Development Programmes 2019

We are looking to recruit top talented candidates from universities to join our exciting developmental programmes. It is vital to take time to understand which development programme is right for you.

Graduates programme

What is a Standard Bank Graduate Programme?

A Graduate Programme is a pipeline of high potential, young professionals that have recently graduated from tertiary education, hired specifically for their potential to deliver exceptional performance in the workplace.

Graduates will rotate in the following functions:

Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB)

CIB will offer graduates opportunities in four different channels. On-the-job experience in these areas entails functional rotations over a period 18-36 months.The objective is to give competencies and insights into the CIB operations, supported by formal training and progress checks, towards becoming professional Bankers.

Areas of rotation within Corporate Investment Banking;

  • Investment Banking
  • Global Markets
  • Transactional Products and Services
  • Client Coverage
  • CIB Credit

Areas of rotation within Personal and Business Banking (PBB) and Enabling Functions

  • Information Technology
  • Business Banking
  • PBB Credit
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Finance 

Over a period of 18-36 months,multiple role rotations will be completed to give to the graduate to broaden their commercial experience including customer engagement.

Graduate Contract and Terms 

Graduates will be hired on a permanent basis from the onset. They will be recruited in line with Standard Bank’s strategic workforce plan.

Performance Management

It is a condition of this Programme that the candidate complete and be deemed competent on the Graduate Role Based Curriculum during their first rotations of the programme in order to continue with the remainder of the programme. Graduates are further obligated to meet all the other requirements of the Graduate Programme as agreed.

Who should apply?

This programme is targeting graduates with degree in IT Architecture, Cyber Security, Engineering, Geology, Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Statistics, Data Analysis.

What do we look for?
 Candidates, who are highly motivated, with a commercial focus and strong analytical ability, enjoy being challenged and demonstrate good attention to detail. We look for candidates that bring a degree of humility and collaboration, independent thinkers who will keep our business agile and innovative.


Click Here to complete the online application form and upload an up-to-date copy of your CV, latest academic results and certified documents.

Closing date: 31 October 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  No documents will be returned. 

Bursary scheme

Bursary Scheme

The bursary scheme is targeted at school-leavers (matriculants or A level students) wishing to pursue an undergraduate degree in:

   • IT Architecture

   • Cyber Security

   • Geology

   • Engineering

   • Actuarial Science

   • Mathematics and Statistics

   • Data Analysis

Who should apply?

  • Namibian Citizens
  • The candidate should qualify as per the requirements set by the institution offering the programme of study.

 Bursary awarded to those in Grade 12 is dependent on final examination results however, bursaryapplications can be submitted with latest results.


Click here to complete the online application form and upload an up-to-date copy of your CV, latest academic results and certified documents

Closing date: 31 October 2018
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No documents will be returned