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Barclays Africa

Africa is Barclays’ third largest market. Barclays offers roles in 14 different African countries, doing anything from helping customers in a branch to creating ground-breaking products and services and investing in future growth. In South Africa, Absa is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group. Barclays owns 62.32% of Barclays Africa Group.

Our people are winning us awards for our banking services across Africa. We’re creating the kind of products and services that make a difference to both personal banking customers and business owners, helping people prosper in this exciting market. We launched one of the first apps for the Apple watch, and we've just launched innovation hubs that provide developers with the space and resources they need to grow. You could be part of this, using skills in anything from design and IT to law, compliance and HR to build tomorrow’s bank.

Our growth strategy is based on a unique competitive advantage – we are an African bank that is fully global, fully regional and fully local.

What we do

Barclays Africa, with the backing of the global Barclays PLC, offers all the major banking services for commercial and institutional clients as well as personal customers.

Our teams

  • Commercial banking tailored to individual needs

    Our size and reach means we can help businesses of all sizes and in all sectors around the world, including the smaller enterprises that have such a crucial role to play in job creation and growth.

    We offer a comprehensive range of commercial banking products and specialised services, ranging from off-the-shelf transactional products to complex customised financial solutions for commercial customers, depending on the territory.

  • Supporting organisations worldwide

    We provide integrated banking services to businesses, charities and public bodies with a turnover of over £5m a year. We're proud of our contribution to the developments and decisions that help shape the world around us. Through our people, products, services and networks in more than 27 countries around the world, our aim is to be the most trusted financial partner for our clients.

  • Expertise across sectors and around the world

    We offer corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide the comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services they need to succeed. We support our clients with industry-specific expertise and local knowledge. 

  • An excellent range of personal banking services

    Across the UK, Europe and Africa, we offer a vast network of branches, products and services that make day-to-day banking easier. What we offer depends on the territory, with our range of services including anything from phone and online banking, mortgages and insurance products to investment advice and loans.

    We also offer a range of innovative payment services including the groundbreaking Pingit smartphone app and credit cards through Barclaycard.

  • A rewarding experience for high net worth individuals

    Our preferential banking services give people who earn £75,000 or more a year extra security and confidence, as well as access to seamless priority banking and a dedicated account manager. We offer two levels of membership with different benefits, and our loyalty programme opens the door to exclusive experiences and opportunities.

  • A powerful team of technical specialists

    We have a team of talented professionals who work in a variety of specialist fields behind the scenes to keep our services running smoothly. From the compliance colleagues responsible for keeping us in line with regulations and legislation to the corporate real estate colleagues responsible for keeping our buildings functioning, there is more to running a successful organisation than meets the eye!

  • Our wealth and investment management division provides international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary services and brokerage to private and intermediary clients worldwide. With offices in over 20 countries and exceptional training, we want you to be part of our success.

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