About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.
Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity , together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours . When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
In line with our Fair Pay Charter,
- Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
- Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
- Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
Recruitment assessments -
- Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
- Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
- Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
- Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
- A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
- Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process. The Role Responsibilities
Specialist, Early Careers executes the Early Careers proposition in their region/ business area. This involves partnering with key stakeholders and being a talent advisor on the aims and objectives of our programmes, hiring, developing and deploying our early careers talent in line with success metrics. This role is also responsible for ensuring best in class experiences for early careers talent and an excellent candidate experience. Strategy
- Execute on campus and campaign strategies at careers fairs, presentations and our advertising channels, ensuring alignment with global brand and employer brand strategy and standards, while adapting to local market nuances
- Develop market intelligence and share insights to inform recruitment strategy
- Plan and execute engagement strategies to enable a great candidate experience throughout the extended period between offer and joining date
- Plan and execute on engagement events for Intern, IG and IG Alumni groups that complement the central activities and are proportionate to the needs of the talent pools
- Advise business stakeholders as part of the Summer Intern to IG/S2D conversion process
- Responsible for candidate pipelines in their region/business to ensure they are fit for purpose, deliver strong ROI, reduce time to hire and represent a diverse talent pool
- Provide input on promoting our programmes in a centralised social media calendar across our early careers and group social media channels
- Provide input on the promotion of our programmes, through messaging and visual identity on our early careers website (sc.com/early-careers), third party job boards, sponsorships and other partners to increase our brand awareness and applications
- Be an employer brand champion across all of our social media platforms
- Organise campus hiring including business participation at select events (e.g. shortlisting, interviews, campus activities)
- Work with managers to challenge where we are not converting candidates to roles if we believe that the business are not selecting effectively
- Execute country induction for Intern and Graduate Programmes
- Manage all programme requirements for the Bank's IG and Intern Programmes and the IG Alumni Proposition including (but not limited to) rotation planning, allocation of managers and buddies and on-going assessment
- Manage the Bank's pay / performance cycles for IGs ensuring we are paying for performance and in line with the Fair Pay Charter
- Work with the business to identify 'gateway' roles for deployment from the IG programme
- Deploy Graduates into permanent roles upon completion of the IG Programme, utilising the assessment feedback to ensure the best candidates are selected for the most critical roles
- Use the talent data on EC talent based on scorecards generated to recommend talent for career moves, projects etc
- Work with HRBPs and Heads of HR to manage the IG best bets and use people forum insights to inform our training, development and deployment decisions
- Ensure execution of alumni development initiatives in line with global playbooks and standards
- Guide IG Alumni association activities and encourage the graduates to self-organise events and activities
People and Talent
- Ensure contract execution and completion of pre-joining documentation and pre-employment checks are completed by support teams
- Responsibility for their budget, ensuring there is ROI for the investment spend on campus, branding and event management
- Lead through example as a member of the Early Careers Team and help to build the appropriate culture and values with our junior talent. Work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
- Ensure adherence to the Bank's policies and processes governing campus (student) hiring
- Utilise reporting to ensure a balanced interview slate, ROI on campus strategy, time to hire, diversity metrics etc and take remediation action if there is a problem with our pipeline
- Responsible for delivering effective governance and controls in your country, and if necessary, oversee changes in these areas in partnership with your people leader.
- Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
- Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
- Ensure we meet the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles
- Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Our Ideal Candidate
- Country Leadership Teams, Heads of HR/HR BPs, Early Careers Committee, IG Sponsors, Summer Intern Managers, Lateral Recruitment, Employee Brand & Attraction Team, PRB, Graduates, Summer Interns, IG Alumni, University Careers Services
- Creative thinker, with significant experience and a passion in early careers
- Has a partnering mindset, to work with cross functional global teams and external providers
- A collaborator and practitioner, outcome orientated, someone who gets the job done, where no job is too great or too small
- Communication skills and relationship building
- Deep understanding of the candidate experience and moments that matter and able to operationalise
- Previous experience of working in a highly regulated and governed environment (Banking or Professional services).
Visit our careers website www.sc.com/careers