At A Glance


Open to degree holders with 0-2 years of working experience​​​


To build leaders in the Operations businesses and develop expertise to drive innovation in banking​​


The Programme

Graduate Associate – Operations (Singapore) is a 24-month programme where individuals can specialize in operation transformation that will prepare you to become an effective change agent.​​

You will undergo rigorous training to build Operations in banking and finance, project management and personal development skills to become an effective people’s manager to further your potential to assume leadership roles. Specifically designed job rotations will give you a deeper understanding and hands on experience into the different functions within the Operations businesses. We will also provide you with mentorship and networking opportunities with Senior Management that will broaden your horizons and sharpen your innovative edge.


Applicant & Application Period

We're looking for adaptable, results-driven individuals who:

  • Have a degree from a reputable University with good academic results, candidates who has minimally a STEM minor will be preferred
  • Have experience in leadership roles, with a proven track record of handling challenging projects
  • Are creative, decisive and resilient, have a digital mindset and passionate about Technologies and Innovation
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills

The application for 2022 Graduate Associate – Operations Programme is now closed. Check out this page in Q1 2023 to apply for 2023 Graduate Associate – Operations Programme.


Application Process

Apply Online and interact with JIM! Our very own AI recruiter. Complete all online assessments: Cognitive, Behavioural Assessments & Video Interview

Participate in the Assessment Centre

Panel interviews with HR and Senior Management

Graduate Associate – Operations (Singapore) commences

Commences in the third quarter of the year






GA Operations will commence in the third quarter of the year.​

GA Operations will start recruitment in the third quarter of the year, for intake in the following year.

Our training is based on a mix of experience, education and exposure. The intensive curriculum includes banking and financial skills and concepts, business and personal effectiveness modules. DBS also values immersion and field trips. After the initial training, ongoing training and development opportunities will also be provided.

All new hires will go through a structured programme that comprises of training to build your banking knowledge and rotations to the specific functional areas. The Programme Manager will work together with you to customise your Individual Development Plan. Key considerations include your individual strengths and career interests, as well as business needs.

All Graduate Associate Programmes are broad-based development programmes designed for high-potential individuals with a passion to build successful and fast-tracked careers in DBS. You will be placed on fast-track progression within the programme period. Opportunities for regional exposure will also be available for outstanding individuals who have performed well, to further enhance their career development.

We offer a competitive compensation package. You will learn more about the package during our recruitment process.

The Graduate Associate Programme is open to graduates from all disciplines - we place a strong emphasis on your overall potential. At the start of the programme, we will provide comprehensive training to help you build a good foundation for the banking industry before your rotations to the specific functional areas.

No. We welcome talents outside of the banking industry who wish to pivot and focus on a career in Banking and Finance.

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