The Barclays Rising Eagle Graduate Program is a programme that allows young graduates to spread their wings and ascend to greater heights. A nest that feeds your passion and puts you on a path of growth. Welcome to a programme where visionaries emerge ready to take on the world.
Barclays has openings crosswise over Africa. Wherever you join from, and in whatever part, you'll be working close by the best in the business – run getting achievers with high as can be yearnings quite recently like yours. You'll be tested. You'll be motivated to spread your wings. What's more, you'll characterize where your aspirations exist in its dynamic, worldwide association. Expect the Rising Eagles Graduation Programme, with its many great benefits, to nurture your passion for ideas and help make them come alive.

Barclays is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London.  Barclays traces its origins to a goldsmith banking business established in the City of London in 1690. James Barclay became a partner in the business in 1736. In 1896 several banks in London and the English provinces, including Backhouse's Bank and Gurney's Bank, united as a joint-stock bank under the name Barclays and Co. Over the following decades Barclays expanded to become a nationwide bank.

Entry Criteria:

A postgraduate qualification (minimum NQF Level 8) in any of the disciplines that we recruit from, obtained before January 2018.
There is an exception for Tanzania whereby a three year degree will be accepted.
Less than 24 months’ permanent work experience (this excludes temporary work during full-time studies).

What to consider when applying:
  • Barclays recruits graduates from each country in which it operates. You will need to be a citizen of the country in which you are applying. If you are not a citizen in the country where you are applying, you will need to ensure you are eligible to work in that country, as well as obtain the necessary work permits and/or documentation to allow you to work in that country (you will need to obtain these prior to your application).

Eligible Countries :
Botswana, Ghana, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda

Program Areas

Barclays has a wide variety of career opportunities within its organisation including:
Corporate and Investment Banking
Retail and Business banking
Africa Technology
Group Functions
Wealth and Investment Management & Insurance
This Program will last for 12 months.

Number of awards

Not specified
Scholarship benefits
The Programme has many great benefits that include:
1). Training and Development:

Rising Eagles offers a blended approach to training and development that combines classroom training, group activities, assignments and e-learning. The programme is enhanced with specific events where we host specialist speakers to deliver key topics that affect our business and your role. Whichever one of our business areas you join, you’ll be guided, moulded and trained for 12 months– building up the skills and experience you’ll need to become a leader for our future. Every step of the way, our training and support will keep your development on track.
2). Support:
You won’t be on this journey alone. From the day you arrive, you’ll have a buddy on hand – a previous graduate – to offer guidance, advice and support – who’ll always be there to share their experience and expertise with you.
3). Additional training:

We know the more clued up you are, the better you’ll perform. Which is why, as your career with us develops, we’ll continue to support your personal and professional development. There’s a vast array of training opportunities available from talks, projects and competitions to practical skills sessions. Not to mention the 300+ online learning modules available through our Learning for Africa portal.


There are various part alternatives open to you, so before you apply it merits discovering more. So present to us your thoughts and we'll give you access to our Rising Eagles Graduate Program, a stage that can cause breath life into them. The application procedure experiences 4 stages:

1). Online application

Applications are screened to ensure they meet our minimum academic requirements. How you approach and answer the application questions will also play a role in our selection process.
2). First round interview

As a quick way to get to know you, interviews will be done over the phone or face-to-face.
3). Psychometric assessment

An online assessment will be sent to you to complete.
4). Assessment centre

Depending on the business area you have been shortlisted for, you’ll be invited for further assessments, which may include a variety of group exercises, role-plays, case studies and interviews.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this training programme.

Program Level:

 Barclays Plc

Country to Work in:
 Africa (several countries)

Due dates: 

Enlistment for the 2018 graduate admission begins on the tenth April 2017 and applications close on the eleventh August 2017

PLEASE NOTE : This program is only available for Africans

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