Your Zedcrest Launchpad Awaits You!

Launch your professional journey to greatness by enrolling in our graduate trainee program.

The Zedcrest Launchpad is a 12-month hands-on program that will equip you with important skills and competencies essential for a successful career.

What's in it for you?

You deserve an environment that sets you up for success.

As a graduate trainee at Zedcrest, we’ll support your growth by providing you with both theoretical knowledge and practical experiences. You’ll get to work with colleagues who will support, challenge, and inspire you to excel.

Ours is an environment that recognizes and rewards exceptional performance.

Participating Business Areas

Finance & Risk

  • Accounting
  • Risk Management
  • Finance


  • Product Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Dev-Ops

Human Resources

  • HR

Business Development & Strategy

  • Sales
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Partnerships
  • Strategy

Investments & Financial Markets

  • Research
  • Portfolio management
  • Trading

Who we want

We are very keen on attracting the best candidates who think differently and are passionate; candidates who reflect our STRIPE (Social Responsibility, Trust, Resilience, Innovation, Professionalism & Excellence) values.

Preferred candidates also need to exhibit Ownership, Team-spirit, Digital savviness, Integrity and Self-awareness.

Candidates should be readily available to join the program.

Eligibility Criteria


A 1st degree (related to our business areas) from top rated universities (public & private).


Minimum of Second-Class Upper Division.


Applicants must have completed NYSC with a valid certificate.


Applicants must not be older than 26 years of age at the time of application.


Maximum of 0 (post NYSC) to 3 years work experience.

Applications close October 16, 2023.

Here's what our people have to say

“Joining Zedcrest has been one of the best decisions I ever made. The business recognized my thirst for growth and guided me in the right direction. Today, I'm proud to lead the Product Management team for our esteemed asset management business.”

Ebenezer Diagi

Product Management Lead

"Working here has been very impactful. The tenacity and resilience of the people is the thing I admire the most in the organization. We are not just a team; we are warriors and never give up until the goal is achieved."

Grace Emeka

Customer Service Lead

"Zedcrest is the best employer decision I ever made. Working here has contributed to my growth at a geometric rate with the support of excellence driven and amazing people. It is an environment that identifies and helps maximizes ones potentials and I am excited about what the future is with Zedcrest."

Elizabeth Oyetayo

Talent Acquisition Specialist

"Working at Zedcrest has been engaging and inspiring. I have been able to interact with intellectuals with vast experience in the Financial services industry. Also, Zedcrest give you the advantage to be innovative, stretch yourself beyond limits and exceed boundaries."

Samson Owolabi

Research & Portfolio Management Associate

Application Stages


Application Review


Computer-Based test


Assessment center & interviews





Only suitable candidates will be shortlisted/contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate in our selection and employment practices based on race, colour, religion, gender, nationality, political affiliation, marital status or disability.


Who can apply?

Candidates who fit the stated criteria can apply.

How long is the program?

It is a 12 month program. It begins with a 5 weeks bootcamp, which is the last stage of the application process.

How do I get into the program?

Only candidates who successfully pass the bootcamp stage are admitted into the program.

Can I work within my area of interest?

Candidates will be assessed based on fit with the business area they indicated interest in, at application.

Is this a paid program?

Yes, all trainees will be paid a monthly stipend through the duration of the program.

Are you
Young, Driven and Ambitious?