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Specialist Development Programme (SDP)


Specialist Development Programme
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  If you’re looking for a career that will give you plenty of opportunities to develop, join HSBC and your future will be rich with potential. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

At HSBC we leverage our global reach, network of expert professionals and position at the heart of the world’s major growth markets to offer Specialist Development Programme full of opportunity, responsibility and impact.

Specialist Development Programme is a 24 month managerial, on-the-job training programme, which exposes trainees to the extensiveness of the Indonesian banking business. The goal of this programme is to prepare them to become a professional banker and HSBC’s future leaders.

This programme prepares the trainee by developing their personal skills, technical expertise and leadership capabilities. They will get a chance to network with industry professionals, be mentored by experienced managers and complete an overseas training program.
The role
  During the programme you will be prepared to take on management responsibilities within one of the bank’s business stream to ensure that you have a sufficient understanding and exposure to excel within the assigned stream. These experiences prepare you to a top management career opportunity in HSBC with some expectations from you that are:
•  Deliver real business growth and conduct your tasks with a result-oriented approach
•  Be accountable to achieve your performance objectives and those of your team
•  Be an inspiration to others; follow your commitments and participate with your team to change the company for the better
•  Align yourself with HSBC's values, business strategies and brand personality
Challenge the status quo and seek out opportunities for creativity and continuous improvement
•  Be aware of how decisions can affect customers, colleagues and team members
•  Assume responsibility for your own personal development, maximizing opportunities to enhance your skills and abilities, and build effective networks

Overall, this programme requires you to find a balance between HSBC's business needs and your individual development. While growing the business, you will gain all the skills, the experiences and the opportunities to be a banking business leader.
About the programme
  The programme focuses heavily on your professionals and personal skills development. You will continually be required to work outside of your comfort zone, to learn everything you need to know to become a successful leader in our business. We believe the quality of our training and development is unrivalled in the industry. The Experiential development, learning through others and programmatic development, combined with a huge variety of practical work experience, is a proven route to well-rounded and transferable management skills. Specifically, SDP covers:
•  Onboarding period. We will provide you with Induction Programme and serial training to equip you with a detailed overview of the Bank, and chance to build networks with other SDP trainees and business managers
•  3-weeks in the Regional Graduate Development Programme (RGDP) in Hongkong and 4-weeks in the Group Graduate Development Programme (GGDP) in UK if you continue to achieve your performance goals
•  Rotation programme to develop banking knowledge within business streams
•  Ongoing learning and development activities, specifically designed for the SDP trainees
•  Constructive career advice and regular in-depth mentoring activities from Bank’s executives and Graduate Development team
  As a starting point, there is an attractive benefit package in addition to the regular monthly salary. Some of the benefits are featured below, however the details are for reference purposes only and do not constitute a contractual undertaking.
•  Medical benefits
•  Life insurance
•  Contributory pension scheme
•   A minimum of Bachelor Degreefrom a reputable university with an outstanding achievement and Grade Point Average of 3.20 for Bachelor Degree and 3.50 for Master Degree.
•  No more than 2 (two) years of professional work experience.
Recruitment process
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