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Careers @ RMB

At RMB we believe that exceptional performance is only possible with exceptional people. Our ability to think differently and our collaborative spirit is what sets us apart and enables us to deliver on our brand promise Traditional values. Innovative ideas.

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Think Careers. Think RMB.

Are you driven, collaborative, entrepreneurial and goal-orientated? Do you want to work for a company where people are valued above all else?

RMB could be the right place for you.

Career opportunities @ Firstrand

FirstRand Limited is the largest listed financial services group (by market capitalisation) in Africa. The Group operates through a portfolio of four separately-branded franchises: RMB, FNB, Wesbank and Ashburton Investments.

Our Programmes

RMB Future Women in Financial Services Conference

The RMB Future Women in Financial Services Conference is a one-day conference hosted every year in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg aimed at third-year or postgraduate female students. The aim of the Conference is to encourage and support female graduates to explore a future in finance.

Who should apply?

Female graduates in: Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Engineering, Investments, Risk, Information Systems or Computer Science, who are interested in learning more about the exciting opportunities available as a Future Woman in Financial Services.

When and where?

Cape Town – TBC
Durban – 26 March 2018
Johannesburg – TBC

Application deadlines

2018 Applications Cape Town:

2018 Applications Durban:
OPEN – 5 February 2018 | CLOSE – 28 February 2018

2018 Applications Johannesburg:
OPEN – TBC | 2018 Applications Johannesburg CLOSE – TBC

RMB Graduate Programme

Each year, the RMB Graduate Programme offers 20+ postgraduate students the opportunity to join RMB’s ranks. The Programme is designed to support graduates as they transition from university to the world of work and as such provides a two-week induction programme, regular training sessions throughout the year and coaching support throughout. While on the Programme you will get many opportunities to learn, flourish and grow.

Who should apply?

Postgraduate students who have excelled academically in: Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Engineering, Investments, Risk, Information Systems or Computer Sciences. Please note that the RMB Graduate Programme is open to South African students only. Should a student from elsewhere in Africa wish to apply for a graduate opportunity, they should explore similar opportunities on the FNB careers website.

When and where?

Sandton – January 2019

Application deadlines

2018 Applications:

2019 Applications :
OPEN – May 2018 | CLOSE – August 2018 CLOSE – TBC

Did you know? The RMB Winter School is our primary source of graduates for the RMB Graduate Programme.

RMB COUNT CA Experience

RMB is always on the lookout for bright minds to grow out transactor, credit analyst and accountant talent pipeline. The RMB COUNT CA Experience is a one-day development initiative to showcase career opportunities to recently qualified Chartered Accountants.

The COUNT CA Experience is also for the first time open to Chartered Accountants (CA, ACCA or CPA), who originate from Nigeria, Namibia and Botswana.

RMB Winter School

The RMB Winter School offers third-year, Honours and Masters Students in financial and information technology disciplines the opportunity to spend a week at RMB to explore career possibilities available in the bank.

Interviews for the RMB Winter School take place on the various campuses throughout the country in March, April and May of each year.

Who should apply?

Honours or Master graduates in: Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Engineering, Investments, Risk, Information Systems or Computer Science.

Application deadlines

Applications OPEN:

Applications CLOSE:
31 March 2018

What to submit?

We are currently changing our Winter School recruitment process to make it easier for you to apply. This means our application process is closed temporarily and will open at the beginning of March 2018. If you have already applied using the old process, we will reach out to you individually via e-mail. Many thanks for your interest in the RMB Winter School Programme.

Did you know? Our Winter Interns are also given preference when we recruit for the RMB Graduate Programme and thanks to a week of being in the bank, are well equipped for interviews and the recruitment process.

RMB Class Of Programme

One of the RMB founders, Paul Harris started the Programme to introduce mavericks and lateral thinkers to the world of investment banking albeit professionals without a specific background in finance. These recruits range from medical doctors to engineers and are placed on a two-year rotation programme to learn more about RMB and vice versa.

New Talent @ RMB

While most Corporate and Investment Banks compete on the same basis, it is RMB’s people, our owner-manager culture, collaborative spirit and values what distinguish us from the rest...

RMB believes that exceptional performance is only possible with exceptional people and that creativity and innovation unlock the strength of diversity...

Working at RMB

As a respected talent brand, RMB creates an environment where exceptional people can create their own opportunities. These individuals ultimately thrive in our entrepreneurial environment, supported by sound banking principles and innovative thinking.

RMB collaborates with LinkedIn

LinkedIn visited RMB's South African HQ to learn how they attract candidates of the highest caliber across Africa.

We explore how RMB uses market intelligence and their employer brand to attract the best candidates.

Innovation lab

The FOUNDeRY is a division of RMB, launched to create a space for disruption and Fintech innovation.

We aspire to change the face of corporate and investment banking by applying innovative solutions to solving our clients' inherent needs using cutting edge technology and leveraging our unique approach to collaboration and partnership.

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