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2023 – GЯΛDUΛTΞ – SC VΞNTUЯΞS – UK – (2200025531)




Job: Business Support and Management

Primary Location

: Europe & Americas-United Kingdom

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Permanent

Posting Date: 01/Sep/2022, 12:00:00 AM

Unposting Date: 28/Feb/2023, 11:59:00 PM


SC Ventures
Today’s technology enables customers to connect directly, without the need for financial intermediaries. Once perceived in a negative context, disruption today is all about finding innovative, technological solutions to problems, and to reimagine the future. In our case, we’re experimenting with paths and business models, even ones we’ve never ventured in before. We’re investing now, to create optionality for the future. That’s why disrupting through digital is one of our strategic priorities.

SC Ventures aims to enable and accelerate innovation, by providing a safe space for different parts of our Bank, and external partners, to collaborate, explore and test solutions, to solve today’s real business problems of today, and the challenges of tomorrow.

Your training
We have three pillars in SC Ventures:

Enabling Innovation – Our eXellerator labs facilitate innovation and culture change. It’s a platform our Bank’s intrapreneurs and clients along their innovation journey. You may be involved in:

  • Complete the Human Centred Design Practitioner course, and provide support in running innovation initiatives
  • Learn about project and change management by assisting in programme management of our Intrapreneurs Programme
  • Support communication and marketing, including Intrapreneurs Programme and the FinTech Bridge

Investment Fund – We invest in Fintech companies that enable forward-thinking capabilities. You may be involved in the:

  • Work on fund pitch presentation and fund financial model
  • Preparation of financial forecasts, investment returns calculations and investment memorandum

Business Ventures – We sponsor and oversee the formation of new business ventures, focusing on disruptive business models to create optionality. We test by incubating, setting up and spinning off businesses that are independent and distinct from the bank. You may be involved in:

  • Business management for the portfolio of ventures, including getting updates from relevant venture leads, tracking the pipeline and help in the overall governance across the venture governance groups
  • Facilitating and incubating ventures form ideation to build, depending on stage of venture
  • Staying abreast of Fintech developments as well as leveraging and connecting relevant fintech’s to the ventures

Your career progression
At the end of your 18-month programme, you can progress on to a permanent role within SC Ventures across one of the three main pillars:
1.    Enabling Innovation
2.    Investment Fund
3.    Business Ventures

What you’ll do over 18 months

  • Induction – these are classroom sessions, case studies, and tailored technical training split by business functions.
  • 12 month training rotation – you’ll rotate across the three pillars of SC Ventures; excellerator, investment fund and business ventures followed by a 3 months rotation with a project team.
  • 6 month business rotation – Your last rotation will be six months in your focus area of SC Ventures pillar. It’s your chance to find the team you fit into best and begin your Standard Chartered career.


We’re interested in people with diverse backgrounds and encourage students from all degree disciplines to apply to our programmes.

For our Graduate Programme, you must 

  • Be in your final year of study for a university degree or higher, or have graduated in the last two years, and
  • Have the permanent legal right to work in the country you’re applying to.


  • For the UK and UAE, we consider candidates requiring visa sponsorship, but in the UAE, priority will be given to UAE nationals.
  • For graduate roles in US, we will not consider applications from candidates seeking Optional Practical Training (OPT) or Curricular Practical Training (CPT) employment.

About Standard Chartered  

We’re an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we’ve worked to make a positive difference for our colleagues, clients and communities.  And we’re on a journey to be the world’s most sustainable and responsible bank.

We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you’re looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can’t wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you’ll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off includes volunteering leave, maternity and parental leave for spouse/partner, compassionate leave, sabbatical leave, along with market competitive annual leave
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies – everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

Recruitment assessments – some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you’ve applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process


About Standard Chartered

We’re driving commerce and prosperity

  • We offer banking services that help people and companies to succeed, creating wealth and growth across our markets
  • Our heritage spans more than 160 years in some of the world’s most dynamic regions
  • 82,000 employees work across more than 59 markets
  • We’re listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

Our brand promise

Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise – here for good