Which is the most appropriate method to send my CV to the Bank of Cyprus?
Candidates with no experience: Bank of Cyprus has created a standard Application Form, which bears basic information for the evaluation of candidates. The application is available through our website or any Bank of Cyprus branch. It is essential that you complete all the fields and then send the form to the stated address, or submit it at any Bank of Cyprus branch. In case you wish to send along any additional information not included in the application fields, you can also attach a CV. It is important for the Application Form to be duly completed and signed before it is sent out.
Experienced candidates: Experienced banking candidates are not required to complete the standard application form, as their CV will suffice.
Job ads: If you apply for a specific job ad, necessary guidance as to the right method for the submission of applications will be provided in the ad.
Can I send my CV even if there are no active job ads?
Bank of Cyprus accepts CVs / applications throughout the year and for all locations and work positions, regardless of active job ads. Our aim is to maintain a broad database including CVs, from which we can directly shortlist candidates for participation in the selection procedure. Provided an active ad interests you and you have already sent a CV, it would be best to send it again (quoting the ad code), in order to be considered for the assessment of the specific opening.
How long does the Bank of Cyprus maintain candidates’ CVs?
Bank of Cyprus retains candidates’ CVs on its database for 2 years .
Subsequent to the above time period, candidates are requested to renew their interest in employment with Bank of Cyprus, by sending an up-to-date CV / application form so that our records are updated.
Does the Bank of Cyprus hire students for internship?
There are no official schemes for internship established. Thus, applications of this type cannot be considered. However, if you are interested in a permanent job at the Bank, you can send the Application Form, provided your studies have been completed.
How can I get informed about new job openings at the Bank of Cyprus?
You can get information concerning new job openings through the relevant section of our website (Job Opportunities). In this section you can find all active job ads in the Bank, concerning graduates or applicants with no experience as well as experienced ones.
Which are the job positions that a new employee can take in the Bank of Cyprus?
Considering their performance throughout the selection process, their education, as well as their work experience, the Human Resources Department places new employees at the job positions in which they can easily adapt and perform their best, always in line with the current needs of the Group. Opportunities arise in branches (where the majority of openings are to be found) or clerical positions in the head offices and subsidiaries.
How soon will I receive a reply to the application I have sent?
The processing of applications is completed maximum within a month from the date of receipt and candidates are informed of the results through e-mail or personal letter, depending on their profile, as follows:
- Applicants with no experience: the latest within 2 months after the date of receipt
- Experienced applicants: within 30 working days from the date of receipt.
- In case the application concerns a specific job ad, the above time periods may vary depending on the special terms described in each ad.
How many times can I participate in the selection procedure?
- Participation in the aptitude tests: candidates with no previous experience and university graduates can participate twice in the procedure, while postgraduates can participate only once.
- Participation in the Assessment Centres and / Interview: Candidates, who have already taken part in an Assessment Centre and / Interview and have not been selected, must acquire 2 years of additional banking or relative experience in order to re enter the process.
- For experienced banking applicants the conditions vary based on their banking training, expertise and the evaluation standards of each procedure.
My residence is at an area where Bank of Cyprus has no current activities. Can I send an application form?
The Human Resources Department maintains a broad database so in the event of branch network expansion, there will be a number of applications for immediate participation in the selection procedure. Therefore, applications from all over the country are welcome, while all candidates will get informed about the assessment of their CVs.