Standard Chartered Bank Youth to Work Programme Jobs in Uganda

Standard Chartered Bank Youth to Work Programme Jobs in Uganda


  • The Youth to Work program seeks to recruit young and enthusiastic professionals looking for an opportunity to learn new business and consultancy skills and apply them in a real business environment and contribute to the wider community.

  • Youth to Work is the flagship employability programme under Futuremakers by Standard Chartered, the Bank’s global initiative to tackle inequality and promote greater economic inclusion for young people in local communities focusing on three pillars: Entrepreneurship, Employability and Education. The Standard Chartered Foundation (SCF) is the lead partner in delivering the global Futuremakers initiative.

  • The programme will be delivered by our teams in Uganda, Zambia and Ghana and is designed to support exceptional young professionals and Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs), to drive positive change for young people and businesses alike.

  • The Youth to Work programme is a partnership between young people and private enterprises to support youth employability and it aims to demonstrate the dynamic contribution youth can make to economic development.

    Please note

  • The placement is not a paid position, although a small stipend is offered to help with travel costs during the placement.

    Roles

  • Conduct an assessment of the enterprise’s strengths and areas for development

  • Develop an action plan to help the enterprise to improve and prepare for investment and growth

  • Work closely with the leadership team to deliver the action plan

  • Deliver network strengthening activities which improve the SGBs partnerships, communication and opportunities

  • Deliver key employment readiness workshops to university students across Kampala

  • Support provided by Challenges

  • A comprehensive 2 week training program in professional consulting and business improvement skills

  • Access to best-practice
    resources to guide you on placement

  • Ongoing training, mentoring and support from Challenges during your enterprise placement

  • Unprecedented opportunity to gain valuable insight into all areas of a enterprise and work alongside their senior management team to develop an action plan

  • An opportunity to develop your current skill set to improving your employability

  • The opportunity to complete an internationally-recognised Chartered Management Institute qualification Level 5 professional qualification to accredit your new skills after successful completion of the program,.

  • A monthly stipend to cover expenses related to your placement.

    Eligibility Criteria

  • Be between 21 to 30 years of age or 21 to 35 for persons with disabilities

  • Have an understanding of business and finance for business, demonstrated through previous work experience and/or hold a relevant university degree

  • Relevant work experience including previous internship, voluntary work etc.

  • Good communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Interest in small business development, enterprises and entrepreneurship

  • Ability to travel to training and placement

  • Ability to commit to the placement full-time and 2 weeks pre-placement training

  • Must be fluent in both verbal and written English

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Standard Chartered Bank Youth to Work Programme Jobs in Uganda

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