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Rise and grow with a career at Standard Bank Group

Here at Standard Bank Group, we’re passionate about driving sustainable, inclusive growth across Africa. The kind of growth that will make a positive and lasting impact on all our lives. And we put Africa’s dreams, our clients’ dreams, and our people’s dreams at the heart of everything we do. Because when we understand that we have the power to bring our dreams to life… our work becomes something we can all believe in, and true progress – for everyone – will happen. When we all work together to unlock Africa’s potential. IT CAN BE.

Join us as we Transform our Business
Join the Standard Bank family
It’s never been easier to find your perfect role that meets your career ambitions. Head over to our career page to explore an opportunity at Standard Bank Group.
What makes us unique
Our promise to you

We’ll find new ways to make your dreams possible. Our People Promise is a two-way commitment we all stand behind.

Our footprint

Africa is our home. We drive her growth. We believe Africa is the continent of opportunity – and our window to the world.

Our Career Areas

Discover a world of opportunities at Standard Bank Group

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Business and Commercial Banking

Through comprehensive banking solutions, we address the needs of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and commercial banking clients.

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Insurance and Asset Management

With innovative, open architecture solutions across our organisation, this team is helping us move beyond traditional financial services.

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Personal and Private Banking

For individuals and families, we provide banking and wealth management solutions, including insurance, investments, and advisory.

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Corporate and Investment Banking

We unlock Africa’s potential through proactive client partnerships that deliver relevant solutions to large multinational and institutional clients.

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Brand and Marketing

Through branding and marketing, we don’t only protect the reputation of our organisation; we also drive distinctive customer, client and employee experiences that help people build their relationship with us at Standard Bank.


The Compliance business is a real competitive advantage for us. By advising, training, monitoring and reporting, this team make sure we’re doing the right business, in the right way.

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Technology is the driving force behind our transformation to a digital platform-led organisation – working in partnership with some of the world’s biggest tech companies

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Finance and Value Management

From helping to set corporate and digital transformation plans, to allocating resources, supporting performance and balancing client and stakeholder needs, the guidance of this team influences how Standard Bank sees the world and how the world sees Standard Bank.

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Group Risk and Corporate Affairs

The ever-changing world of banking means we look to Group Risk and Corporate Affairs for many things – from management of emerging risks to strategic stakeholder relations that protect and strengthen our brand.

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Data and Analytics

The Data and Analytics team specialise in driving data solutions to add value to our customers. We are looking for exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people to join our team and drive a data led culture.

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Internal Audit

Internal audit provides assurance and consulting services on our organisation’s governance, risk management and control processes, so we can keep being courageous, acting with integrity and applying the good judgement we need to drive our growth – and Africa’s.

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Delivering sustainable value to our stakeholders, managing our legal rights and liabilities, and protecting the reputation of our brand are some of the core focusses of our Legal team.

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People and Culture

Our People and Culture team operate across all business lines, corporate functions, and countries to drive a culture that’s attractive to everyone and provide our people with opportunities to grow, develop and remain future fit.

Graduate programmes

Discover a wide variety of accelerated growth and development opportunities for changemakers who want to contribute to Africa, with mentoring and leadership support to bring your career aspirations to life.


Gain a real-world understanding of our organisation, through a work-based approach to learning, leading to an accredited qualification.


Progress your education further and get valuable work experience with a qualification at the end – and truly own your future.

Education Funding
Chairman’s Scholarship
Chairman’s Scholarship

Our international scholarship gives future African leaders an opportunity to pursue a Post-Graduate Master’s in one of our partner UK universities.


Get financial support to help you study, gain an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification, and give yourself the best opportunities to succeed.