To grow. To accumulate. To identify financial opportunities and make the most of them.
That’s what our range of Commercial & Private Banking experts do, always putting the customer and their needs first. Like them, we know if your passions will lend themselves to banking and customer service - this is where your potential lies, and we want to help you achieve your goals.
This division is home to an array of talent, from Business Specialists to Relationship Managers. Their job is to match the perfect products and services with our clients and customers to ensure their long-term prosperity.
Working in Commercial & Private Banking gives you the opportunity to support the success of a wide range of businesses, or to offer exclusive wealth management services to individuals via Coutts or Adam & Company.
Our Commercial Banking business is home to a great pool of talented bankers as well as our core commercial and corporate client franchise in the UK. Together, we match suitable products and services with our clients and customers to support their long-term goals.
Our two year programme will give you a great insight into banking and strategic areas across an inclusive, driven and customer focused business. You’ll be based in one of our location hubs – London, Birmingham, Manchester or Edinburgh – and will rotate throughout Commercial Banking. You’ll provide fresh ideas and make strategic recommendations, design innovative products, and play a vital part in business projects. From getting to know our customers and developing great relationship building skills, to learning about financial analysis to understand how businesses work, you’ll be laying the foundations for an exciting career.
There’s never a dull moment in Commercial Banking and each placement will bring its own unique challenge. Within Commercial banking, the business streams available to rotate through include:
When it comes to skills, we are looking for a can-do attitude, and an engaging and friendly approach. This will put you in good stead for a long term career at RBS. We’re looking for graduates who share in our passion for outstanding customer service. You’ll enjoy engaging with key stakeholders across our business and building valuable relationships. We’ll also look to you to bring your technical and - most importantly - people skills, which are essential within Commercial Banking.
Whatever your degree discipline, we ask all our graduates to have a minimum 2:1. You don’t need any specific UCAS points or prior experience.
Our programme offers training in the following areas:
After two years, you’ll have the skills to bring real value to our business, our customers and the economic and social landscape. Then you’ll be ready to build your career as a trusted financial services and banking professional.
Your personal and professional growth won’t just stop there. Helping you develop lending skills, product knowledge and financial modelling skills, is just a taste of what we can offer.
There are also numerous roles you could go on to do. From being an Assistant Director helping to support client relationships and working on complex financing deals, Entrepreneur Strategy Manager, to Digital/Marketing roles, Private Banking, and Capital Management – you can choose where your future leads.
Coutts and Adam & Company are part of the Private Banking division of RBS, and we are passionate about developing our people. We provide wealth management services to high net worth clients and work closely with colleagues in RBS. Our vision is to be the best Private Bank in the UK.
We are recognised as one of the leading private banks in the UK. Our clear approach to wealth management is rooted in over 300 years of looking after clients and their money. We are determined to make a positive difference for our clients.
Our people are at the heart of our vision to be the best Private Bank in the UK, and the private banker and wealth manager roles are pivotal to our success. We will support you in becoming a private banker, where you will be advising clients on their banking and lending needs. Or if your interests lie in investments, you could become a wealth manager and structure our clients’ wealth to meet their long term goals. Whichever role you choose, you will build strong relationships with our clients.
Our three year graduate programme gives you the skills, experience and exposure to real experts you need to start an exceptional career in Private Banking. When you start your career with us, you will be assigned to a Coutts client group – either Entrepreneurs, City Professionals, International, Private Office, Sports and Entertainment or Landowners.
Your programme will be divided into several placements, to give you a real in-depth insight into what we do.
Based in Scotland and London, Adam & Company provide a complete private banking and wealth management service that puts our clients at the heart of everything we do. Our main focus is providing an excellent service and we have a genuine commitment to our clients.
Our two year graduate programmes offer you the skills, experience and exposure to real experts to start a vibrant career. We will help you determine where your future lies, as you take a step towards being one of our future private bankers.
To serve our clients’ needs, we want exceptional people. Your passion, commitment and desire to build credible relationships will mean you’ll be making a real contribution from day one.
We are looking for people whose determination matches our own. We have created a challenging and collaborative environment, where you can take the initiative, and always ask how to do things better. Your natural ability to network will help you develop long-term relationships with clients, prospects and colleagues, and engage with members of the communities relevant to your client base.
You should be resilient, unflappable and capable of working in a fast-moving, challenging environment. You will also need the determination to complete professional qualifications, while gaining on the job experience in a full time role.
Whatever your degree subject, we ask all our graduates to have a minimum 2.1. You don’t need any specific UCAS points or prior experience.
You’ll be working with a buddy, line manager and senior mentor, and also have the support of a placement manager in each of your placements.
You’ll have the opportunity to complete the following qualifications:
We also offer a development programme which helps you to hone the relationship skills required to understand our clients’ needs and make sure you provide the right advice and professional service.
Our Private Banking graduate programmes focus on relationship management roles, which have a clearly defined path to becoming a private banker or wealth manager.
Finding and nurturing future talent through our graduate programmes is crucial to our growth. By embracing every opportunity, you could find yourself playing a key role in high profile projects and making presentations to our Chief Executive.
We have been running our graduate programmes for almost 20 years. Join us and benefit from a strong graduate alumni network that could open up surprising opportunities.
Our rewards are about more than just your salary.
We want to see you at your best.
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