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Sales, Trading, Structuring Analyst Graduate 2024 Milan

Milan, Lombardy

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Graduate Programmes at Barclays

Our Graduate programmes deliver immersive experiences, transformative development and incredible support – giving each graduate the best possible start to their career. You’ll learn continually. From bespoke training to courses on our e-learning platform, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped every day.

Whichever programme you choose, you’ll do meaningful work, discover resources to help you build a long-term career and develop your skillset with the guidance of a hand-picked line manager and a dedicated talent coach.

Key information

Date live Dec. 12, 2023

Business Area Barclays International

Area of Expertise Campus - Graduate

Contract Graduate Full Time

Reference Code 00284869

Job description

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. To put it 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 Sales, Trading and Structuring Graduate Programme?

Barclays makes markets in nearly all major asset classes, providing sophisticated, timely solutions to our clients.

Our Sales & Trading team works in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting environment, quickly processing information and anticipating market trends to help clients make their next move. 

Over your time as an analyst, you’ll develop a solid understanding of the global markets while building your communication, quantitative and analytical skills.

After intensive initial training, you will start your career as a salesperson or a trader on a specific desk in one of our business areas, including: Client Capital Management, Client Strategy, Commodities, Credit, eFICC Trading, Equities, Equity Financing, Foreign Exchange, Municipals, Rates and Structuring.

As a Sales analyst, you’ll start by supporting your colleagues before taking on your own set of clients. You may:

  • Analyse and develop solutions to clients’ needs
  • Monitor markets and formulate trade ideas
  • Perform various analysis on fundamental and technical data
  • Attend client meetings or calls with traders, salespeople and research colleagues

As a Trading analyst, you may:

  • Monitor markets and generate trade ideas
  • Participate in pricing products
  • Help out with daily tasks such as trade reporting or P&L analysis
  • Assist with managing risk of the team’s trading books

1-2 year targeted, fast-track programme focused on developing specialist technical expertise.

Markets at Barclays

Markets is the financial barometer of world events at Barclays. So every day is different and it’s a challenging, fascinating place to build a career.

We help institutional investors to identify market opportunities, manage risk and generate returns for their portfolios.

Our teams provide market insights, execution services and tailored risk management and financing solutions to our clients; we help them protect their capital and make the most of their assets.

As one of the largest investment banks in the world, we offer a full range of products and services across every type of investment market.

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 and fluent in both English and French. Optional languages (position-specific): German, Italian, Spanish or other.

Ideally, you will have an interest in business and finance, a good work ethic and be keen to learn and develop a technical skill set.

Barclays Europe

We’ve had a presence in Europe almost as long as there’s been a Barclays. So, we’re building on solid foundations, leveraging our embedded talent, in 10 locations across the region allowing us to draw on a wealth of local and regional insight.

Working in Milan

Capital of the Lombardy region and second Italian city after Rome, Milan is located in the heart of the Po Valley, bathed by several rivers (Olona, Seveso, Lambro) and crossed by artificial canals (navigli).

We are based at Via broletto 4, where you will be part of our international finance team, where our services encompass delivering financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services to clients worldwide.

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.

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Paid holiday and vacation

Competitive pay

Private medical care

Disability assurance

Flexible working

Life assurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement planning

What makes a successful Graduate at Barclays?

These key qualities will help you lay a solid foundation for success on our programmes. From day one, we’ll help you further develop and strengthen them.

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.

You get exposed to really supportive and intelligent people that push you to be your best self.

- Alexi

It's great to be surrounded by so much technical talent, but also people through a variety of functions. And I feel like I thrive because there's so much opportunity to network.

- Imogen

There's really a lot of impactful work you can do day to day. You get to work with really senior engineers on a daily basis and you learn a lot from working with them.

– Yuming

I can reach out to anybody and know that I will be able to find mentorship, support and just a community at Barclays as well.

- Becky

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