Skip to main content

Date live: Sep. 05, 2023

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Relationship Management / Sales

Reference Code: 90367904

Contract: Permanent

Associate Banker Corporate Banking
Amsterdam Netherlands

This role is deemed as a Controlled Function role under the Central Bank of Ireland Fitness and Probity Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.

As a Barclays Associate Banker within International Corporate Banking, you will be providing dedicated sector coverage of multi-national Dutch corporate clients as well as locally based subsidiaries of global organisations headquartered out with the Netherlands. You will be assisting Relationship Directors with product knowledge, sales research, and customer relationship development, and research into solutions to meet customers’ needs using market and industry information and risk management for the portfolio.

Barclays Europe is an essential part of Barclays’ success across the globe. We support the bank’s global growth by servicing European clients and markets. We connect European clients to the power of Barclays globally, offering them access to the largest capital markets and growth opportunities in the US, UK, and Asia. And we offer agile, determined, and resilient people a platform or remarkable professional and personal growth. This is your chance to get closer to Europe and stay more connected than ever to the rest of the globe.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality, and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?
•    Assisting the Senior Relationship Directors who cover the full Dutch corporate spectrum of companies, covering both inbound and outbound relationships
•    Identifying and driving business development with new and existing clients across our directors’ portfolios and acting as first point of contact for clients
•    Monitoring and controlling nominated clients within the Directors’ portfolios and be the key point of reference for clients and internal colleagues who support the origination teams
•    Conducting client reviews, business research, marketing, advertising & sponsorship campaigns, production of MI and monitoring success against strategic goals
•    Assisting some of strategically important customer relationships, and ensuring strength of direction, implementation of projects including complex cash management, FX and debt
•    Leading and managing the initial in-flow of new to bank clients through a set process in place including initial contact with prospective clients
•    Working with key stakeholders- product partners (Investment Baking, Markets, Private banking, Barclaycard, Cash Management, Trade finance, Debt)  
•    Leading the on boarding process for new clients or new products to existing clients, and working with KYC team to obtain all relevant KYC documentation

What we’re looking for:

•    General banking skills, multi-national corporate experience ideal
•    Experience in handling client management and/or coverage role with exposure to complex clients and ability to support such relationships with confidence
•    Good knowledge of corporate banking products and services including those linked to cash management, Trade, Debt and FX solutions, being particularly relevant to the role
•    Knowledge of credit, transaction management, regulatory and financial crime risk

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Ability to network effectively both internally and externally and maintain/develop relationships with C-Suite client officials, KBIs, product specialists
•    Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•    Curiosity and drive to learn the detailed technical environments of our clients
•    Dutch language skills would be advantageous but not essential

Where will you be working?

You will be based in our Amsterdam office which is the Head Office for our Investment Banking businesses in the Netherlands.  The office has good access to transport links and is easily accessible by car and the Amsterdam Zuid station



More about working at Barclays

The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

Learn more


We exist to provide responsible finance to people and business – but also a whole lot more.


We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.