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Job Title: Unique opportunity to join the prestigious Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Welsh Graduate Programme

Location: South East Wales

Job Category: Financial Services

Contract Type: Full-time

Job Description

The WFSGP is a unique graduate development programme delivered by between leading financial services employers, academia and managed by the Welsh Finance Services Forum. The programme is partly funded by the European Social Fund.

We are seeking 2 talented and highly motivated graduates with a 1st / 2.1 degree, to join the programme from March 2019 and particularly keen to attract graduates with Maths or Finance and Accounting-related degrees.

This is a highly sought after opportunity to find your future career by sampling a wide spectrum of job roles and corporate cultures, via 3 x 8 month placements across risk, finance, strategy, commercial account management, change management, innovation etc.

You will also benefit from studying a fully funded, postgraduate qualification, designed to give you an excellent grounding in financial services skills required by employers in areas such as risk, analysis & innovation etc.

Graduates with the right attitude and skills can gain high value work experience, a post graduate qualification, a large network of senior contacts and opportunity to apply for permanent positions as they arise. Whilst we are unable to guarantee permanent positions, 95% of our programme graduates secure permanent roles by programme end.

We only work with employers that promote diversity, respect and individuality and value the different backgrounds, experiences, views, beliefs and cultures that individuals bring which enhances the programme.

Please note shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake online testing and a panel interview with representatives from the participating employers and must be available to commence the programme early March.

We are unable to process visa applications. Successful applicants will be employed initially on a 6 month intern contract with Opel Vauxhall Finance, within the 3 months of your contract you will be invited by the WFSGP to submit your application to join the programme and study towards a fully funded MSc degree. All consortium employers are based in South East Wales area and are accessible by public transport.

To apply for this opportunity, please send your CV and a 5 minute video cover letter explaining why you would like to be consider for this opportunity and the programme and where do you see yourself in the next 5 years.


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Closing date Monday, 18th February 2019


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