Barclays Rising Eagles Programme for Africans


Barclays Rising Eagles Programme for Young Africans

Welcome to a programme for those who see further ahead. For those with ambition to soar to their highest altitude. A programme that allows young graduates to spread their wings. And ascend to greater heights. A nest that feeds your passion. And puts you on a path of growth. Welcome to a programme where visionaries emerge ready to take on the world.

Barclays has opportunities across Africa. Wherever you join 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 its dynamic, global organisation. Expect the Baclays Rising Eagles Programme, with its many great benefits, to nurture your passion for ideas and help make them come to life.

Baclays Rising Eagles Programme

1). 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).

2). 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).

The Baclays Rising Eagles Programme has many great benefits that include:

1). 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.

2). 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.

3). 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.

Method of Application

There are many different role options open to you, so before you apply it’s worth finding out more. So bring us your ideas.We’ll give you access to our Rising Eagles Graduate Programme,  a platform that can help bring them to life. The application process goes through 4 steps:

1). Online application
We screen Applications. 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, we prefer face-to-face interviews.

3). Psychometric assessment

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.

Recruitment for the 2018 graduate intake starts on the 10th April 2017. Applications close on the 11th August 2017

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