Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria: International Graduate Programme (Specialist Functions)

Posted on :

2 Jul, 2013

Category :

Banking Jobs in Nigeria, Graduate Jobs in Nigeria

About the programme

Behind the scenes banks need solid and efficient frameworks to deliver the strategy. Those frameworks sit within the Specialist Functions, expertly managing internal processes to ensure we operate like a well-oiled machine.

The 18-month Specialist Functions International Graduate Programme is an intensive development programme that aims to build your capabilities towards a specialist career in a niche area of the Bank.

Is this programme right for you? Explore You:

  • Do you want to work behind the scenes, in a specialist function?
  • Does complexity stimulate and excite you?
  • Are you a specialist with a passion for people, real estate or numbers?

During the programme you will:

  • Take on roles and participate in actual projects that have a material impact on how we deliver our solutions.
  • Benefit from extensive exposure to our international business and network through regular interactions with cross-border teams.
  • Develop a core set of personal and management skills, as well as in-depth knowledge of key processes and solutions.

There will also be a strong emphasis on building relationships throughout the programme, with your colleagues, our clients and members of our senior management team. Your success in the programme will depend on your ability to deliver under demanding circumstances while distinguishing yourself as a strong achiever.

Programme streams

You can choose to complete the Specialist Functions International Graduate Programme in one of three programme streams:

  • Corporate Real Estate Services
  • Group Internal Audit
  • Human Resources

Within each stream, you will have the opportunity to explore your strengths and discover what you love doing through a series of role rotations.

Each role rotation will allow you to develop a crucial understanding of a key aspect of the business area, as well as the skills and knowledge needed to carve out a unique career within our Specialist Functions.

Choose from:

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Corporate Real Estate Services
Group Internal Audit
Human Resources

Programme structure

In addition to completing role rotations relevant to your programme stream, you will:

  • Join the International Induction Programme (IIP) and an academic programme, which together lay the foundation for your future success.
  • Undergo a structured development programme designed to provide you with key business skills training that complements your on-the-job development
  • Benefit from extensive development support from senior managers and key stakeholders, which includes opportunities to build important networks and improve your strategic understanding of our business.
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Career opportunities


The Corporate Real Estate Services programme is available in:

  • China
  • Singapore 

The Group Internal Audit programme is available in:

  • China
  • Nigeria 

The Human Resources programme is available in:

  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Nigeria
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emeriates 

Application and requirements

The breadth of our work means there is a role to suit everyone. Find out what we’re looking for and learn more about the application process.

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