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Client Relationship Manager Higher Apprenticeship (Client Coverage)

by Standard Chartered


Job Details

23rd February 2024
Higher Level Apprenticeship
Finance, Management Consulting

Client Relationship Manager Higher Apprenticeship (Client Coverage)

Investing in your Future 

We are excited to offer our Client Coverage Apprenticeship 2-year programme where you will get the opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’ and gain an industry recognised qualification through the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) Investment Operations Certificate. If you have a bright mind and you want to accelerate your career in an exciting and fast-paced environment we want to hear from you. 

Location: London 

Salary: £29,904 £1,000 Onboarding Payment to support with initial expenses such as workwear, relocation, travel costs etc.

Start Date: Monday 9th September 2024

About Client Coverage 

Globally, Client Coverage manages and develops our client relationships. They work across the global network together with our product partners to deliver working capital, financing, trade, cash, and financial markets solutions for our clients. Industry sectors include financial institutions, commercial real estate, consumer retail, technology, oil and gas, metals and mining and clean tech. 

For more than 160 years, we have been providing world-class financing, investment, treasury, and strategic advisory services to our clients. We have supported their growth, where and when it matters most. We are the preferred banking partner to over 5,000 clients, covering large corporates, financial institutions, governments, small and medium-sized enterprises, and investors, facilitating global trade, capital, and investment flows for them around the world. 

About the Apprenticeship Programme 

  • The Level 4 Investment Operations Specialist Apprenticeship has a focus on investment management, investment consulting, trading, and reporting activities 
  • You will complete the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment - Investment Operations Certificate 
  • High performers may be considered for a full-time role on completion of the programme  

Alongside classroom and on-the-desk learning, including sessions that will develop your communication and presentation skills, your day-to-day responsibilities will mean you will be contributing to the business from the outset. Mentors, peers, and stakeholders will support you as you navigate the organisation with senior stakeholder engagement sessions and events to truly immerse you into the global Standard Chartered Bank network. 

What you will do 

  • Work with senior bankers on new business origination activities in partnership with key stakeholders 
  • Develop an understanding of industry trends and client analysis  
  • Attend global briefing meetings with different departments, undertake research assignments and complete project work  

What you will gain 

  • Broad knowledge of Client Coverage including trade facilitation and capital and investment flows in and for our footprint. 
  • Experience of working with some of the most influential local and global corporates, guiding clients through our products and solutions.
  • Fully funded industry recognised Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI) qualification.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • A minimum of five GCSE’s including GCSE Maths at grade 6 or above and GCSE English at grade 5 or above 
  • Be on track or have achieved a minimum of three A Levels or equivalent (BTEC) at grade BBB or above 
  • Permanent legal right to work in the UK 
  • Resident in the UK since September 2021 

Unfortunately, if you are currently enrolled in university or already have completed an equivalent degree, you will not be eligible to apply for this programme, but you can apply to one of our Graduate opportunities  

We are looking for someone who is 

  • Hard working, resilient, with a drive to learn 
  • Able to build strong relationships and with good communication skills 
  • Reliable and able to work under pressure 
  • Curious to learn and who has a proactive approach  
  • Logical thinker, interested in understanding and analysing data

If you are looking for a career with purpose and want to work for a bank making a difference, we would encourage you to apply now. Join us and help shape our future, be on the frontier of banking and open a world of possibilities for yourself.

Applications will close on Friday 23rd February. We expect a high level of interest so strongly recommend applying early.

About Standard Chartered

We’re an international bank, with a presence in 64 countries around the world, and more than 85,000 employees. Our goal is to be the world’s most sustainable and responsible bank – so if you’re looking for a career with purpose, look no further.

We offer opportunities for graduates, interns and apprentices, based in our London office. So whether you’re graduating, in the middle of your studies or want to earn while you learn straight out of school, we’ve got just the career path for you.

Culture and values

To have a purpose is not enough, you have to be your purpose. We’re committed to driving prosperity and have big ambitions to support global trade and investment and help companies and customers. To grow and create wealth and play our part in creating a more sustainable world, and provide our customers and communities with the opportunity to grow financially, while also improving their wellbeing and quality of life, across our unique footprint in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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

How to apply

To apply for this programme and to find out more, please click on the apply button below.

Please note that applications may close before the application deadline, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

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