NatWest Markets Graduate programme

We’re the international investment bank of the RBS Group, a fixed income and currencies specialist, and a leading UK bank which supports our customers to access international markets in Europe, Asia and the US.

NatWest Markets provides financing, risk management and trading solutions to customers across rates, currencies, credit, securitised products and financing.

Our customers include financial institutions, corporates, sovereigns, banks, hedge funds and asset managers. Our integrated, cross-product teams anticipate the needs of our clients, and meet them through excellent service and seamless execution.

Our model is simple, with two customer-facing businesses:

Our markets business is building its market making, risk management and thought leadership capabilities across global traded markets in the rates, credit and currencies markets (Trading & Flow Sales).

Our banking business delivers complex and innovative capital markets, financing and risk management projects for large and sophisticated clients (Financing & Risk Solutions).

The Quantitative Analytics team develops quantitative models and analytical tools for derivatives and algorithmic trading, capital and other financial resources management. They’re responsible for the analytics library and the risk engine for all asset classes.

These businesses have a reputation for working closely together. Our customers place a premium on insight and innovation and we focus on origination, structuring, risk distribution and high quality client coverage to deliver this.

We have our own board of directors and management team which allow us to be agile in our decision-making. We encourage connectivity and mobility across our teams and the wider bank regardless of what desk you sit on, and this is what allows us to stay nimble and innovative. We encourage diversity of thinking in how we work and in finding the right solution for our clients.

The Programme

Based in London, Stamford, Singapore or Hong Kong, we have graduate roles in both the customer facing businesses and across our quant teams.

We’ll match you to a team where you’ll learn and gain valuable experience, and contribute to our business from the very beginning of your career.

We’ll reward you with a competitive starting salary, and on top of this you’ll have access to our benefits package.

As a Graduate Analyst, you can expect:

  • Exposure to senior people and customers from an early stage
  • The opportunity to make a real contribution early in your career to a growing business that values entrepreneurship and innovation
  • To work in an industry leading team

After a full induction relevant to the country you’ll be working in, you’ll get to meet your ‘buddy’ and mentor as well as the fellow graduates in your location.

Supporting You

We strongly support your development. As a graduate, you’ll get support from the Analyst and Associate Programme which is a learning journey to help you with your first steps in the banking industry. It covers:

  • Technical training across all product areas to develop your skills
  • Access to industry leaders who give live talks
  • The opportunity to network with peers and senior leaders
  • The development of the soft skills needed to be a success in your career

We pride ourselves on the professional support we offer our graduates, and the friendly community our graduates have shaped.

We’ll pair you with a ‘buddy’, who is established in the business already and who’ll be there to help you get settled, answer any questions, and share their experiences.

You’ll also have a mentor who will provide support and help you shape your career.

Qualifications

As you progress through your career you’ll be able to take advantage of a comprehensive suite of learning and training options to develop the technical and business expertise you’ll need.

Every country has different requirements, so please review the scheme details which outline the qualifications we will support you through.

About you

To be eligible for this programme you’ll need to hold, or be on course to achieving, at least a 3.4 GPA or a 2:1 (or equivalent) in your degree.

We’re looking for passionate people, and innovative thinkers with the drive to succeed. We’re also looking for:

  • Individuals who can adapt well to a rapidly changing business environment, who have an innovative streak, and a strong desire to succeed
  • Candidates who are customer focused in their approach

Current openings

Take a look at our programmes that are currently open for application below.

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