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Job Title: Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme

Location: Cardiff

Job Category: Financial Services

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Job Description

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 – and our employer consortium continue to be impressed by the calibre of talent on the Programmes. So much so, that 95% of our graduates are offered permanent positions within the consortium.

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

In return, we will 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.

Matchless employment experience at your finger tips

We all know that demonstrating work experience can be a challenge for graduates. 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.

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

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. Its 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.
How different can their cultures be? You’ll explore the unknown, quickly finding your feet through building key relationships. You’ll quickly make a difference by questioning and challenging the norm, driving change and leading the way

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.

Why now?

There is no better time for you to enter the Financial and Professional services sectors. The only thing certain is that change is upon us and we need your fresh thinking, market leading skills and innovation to guide us.

How do I apply?

Send your updated CV and cover letter explaining why you are interested in the Programme and working within financial services, to by 12.5.19.

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

Where can I find out more?

Check out our programme page and graduate case studies at:

Twitter – @welshgrads

Facebook – Graduate Programme Wales

The Welsh Financial Services Graduate Programme is managed by the Welsh Contact Centre Forum and part funded by the European Social Fund.



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