Graduate Programme Overview
If you're a recent graduate or soon-to-be graduate join us and unlock a world of carefully curated experiences, knowledge, and connections to shape your career. Along the way, you can expect all the training and support you need to make your mark on the world. Put simply, we’ll empower you to help determine how we do things and where we go next. Our graduates are a vital part of our success, and we welcome applications from people from all walks of life. Whoever you are and wherever you want to join us, if you’re curious, creative and ambitious, this is a world in which you can truly belong.
Why the UK Corporate Banking Graduate Programme?
The Barclays UK Corporate bank oversees senior corporate coverage within the bank's home market. This unit strategically collaborates with major corporate clients in the UK to address their banking requirements. What distinguishes us is our industry-specialised approach, ensuring all our staff are experts within our chosen markets. With regional offices providing nationwide coverage, we can effectively assist and engage with all UK corporations, utilising a localised relationship model.
On the Graduate programme, you will gain foundational banking knowledge, teaching you about a bank's role in the UK economy. You will help aid strategic clients with diverse needs, from everyday banking to intricate mergers, acquisitions, and broader areas like Environmental, Social and Governance planning. As a UK Corporate graduate, you'll learn vital relationship and technical skills for a banking career. Our aim is to shape graduates into future Relationship Directors and technical experts representing Barclays Corporate bank. Throughout your tenure, you will engage with various banking divisions, mastering the skills required for exceptional Corporate banking. You'll tackle complex corporate transactions, aiding clients in achieving growth and success.
2-year rotational programme designed to give you depth and breadth of experience.
UK Corporate Banking
UK Corporate Bank supports large and medium Corporate clients within the UK, compromising of specialist businesses each of which are market leaders in the UK market; Large Corporate, Medium Corporate, Public Sector and Real Estate.Supporting the entire range of clients’ needs from day to day banking through to complex corporate financing arrangements. As a UK Corporate banking colleague you will be responsible for supporting your clients gain access to all of Barclays group solutions including Barclaycard and Personal Banking.
Who we're looking for
To be considered for this programme, you must be motivated and curious with a degree or expected degree in any area.
Ideally, you'll be interested in the UK corporate market place and have analytical skills. You'll have some experience translating data, and be a good communicator. We value resourcefulness, teamwork, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit, all of which might be showcased through your involvement in extracurricular activities.
Working in Manchester
Manchester is one of the most exciting cities to live and work in the UK. It’s a vibrant, energetic place – an important centre of gravity for business and technology, with a thriving cultural life and its own unique identity. From colleagues serving customers in our branch network or Skybranch, to technical experts developing our digital products at our Radbroke campus.
Barclays will require applicants for this position to have legal right to work in the UK.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.