DBS(Development Bank of Singapore) 2020 Graduate Associate Programme – Small Medium Enterprises (SME) Banking Singapore (WD)

2019-10-04 DBS DBS

Help us nurture Singapore’s growing businesses


The DBS Graduate Associate – Small Medium Enterprise (SME) Banking Programme is a specialised development programme that provides the perfect launch pad if you are keen on forging a successful career in SME banking. This 12-month programme for degree holders comprises classroom training in core credit and financial knowledge, front-to-back job rotations across different business areas, as well as on-the-job training as an SME Relationship Manager.

Being an SME Banking Graduate Associate with World’s best bank for SMEs in the World’s best bank, you will be equipped with all the requisite skills of a SME banker. Through accelerated professional development and networking opportunities, as well as personalised mentorship opportunities, you will be well on your way to helping SMEs grow their businesses.

In 2020, the programme starts in July/August. 

We want determined self-starters like you who:

  • Have a degree from a reputable university with good academic results
  • Have less than two years of working experience, preferably in sales or any service-oriented industry
  • Possess strong leadership qualities and resilience, as shown in your participation in extracurricular activities or entrepreneurial initiatives
  • Are adaptable, show initiative and able to work well in a team

What we offer:


You can expect a competitive salary, a benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements. Find out more 
here

Ready to apply? Take the next step:

  • It will take about 10-12 minutes to complete the application form; you can save your application at any time and return to complete it at your convenience. 
  • You will need to register/ log in to apply for the role. Application period is from October 2019 to December 2019.

Shortlisted candidates at various stages will go through:

  • Stage 1 - Apply Online and Complete Cognitive & Behavioral Assessments: October 2019- December 2019.
  • Stage 2 - Video Interview: October 2019 - December 2019
  • Stage 3 - 8 hours Assessment Centre: February 2020
  • Stage 4 - Panel interviews with HR and Senior Management: February 2020.
  • Stage 5 - Successful candidate will receive an offer to join the 2020 Graduate Associate Programme - Small Medium Enterprises (SME) Banking Singapore: February 2020 to March 2020.
  • Stage 6: Graduate Associate - SME Banking (Singapore): Commence in third quarter 2020



Primary Location:Singapore

Job:Programme Hire

Organization::6003 IBG-Management_00002564

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Job Posting:Oct 4, 2019

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Who We Are

DBS, a leading financial services group headquartered in Singapore, operates across 18 markets. We are an Asia-centric commercial bank focused on harnessing the region’s long-term potential as the centre of economic gravity shifts eastwards to Asia. A frontrunner in digital transformation, we seek to deliver a new kind of banking that is so simple, seamless and invisible, that customers have more time to spend on the people or things they care about. At DBS, we are also a strong advocate of building a sustainable future. Working with partners, we empower people to live larger than themselves. We create avenues that encourage our customers to live socially-conscious; establish platforms to help social entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life; and provide the next generation with opportunities to develop innovative solutions that address sustainability issues. We are distinct from local lenders or global players. As an Asian specialist and a leader in digital transformation, we have the reach and sophistication to outcompete local lenders, and deep Asian insights that distinguish us from global competitors. We seek to intermediate trade and investment flows between Asia’s three key axes of growth – Southeast Asia, Greater China and South Asia – as well as participate in Asia’s growing affluence. Our key franchises are in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, India and Indonesia. In Singapore, we are a universal bank serving all customer segments, including the mass market through DBS and POSB, also known as the “People’s Bank”. In our other markets, we focus on three lines of business:

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