It’s not just about working your day job

03 November 2017

With a booming youth population, Africa is home to bright young minds that have the potential to drive development. Aligned to our Shared Growth philosophy, we help nurture this young talent in a range of fields, including IT, financial management, compliance, business banking, and many others.

Guided by this philosophy, we created Rising Eagles, a graduate programme that offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talented graduates across Africa to get their career off to the best possible start.

Through the guidance and mentoring of industry experts, Rising Eagles equips graduates with the skills and experience they need to become true leaders in society. The programme challenges thinking, inspires fresh ideas, and helps young professionals realise their potential on our dynamic African continent.

Rising Eagles is one of the many programmes aligned to Shared Growth, which is about seeing individuals grow into better people, while impacting others positively. We employ and develop young professionals, who in turn add value to our business, enabling us to make a positive impact on the continent. That’s Shared Growth.

We’ve profiled some of our graduates – here are their stories:

Alisha | Compliance Coordinator

Alisha works as a compliance coordinator. Her biggest focus in and outside of work is empowering women. She’s the kind of individual who lives life to the fullest, creating opportunities for others as far as she goes.

Jonathan | Cloud Engineer

Jonathan is a cloud engineer within our tech team. He’s passionate about giving back to his community – something he learnt from his mother. “We need to be conscious of the world that we are in, and that is why I studied engineering. You use science to help people make life easier and innovate.”

Che | Product Control

Che works in product control within the change team. She joined our graduate programme this year. “A well-rounded person means many things to many people, but to me it means that you have this balance between work and family.” In this way she creates Shared Growth not only for us, but for herself. She’s found her balance, and that’s what makes her contribution to our business even more valuable.

If you want to apply for the #RisingEagles17 Graduate programme, you can do so here

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