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Singapore 2020 - Work Study Programme – Transaction Banking

  • Location
    (SINGAPORE) and various
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    IT / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

Standard Chartered is a major player in transaction banking, combining deep local knowledge and global capability to offer the full scope of innovative, customised solutions in trade finance and cash management.

We have a unique business focus on enabling trade, investment and supply chain financing for, in and out from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We aim to be a one-stop gateway providing supply chain and liquidity management for corporates and financial institutions. And we are committed to using our cross-border network to facilitate our local clients' growing trade and investment flows and supply chain financing needs across our business footprint.

We are uniquely positioned in these trade corridors, supporting commodity flows from Africa to Asia and manufacturing flows in the other direction.

Transaction banking is an integral part of Corporates & Institutional Banking. As a top three global trade finance bank – we are a key driver of Corporates & Institutional Banking aspirations.

About the programme

Work-Study Degree Programmes allow students to acquire deep technical and essential generic skills, which will facilitate the students’ transition from the universities to the workplace after graduation.

This is achieved by companies and universities co-designing and co-delivering vocational training that closely interconnects theory and practice.  We reinforce learning by applying newly-acquired knowledge in the workplace.

This program is open to year 3 & 4 students and will be involved in a 4 days’ work week program over a course of 1 years. We strive to deliver this experience through structured on-the-job training (OJT) and institution-based courses.

At the end of the program, you will gain valuable industry experience and deepen workplace skills, with industry-recognized certification.  In addition, you will be exposed to company context and culture, and be better-equipped to take on company job roles.

Your Training

As a Transaction Banking Work Study Employee, you will enjoy the learning exposure to our key businesses:

  • Product Management - Responsible for contributing to the development and management of Securities Services Digital Product & Innovation agenda including:
    • Monitor and update on industry developments around new technology such as Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Digitisation, Robotics etc and evolving threats such as cyber security.
    • Assist in project management of scrum teams to develop digital products.
    • Assist in product development and management of new digital products starting from ideation to commercialization.
    • Assist in creation of thought leadership papers, training materials and presentation decks for educating/informing both internal and external parties.
    • Participate in working groups and client workshops to understand market demand/trends.

Training and Learning Outcomes

  • Group Mandatory Learning
  • Business Mandatory Learning
  • Country Mandatory Leaning
  • Job Role Learning
  • Internal Personal Development Training Offering
  • External Personal Development Trainings

Job Skills/Competencies Required

The ideal candidate should be pursuing the 3rd or 4th year of the degree programme from a renowned university, with strong interpersonal and communication skills and high proficiency in MS Office suite. Knowledge in using tools like R, Python, SAS, SQL will be an added advantage. In addition, the candidate should have the ability to work in a multi-cultural organization.

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