Private Banking Graduate Programme

£25,000 - £29,999
02 Dec 2017
13 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Develop a career in Private Banking, by joining an exciting graduate programme focused on relationship management, or investments and specialist advice.

There are three programmes available – Relationship Management with Coutts, Relationship Management with Adam & Company, and our specialist Coutts Global Markets, Wealth & Investment Management programme.

About the business area

Coutts and Adam & Company have defined the private banking sector. We combine our expertise and experience building relationships with our clients to provide a world-class service.

From banking and lending to investment management and specialist advice we deal with the requirements of varied and extraordinary clients. We understand the intricacies of international and high net worth individuals, and support their ambitions during the breadth of their journey with us.

About the programmes

On the Adam & Company two year programme or Coutts programme which is up to three years, you’ll deepen your understanding of private banking. By building your product knowledge and commercial awareness, you’ll be able to deliver first class solutions for clients. You’ll provide high net worth clients with relationship support and understand their challenges. You’ll also establish a network that will help you make an excellent start to your career as a Private Banker or Wealth Manager.

Our third programme, Coutts Global Markets, Wealth & Investment Management, is a two year graduate programme. You’ll get to know the financial markets inside and out, including portfolio management and construction. You’ll also build a deep understanding of the specialist advice and services we provide, including trust and estate planning, philanthropy, wealth succession and protection. This programme could lead to roles including but not limited to, Research Analyst, Specialist Adviser or Fund Manager.

Whichever brand within Private Banking you join, as a Graduate trainee you’ll be able to establish a network that will help you make an excellent start to your career. We’ll equip you with the skills to be able to deliver first class solutions for our clients. You’ll provide high net worth clients with relationship support and understand their challenges.

You’ll be rewarded with a starting salary of £27,000. On top of your salary you’ll also have access to our flexible benefits package.

Supporting you

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

Before you start, you’ll be paired with a ‘buddy’ (a graduate already on the programme) who’ll be there to help you get settled, answer any questions, and share their experiences.

You’ll also be assigned a Line Manager and a mentor. They’ll be there to provide support for the duration of the programme, as well as working with you to create a personal Capability Plan. They’ll provide advice on your rotations, help you reflect on your progress, develop your career, and build your professional network.

For a fuller picture of how you’ll progress through the programme and the support you’ll receive at each stage, check out the Learning Journey below.

About you

To be considered for this graduate scheme, you’ll need to possess, or be on course to achieving a 2:1.

We’re looking for individuals who can adapt well to a rapidly changing business environment, who have an innovative streak, and a strong work ethic.

You’ll be someone with well honed communication skills, and a critical thinker to whom problem solving comes naturally.

You’ll also be an excellent team-worker, able to use your relationship management skills to support others and build credible connections based on trust.

Current openings

Take a look at programmes that are currently open for application below. You can also visit our application advice pages, where you’ll find details about the application process, as well as tips and advice to help you at every stage

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