When I was searching for a job, the international nature of the bank and its values really stood out for me. I was accepted for the Specialised Graduate Programme, which involved a tough recruitment process. It included interviews, tests and a final assessment where I had to present a case study to a room full of HSBC executives. It was a special moment for me when I heard I’d been selected..
I’m a Manager of Wholesale Credit Risk, which shows how quickly your career at HSBC can develop. I focus on the corporate segment within Global Banking and Markets, as well as local large corporate divisions. Every day is different because I’m involved in so many different transactions and sectors.
I have to deliver on assignments, which can be challenging, but I am always learning. Every challenge further develops your skills and gives you the confidence to tackle the next one. Earlier this year, I had an opportunity to spend two weeks in New York with our American colleagues to understand their wholesale processes and best practices, which I’ve applied in Mexico. It’s important to take any chance to network with colleagues outside your own country.
Managing people in Global Banking means that I have a lot of responsibility, but teamwork is an important part of the business and it gives me confidence in my role to know that I am supported by a great team where everyone’s contribution is valued.