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Banco Popular, Management Trainee Program

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Banco Popular, Management Trainee Program

San Juan, PR
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    The Management Trainee Program provides participants with experiences, challenges and unique learning opportunities that are designed to develop the skills necessary to be an effective leader for the future. This entry-level program will be rotational 2-year training with hands-on experience throughout the Corporation. This may include collaborative experience with our USA business Popular Bank. It will provide emerging talent an opportunity to apply knowledge, enhance their skills through mentoring and coaching, and expand their professional network. Associates will work on strategic projects and initiatives, gain hands-on experience and get acquainted with Banco Popular’s strategic vision, pillars, and values. During the program, the participant will receive in-depth exposure to the following topics:

    • Onboarding Popular as a leader
    • Leadership in a digital world and the impact on business models while providing a deep and immersive learning experience
    • Group dynamics and coaching
    • Innovation
    • Strategic design-making
    • Collaboration

    This program is a stepping-stone into management within Banco Popular with potential career paths to Supervisor, Project Manager or Manager.

  • Qualifications
    • 3.0 + GPA
    • Master’s Degree or Juris Doctor
    • Fully Bilingual- Spanish & English
    • MS Office proficiency
    • No more than 5 years of combined work experience after completing a Bachelor's & Master's Degree
    • Relevant internship experiences in their educational field
    • Solid experience in leadership positions within student’s organizations and/or leading community and service initiatives
    • Involvement in extracurricular activities (e.g. mentoring, tutoring, volunteer work)
  • Desired skills

    We are looking for...

    • Strong leadership skills: Ability to lead others by establishing clear priorities and objectives, fostering a climate of respect, motivates the team and fosters diversity, inclusion
    • Results agility: Consistently deliver outstanding results even in new and tough situations
    • Optimism: Tendency to have a positive outlook
    • Personal Skills: Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively within all organizational levels
    • Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrated self-awareness, self-motivation, empathy, and social skills; thinking before acting
    • Change Agent: Effectively lead to change and use the most effective tools and processes to execute. Adapt quickly to change and support others to adapt as well
    • Teamwork Oriented: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers, team members, and other departments and units to achieve a common goal with collaborative efforts
    • Analytical Discipline: Use critical thinking to solve difficult problems through a careful and systematic evaluation of information, possible alternatives and consequences. Make timely and accurate decisions
    • Innovation and Digital Skills: Ability to achieve results by providing innovative ways of working with operational and technological considerations
    • Strategic Agility: Able to establish a desired future; effectively translating it into action plans. Understand the business environment, assessing major trends and their impact
    • Mental/Learning Agility: Comfortable with complexity; find solutions to tough problems; thinks quickly; fast learner.
    • Accountability: Willingness to accept responsibility and ownership for one’s actions while delivering results
    • Character: Behave in an honest, fair and ethical manner; show consistency in words and actions; model and encourage high standards of ethics and have the ability to build trust.
    • Customer-Centric: Understand and anticipate the needs of internal and external customers, meeting their expectations and requirements. Use customer needs as the basis for decision making and organizational action
  • Industry
    Financial Services
  • About Us

    Popular Bank is the mainland subsidiary of Popular, Inc. (Nasdaq: BPOP), which ranks among the top 50 U.S. banks by assets. Popular, Inc. brings more than 125 years of success in banking, driven by integrity and values. Leveraging its institutional depth, Popular Bank works side-by-side with business and retail customers delivering competitive business and retail offerings including Retail and Private Banking, Commercial Lending, Mortgage Services, Association Lending, Healthcare financing, and Middle Market banking.