Management Trainee Programme

Established in 2006, our Management Trainee ( "MT" ) Programme aims to nurture high-calibre individuals to become future leaders who are ready to take up challenges and excel in any parts of our businesses. Positioned as the cradle of leaders, we are determined to invest considerable amount of resources into our MTs, through the provision of multi-facets of developmental opportunities to facilitate their ever-learning total experiences and pave the promising career path. MTs who joined us in early years have evolved as subject matter experts running their teams. 


Programme Structure

Shed light from the characteristics of our different business segments, our 18-month MT Programme provides you with classroom trainings, on-the-job training, and departmental rotations. You will also be offered the oversea exposure, driving various projects across departments to broaden your horizon and build your own networks. We also provide ongoing mentoring, buddy guidance and performance coaching to help Management Trainees develop the required skill sets.


Training and development

Orientation: 0.5 months 

The MT Programme orientation will last for two weeks, including both classroom training and action-based learning. You will have a chance to gain insights into the Bank’s structure, corporate culture and regulatory requirements as well as features of our business strategies, products and services through social learning with business heads.     


Job Rotation: 16.5 months

Job rotation offers you to build up the knowledge about functions of different departments. We highly treasure your opinions towards your rotation plan, so that you can have a better understanding of the Bank’s end-to-end service chain which will lay a solid foundation for your long-term success.


Overseas Exposure: 1 month

You will be offered a valuable opportunity to work across the mainland and / or Southeast Asia, which is a challenging business environment to help you build a wide working network for future career development and deepen the understanding of financial markets in China and / or Southeast Asia.



Throughout the 18-month, an experienced business executive will be assigned as your mentor to help envision your future establishment by providing guidance on your career development. The mentor will facilitate your overview of the Bank's business strategy and assistance in developing your confidence. During your job rotation, experienced leaders will provide you with technical sharing and constructive feedback for your development.

Experienced HR Managers will provide you the career coaching to ensure you have a holistic and solid development.

Mentors and the HR managers will also provide you the assessment session in order to assess your performance regularly.


Professional qualifications

You will be encouraged to attain the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers related professional qualifications in order to enhance your professionalism.


Career Path

Upon completion of programme, you will be granted on-going opportunity for sustainable development at our Bank. Managerial positions will be offered to those who have successfully completed the Programme with leadership potential. BOCHK sets up a well-established and comprehensive talent management system for our staff. We are committed to continuously enhancing our staff’s professionalism and unleashing the potential for sustainable success.



  • Bachelor’s degree holder with at least second upper honors or GPA 3.3 or above ( 4-point scale ), or Master's degree or above educational qualification
  • Less than 3 years of work experience
  • Self-motivated, passionate and with strong team spirit
  • Open-minded, willing to embrace changes and accept challenges
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skill
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese proficiency 

Please refer to the e-leaflet for more details (click HERE)

Application Link:  Application Closed

Application Deadline: 18th October 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many Management Trainee will BOCHK recruit each year?

The number of Management Trainee intake of each year varies, subject to our business needs and the caliber of the candidates.

  • When will the programme commence every year?

The commencement date of each year varies, but often falls between July-August. 

  • What is the salary and benefits package?

We offer competitive remuneration and benefit packages. For details, please visit

  • Can I apply if I am currently study aboard?  

Yes, you are welcome to apply our MT programme as long as you fulfill our requirements. Online assessments / interviews may be arranged for applicants who are currently studying aboard.  

  • How do I know if my application is being received?

You will receive our confirmation email after successful submission of application. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please contact us by sending email to

  • When will I be contacted for assessments after submission of my application?

Qualified applicants will be contacted for assessments by email within 4 - 8 weeks after the application deadline.  Please check your inbox periodically and ensure your email address is updated and accurate.

  • Apart from submitting my application online, can I send my resume to the Human Resources Department via email or other channels?

To better safeguard your privacy, and to ensure fairness and consistency in the selection process, we only proceed applications that are submitted via our online application system.

  • Can I amend my application after submission?

If you would like to update your application information, please notify our campus recruitment team by sending email to

  • Can I adjust my preferences of business function after submission of my application? 

No, adjustment is not allowed once the application is submitted.  You should therefore plan carefully in consideration of your strengths, career aspiration, development needs as well as opportunities of each business function before submission of application.

  • If I was not being selected in previous Management Trainee programme, can I reapply this year?

Yes, you are welcome to reapply  Management Trainee programme, as well as other job opportunities, given that you fulfill our requirements.  We may also approach you with opportunities which might fit your background and preferences.

  • Does BOCHK sponsor work permits?

Yes, we will sponsor work visas for successful applicants if needed. 

  • What makes me an ideal candidate?

We welcome candidates with different traits to suit in our various departments. In general, our ideal candidates should have the following attributes:

- proactive, passionate, with good team spirit

- open-minded, endeavor to succeed, willing to accept challenges

- excellent communication and interpersonal skill

  • Do I need work experience to join the Management Trainee Programme?

No, you don't.   All applicants are being evaluated and assessed according to their performance in the assessments and interviews.

  • What language skills do I need?

We are looking for candidate who has excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese or Putonghua).

  • What should I do if I can't provide official academic certification when I receive an offer?

All successful applicants are required to submit their official copies of academic documents showing a valid graduation status with academic result before onboarding.