Are you looking to pivot your career in a direction that is purposeful and meaningful?

CIMB Sustainability Fellowship

A distinctive opportunity for seasoned bankers and professionals who are enthusiastic about obtaining exposure and expertise in the fields of sustainability and sustainable finance.



What will you do?


Your main responsibility will be to support the execution of sustainability strategies throughout the organization, the precise area of focus being determined by your background and our ongoing initiatives. Your work could encompass a wide range of topics, such as developing green finance strategies, assessing biodiversity risk, implementing sustainable treasury solutions, or creating consumer banking services tailored to vulnerable populations.



How will you make a positive impact on the organisation?


Through your efforts, you will play a pivotal role in helping CIMB achieve its objective of generating net positive impacts for all stakeholders, including employees, customers, communities, and the environment. This is accomplished through a combination of reducing negative impacts, such as carbon footprint, and creating positive impacts, such as through the development of Green and Social products and services.

How long is the fellowship programme?


The fellowship programme spans 6 to 12 months and offers opportunities to collaborate with industry professionals and acquire practical sustainability experience.

What are the requirements?

  • A minimum of 3 years of work experience
  • Full-time commitment; the Fellowship cannot be pursued alongside employment by another organisation
  • A strong interest in sustainability and an understanding of banking practices, financial services, and the latest sustainability practices
  • A degree in any field
  • Proficiency in effective teamwork and time management
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills for presentations, deliverables, and meetings 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.

You will have an added advantage if you possess the following:


  • Experience in environmental and/or social projects or due diligence
  • Technical knowledge or experience in sustainable finance and sustainability related financial services
  • Change management experience, including strong communication, facilitation, and consensus-building skills
  • Knowledge of the emerging sustainability-related regulatory landscapes in ASEAN
  • Experience in setting science-based targets for an organization
  • Proficiency in applying sustainability knowledge in business contexts to identify risks and opportunities
  • Banking experience in various facets of banking such as Wholesale Banking, Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, Product Development or Risk.

Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling and empowering career journey?