RBS International Graduate programmes

Salary £33,500 (per annum)

Starts September 2024

Duration 2 years

Qualifications required Already obtained or are on course to achieving a 2:2 degree

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Our goal in RBS International

Our goal is to build long-term partnerships with our customers, working collaboratively to understand their needs and create tailored solutions that help them grow and prosper.

We’re a wholesale bank operating under five brands – RBS International, NatWest International, Isle of Man Bank, Coutts Crown Dependencies, and NatWest-TDS (Trustee Depository Services). We’re headquartered in Jersey, with a presence in Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, Luxembourg and the UK.

As a part of our Commercial and Institutional customer led franchise, this part of our bank focusses on bringing digital innovation to a diverse range of customers making it a truly exciting and diverse place to build experience and skills.

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What’s great about the programme?

Every area of our business is different – they each need their own skillsets, their own challenges, their own nuances. What better way to find out what working in a business area is like, than from the people who already work there?

See what Georgina thinks about their experience in RBS International.

Is the programme for you?

Are you big on learning and expanding your knowledge, and want to develop a fantastic set of tools to help you kickstart your career in banking in an exciting new location? Our RBS International Graduate programme could be the one for you.

This programme will give you significant experience working in areas such as Institutional Banking, Digital and Transformation, International Retail and Commercial Banking and our Chief Operating Office to see how global regulations impact what we do. If that interests you, then our RBS International Graduate programme might be right up your street.

You’ll explore new tools and technology to tackle financial crime and fraud, implement new digital tools and processes to improve our customer journeys and assist with the completion of fund deals.

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What can the programme teach you?

During this two-year programme, you’ll gain the skills and experiences you’ll need to become a leading professional in RBS International. You’ll not only work in Jersey, as you’ll get hands-on experiences and opportunities to support work in some of our other jurisdictions in your second year.

On this programme, there’s plenty of experience to be gained across different areas to build a well-rounded understanding of how the entire bank works front-to-back and back-to-front.

Previous graduates have gone on to become Project Managers, Relationship Managers, Portfolio Managers, Solutions Designers, Digital Journey Managers and Product Development Managers.

What can you gain from the programme?

  • Time in the teams that support our customer facing colleagues to deliver an outstanding banking service to each of our customers every day
  • Exposure to our executive committee - a unique opportunity to learn from colleagues at the top of our business
  • Involvement in a range of projects and initiatives on top of your everyday role, giving you the chance to develop at a fast pace

Where can the programme take you?

To get an idea of where this programme could lead, previous graduates have gone on to roles in RBS International such as:

  • Project, Relationship or Portfolio Manager
  • Solutions Designer
  • Digital Journey or Development Manager

Graduate programmes in RBS International


Application process


Step 1

Get your application off to a great start by reading through our top tips and finding out what we’re looking for.

Find out what we’re looking for
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Step 2

Once you’ve applied, we’ll invite you to complete some initial assessments. This will help you find out more about working at NatWest as well as helping us understand a bit more about you.

Ace our assessments

Step 3

Once you’ve completed your work scenarios we’d like to learn a bit more about your reasoning and problem solving skills. These also give you an idea of the sort of work you might be doing with us.

Ace our assessments
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Step 4

If you pass the initial assessments, we’d really like to find out more about you. We’ll ask you to record your responses to six questions that tell us why you’re the best person for the job.

Help yourself shine
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Step 5

Once you’ve told us a bit more about yourself we’ll invite you to our final virtual assessment stage. This will help us find out how well you’ll fit in working with us.

Get prepared

Step 6

If you’re successful at our virtual assessment centre – congratulations, we’ll make you an offer!

What happens next?

Meet our people

We all bring our own uniqueness to work, and why shouldn’t we. We’re encouraged to do so. Meet our colleagues and find out a little more about the people you could be working with.