Graduate Programme
graduate scheme

Graduate Programme

Danske Bank
Over £22,000
Northern Ireland
Time left to apply
7 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Our two year Graduate Programme consists of rotations where you’ll learn the fundamentals of banking – be that personal banking, small business start-ups or the corporate banking world. You’ll also gain valuable experience of our specialist areas, and there’s the potential for exposure to our Danske Nordic network.

As you learn about our business from the grass roots up, you’ll be given real responsibility early on and be expected to deliver in real roles. You’ll also gain professional banking qualifications and complete a structured learning programme.


Right from the start you'll have a permanent contract and over seven weeks' holiday. On successful completion of the two year programme you could be earning over £30,000 and have over eight weeks' holiday.

Start date: Autumn 2018

Company information

Danske Bank is one of the leading banks in Northern Ireland, with around 1400 employees and a network of 44 branches and four Finance Centres across Northern Ireland.

Providing banking services for personal and business customers in Northern Ireland, we are structured into Personal Banking and Small Business, and, Business and Corporate Banking. These business units are supported by central support functions including Operations, HR, Finance (including Legal), Business Development (including Marketing), Strategy & Corporate Development (including Communications) and Risk.

We were NI's top company in the Belfast Telegraph Top 100 Companies list 2015 & 2016 and NI's most profitable company in Business Eye Profit 200 feature 2015, 2016 and 2017. We have an ambition to be the best bank in NI for our Customers, our People, our Stakeholders and our Society.

Person requirements

You’ll need to have an exceptionally strong academic track record that makes you stand out among your peers.

Curious and customer centric
We believe you should be passionate about making an impact and challenging ‘business as usual’. To do that, we expect you to be curious, highly motivated, hard working and commercially focused on achieving results.

We also expect you to thrive on responsibility and have an ability to both work and deliver at pace.

You’ll be comfortable working in an environment of ongoing change and relish the fluidity and speed of the banking world - always expecting to succeed.

What we value in our people

  • Integrity
  • Confident of success
  • Commercially astute
  • Thinking and acting flexibly
  • Connecting and building relationships
  • Resilience and delivering at pace
  • Transformingand innovating
  • Performing and growing

There may be a requirement to work in any Danske Bank location within Northern Ireland and in the wider Danske Bank Group. You must be able to meet this requirement.

Qualifications and experience requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 degree in any discipline (obtained or predicted) is required.

We want to hear about achievements that you found particularly challenging. And if you’ve experience of a commercial or business role, even better.

Accepted degree subjects



Over £22,000


Northern Ireland

Contract and working hours


Start date


How to apply

Job Ref: Vacancy 00103

For further information and to apply please click the apply now button.

Closing date: 25/10/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 25/10/2017

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