Standard Bank Business & Commercial Banking (BCB) Risk Agriculture Graduate Programme Jobs in South Africa

Standard Bank Business & Commercial Banking (BCB) Risk Agriculture Graduate Programme Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

Standard Bank Group is a leading Africa-focused financial services group, and an innovative player on the global stage, that offers a variety of career-enhancing opportunities – plus the chance to work alongside some of the Agric sector’s most talented, motivated professionals. Our clients range from individuals to businesses of all sizes, high net worth families and large multinational corporates and institutions.

We’re passionate about creating growth in the agricultural value chain in Africa. We’re committed to provide farmers with a full banking suite that includes everything from working capital to crop insurance. Because when a farmer wins, we all win.

We’re looking for talented individuals to join our Agriculture division as Graduate Trainees.

The aim of our 18-month graduate programme is to equip you with skills and experiences deemed necessary to set you up for becoming a skilled Risk Practitioner within the Business and Commercial Banking segment of Standard Bank, with guidance and support from Senior Executives & Managers who run the Risk Management portfolios.

Through a series of rotations, you will learn how risk is managed in the bank and gain extensive experience in a wide range of areas within the Business & Commercial Banking business unit across South Africa and the African Continent.

You will build an understanding of the Credit Lifecycle on this graduate programme:

Gain comprehensive insights into each stage of the credit risk process and its impact on business operations.

Supports business partners and ecosystem methodology in understanding and meeting client lending needs, ultimately supporting the Universal Financial Services Organisation aspiration.

Perform Quantitative Analytics: Analyse data to evaluate current strategies and develop innovative challenger strategies to enhance Business and Commercial Banking portfolios.

These insights will inform decision making and customer centric strategies.

Take the next step in your career
journey with us and be part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

During this 18-month programme you can look forward to:

  • Understand the Credit evaluations process: Ensures that credit evaluation processes and good quality of decisions are executed effectively in the credit team, within the parameters of the relevant individual product policies and/or multiple product policy. Partner to develops relevant lending strategies to proactively manage the bank’s credit risk.

  • Understand the Credit Risk Lifecycle: Collaborate with the Credit Risk Management team and assist them to effectively prepare agreements, manage fulfilment of pre-conditions for drawdown of loans, release limits and manage post and ongoing conditions of sanctions.

  • Operations processes: Review that there are detailed standard operating procedures and service level agreements in place, which align to compliance with credit policies / legislation.

  • Project management: Participates in projects and any ad-hoc functions, including training of staff and support of Customer Journeys.

  • Stakeholder management: Networks and builds strong mutual relationships within the BCB Lending Credit Team and with business partners and stakeholders.

  • Client Engagement: Supports business to understand clients and whether lending opportunities fall within risk appetite.


    Honours or Masters in:

    BSc / BCom

  • Agric Economics

  • Economics / Agricultural Economics

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Standard Bank Business & Commercial Banking (BCB) Risk Agriculture Graduate Programme Jobs in South Africa

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