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Graduates to Personal Banking, Nordics

Job ID: 3171 
Job Country: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden 
Job City: Copenhagen; Helsinki; Oslo; Stockholm 


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Are you triggered by high performance, bold strategic decisions and precise execution? Do you want to be part of Nordea, where we focus on creating great customer experiences?

We are now looking for graduates to Personal Banking’s strategy and development unit, where you’ll be part of shaping the future of banking. Take a sneak peek here and see how graduate life looks like in Nordea.

The graduate programme is designed to kickstart your career. The programme is for 2 years, and you’ll have rotations during that time with clear learning objectives to support your growth. You’ll be connected to several people, that will give you sparring, guidance and support throughout the whole programme. You’ll also be offered mentoring, to ensure your personal and professional growth.  


About this opportunity

Welcome to Personal Banking. Personal Banking (PeB) serves Nordea’s household customers. The business area includes advisory and service staff, channels and product units under a common strategy, operating model and governance across markets.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Support the successful execution of our business strategy
  • Structure analysis or research drawing complex conclusions and present data in a digestible format
  • Analyse, design and implement new value propositions towards our customers using service design and design thinking
  • Drive change management and ensure close collaboration with stakeholders across the organization
  • Develop written material to anchor internal and external support for initiatives
  • Collaborating with our IT development organisation to ensure great customer experiences 


Strategy and business development for Personal Banking Norway/ Finland/Denmark (Commercial Hub Oslo, Helsinki and Copenhagen): In Commercial Hub, we are looking for graduates to join our unit working closely with the top management in Personal Banking Norway/ Finland/Denmark. Our key focus is to continuously develop and improve our strategies, value propositions, operations and digital solutions. The goal is to make lasting impact on customer satisfaction, growth and income. To work in the unit in NO, you would need fluent in skills in Norwegian, fluent skills in Finnish for the role in Finland and fluent skills in Danish for the role in Denmark.

Business and IT development for the Capability Area Product Management at Product & Development (Nordics): Welcome to the Capability Area Product Management. We provide the Personal Banking agile development organization with skilled and talented people. As a graduate in our organization you will play a valuable role in designing and implementing IT solutions that bring value to our Customers and to Nordea. We work with the full range of products and services for our private customers, such as mobile, consumer finance, mortgages and more. 

Banking Marcom Norway: We are a unit where we focus on customer and market communication across the three business areas, Personal Banking, Business Banking and Private Banking. We have a huge and important role on how our brand is seen and experienced towards our customers and potential customers. And we are focusing on being clear, warm and personal in all of our touch points with our customers. We produce as much content as we can, as we believe in internal production that enables us to move fast, as we want to be relevant in the daily life of our customers. We are still open for more creativity, engagement and impact in our activities to ensure we deliver on our BAs goals and KPIs. 

Strategy and business development for the Finnish Personal Banking (Management Office FI): Management office has the full responsibility to support Personal Banking head and the management team in analysing, planning, decision making and steering our business. Position at Management office will give you a possibility to deep dive into e.g. Personal Banking business strategy, metrics and financials behind our performance together with PeB governance and decision making.

Furthermore we can promise that you’ll work together with dynamic, professional and passionate people!

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

We’re working in an agile environment where we experiment and grow together – and we need your ideas and unique background.


To succeed in this role, we believe that you:


  • Have a proactive and commercial attitude with a positive and goal-oriented mindset 
  • Possess analytical skills and an ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Are great at managing complex problems and breaking them down into manageable pieces
  • Understand the basics of crafting convincing stories and messages and influencing people using facts
  • Have a keen interest for improving customer experiences through the use of digital innovations
  • Participate actively in the graduate programme activities to gain better context for your work
  • Continuously develop personal competences and professional skills
  • Seek learning opportunities and stretch assignments to support the development of your own potential and an ability to take responsibility at an early stage
  • Proactively take part in building up and expanding your own network across the organisation to enhance the One Nordea team-mindset


To be a qualified candidate for the Graduate positions, you have:


  • Master’s degree (latest 1st Sept. 2022)
  • A maximum of two years’ post-academic work experience
  • Excellent English language skills


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 04/10/2021. For more information, you’re welcome to contact:


  • Personal Banking Norway, Finland and Denmark: Ola Haavik, ola.haavik@nordea.no and Cati Knifsund, cati.knifsund@nordea.fi and Thomas Muchitsch, thomas.muchitsch@nordea.com
  • Capability Area Product Management Nordics: Marcela Viktorsson, marcela.viktorsson@nordea.com 
  • Banking Marcom Norway: Cecilie Thune, cecilie.svegaarden.thune@nordea.no
  • Management Office PeB Finland: Maria Magi, maria.magi@nordea.com

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered. 

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