Who we are
Close Brothers is a leading merchant banking group, providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. We employ 2,900 people, principally in the UK. Close Brothers Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250. Our Technology team consists of approximately 400 staff across roles that encompass the deeply technical, such as web development, as well as non-technical including project management and business analysis. We design, build and run all of the technology solutions used to deliver our products and services to our customers, as well as those used by the Bank employees in their everyday work.
Working with us
We know that outstanding individuals help us to drive our business forward, by delivering exceptional service for our clients and continuing to build our longstanding reputation as a leading merchant banking group. We believe our employees are the best in the business and we invest significant time, effort and resources to train and develop our people to keep it that way.
Shape your future at Close Brothers
We have an exciting and continually developing Technology Graduate scheme at Close Brothers. Whether or not you have an IT background, if you are interested in developing a career in one of the fastest growing and most interesting sectors then a place on our Technology Graduate scheme could be for you. Close Brothers offer tailored training and development opportunities, including an induction programme and mentoring to kickstart your career in your chosen field.
Additionally, you will receive sponsorship in gaining a relevant professional IT qualification. From day one you will be working alongside experts and will be part of a team who will support and guide you through practical on the job training. We strive to offer you experience in a number of different areas so that we can jointly select the career path that best fits your aptitude and aspirations at the end of the scheme. These areas can include Business Analysis, Project Management, Software Development, Infrastructure, Service Desk and Testing. We will work with each individual to craft a series of rotations that best suits them.
Who are we looking for
We are looking for Graduates who are passionate, with curiosity and an eagerness to learn. We are keen to hear from people who are commercially aware, and that have a genuine interest in working in the financial industry. We’d also like to see evidence of personal drive and ambition; people who have the resilience to excel within a challenging and fast paced environment will enjoy working at Close Brothers.
How you can apply
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Close Brothers Group is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of sex, race, age, disability, religion or belief.