.
Join us and enjoy the support you need to get your career off to the best possible start. Your ideas and drive will help shape our organisation for the future. You’ll determine your own path and prosper within our global business. And it can all start today.
You’ll start your career with us by spending 12 months as a Barclays Rising Eagle, laying the foundations for your future success. Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to fast-track your career dreams. You’ll be guided and mentored by industry experts, building up the skills and experience you’ll need to become a true leader.
The programme spans almost every part of our business, and offers roles across the continent. Just as we’ll challenge and inspire you, you’ll bring fresh ideas that will take our organisation and community work to the next level. And, as you grow, you’ll define where your ambitions lie within our dynamic global organisation. Simply put, this is why we’re looking for Africa’s best minds.
What to expect from the Graduate Programme and beyond:
- Development in leadership and self-management skills
- Development in client-centricity and related behavioural skills
- Development in technical job-related skills
- Specific product knowledge
- Access to a global network of connected, professional and highly innovative thinkers
- Exposure to the most up-to-date operating systems
- Exposure to our local and global markets, and to the financial industry as a whole.
Applications for the 2016 intake are open until 30 June 2015. We are looking for outstanding graduates who will have obtained a postgraduate qualification (before January 2016) in one of the following disciplines: