Nedbank september opportuny-post available

Location: Johannesburg – Sandton & pretoria

To develop world class quantitative analysts through The Graduate Programme. To contribute to the development and maintenance of best practice models and assessment strategies in line with regulations (where applicable) in order to facilitate world class risk management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes; models and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Nedbank.
  • Contribute to the Nedbank Quants Training Programme by pro-actively participating in programme committees/structures (E.g. marketing committee, recruitment committee and social committee). This is called ‘programme involvement’. The objective of this participation is to enhance their personal and professional development
  • Ensure business needs are met by engaging and assisting business through face to face interaction and attendance at forums and committees
  • Assist the business to address queries by extracting and analysing data.
  • Ensure continuity and knowledge base through documenting and recording processes and models.
  • Ensure compliance to policy through data analysis and monitoring.
  • Establish understanding of processes by bridging the gap between operational and analytical concepts through communication.
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers as well as sharing knowledge and industry trends with the team

Essential Qualification

Postgraduate degree (Honours) with majors in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, Quantitative Risk Management, Applied Mathematics, Computer science (data driven disciplines),  Engineering (core focus on computer, software and information security engineering),     Quantitative analytics, Financial engineering

Preferred Qualification

Postgraduate degree (Honours) or Masters Degree with majors in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, Quantitative Risk Management, Applied Mathematics

Type of Exposure

  • Conducting root cause analysis
  • Analysing situations or data that requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Developing ways to minimize risks
  • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas
  • Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem
  • Interacting with diverse people
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Interacting with various levels of management
  • Managing multiple projects

Minimum Experience Level


Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Business Acumen
  • Industry trends
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Risk management process and frameworks
  • Business writing skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Quantitative Skills

Behavioural Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Applied Learning
  • Earning Trust
  • Communication
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Driving for results
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

Resourcing for skills that will assist Retail and Business Banking in achieving their strategy aimed at providing high calibre talent to Nedbank relevant to the immediate and future business needs taking skills of the future into consideration.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work on strategic business challenges and projects, finding ways to generate and realise innovative ideas and make them profitable through prototyping / production
  • Work across multi-disciplinary boundaries using design thinking principles to focus on digital innovation
  • Support business units in developing new product and service initiatives and successfully commercialising these initiatives
  • Conduct market research and trend analysis that supports disruptive thinking and the creation of novel ideas and insights searching for emerging new market opportunities.
  • Support business as an methodology expert and change facilitator during the implementation of innovation projects
  • Participate in digital and innovative ideas generation platforms for the benefit of the Bank
  • Participate in the development of business cases for innovation projectsUnderstand and embrace the Nedbank vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders
  • Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders

Essential Qualifications

  • Matric
  • BCom/BSc Entrepreneurship
  • BCom Data Analytics
  • BCom Social Sciences
  • BCom Multi Media Studies – multimedia visual arts
  • BCom Economics
  • BSc Information Systems
  • Digital & Graphic Designing
  • Digital technology
  • BEng Mechatronics
  • BSc Artificial Intelligence
  • BEng Robotics
  • BSc Neuroscience

Type of Exposure

  • Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem
  • Communicating internally
  • Drafting reports
  • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders’ understanding
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Working in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Interacting with diverse people
  • Working in a team
  • Researching
  • Drive change through encouraging new ideas
  • Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analysing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information
  • Contributing to global goals and advocating a global view point
  • Being digitally savvy

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Banking knowledge
  • Banking procedures
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Data analysis
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Microsoft Office
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Business writing skills
  • Numeracy

Behavioural Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Customer Focus
  • Business Acumen
  • Decision Making
  • Initiating Action
  • Innovation
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Planning and Organizing

How to Apply

Apply Online for the Nedbank Graduate / Internship Programme


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