Barclays Bank Zambia Plc
Barclays Bank Zambia Plc
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Graduate Trainee (Job Number: 90223766)


  • This role is a developing role that will provide exposure to the employee to new markets, economies and cultures, globally.
  • The employee will spend 6 months (2 years in total) in four different geographic location, gaining exposure to their respective specialties while developing leadership capabilities.
  • Complete prescribed learning interventions within set timelines. This will be a combination of e-learning and face-to-face learning.
  • Understand the new business market by researching the environment in which the business operates.
  • This includes governance and political framework, consumer behavior and by engaging key stakeholders, including Country
  • Management committee members (with reference to assignments in Africa).
  • Proactively takes on board feedback and actively manages their personal development, displaying a willingness to learn and
  • operate with a continuous Improvement mind-set.
  • Define career path, identify skills gaps and build a development plan to support career aspirations. Proactively reach out on an on-going basis to seek feedback and guidance from key stakeholders and clients, for support in
  • personal development.
  • Develop leadership capabilities by owning and driving projects, taking a proactive approach and willingness to learn and
  • develop by leveraging opportunities to support own development and deliver back into role.


  • Business improvement
  • Study the business operating model to identify opportunities for business improvement and develop action plans for
  • Implementation by business.
  • Priorities in the respective countries and selecting a specific focus area.
  • This will depend on available resources (funding, colleagues, etc.); key needs in their immediate communities and scope of
  • implementation.
  • Demonstrate desired behaviors – Inspire, Be Bold & Collaborate and demonstrate
  • leadership behaviors aligned to the Barclays Values
  • Be a role model and ambassador of FLDP and demonstrate a willingness to be involved in additional ad hoc projects.
  • Accountability: Project Management

Manage projects and cross- stream /global initiatives:

  • Identify business needs/opportunities, formulate a business case, scope the project,
  • Identify and allocate resources, identifying and manage stakeholders to implement the project.
  • Engage senior management in driving wider business opportunities that demonstrate long-term business return on investment. Identify dependencies in all projects, meet key stakeholders and involve them in project meetings and manage accountabilities and escalations.

Essential/Basic Qualifications

  • Any Undergraduate qualification with a merit and above
  • Post Graduate students with less than 36 months post -graduation are also welcome to apply.
  • Awareness of legislation affecting the Bank and customers having the highest regard for confidentiality
  • Preferred:
  • Detailed knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft tools as well as database management


  • Excellent use of Excel/database management
  • Good interpersonal skills that have been proven in a Business environment
  • Experience:
  • Less than two years’ work experience for undergraduates
  • Less than 2 years’ experience for post graduate/MBA graduates

How to Apply

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Barclays Bank has operated in Zambia for close to 100 years thereby making it one of the country's foremost financial institutions in terms of financial strength, product offering and service capability. At Barclays, they believe customers are unique, that is why they offer innovative products and services tailor-made to suit you, some of the products and services offered include: transaction, savings and investment accounts, loans, insurance, forex and cardless services.

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