Corporate and Investment Banking

We have a proven track-record in the industry thanks to our recruitment of some of the top experts in corporate and investment banking. Our philosophy and passion for diverse thinking sets us apart, making us the perfect place to start your career.

Not only are we on the hunt for the best minds to join our Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Graduate Programme, but we also offer the best industry exposure. We’re looking for #YoungDifferenceMakers to join our team as we carve a distinct future. Our financial experts excel at doing business, but they’re also passionate about doing good for society. If you believe you can write your own unique success story that can bring change to our continent, the country and your own life, then you’re the right person.

What qualifications are we looking for?

  • Computer science
  • Engineering (all fields)
  • Information technology
  • Data and analytics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Finance and economics
  • MCom (risk management of financial markets)
  • MPhil (mathematical finance)
  • Agricultural science
  • Environmental science

What makes our programme different?

We see our graduates as part of our leadership pipeline, and that is why our graduate programme offers the following:

  • A four-month foundational Corporate and Investment Banking programme offered by an international service provider.
  • A 12-month programme covering elements such as personal leadership and the latest developments in fintech, business acumen and systems thinking, offering you the opportunity to be involved with a Nedbank CIB-endorsed corporate social investment project as well as action learning projects.
  • Permanent employment if you’re accepted  into the graduate programme, offering you unique Nedbank experience.
  • Standard employee benefits and the opportunity to engage with top-management teams about the vision for CIB.

What’s in it for you?

By joining our CIB graduate programme, you’ll have:

  • the chance to accelerate your career by working with top industry leaders;
  • exposure to theoretical and practical training;
  • access to an alumni network of peers, based on a joint experience; and
  • the opportunity to learn how to bring changes in a big business through disruption and innovation.

What does Nedbank CIB look like?

CIB business units


CIB is made up of five client-facing business units that offer specialised services and expertise.

1 Client Coverage | Managing Executives: Molebo Mothibe and Remo Moyo

Our Client Coverage Team offers world-class risk-management wholesale banking services to large companies and the public sector. Their expertise and deep understanding of our clients' businesses enable us to provide sound solutions and give globally relevant advice.

2 Investment Banking | Managing Executive: Brad Maxwell

Our Investment Banking Team provides innovative solutions to meet our clients’ financing needs. We offer advisory services to corporate clients, debt and equity capital raisings, investing activities, and provide specialised financing solutions across all sectors.

3 Markets | Managing Executive: James Glover

Our Markets franchise undertakes trading activities and provides trading products to corporations and institutions, such as fund managers, pension funds and insurance companies. In addition, our experts provide market insight into raising funds, managing risk and executing trades successfully, all enabled by leading technology.

4 Property Finance | Managing Executive: Gary Garrett

Our Property Finance Team is the market leader in commercial property finance, specialising in transaction-specific solutions for a diverse range of clients and partnerships.

5 Transactional Services | Managing Executive: Francis Brand | Designate ME: Ashraf Patel

Our Transactional Services Team works hard to help our clients improve cashflow, optimise liquidity and minimise risk by giving them access to our suite of cash management, global trade and other working-capital solutions.

CIB support teams


Finance and Strategy | Executive Head: Karel Janse van Rensburg

At its core, the team monitors our financial performance as a business and ensures we meet our financial targets through efficient business management. Together, Finance and Strategy work to make sure that we have the strategic planning, research data insights and digital know-how to take advantage of new opportunities to create solutions that make a difference.

Risk | Executive Head: Neil McCarthy

The Risk Team supports our clients' business growth through credit, market, legal, conduct and operational-risk management based on current market forces and guided by good corporate governance.

Compliance | Executive Head: Bongani Sibanyoni

Our Governance and Compliance Team makes sure that the bank complies with internal, industry and governmental rules and policies by advising on, monitoring and reporting risk.

HR | Executive Head: Shamelle Maharaj

The HR Team is all about the people of Nedbank. They handle employee-related questions, talent acquisition, organisational effectiveness and host a series of programmes related to learning and development.

Client Operations | Executive Head: Michelle Krengel

The Client Operations Team welcomes new clients to the bank, structures funding support and offers tax advisory services. 

Corporate Shared Services | Executive Head: Murray Stocks

This is the transaction delivery and service centre that processes and services wholesale products across the bank. The team handles global trade, foreign and local payments, cash handling and electronic banking. 

Chief Digital Officer: Jonathan Haenen

Digital is a key component of our strategy. The Digital Office Team helps maximise the business value underpinning our large technology investments and accelerates digital transformation.

How to Apply

Applications for our 2023 intake are open and close on 20 June 2022.
Click here to apply.

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