ABSA Global Markets Graduate Program 2024 For African Graduates
The ABSA Global Markets Graduate Program is a comprehensive training program offered by ABSA, a financial services company based in South Africa. The program is designed to provide recent graduates with the opportunity to gain practical experience in various areas of global markets, including fixed income, currencies, commodities, and equities. ABSA Global Markets Graduate Program 2024 For African Graduates
The program typically lasts for a period of 12 to 18 months, during which time graduates will receive on-the-job training, mentoring, and coaching from experienced professionals in the industry. The training provided is designed to give graduates a broad understanding of the global markets, as well as to develop their skills in areas such as financial analysis, risk management, and client relationship management.
Graduates who successfully complete the program will have the opportunity to work in a range of roles within the Global Markets division of ABSA, including sales, trading, and structuring. The program is highly competitive, and candidates are typically selected based on their academic achievements, relevant work experience, and demonstrated interest in the financial markets.
As Absa has evolved, so too has our Rising Eagles Graduate Programme, which is now proudly named the Gen A Grad Programme. This unique name captures a new generation of A+ achievers; those who are on their A-Game, and who are proudly African. Those who are a perfect fit for Absa. ABSA Global Markets Graduate Program 2024 For African Graduates
A new name for a new group of tomorrow’s leaders.
If you’d like to be part of Gen A; if you too have the vision of not just building your career, but also building your continent, we have a customized programme built for your talent and unique capabilities.
It’s time for a new generation of go-getters with exceptional IQ – and EQ – to collaborate with our continent’s smartest young minds, working with advanced technology, to change the game.
We invite you to apply for the Global Markets Grad Programme, today!
Eligibility for the ABSA Global Markets Graduate Program 2024:
- A postgraduate qualification (minimum NQF Level 8) obtained before January 2021 (with the exception of Computer Science, as these students do not need a postgraduate qualification)
- Less than 24 months’ permanent work experience (this excludes temporary work during full-time studies)
- From ZA
- A structured development journey in the first year of employment
- Permanent employment at Absa from day one, with a competitive package
- Vehicle and home finance at staff rates
- Reduced banking fees
- Exclusive access to WorkInProgress*: our global innovation hub
- Bringing your solutions from the Human Quantum Computer to life
- A dedicated Young Talent Team to support you
- The opportunity to be a part of initiatives affecting real change in Africa
- A strong support network of alumni
- Access to vast networking opportunities in Africa
Method of Application:
To apply for this scholarship, candidates should decide which career path suits their ambitions, then apply online with full academic results/transcripts and CV.
- Online application: Applications are screened to ensure they meet our minimum academic requirements. How you approach and answer the application questions will also play a role in our selection process.
- First-round interview: As a quick way to get to know you, interviews will be done over the phone or face-to-face.
- Psychometric assessment: An online assessment will be sent to you to complete.
- Assessment center: Depending on the business area you have been shortlisted for, you’ll be invited for further assessments, which may include a variety of group exercises, role-plays, case studies, and interviews.
Application Deadline: July 31, 2023