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Corporate Banking Apprenticeship 2023

Birmingham, England

Apprenticeships at Barclays

As an apprentice, you’ll join us in real, permanent, well-paid jobs – doing real, challenging work from the very start. At the same time, you’ll receive world-class training towards recognised, meaningful qualifications – up to Master’s degree level. Every apprentice is given the same level of support, no matter where you start or where you come from. We’ll guide you all the way, from the application process, through your training, to qualification and beyond.

So, if you’re thinking about your next steps, think differently. Think Barclays.

Key information

Date live Nov. 29, 2022

Business Area Barclays International

Area of Expertise Apprentice - Investment Banking

Contract Higher Apprentice

Reference Code 00280243

Job description

Corporate Banking Apprenticeship 2023

Annual Salary: £21,220 + benefits

Getting qualified. It's a huge achievement that can completely change your prospects – but it’s not always open to everyone, whether that's due to the cost of university or the timing not being right. But with our Higher Apprenticeship, all that can change. Here at Barclays we offer a world-class programme that provides you with a permanent, full-time job with a competitive salary from day one -  all whilst gaining a university-level professional qualification at the same time. Whether you're a school-leaver looking for alternative options to the traditional university route or you're someone thinking differently about your future, we'll help you to build an extraordinary career at Barclays, no matter your background.


Why a Barclays Apprenticeship?

You’ll get the opportunity to earn while you learn, gaining a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services Management and experiencing a blend of academic thought with industry experience.

We’ve spent 11 years perfecting the support that you’ll receive on our Apprenticeship programme. That starts with our market-leading Talent Coach model: from day one, you’ll be assigned a talent coach matched to your needs and background, and together with your line manager, they’ll support you as an individual. We’ll also match you to an expert in your specialist subject, ready to share their knowledge.

The Apprenticeship route gives you the opportunity for self-discovery and helps you to explore different career paths. With over 325 years of expertise in Banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries, employing over 80,000 people to help move, lend, invest and protect money for customers and clients worldwide. Giving you endless opportunities to network and discover what makes you tick.

Our programme is open to anyone, no matter your background or your age. So you’ll be joining an Apprenticeship cohort who are from all different walks of life, whether that’s school leavers starting their career, ex-military wanting to kick-start a career in the corporate world to parents wanting to return to work after having time off.

Corporate Banking at Barclays

While the retail banking sector caters for small businesses, corporate banking at Barclays provides services tailored to meet the needs of larger companies. You'll be part of a team that offers world-class banking services - from lending to cash and liquidity management - across the globe.

As an Apprentice, you could be working in the UK Corporate Banking team, offering expert industry insight across every sector - from restaurants to law firms, delivering appropriate solutions and maximising overall customer satisfaction.

Are you eligible?

- First, you’ll need the right qualifications. You'll need 112 UCAS points (typically 'A' Level grades BBC) and Grade C or 4 in English and Maths GCSE

- To make the most of this opportunity, you’ll be great at communicating and collaborating.  Motivated by pace and pressure, you’ll be driven to achieve — and to do it right. You’ll also be customer-obsessed, ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

- Beyond that though, we’re also looking for commitment and enthusiasm. Our Apprenticeships place deep investment in you as an individual. That means we need you to match that commitment: you’ll turn up every day ready to work hard, push yourself, and think differently about what you’re capable of. You’ll have the backing of a global bank, and you’ll rise to that expectation.

Working in Birmingham

Barclays Snowhill is at the heart of the professional district and commands a workforce of around 1000. With great transport links to Birmingham Grand Central and Snowhill train stations as well as the local metro. Our office has a dedicated staff coffee shop and deli and break out areas for staff. There is also a presentation theatre for client and staff events. Our office boasts a great working environment as well as opportunities to network across the city.

What you get in return

Our apprenticeships are open to anyone, from any background, and any age. And that’s why we make sure to offer you a competitive package of benefits that are flexible to you, whatever stage of life you are in – from school leavers to return-to-work parents.

Paid holiday

Competitive salary of £21,200

Private medical care

Enhanced parental leave

Flexible working

Life assurance

Employee resource groups

World-class office facilities

What makes a successful Apprentice at Barclays?

Our Apprenticeships are designed to be career boosting experiences, regardless of your qualifications. To us, it all comes down to your attitude, commitment and will to succeed. We’re looking for potential, and here are some of the qualities that will help you excel.

Qualities we look for: Resilient, adaptable, confident, driven, empathetic, curious

Why Barclays?

There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.

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

Purpose

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

Values

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

Mindset

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

Barclays encourages growth and career progression. Don’t be afraid to contribute. Everyone’s opinion is valued.

Megan

Higher Apprentice

The exposure to various areas of the bank really allows you to plan out your ideal career path.

Alister

Higher Apprentice

You’ll always have the support you need within your role.

Mathew

Foundation Apprentice

Barclays is a supportive and encouraging company, so never be afraid to ask questions. Always take advantage of any opportunities provided.

Claire

Foundation Apprentice

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