Applications now open for 2014 intake. Applications close early April 2013.
Emerging markets are changing the way the world does business. At HSBC, we've built a global network grounded in established economies and focusing on emerging markets. We need people with a global outlook to take us even further. Join us as a graduate and you'll gain the global exposure, knowledge, and experience you need to build a successful career in banking.
The Australian Specialist Development Programme (Graduate) is one of the most exciting entry points to start a career in the world of banking. The graduate programme offers an in-depth foundation of knowledge, skills and exposure on which successful banking careers are built. Our Specialist Development Programme is for graduates with an interest in developing a career within a particular area of specialism.
As a graduate at HSBC, you'll have the help of leaders who will encourage you to reach your potential through training, development and professional advancement. What we offer is the opportunity to work within a global network and achieve on a bigger, broader playing field. It's exactly what you need to create a long and successful career in a global bank.
The challenges we face are real and our graduates become integral members of a business that spans the world. We're looking for more than academic excellence. We value individuality, judgement, character and international perspectives. The learning curve is steep and so are our expectations for your progress.
Our Specialist Development Programme is for graduates with an interest in developing a career in a particular specialist area. The programme will develop your knowledge and expertise while providing you with the necessary experience through a range of placements to equip you to become a future leader.
The 2014 HSBC Australia Specialist Development Programme currently has graduate opportunities within the following key business lines:
HSBC Commercial Banking serves millions of clients, from small enterprises to large multinationals, in over 60 developed and faster-growing markets around the world. Whether it is working capital, trade finance or payments and cash management solutions, the team provides the tools and expertise that businesses need to thrive. With a network covering three quarters of global commerce, Commercial Banking is the driving force behind HSBC's reputation as the world's leading international trade and business bank.
Retail Banking and Wealth Management (RBWM)
Encompassing vital channels and functions such as Retail Distribution, Internet Banking, Product Management and Strategic Business Analysis and Development, HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management provides a wide range of targeted, high-quality personal banking services to the Australian consumer banking sector. Building on our market leading success, the division drives for continuous improvement in every business area, working to grow and diversify revenue streams and exceed the changing and challenging needs and expectations of our customers every day.
HSBC Technology and Services (HTS)
HSBC Technology and Services seamlessly integrates technology platforms, operations, infrastructure and procurement strategy with the aim of redefining customer experience and driving down unit cost of production. The division fulfils HSBC's product and service proposition by providing receptive and prompt customer service and technology solutions that combine domain expertise, process skills and technology to deliver significant business value. Our HTS business includes Service Delivery, Change Delivery, Software Delivery and IT Operations, Procurement and Corporate Real Estate.
Global Risk is a thriving and expert risk management function supporting HSBC globally with all aspects of risk management. The team actively manages a varied and dynamic range of risk types, including: security, fraud, information security, operational, credit, pension, insurance, compliance, regulatory, market reputation and geopolitical risks. All parts of the Global Risk team use their skills, insight and integrity to handle established threats and those they see emerging, acting to protect and enable HSBC to delivery sustainable growth.
From the outset of the programme, you will be part of one of the worlds largest banks, developing professional networks and accessing resources within both established and emerging markets around the world. Within each programme stream you will complete four rotations over 24 months and participate in business aligned technical training.
The programme offers a range of support opportunities to complement the experiences gained during your rotations. These include a comprehensive suite of mentoring, guidance and performance management initiatives, and regular networking opportunities that will help you to begin building a vital network of domestic, regional and global business contacts.
As a graduate with HSBC you will have access to:
We take pride in being open to different ideas, perspectives and cultures - and we expect the same from you. Our future success depends on connecting with a variety of clients, communities and each other. Our dedicated and structured programme is designed to help you be a part of that success.
We're as committed to your personal and professional development as you are. By opening up the world of HSBC to you, you'll be able to reach your potential and build the skills you need for a successful career with a global bank.
If you have found a Specialist Development (Graduate) opportunity you are interested in on our Careers site, we recommend you complete the online application as soon as possible. We ask that you make an informed decision regarding your career and only apply for the specific programme and location that is of interest to you.
After the initial application we will ask you to complete the following steps for a successful placement in our Specialist Development Programme.