Management Trainee Programme
Established in 2006, our Management Trainee ( "MT" ) Programme aims to nurture high-calibre individuals to become future leaders who are ready to take up challenges and excel in any parts of our businesses. Ten years down the road, MTs who joined us in early years have evolved as subject matter experts and key individuals running their teams. Positioned as the cradle of leaders, we are determined to invest considerable amount of resources into our MTs and MT alumni, through the provision of multi-facets of developmental opportunities to facilitate their ever-learning total experiences and pave the promising career path; in retrospect, injecting spirits with drive and innovation to the Bank.
Shed light from the characteristics of our different segments, our 18-month MT Programme provides you with business segments focused trainings, which enables you to grow understanding of our business. It comprises a wide array of focused lectures, on-the-job training, job rotation and overseas exposure. We also provide ongoing mentoring, performance coaching to help Management Trainees develop the required skill sets. You will entitle early responsibilities and face challenges in driving various projects across departments to broaden your horizon and build your own networks.
Training and Development
Orientation: 2 weeks
The orientation in the first 2 weeks upon commencement of the Programme encompasses both classroom training and action-based learning. This session gives you an overview of the Bank's structure, corporate culture and regulatory requirements. You will also have a chance to gain insights into our businesses, strategies as well as features of our products and services through social learning with business heads.
Job Rotation: 17 months
Job rotation is an essence of our MT Programme. This offers you an exposure to the Bank's front-office banking businesses as well as the middle- and back-office support units. During the process, you can take an active role in indicating your rotation preferences. Our ultimate goal is to offer you a better understanding of our end-to-end service chain, help you to establish working relationships and network which will lay a solid foundation for your long-term success.
- 10 months: Reinforce familiarization towards various teams within the designated segment which you belongs to
- 4 months: Intensify your expertise in 2 or more functional departments that are closely related to your designated segment
- 3 months: Engage with our customers at the branches to be familiarized with the operation workflow.
Overseas exposure: 2 weeks
You will be offered a valuable opportunity to second to the Parent Bank and SEA, which is a challenging business environment to help you build a wide working network for future career development and deepen the understanding of overseas financial markets.
Mentoring and Support
We believe coaching will help spread your wings. Throughout the 18-month, a senior business executive will assign as your mentor to help envision your future establishment by providing guidance on your career and personal development. He/She will also give you an overview of the Bank's business strategy and assistance in developing your confidence. During the course of rotation, experienced leaders will also act as a line mentor to provide you with technical sharing and constructive feedback in helping you to grasp the essence for development.
In addition, experienced HR Managers will offer regular coaching sessions for you to ensure your holistic and solid development. Regular assessment sessions will be conducted to evaluate your performance.
You will be assisted and encouraged to attain related professional qualifications.
Upon completion of the MT Programme, placement decision will be made by taking into account your preference, feedback from your mentor, availability of the position and our bank’s overall human resources strategy.
Upon completion of Programme, you will be granted on-going supervision for sustainable development at our Bank. Managerial positions will be offered to those who have successfully completed the Programme and demonstrated leadership potential. Over the course of time, Bank of China (HK) has in place a well-established and comprehensive talent management system for our staff. We are committed to continuously enhancing our staff’s professionalism and unleashing the potential for sustainable success.
13 Novemeber 2016