FNB searches for top tech talent - 300 openings
FNB is looking to recruit 300 experts with engineering, technology, data and quant skills to supplement its existing cohort of more than 5,000 equivalent skills. It is looking for industrial engineers, software developers, cloud engineers, cybersecurity specialists, data and quant scientists, systems and solutions architects, test engineers, chemical and mechanical engineers, actuaries, business and systems analysts, customer and user experience specialists, as well as content and design specialists.
Jacques Celliers, FNB CEO says, “Investing in top talent with critical skills allows economies and businesses to unlock innovation, investment, global competitiveness, and social upliftment. As an employer of more than 40,000 employees, our response to this challenge starts with recognising the need to empower the youth with meaningful work experience.
Through our internal FirstJob programme, we’ve now enabled over 2,500 youth to gain experience with over R280m invested since 2018. For over a decade, we’ve also been running a graduate programme and continue to employ most of the participants. Some of those graduates are leading key positions in our business to deliver helpful solutions to our customers,” he says.
“People are the heartbeat of our organisation and remain core to creating life-changing financial services and fintech solutions for our customers. As a result, we’re investing heavily to create an innovative, productive and rewarding environment for our people across our markets. We also enable and support innovative minds through our innovators programme that has been running for over 15 years,” adds Celliers.
The application process for the new roles commences from Monday 9 August 2021. The bank is inviting top talent to submit applications via its LinkedIn page. FNB further commits to making the application process as smooth and swift as possible requiring that potential candidates submit an abbreviated CV, undergo a maximum of two interviews and be placed as quickly as possible in these roles.