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Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme

Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme

Are you ready for a unique and unrivalled opportunity within South Wales?

Join the Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme to become a key driver of organisational growth, for a consortium of employers where you will make a genuine impact. The programme offers a unique 2 year experience, designed by the financial services industry.

We are recruiting for the hugely successful Welsh Financial Graduate Programme starting in September 2019. Our existing graduates have set a high bar, with 95% of our graduates offered permanent positions.

Employer Placements

The Programme offers the unique opportunity to sample a range of different career paths including Risk, Finance, Treasury, Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Change, Project Management, HR etc. Participating employers include corporates such as Admiral Group, Atradius, Legal & General, Lexis Nexis, Principality Building Society, Vauxhall Finance, Motonovo and high growth small to medium sized businesses including Development Bank, Optimum Credit, Hodge Bank etc.

Building upon the impressive results so far, we are looking for outstanding graduates who are looking to gain an accelerated experience, contributing to real world projects combined with academic excellence. We are looking for highly energised and inquisitive graduates with desire and passion to succeed. Does this sound like you?

You will be...

  • Autonomous and independent thinker
  • Confident navigator through uncertainty and change
  • A great leader in a group situation
  • Disciplined achiever of results
  • Intelligent communicator


The Benefits

We will provide you with 3 x 8 month placements across an employer network of leading global employers and to complement your learning - a fully funded part-time MSc to get you that step closer to your career aspirations. You’ll get heaps of development, a large professional network and a competitive salary too. Build your profile and network to land your dream role!

Why Apply?

Matchless employment experience at your finger tips
The 2-year, rotational programme provides huge opportunities to lead on interesting and business critical work. You’ll experience at least 3 rotations within the top, growing Financial & Professional Services companies in South Wales.

Academia and employment experience aligned
We have developed strong links and act as the conduit between universities and employers ensuring that the programme continuously improves. It’s important to us that your academic learning is brought to life through placements and work based projects, so we are constantly aligning your needs with market demand.

Next level emotional intelligence as a by-product
Unlike other programmes you will be thriving within ‘multiple’ businesses, bringing your learning to life, experiencing different cultures, leadership styles, engagement, communications, systems and sharing in successful initiatives.

Fast track your CV and Career!
Seriously how long would it take to gain the experience above if you were in a fixed role with one employer? Money can’t buy the exposure and profile building opportunities you’ll be presented with as you progress and grow throughout the 2 years.

How do I apply?

We are passionate about diversity and our programme is inclusive! Everyone is welcome to apply for this unique experience.

Send your updated CV and cover letter via the 'Apply by email' button.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to attend an Assessment Centre in July and if successful, will join the programme in September 2019.

Remember to mention TARGETjobs when contacting employers!