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APPLY NOW! 2018 Barclays Africa Rising Eagles Graduate Programme

At Barclays, ideas are our currency, but we also know that even the best of ideas don’t matter until made. This is what the Rising Eagles Graduate Programme is about – working with your ideas and making them happen. The Programme has many great benefits that include:

  • Exclusive access to Rise, our global innovation hub
  • The opportunity to rub shoulders with an award winning Data & Product Alchemist as well as our Forbes ranked CEO
  • The opportunity to be a part of initiatives affecting real change in Africa
  • A strong support network of Alumni
  • Access to vast networking opportunities in Africa
  • The opportunity to accelerate your business knowledge through our internationally recognised curriculum

So bring us your ideas and we’ll give you access to our Rising Eagles Graduate Programme, a platform that can help bring them to life.

What can you expect?

We have opportunities across Africa. Wherever you join us from, and in whatever role, you’ll be working alongside the best in the business – go-getting achievers with sky-high aspirations just like yours. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired to spread your wings. And you’ll define where your ambitions lie within our dynamic, global organisation. Expect the Rising Eagles Graduation Programme, with its many great benefits, to nurture your passion for ideas and help make them come to life.

Training and Development
Rising Eagles offers a blended approach to training and development that combines classroom training, group activities, assignments and e-learning. The programme is enhanced with specific events where we host specialist speakers to deliver key topics that affect our business and your role.

Whichever one of our business areas you join, you’ll be guided, moulded and trained for 12 months– building up the skills and experience you’ll need to become a leader for our future. Every step of the way, our training and support will keep your development on track.

Support
You won’t be on this journey alone. From the day you arrive, you’ll have a buddy on hand – a previous graduate – to offer guidance, advice and support – who’ll always be there to share their experience and expertise with you.

Additional training
We know the more clued up you are, the better you’ll perform. Which is why, as your career with us develops, we’ll continue to support your personal and professional development. There’s a vast array of training opportunities available from talks, projects and competitions to practical skills sessions. Not to mention the 300+ online learning modules available through our Learning for Africa portal.

Career opportunities

We have a wide variety of career opportunities within our organisation including:

Application Criteria

Entry criteria

  • A postgraduate qualification (minimum NQF Level 8) in any of the disciplines that we recruit from, obtained before January 2018.
  • There is an exception for Tanzania whereby a three year degree will be accepted.
  • Less than 24 months’ permanent work experience (this excludes temporary work during full-time studies).

What to consider when applying

Barclays recruits graduates from each country in which it operates. You will need to be a citizen of the country in which you are applying. If you are not a citizen in the country where you are applying, you will need to ensure you are eligible to work in that country, as well as obtain the necessary work permits and/or documentation to allow you to work in that country (you will need to obtain these prior to your application).

We offer opportunities in the following countries:

  • Botswana
  • Ghana
  • Seychelles
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

How to apply

Recruitment for the 2018 graduate intake starts on the 10th April 2017 and applications close on the 11th August 2017. There are many different role options open to you, so before you apply it’s worth finding out more.

Application Process

1. Online application
Applications are screened to ensure they meet our minimum academic requirements. How you approach and answer the application questions will also play a role in our selection process.

2. First round interview
As a quick way to get to know you, interviews will be done over the phone or face-to-face.

3. Psychometric assessment
An online assessment will be sent to you to complete.

4. Assessment centre
Depending on the business area you have been shortlisted for, you’ll be invited for further assessments, which may include a variety of group exercises, role-plays, case studies and interviews.

Apply Here or Select your country below;

For more information, kindly visit the official website HERE.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Oshio Samuel

    July 4, 2017 at 8:46 pm

    Hello,

    This is quite a great programme and at the same time felt heartbroken as it does not open for people from Nigeria.
    As it stands, i will love to ask if there are any other opportunities open for people in Nigeria.

    As a tech enthusiast with a passion to start up an initiatives through technology, How do i get support from Barclays Africa and bring the ideal to life “Because when ambitions change lives, we all prosper”.

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