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Global Operations (Closed)

Overview »

Santander’s Global Operations division is crucial to our day-to-day operations. We are responsible managing, overseeing and controlling IT, operational risk, structure and productivity for a number of the UK-based global businesses, including:

  • Santander Global Banking & Markets (SGBM)
  • Santander Private Banking (SPB UK)
  • Santander Asset Management (SAM UK)
  • Santander Insurance Services UK (SIS UK)
  • The Asset & Liabilities Management (ALM) function in the UK, which is closely associated with SGBM

This programme consists of a number of rotations which will help provide an overview of the full range of businesses we support, as well as the different functions within Global Operations.

Location »

As a graduate you will support these businesses from locations in London and Glasgow.

What we look for in you »

In order to be considered for the Global Operations graduate programme, you’ll need to have, or expect to gain, a 2:1 degree or equivalent, in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Technology (IT) or a subject with significant mathematical or numerical content.

We'll also expect you to have a keen interest in the financial services industry – especially banking and operations. You’ll have an open-minded, proactive approach to work, along with an analytical approach and the confidence to challenge. Good levels of computer literacy are also important here, including competency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Detail »

We’re made up of a number of teams which support various businesses areas. All graduates coming onto the programme will have rotations to at least three of these business areas during the course of the programme:

Organisation & Costs, SAT & Project Office
This team covers three main areas. The SAT team is responsible for the day-to-day administrative services to the Front Office. They provide a range of services, including facilities and travel bookings, diary management, general administration, organising client events and assisting managers in the new joiner process.

The Cost Accounting team manages the cost reporting, headcount and related budget process for Global Operations and SGBM.

The Project team manages change implementation. Change projects can be driven by many different factors, such as supporting the implementation of IT releases, exploring and implementing cost reduction exercises, new product initiatives and working with the operational areas to implement improvements to processes.

Operational Risk
The Operational Risk department is responsible for identifying and controlling operational risks across all the businesses we support.

Santander Global Banking & Markets & ALM Operations
This is the central back office support team for the SGBM Front Office ,for ensuring that all the trades executed settle correctly with the clients we have traded with.

Santander Asset Management Operations
This team provides back office services to SAM UK’s Front Office investment and commercial teams and our customers.

Santander Private Banking Operations
This department is responsible for overseeing the businesses attached to the Private Banking Global Division. we are constantly trying to improve customer service at the same time that we seek efficiencies.

Santander Insurance Services UK Operations
This team is responsible for monitoring and analysing our third party SLAs ,auditing our insurance providers to ensure they deliver excellent service and defining the strategy for Operational Risk.