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Join our Graduate Programme

Rotate across four business departments and gain a thorough understanding of the bank.


Location: London

What you will be doing

On this graduate programme you will experience working for a unique family business, gaining insight into the diverse needs of a variety of stakeholders. Over a period of 24 months, you will rotate through four areas of the business; within each one you will be allocated a line manager and specific projects to work on. You will have ownership and deliverables and will be supported throughout your learning experience.

The overall aim of the rotations is to ensure you have the breadth of knowledge to help you succeed within the bank, understand how the bank works and the critical importance of each business area.

  • You will gain first-hand experience of working life within four key parts of the business, by rotating through the Banking, Operations, Digital & Technology and Control & Support departments
  • You will undertake one or more specific projects within the departments as set by the Head of Department and provide close involvement/assistance with presentations
  • You will achieve a good understanding of the department’s procedures, controls and governance
  • You will prepare a project presentation for the leadership team
  • You will be committed to undertake extra-curricular related professional qualifications 

What you will have

  • Academic requirements   
  • • 5 GCSE’s grade A-C (including Maths and English) or equivalent qualification
  • • 2 A’Levels grade A-C or equivalent qualification
  • • 2:1 University Degree
  • Experience requirements   
  • • Well-rounded interests
  • • Evidence of previous experience of holding positions of responsibility, financial work placements and interest in philanthropy
  • • Intermediate level at Microsoft office systems: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc is essential
  • • Keen interest in private banking and business
  • Personal skills   
  • • Ability to work in a close team, with an appreciation of the values and ethos of the bank
  • • Highly articulate, excellent presentation
  • • The ability to work effectively and demonstrate initiative
  • • Strong people & communication skills

Company benefits: £32,000 salary rising to £35,000 in your second year • Competitive benefits • Discretionary bonus • Buddy system • Mentor • Career development

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are C. Hoare & Co.

Start your graduate career at the oldest privately owned bank in the UK, providing an exceptional standard of service since 1672. 



C. Hoare & Co. was founded in 1672 and has succeeded as a bank for this length of time by offering an exceptional standard of service to our customers through a detailed understanding of their requirements. Our ambition is to build a sustainable banking service for our existing customers and a select number of new customers.


We will achieve this ambition through the continuous enhancement of our customer service, keeping the bank safe and making the bank a better place to work for our colleagues. For new colleagues joining the bank, you may like to know that we are delighted by the advances that we have made in making the bank a better place to work. 

Together we have worked hard on a large number of initiatives where our employee engagement surveys indicate that colleagues truly appreciate the values of the bank as well as our comprehensive reward package. There is also a strong pride in C. Hoare & Co., which is something that you feel immediately when you visit the bank.

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