Strategy, Corporate Development and Sustainability Graduate Programme 2024
We’re at the heart of driving our strategic agenda – to build a purposeful, relationship bank for a digital world. Each of our teams work together to shape our future and make sure we build a sustainable, innovative, and purposeful bank.
We’re made up of teams across Strategy, Economics, Sustainable Banking, Climate, Corporate Development, and Innovation and Partnerships.
What’s great about the programme?
Every area of our business is different – they each need their own skillsets, their own challenges, their own nuances. What better way to find out what working in a business area is like, than from the people who already work there?
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Is the programme for you?
Are you interested in environmental, social and governance issues? Do you want to use your deep understanding of economics and global trends to influence how the bank supports its customers? Would you want to be on a deal team as we make strategic acquisitions to future-proof our business? Then this Graduate programme could be up your street.
This is your chance to develop and scale out digital propositions and support our response to the climate crisis. Help us build a purposeful and sustainable bank while gaining insight into how we set and drive our strategy.
What can the programme teach you?
During this two-year programme, you’ll learn sought after transferable skills and gain development experiences across different environments, setting you up for a successful future career with a breadth of customer and bank knowledge.
Previous graduates have gone into roles such as an Analysts, Social Researchers or Corporate Development Associates.
What can you gain from the programme?
- Exposure to a wide breadth of business areas and initiatives
- A range of analytical, data and research skills, alongside a digital and commercial awareness and an understanding of our organisation and the industry
- Support from experienced professionals in building your project and stakeholder management skills, and the confidence to innovate and challenge the status quo
Where can the programme take you?
To get an idea of where this programme could lead, previous graduates have gone on to roles in Strategy, Corporate Development and Sustainability such as:
- Social Researcher
- Corporate Development Associate
- Already obtained or are on course to achieving a 2:1 degree