WeLab Bank Graduate Trainee

Introduction of WeLab

WeLab is a leading fintech company in Asia with one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong. WeLab provides financial services by creating seamless digital experiences to our 36 million customers across Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Indonesia. Our mission is to improve lives through game-changing technology and innovation.

Using its proprietary risk management technology and advanced AI capabilities. WeLab effectively analyses unstructured mobile big data within seconds to provide innovative financial services and offer consumer financing solutions for individual customers. The company also offers B2B solutions by partnering with traditional financial institutions, which utilize WeLab’s technology to offer fintech-enabled services to their customers.

WeLab’s investors include Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad, CK Hutchison’s TOM Group, International Finance Corporation (a member of the World Bank Group), Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Sequoia Capital and ING Bank.

Job Description

  • WeLab Bank Graduate Trainee Program is an 18-month rotational program for highly motivated entrepreneurial recent university graduates who are looking to build their career in one of the first virtual banks established in HK.
  • During the 18 months, you will have work rotations in four different business streams across the WeLab Bank. You will select one of the four business streams as your focused stream to gain more in-depth professional training tailored to prepare you for a career in that specific function. The four business streams of the program are as follow:

    (i) finance and data;

    (ii) technology;

    (iii) product and growth;

    (iv) risk and operations.

  • Immersive Experience: You will gain diverse exposures through rotations across different business streams of the WeLab Bank. You will develop holistic view and business knowledges of the entire virtual bank business.
  • Hone Your Professional Skills: You will develop your professional skills in your area of specialty through focused stream experience. This hands-on experience and training will empower you to grow your future in your area of interest in the fintech industry.
  • Tailored mentorship: Discover your potential and build your career with the support of visionary mentors with extensive industry experiences.
  • Network Exposures: Become our ambassador, representing WeLab, the Hong Kong’s home-grown fintech unicorn in the fintech scene.
  • Build your future: Drive innovative initiatives to shape the future of WeLab Bank. Make impact and build the financial services of the future.
  • Join us in building a game-changing virtual bank we love together!

Requirements

  • You are an entrepreneurial self-starter who is ready to grow and challenge yourself working in a fast-paced fintech company
  • You possess a growth mindset and you are intellectually curious, with the passion and ambition to build a virtual bank with love together
  • You are a highly motivated recent university graduate or student graduating from a BS/MS program in 2020, with up to 2 years of work experience, and a Bachelor or Master degree either in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • You have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (either Mandarin or Cantonese)

WeLab perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

Awards & recognition:

  • KPMG’s 2018 Fintech Top 100 – #7 in China and #23 globally, only Hong Kong fintech recognized on the list for 3 straight years
  • The Asian Banker’s “Best Business Model” and “Best Data Analytics Initiative” in 2018

Submit resume and a 300 words passage to describe yourself and share what you know about WeLab Bank and why you want to join us in a single document.

Submit a link of a 5-minute video in English to share your view - based on WeLab’s Culture Book, which value or behaviour resonates with you? Share with us an example that you have demonstrated one or more WeLab value (if applicable)

All required submission to be sent to [email protected].

All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within 12 months of receipt.

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