Bank jobs 2019: Of late banking sector has provided a lot of employment to youths from Probationary Officers to clerical jobs across the country. Since the sector is witnessing greater growth in rural and urban areas, more and more jobs opportunities are also being created. According to an Economic Times report, some of the country’s leading small finance banks including AU, Ujjivan, Utkarsh, Suryoday, and ESAF are set to go on hiring about 4,000 to 5,000 people in smaller towns between January and March this year.
Citing the executives heading the expansion, the newspaper said that these small lenders are in the final stage of opening their branches.
The ET quoted Business head at TeamLease as saying, “Larger branch footprint is leading to more job creation and relocation opportunities for people to want to move to their home-towns.”
AU Small Finance Bank is all set to hire around 1,500 people, while Ujjivan bank is looking to hire 600 people, said the report, adding that Suryoday is also set to hire 200 to 250 people while ESAF would hire about 500 people.
The ET report cited Ujjivan Small Finance Bank MD Samit Ghosh as saying that the bank is hiring mostly for their growing branch network, adding that in the past nine months, the bank has hired over 5,000 people.
Notably, expansion of these small banks in towns and cities has created a lot of recruitment opportunities.
Most of these job opportunities are likely to be in analytics, investor relations, operational risk, and branch management.