Call for Applications: Quants Graduate Programme


Deadline: 26 June 2020


If you have potent and proven mathematical and statistical skills, combined with an analytical mind and a problem-solving approach to challenges, join the industry leaders.

About our programme

The worldclass Nedbank Quants Graduate Programme offers exceptional prospects, developmental opportunities and benefits to graduates. The programme is unique in that it allows you to tailor your journey to your career goals. Graduates get the opportunity to rotate across the bank during their two-year programme. Our proven track record of high retention rates is testament to the support that they receive. 

What you can expect

If you aspire to have an exciting career specialising in quantitative and capital risk management, joining this tailormade graduate programme will help you achieve your dreams by opening up opportunities for you. You will have the chance to be rotated across several business areas for a period of up to two years, being extensively exposed to a broad range of quantitative risk management techniques, such as model development, model validation, scorecard calibration and stress testing. Even though you will join the various business units at an entry-level position, you will be treated as an indispensable member of the team. Your work will include the development and maintenance of models that form an integral part of our business processes, as the advanced risk measures produced by these models inform the bank's decision making and strategy.  

What we are looking for

2021 Quant Graduate Programme applications

With this programme we pride ourselves on developing global business leaders with an entrenched social awareness and a vested interest in their surrounding communities, while being part of a bank that seeks to use financial expertise to do good.

Application Process

We are looking for aspiring quants who have harnessed strong analytical and problem-solving skills and who can work with decisiveness and independence in highly skilled teams. We are looking for established number crunchers who will spark and develop solutions that will propel Nedbank as a worldclass manager of risk. If this description fits you, we are looking for you.

Learn more about the programme

To apply you must currently be registered for a postgraduate qualification in mathematics, stats, applied mathematics, actuarial science or engineering. Other qualifications with a quantitative element will also be considered.

Quants Exploration Programme

The purpose of this programme is to introduce final undergraduate of a mathematics, statistics, actuarial sciences, applied mathematics, engineering or any other quantitative degree, or honours students looking forward to pursuing a fulltime master’s degree in any of the mentioned fields to the culture, values and brand of Nedbank Group

You will:

1. master professional, financial and leadership skills with informative talks and workshops;
2. gain insight into Nedbank’s culture, values and brand;
3. meet and network with the seasoned quant professionals, executives and current trainees; and
4. learn from presentations on professional skills, exam techniques, CV-writing skills, personal branding and more.

To learn more about the Quants Exploration Programme click here  to watch the video. 

For our 2020 intake, please refer to the website in due course.

Please note that applications for our 2020 intake and all 2019 events are now closed. Refer to the website in due course. 

Look out for upcoming events throughout the year for more information.

Apply now