Corporate Banking Graduate Programme – Global Sector
The natural resources and transportation industries are the fastest-growing and most interesting sectors to work in. As a graduate in ABN AMRO’s Corporate Institutional Banking Graduate Programme – Global Sector, you’ll learn all the ins and outs of these dynamic international fields alongside colleagues and mentors from across the globe. Are you self-reliant and responsible with an affinity for finance? You may be the graduate we’re seeking to join these exciting departments.Tell us your story. We are curious! If you’re already good, we’ll make you even better. That’s a promise. So seize this opportunity to develop into the professional you aspire to be.
In your first few weeks at ABN AMRO, you’ll follow the Corporate Institutional Banking Graduate Programme together with your fellow graduates, during which time you’ll get to know the corporate institutional bank you’ll later be working for. Besides a broad introduction to ABN AMRO, you’ll participate in hands-on training in the fields of Accounting, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Corporate Banking, Credit Risk and personal development. Trainings will be delivered by those at the very top of their field – including university lecturers, professional trainers and managers at ABN AMRO. Together, they will give you a solid basis for further development within the bank. At the same time, you will build an international network of graduates spanning several parts of Corporate Institutional Banking. A great start of your career!Following the initial general training, you’ll specialize in the Global Sector departments. This means you’ll become very familiar with the different sectors, our clients and the markets – all the while being mentored by a designated account manager. You’ll build an in-depth knowledge of the international companies operating in the natural resources and transportation markets – and you’ll even help identify acquisition opportunities in those industries.
From day one, you will work as a junior account manager or analyst in one of the Global Sector teams. Over the course of your programme, you’ll be fully trained to become a professional account manager/banker. Your daily activities will include (assisting in) preparing client acquisitions; writing terms; writing yearly reviews of clients’ credit facilities; discussing proposals / transactions with your supervisor, risk managers and credit analysts; developing a deep understanding of the market; and building your understanding of product offerings within Corporate Institutional Banking. In addition, you’ll carry out various independent assignments within different departments.
Your working environment
Our Global Sector department offers financial solutions to the basic materials energy, commodities and transportation industries. Our clients are medium-large to large (international) companies involved in those industries. Given the volatile and vulnerable markets in which we operate, our account managers need to be constantly aware of what’s going on, in order to keep up with the ever-changing demand for financial products and services from our clients. The main products/services provided to match our clients’ needs are Project Finance, Commodity Finance, Asset-based Finance, Treasury Products and general banking products. We operate internationally across three time zones, which means a global mind-set is a must.
Working at ABN AMRO means becoming even better at what you do. We understand our clients and translate their aspirations into joint success to earn their trust. We want our customers to understand our products and our way of working. This means that we sometimes have to say ‘no’ if the risks are too high for a customer. Serving the clients’ interests is also a question of offering, and communicating, a transparent range of products. Banking is our business, the world is our challenge.
You’re attracted to the basic materials of the energy, commodities and/or transportation sectors. You enjoy working in an international team, learning from other cultures, and empathising with clients and colleagues from different backgrounds. You’re quick-witted and good at getting your point across. And, of course, you’re analytical and interested in financial services.We offer a challenging position with plenty of opportunities, which is why we set clear requirements. Do you think you’re a good fit?
Check out your profile:
- Master’s degree;
- No more than two years of work experience;
- Relevant extracurricular activities, and/or experience abroad;
- Clear affinity for finance and the basic materials of energy, commodities & transportation sectors;
- Excellent communication and social skills;
- High self-confidence;
- Commercial attitude;
- Strong desire to learn.
What we offer
All our Corporate & Institutional Banking Graduate Programmes start with 5 weeks of general training. Following the initial phase of the programme, you’ll start working directly with others in the business on as many different Global Sector portfolios as possible. As a result, you will be trained as an account manager/banker within about 20 months. In addition, you’ll get the chance to broaden your basic knowledge of the product side of Corporate & Institutional Banking. You’ll also take part in several training sessions on specialised banking expertise and personal development.
During the entire Global Sector programme, you’ll receive guidance from a Pool Manager, assigned supervisors and coaches. In addition, ABN AMRO offers an ongoing training curriculum that allows you to increase your technical knowledge, deepen your understanding of financial markets and products, and further develop your personal skills. You’ll also regularly get together with the Corporate & Institutional Banking Graduate Programme’s training group.
Apply for this vacancy here. Upload your CV, grades and covering letter. Please add your grades to either your CV or covering letter.Graduates can apply for Global Sector all year round. The general weeks of training will take place at the beginning of March 2019.If you’re invited to take an aptitude test, you must complete it within three days. The test comprises sequences of numbers, figures and matrices.Would you like to know more about the possibilities offered by the Corporate Banking Graduate Programme and this track? Get in touch with Anna Regina Ybema via firstname.lastname@example.org.