Bangladesh

Group Technology & Operations Management Trainee Programme

As the second largest group in the Bank, Group Technology & Operations (GTO) is key to the Bank's success. GTO lays the foundation for growth across all businesses and functions by making the Bank as stable and efficient as it can be today. It aims to build a scalable model with the right systems and people, to respond swiftly to challenges of tomorrow.

About the programme

The Bangladesh Group Technology & Operations Management Trainee Programme is a 12-month programme offering structured rotations and training for recent graduates. You'll receive personal career guidance from senior management while undergoing extensive training to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge to accelerate your career with us.

Programme streams

Graduates can select from one of two streams - Operations or Technology.

The programme structure is tailored to the stream you select. Regardless of which stream you choose, all graduates will receive personal career guidance from senior management, experience rotations and undergo extensive training. You'll be equipped with all the relevant skills and knowledge to accelerate your career with us.

It's important to choose the stream which best reflects your skills, interests and ambitions.

Choose from:

Operationsshow/hide

Following the Operations programme you will:

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    • Understand the procedures and processes adopted in Wholesale Banking or Consumer Banking Operations in processing different bank products
    • Understand the Bank's approach to managing operational risks and instilling the principles of quality and continuous improvement into Operations
    • Have knowledge of the regulatory and compliance requirements of various banking products at both group and country level
    • Understand management reporting and analysis on operational risks and business compliance of internal operational risk standards
    • Be able to recommend areas for streamlining of workflows and improvement of efficiency.
Technologyshow/hide

Following the Technology programme you will:

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    • Understand the procedures and processes adopted in technology
    • Understand the Bank's approach to managing operational risks and instilling the principles of quality and continuous improvement into Technology 
    • Understand the Bank's approach to managing operational risks and instilling the principles of quality and continuous improvement into Technology  
    • Understand the procedures and processes adopted in technology
    • To recommend areas for streamlining of workflows and improvement of efficiency.

Programme structure

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Application and requirements

The breadth of our work means there is a role to suit everyone. Find out what we're looking for and learn more about the application process.

Entry requirementsshow/hide
  • An undergraduate degree or post graduate qualification in any discipline, though related disciplines are preferred (e.g. Business, Computer Science, Economics)
  • Legal right to work in Bangladesh
  • No more than two years' work experience.
Application processshow/hide

1. Online registration

The first step is to register online, providing basic information about yourself

2. Online assessments and application

Once you’ve registered, you will be invited to complete a series of online assessments.

The abstract and numerical reasoning tests are administered together. They are timed assessments and you will need to complete these tests in order to progress with your application.

Abstract Reasoning Test

This assessment measures your abstract reasoning abilities, which are important when solving problems and analysing information.

Numerical Reasoning Test

This assessment measures your numerical reasoning abilities in a business context, such as tables and charts typically found in reports and the financial press.

Application

Following the completion of the abstract and numerical reasoning tests, you’ll then be asked to complete the online application form, providing additional information such as your academic history, work experience and attaching your CV/Resume.  Upon submission of this, your application form and results will be reviewed.  We aim to advise you as soon as possible of your application status; generally this is within two days however this may take longer during peak application times.

Work-related Strengths Assessment

If you are successful after review of your application and assessment results, you will be invited to complete a work-related strengths questionnaire. This assessment examines your personal preferences and the strengths, helping us to understand where you are likely to thrive.

Please note: We employ a policy of re-testing. This means we may require you to repeat any or all of our online assessments should you progress to a later stage of the application process.

3. Telephone interview

On review of your academic education, experiences and assessment results, a decision to proceed to interview will be made and an opportunity to participate in a telephone interview may be extended. This interview is your opportunity to tell us about your achievements and strengths, and for you to ask us any questions you may have.

4. Final assessments

Following the telephone interview, selected applicants will be invited to take part in various assessments designed to further determine your suitability for the programme.

Business scenario

You will be presented with a business scenario, along with various documents, and asked to respond to relevant questions in order to help us understand how you analyse and interpret information. This assessment will be conducted online.

Group exercise/structured interview

You will be asked to participate in a group discussion or structured interview designed to help us understand how you communicate and work with others. This assessment will be conducted either at our office or via teleconference / videoconference, depending on your location.

Presentation

You will be asked to give a presentation based on information provided. To understand your motivations and suitability for working at the Bank, we may also ask you some questions about yourself, your understanding of the Bank and your reasons for choosing a career in the Bank.  This assessment will be conducted either at our office or via teleconference / videoconference, depending on your location.

5. Final decision

Once the interview process is complete, we will inform you of our decision, typically within 72 hours.

FAQs

Please contact us if you have any questions that are not answered below.

How do I submit my application?show/hide

All applications should be submitted online. We do not process applications received in any other format.

Do I need any work experience?show/hide

We do not expect graduates to have any prior work experience. It is only one of many factors that will be considered during the application process. We assess you based on your ability to demonstrate talents and skills gained through other life experiences, such as travel, study, research, or involvement in community affairs.

Do I need a background in Finance?show/hide

We welcome applications from candidates with a variety of degree disciplines. Entry requirements for the different graduate programmes differ, so please refer to the individual programme pages for more information.

Do you sponsor graduates for further education?show/hide

Graduates who take part in the Wholesale Bank International Graduate Programme will be sponsored to undertake the CFA Level 1 qualification.

What's the deadline for applying?show/hide

For the majority of programmes you can apply online from September. Each programme has a different closing date, please check the relevant programme page for more information. We review each application on receipt and make offers throughout the year. We don't leave it to the last minute and nor should you.

When do the graduate programmes start?show/hide

Start dates vary by programme. The majority of graduate programmes start between June and August each year. All graduates must have commenced by 1 September 2012, the official start date for graduate programmes.

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