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ICBC Standard Bank Plc (ICBCS) is 60% owned by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and 40% by Standard Bank. ICBCS benefits from a unique Chinese and African parentage and an unrivalled global network and level of expertise.

ICBCS is a leading financial markets and commodities bank, driven to deliver the right outcomes for our stakeholders, clients, counterparties and the markets in which we operate. We deliver products in an environment which considers the appropriate needs of our clients, whilst providing guidance and expertise to ensure our employees understand our business and uphold the highest levels of conduct.

We want passionate and talented individuals who are motivated by high growth potential being achieved in doing business the right way.
Headquartered in London, ICBCS also has operations in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and New York.

Our Chinese and African parentage provides our clients access to an extensive global network in both developed and emerging economies.

We connect clients to opportunities, which is our distinct competitive advantage, and partner with them to achieve their investment project objectives.

We have a global presence expanding through London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, China and the US.

ICBC Standard Bank Plc has wholly owned entities in the US, ICBC Standard Securities Inc., and ICBC Standard Resources (America) Inc. In China, ICBC Standard Bank Plc is represented by Standard Resources (China) Limited. All are affiliates of ICBC Standard Bank Plc.

 

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For additional information please see the programme information booklet at:

Risk graduate programme information booklet >>

Division Summary
The Risk division consists of approximately 50 specialists across London and Singapore that primarily manages the credit & country, market and operational risks that the bank is exposed to in order to minimise the risk of financial loss. Risk management operates across 11 distinct functions.

 

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Job Purpose
The inaugural Risk Graduate Programme 2021 is a rotation-based programme run over 2.5 years that starts in October 2021. Risk Analysts on the programme should aim to develop into well-rounded risk managers, with the highest achievers expected to form the next generation of the bank’s Risk management specialists and leaders.

The programme will consist of:

  • A classroom training course providing an introduction to the financial industry, tailored to the bank’s products and risk management, and using case studies and simulations to bolster learning.
  • Three 9-month rotations within the risk functions, with some opportunities to spend a rotation in Singapore, subject to availability.
  • The option to undertake a 3-month rotation outside of Risk, depending on business requirements.
  • Sponsorship to complete, via self-study, the Financial Risk Manager (FRM ) qualification. Alternatively sponsorship to complete the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification should you prefer.
  • An assigned mentor to provide support and advice.

Risk graduate programme information booklet >>

 

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The application process consists of nine short questions, which will be sent to you after applying for the role online with you CV. After this stage, successful applicants will be asked to participate in further rounds of assessment that will include an assessment day in the summer of 2021.

Applications close Monday 5 July 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
Who and what are we looking for?

  • Final year undergraduate/masters students or equivalent who expect to graduate in the summer of 2021 and recent graduates with some work experience.
  • A 2:1 degree (expected or obtained), or equivalent.
  • Personal attributes required:
    o Self-starter with a strong work ethic.
    o Confident and effective communicator (both verbal and written) in order to communicate ideas/recommendations effectively.
    o A proactive approach to relationship building.
    o Problem solving and able to navigate complexity.
    o Ability & comfort in decision making.
    o Strong organisational and multitasking skills.
    o Attention to detail.
    o Results-orientated.
    o High level of integrity.
  • An ability to communicate in Mandarin is considered beneficial.

Risk graduate programme information booklet >>

 

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How to Apply

STAGEs

1: Upload your CV to our careers portal. You will find the Risk Graduate Programme listed here.

STAGE  2: 9 questions (see below) will then be sent to you after you apply so we can learn about you.

STAGE 3: After this stage, successful applicants will be asked to participate in further rounds of assessment that will include an assessment day in the summer of 2021.

The application questions (each maximum 100 words)

  1. Why are you the right candidate for this programme? Please do not reference ‘knowledge’ of banking and/or Risk Management you may have gained through academic studies or work experience.
  2. What attitude and/or skills do you think are important to work within Risk at ICBC Standard Bank?
  3. Outside of your current studies/role how do you enjoy spending your time?
  4. Describe an example of a time you had to make a difficult decision quickly.
  5. Describe an example of your involvement in a team and your contribution.
  6. Describe an example of a mistake you made and how you dealt with it.
  7. Please tell us about one of your achievements that you are proud of and why.
  8. What do you know and what interests you about ICBC Standard Bank?
  9. Please explain the key elements that you are looking for in a role (no more than three).

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