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Westpac Calls Applications For Graduate Programme

If you are a university graduate and strive to be treated like a professional and mentored by experts in your chosen field, then Westpac has just the right opportunity for
17 Sep 2016 07:29
Westpac Calls Applications For Graduate Programme
Westpac Fiji general manager, Brett Hooker (left) with Rachna Chand, Graduate Trainee – Finance who joined the bank as part of the Graduate Programme.

If you are a university graduate and strive to be treated like a professional and mentored by experts in your chosen field, then Westpac has just the right opportunity for you.

The bank is calling applications for its graduate programme for both Fiji and Papua New Guinea.

This programme invites high caliber graduates from local universities to participate in a 12 month programme and build their career with Westpac, the most sustainable bank globally.

Those who join the Westpac Pacific Graduate Programme are rewarded with the chance to work on real jobs from day one, a competitive salary, healthy work-life balance and support needed to kick-start their chosen career.

Westpac Fiji general manager, Brett Hooker, said: “The programme comprises of four rotations of three months in different functional areas.

“This will allow graduates to gain a broad experience across various areas of expertise.”

Mr Hooker said at the end of the programme, graduates transition into roles at Westpac that suit their career aspirations and our business needs.

“Graduates are also provided with a mentor to provide structure and support,” he said.

“This is as they receive exposure to different areas of the business, and professional skills training to complement the learning they gain when they complete their degree.”

 

What graduates say

Himan Vagh joined Westpac’s Graduate Programme the past year and is now the bank’s Credit Analyst Corporate and Business Banking.

“Westpac is a destination of opportunities and I am truly honoured to be part of the World’s most Sustainable Bank,” he said.

“The graduate training programme has been immensely beneficial for me, as it created a pathway that accentuates my career goals.

“As there are arrays of opportunities ahead, I am looking forward to what will come next.”

Rachna Chand also joined the bank as part of the programme and is a Graduate Trainee – Finance.

She said: “This programme has given me the opportunity to experience more than one role rather than sticking to one.

“It has also has helped me to understand the internal processes and being equipped with understanding of the business.”

Feedback:  rachnal@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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