Commercial Banking - Relationship Management Graduate Programme

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Graduate Programme - Full Time
NatWest Group
Job category
Consultant Banker & Relationship Management - Customer

It's important we assess you for the programme that really suits your talents. Please only make one application, and note that if you make more than one we'll only accept your first.

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This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.

Commercial Banking - Relationship Management  Graduate Programme

Locations: Edinburgh, RBS Gogarburn

About you

  • To be eligible for our Commercial Banking Relationship Management graduate programme, you’ll need to have, or be on course to achieving a 2:1 in your degree
  • We’re looking for people with the curiosity to approach things from fresh perspectives, the ability to build meaningful relationships, and the determination to shape the best solutions for our customers.

About the programme

The Relationship Management stream aims at developing Relationship Managers for all customer-facing areas of Commercial Banking including Corporates & Institutions, Corporate & Commercial Coverage, Sales & Specialist Businesses and Business Banking; trusted advisors focused on how to assess customers’ needs, design and deliver solutions while building long term relationships in a digital world.

We’ll equip you with the knowledge, skills and experiences you’ll need to make a significant impact and become a future leader. You’ll be working directly with our customers to understand their challenges and develop your relationship building skills. You’ll be involved in shaping our innovation and digital agendas, improving customer journeys and driving product simplification.

We’ll reward you with a starting salary of £33,500. If you join a team based in London you will be awarded an additional allowance of £3450 (pro rata). And on top of your salary, you’ll also have access to our flexible benefits package. 

Over the two years of this programme you’ll:

  • Build a deep understanding of our customers’ needs across a range of sectors, and expertise in the products we offer
  • Develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem that helps businesses grow, meet customers and devising solutions for them.
  • Build insights into key sectors such as Manufacturing, Technology, Construction, and Land Transport and Logistics
  • Help with client relationship planning and execution across a wide range of products and services
  • Develop robust credit, lending and risk management skills
  • Gain insight into product development, innovation and our growing digital banking capability
  • Build the confidence and critical capabilities you need to succeed
  • Gain an insight into what it’s like to work in a purpose-led organisation that puts the customer at the heart of decision making
  • Work towards completing a professional qualification.

At the end of the programme you’ll be well positioned to apply for jobs such as an Assistant Relationship Manager or Credit Delivery Associate.

About the business area

In Commercial Banking we focus on building strong relationships and helping UK businesses to thrive in an ever-changing world. From entrepreneurial start-ups to FTSE100 customers, we provide comprehensive banking services across a range of UK businesses, including debt financing, transaction services and innovative banking solutions.

Our vision is to be a relationship bank for a digital world - one that supports customers at every stage of their lifecycle through our face-to-face, direct and digital channels.

Applications for this programme will be open until we receive enough applications to complete our hiring. When that happens we’ll close the programme to new applications. It’s important to take the time to make sure you’re making the right decision about the programme you want to apply for (you can only apply for one Graduate programme) but please complete your application as soon as you can to make sure you don’t miss out.

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.