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Careers @ RMB

At RMB we believe 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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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 Graduate Programme

The RMB Graduate Programme is where we offer opportunities in all Business Units of the bank in which postgraduate students are able to learn, flourish and grow. RMB sources graduates from disciplines such as Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Engineering, Investments, Risk, Information Systems and Computer Science. We request that applicants are postgraduate students who have excelled academically. RMB looks to recruit approximately 20 graduates each year. The RMB Graduate Programme is for South African students only. Should a student from the rest of Africa wish to apply for a graduate opportunity they will find further detail on the FNB careers website.

RMB Winter School and RMB Summer School are our primary source of graduates each year.

Applications for our 2018 RMB Graduate Programme 2018 open 1st June 2017 through 15th August 2017 and details of how to apply will be posted on our website.

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

Applications: Closed
Count CA Experience: Cape Town — 10 May 2017 | Durban — 17 May 2017 | Johannesburg — 01 June 2017
Applications close: 3 May

RMB Winter School

Winter School provides Honours and Masters Students in disciplines such as Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Engineering, Investments, Risk, Information Systems and Computer Science the opportunity to spend a week at the bank experiencing the world of possibilities available at RMB. Our Winter Interns are also given preference when we recruit for the graduate programme and thanks to a week of being in the bank, are well equipped for interviews and the recruitment process. All Interns are exposed to the different divisions, allowed the opportunity to network with senior management, obtain an in-depth understanding of RMB, what we do and who we are and added to this a guaranteed amount of fun.

Recruitment for the RMB Winter School begins 1st February until 31st March and applications should be emailed to In the email subject line please quote either “RMB Finance Winter School” or “RMB IT Winter School”. Applications should comprise a CV and all academic transcripts. Applicants will receive an automated response confirming receipt of the application and can expect feedback by 31st May 2017. Interviews for Winter School take place on the various campuses in March, April and May of each year.

Applications: Now closed
Winter School: July 2017

RMB Summer School

RMB invites young ladies in their third year of study to apply for a place in our annual Summer School which takes place during the first week of December of each year. RMB sources graduates from disciplines such as Finance, Math, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Accounting, Engineering, Investments, Risk, Information Systems and Computer Science. Summer Interns spend a week at RMB where we share more about the Corporate Investment Banking environment and the opportunities within Corporate Investment Banking. Our many experienced and successful ladies within the bank are on hand to mentor, share and guide students towards reaching their dreams. Email for more information.

Applications: 1st October 2017
Summer School: December 2017

RMB Class Of Programme

One of the RMB founders namely 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.

Current opportunities at the Foundery:

Java Developer | Blockchain Developer | Business Analyst | UI/UX Designer | Front-end Developer

If you think you have the Founderyness to drive disruption then connect with us at:

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