About Standard Bank
Standard Bank Group is a renowned financial services group that has established a strong presence in Africa and has gained recognition as an innovative player in the global market. They offer a wide range of career opportunities that can greatly contribute to your professional growth and advancement. By becoming part of their team, you will have the privilege of collaborating with highly skilled and motivated professionals who are industry leaders in their respective fields. They prioritize continuous learning and development, offering various programs and initiatives to support the professional growth of their employees.
At Standard Bank Group, their client base is diverse and includes individuals, small and large businesses, high net worth families, multinational corporations, and institutions. They are dedicated to providing exceptional service to their clients and adding genuine value to their lives. Their commitment extends beyond their clients, as they firmly believe in the potential for growth and development within Africa. They strive to make a positive impact on the communities they serve, leveraging their expertise and resources to contribute to the progress and well-being of society.
About the Standard Bank Graduate Programmes 2023-2024
Standard Bank is offering graduates programmes in two study fields for anyone looking to improve their knowledge and abilities in their respective fields. The Standard Bank Graduate Programmes is currently offering two kinds of programmes:
1. Natural Resources Graduate Programme
Standard Bank’s Natural Resources sector encompasses sector specialists who focus on three primary subsectors: Power & Sustainable Solutions, Mining, and Logistics. These subsectors are critical components of our economy, contributing significantly to economic growth and job creation. To effectively meet the needs of customers operating within these specialized sectors, we collaborate closely with our internal Relationship Banking and Deal Origination teams.
This collaboration ensures that we have a comprehensive understanding of customer requirements and can provide tailored support. Additionally, we cultivate relationships with external industry bodies and experts to stay abreast of the latest trends and developments. By actively participating in thought leadership initiatives, we aim to make meaningful contributions to the advancement of the Natural Resources sector.
2. Agribusiness Graduate Programme
Become a valued member of our dynamic team and actively contribute to shaping the strategic direction of our research team. You will also provide essential analytical support to the Agribusiness Department within the Business and Commercial Banking Division of Standard Bank in South Africa.
Your role will involve coordinating and delivering proactive support in terms of agricultural sector and subsector economic insights. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our team and play a crucial role in supporting and driving the success of the Agribusiness Department.
If you have decided to apply for the Standard Bank Graduate Programmes, we encourage you to proceed with your registration. However, if you have doubts about your eligibility, there is no need to be concerned. Take a moment to carefully review the requirements outlined below and evaluate how well your qualifications align with the standards set by the selection committee. Meeting all the specified criteria will enhance your chances of being accepted. While not meeting every criterion may not automatically disqualify you, it could lower your likelihood of being selected.
The Standard Bank Graduate Programmes Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
- Be a South African citizen
- Ensure that your work experience does not exceed 12 months, if applicable
- Have completed an undergraduate degree or be in the process of completing a postgraduate qualification in 2023 in the following areas:
- Natural Resources Graduate Programme
- Natural Resources
- Environmental Sciences
- Plant or animal Sciences
- Agribusiness Graduate Programme
- B.Sc Agric (Agricultural economics)
- B.Agric Management (Hons)
- Natural Resources Graduate Programme
Apply online Standard Bank Graduate Programmes 2023-2024 at:
- Natural Resources Graduate Programme – Ref. No. 80413968_80293552 (Closing date: 25 July 2023)
- Agribusiness Graduate Programme – Ref. No. 80413971_80105018 (Closing date: 25 July 2023)
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Ensure that you input the most relevant and accurate responses into the designated fields of the application site. It is crucial that all personal information provided is both precise and applicable to your current circumstances.
Additionally, please ensure that you attach the most up-to-date version of your CV. Your resume should include all essential details, such as qualifications, skills, and accomplishments. This document presents an excellent opportunity for you to showcase yourself as a strong candidate and make a compelling case for why you should be selected.
Applying via your mobile phone is a more convenient option compared to using a computer. If you have an Android phone, you can utilize Google Chrome as your internet browser. Fortunately, Google Chrome is already pre-installed on OS Android smartphones, eliminating the need to download any additional browsers.
The entire selection committee, including yourself, will review the information provided in your application. It is crucial to double-check and ensure that there are no false claims or misleading information. Applicants found to be providing misleading information may jeopardize the status of their applications.
By submitting your application, you grant the selection committee permission to utilize your personal information for registration purposes.
Candidates are required to use the provided website to submit their applications. Submissions made through alternative methods such as hand-delivery or fax will not be accepted by the selection committee.
Applications for the Standard Bank Graduate Programmes must be submitted before the closing date on 25 July 2023.
To increase your chances of securing a position during the recruitment phase, it is highly recommended that you register and submit your application as early as possible. This proactive approach helps ensure that your application is considered and evaluated in a timely manner.
It is essential to adhere to the specified deadline for application submission as the selection committee strictly enforces a zero-tolerance policy for late applications. Any submissions received after the closing date will be automatically disqualified from consideration.
Please be aware that Standard Bank retains full discretion in determining whether to offer a job position to any individual. The final decisions regarding appointments are made solely by the selection committee and cannot be overturned or appealed.