At Sterling, we simply connect you to your passion. It’s never business as usual, it’s a place where you can make a difference because what you do at Sterling matters. You can expect a career that is extraordinary.
The Sterling Experience
The Sterling experience is no doubt a rewarding and fulfilling journey. Don’t just take our word for it. Hear what our people have to say about their journey with us.
Graduate Trainee Testimonial
Life at Sterling
At Sterling, we recognize that our people are our best asset; and we understand that the success of the business depends on their well being which is why we made a commitment to create an enabling work environment that provides emotional, physical and financial support for all our people. We are particularly proud of our work culture that not only allows our people thrive but ensures that everyone feels valued. We created a place where our employees are proud to come to work everyday.
Empowering people with disabilities
Women At Sterling
Increasing the representation of women at all levels
Women In Banking
Inspiring more women to become leaders.
The Women in Banking (WIB) Internship Program is suited for young females who are interested in experiential learning and mentoring opportunities by senior female professionals within the Bank. Beyond the valuable work experience that interns stand to gain, a major purpose of the program is to facilitate mentoring relationships so that experienced mentors can share advice, knowledge and experiences with mentees, resulting in a mutually beneficial professional development relationship.
This program is also designed to assist mentees with employment opportunities through job search coaching, free resources and internship opportunities.
Eligible candidates are undergraduate students and graduates (Pre – NYSC) of a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 3.5/5.0 or 5.0/7.0. Previous experience in women advocacy and/or leadership will be an advantage.
Applicants must not be older than 25 years at the time of application.
Diversity and Inclusion
Sterling is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for our people regardless of ethnicity, sex, race, religion, educational qualification, culture, and disability
At Sterling, we have not only created an organizational culture that is committed towards enhancing the lives of our employees but we also value and respect everyone’s uniqueness and differences and encourage our employees to make their full contribution towards achieving the business goals. We have zero tolerance for discriminatory employment practices and ensure that we create an equitable environment where our people perceive fairness of all outcomes.
Our Behavioural Codes
Creating A Better World
The change our world desires begins with you and the little acts of kindness you have to offer. The Sterling Touch community, a network of forward-thinking individuals that want to make meaningful impacts through hands-on volunteering on social and environmental issues is an avenue for you to lend a hand and touch lives positively. You can be a voice of change.
We see the uniqueness in you, and we know you will definitely find expression in one of the areas of impact categorized under HEART. So, go ahead and make a selection. You can as well define/suggest new initiatives under our areas of impact.
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Preparing for success
- Ensure that you are in a quiet and comfortable environment with no distraction.
- Check for proper lighting and ensure that all your devices are working fine.
- Have a copy of your CV close by and a paper and pen to jot.
- Practice! Practice your talking points.
- Come prepared with questions you would love to ask the team. Remember an interview is a conversation. It is a good opportunity to get to learn about Sterling and the role you applied for.
- Make sure you ask for clarity or ask follow-up questions. Feel free to reach out to your contact person throughout the process if you have more questions or need further clarifications.
- At Sterling we strive to give feedback to all our candidates. If you don’t hear from us, feel free to give us a nudge.
Goodluck! We look forward to meeting You!
Frequently Asked Questions
We encourage you to visit our website and Applicant Tracking System regularly for advertised jobs. You can also follow us on our social channels for more information. Our application dates vary, and vacancies are usually based on factors such as business needs, business functions and regions.
When you visit our website or Applicant Tracking System and you see a job you are interested in. Click on the apply button and please ensure to fill out all the required information.
It is different for every role/job that is advertised. Make sure to look out for the application deadline when applying to avoid sending your applications late.
You can expect online assessments, short virtual chats (Pre-chat) and interviews including competency-based interview.
The job requirement is unique to each role. Please read the requirements listed on each advertised job carefully to confirm if you are a good fit before applying for the role/job.
Our Applicant Tracking System helps our candidate track their application. You can simply log in to the platform to track your application. The team also provides update to candidates on each stage of the recruitment process.
Yes. You can apply for multiple roles/jobs that align with your interests and skills.
Yes. However, we encourage our candidates to continue to improve on their skills and competencies to ensure their suitability for the role before re-applying.
Yes. You can read more about remote opportunities here
At Sterling, we strive to give feedback to all our candidates. If you do not hear from us, feel free to give us a nudge.
Yes, we do. Sterling is an equal opportunity employer. This simply means that we do not discriminate based on gender, age, tribe, religion, and disability. You can learn more about our Sterling Embrace Programme here
You can read about our Sterling Embrace Programme here
Awards and recognitions
Excellence in Delivery of
Inspiring People Practices, 2020
Overall Winner, 2019 HR Best Practice Awards, 2020
Best in Corporate Social
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