Our approach to recruitment

At Berenberg we’re not just interested in what you can bring us today. We’re also looking forward to growing further together.

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Open, fair and welcoming

As a European bank with a historic legacy and an ambitious future, we champion individual thinking and entrepreneurial spirit as we work to shape our business together. Berenberg is home for talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds who all share our values and ambitions. And these values drive our approach to recruitment. A genuine two-way process full of different ways for us to get to know each other and find out if we are a good match.

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Our typical recruitment process

Once you’ve submitted an application, the recruitment team will review it and be in touch. We’ll always communicate the outcome of your application, no matter what stage of the process you reach. If you’re successfully shortlisted, next steps will be clearly communicated to you at the time, but you can get an idea of what our recruitment process looks like for most of our roles as outlined in the tiles below.

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Apply online, including your CV.

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CV review

We will review your CV and if we decide to invite you for an interview, we’ll call you.

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Covering a mix of technical and situational questions, this is the chance to get to know each other.



When you are successful, you will receive an offer of employment and we will be looking forward to welcoming you.

Frequently asked questions

While we've tried to answer all the questions that you may have about a career at Berenberg. We're sure to have missed a couple. That said, here are a few answers to the most common questions that our recruitment team are asked.

And remember if the answer isn't here you can always contact us.

How can I apply?

Please apply via our careers website. We are not able to accept applications by post or e-mail.

How do I know if a position has already been filled?

All of the jobs listed on our careers page are vacant. For some positions, we will have multiple openings and therefore these job postings may remain online longer than others.

What sort of background do you look for in your candidates?

We recruit people from a broad range of backgrounds for a wide variety of positions. Career changers are also welcome, provided they bring suitable transferable skills for the role.

What is the dress code for the interviews?

We welcome a business attire for interviews. However, if you are being interviewed for an Global Technology position, business casual dress would be accepted.

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Contact the recruitment team

We're always pleased to hear from talented people. So if you have any questions about the opportunities that we have available across the business and our offices, or if there's anything else you'd like to know before you apply (or indeed during the application process), please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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