RBC Leadership Development Program
Are you interested in developing your leadership skills in a unique and accelerated leadership development program with the largest bank in Canada?
The RBC Leadership Development Program’s goal is to cultivate future leaders of RBC. This is a two-year rotational program that allows you the opportunity to enhance your professional skills through four 6-month assignments. Explore the challenges of working on complex business issues requiring strategic thinking, innovation and strong analytical skills. Work with leaders while developing an understanding of the importance of collaboration and how you can make a difference. We don’t just want you to be part of our future – we want you to help shape it!
As an Associate in the RBC Leadership Development Program, you will join one of five streams: Enterprise, Finance, Internal Audit, Personal & Commercial Banking and Risk.
What will you do?
Based on the principle that leaders learn best from experience, you will learn about the diverse, multi-faceted, global organization of RBC through a series of challenging and impactful rotational assignments
You will contribute to business development and thought leadership on various initiatives
You will benefit from mentorship, coaching, formal training and exposure to senior leadership, and build a strong network across RBC
You will have opportunities to grow your career and broaden your knowledge of RBC
Given the global nature of our businesses, you may have the opportunity to complete one of your assignments internationally, depending on Program eligibility requirements
What do you need to succeed?
You are currently a Masters Level student who will graduate before the start of the program in January or July of 2021
You have 3+ years of professional and continuous work experience
Demonstrated record of success in academics with a diverse range of extracurricular activities that include leadership as well as excellence in the community
Ability to build trust by being inclusive, respectful and sincere
Confident yet humble; open and receptive to feedback
Strong communication skills; willingness to speak up and listen to diverse perspectives
Collaborative; team player
Willingness to be proactive, take initiative, drive change and provide solutions
Adaptable to changing circumstances and environments
Ability to handle ambiguity and change
Curiosity; thirst for continuous learning and innovation
Aptitude to embrace and leverage emerging technologies
Additional requirements for Finance and Risk streams:
Advanced technical skills – Excel, financial modeling, VBA & macros
Solid understanding of accounting and financial theory, with the ability to apply this knowledge in a practical working environment
Considered an asset: Finance & Accounting Designations CPA, CFA, CA
Analytical with strong quantitative skills
Advanced technical skills – financial modeling; macros & VBA; SQL, SAS, Tableau; R; Matlab; C++
Considered an asset: Designations FRM, CFA
What’s in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best while working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other – reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities and achieving mutual success.
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses, flexible benefits and competitive compensation
Opportunity to work on challenging and impactful assignments in dynamic, collaborative, progressive and high-performing teams
Robust learning opportunities
Dedicated career coaching and consistent feedback to support your development
Exposure to senior leadership
Networking and building strong relationships across the enterprise
Mentorship opportunities from a variety of sources
Submit your cover letter, resume and academic transcripts in one PDF document under the resume section online at https://jobs.rbc.com by the application deadline June 21, 2020.
To apply online, search for Position ID 244080 in Search by Keyword and apply to RBC Leadership Development Program. Select your first and second choices from the streams: Enterprise, Finance, Internal Audit, P&CB and Risk.
You will be asked to complete an online assessment and an App based on-demand video interview as part of our first round selection process.
Those invited back for the last round will participate in final recruitment activities in Toronto.
We thank all interested candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.