At A Glance

Eligibility

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


Objective​​

To groom and develop future leaders of the SME Banking franchise, with a particular focus on equipping the Graduate Associates​ with the requisite skills of an SME Relationship Manager

 

The Programme

Graduate Associate – SME Banking (Singapore), is a specialized 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 personalized mentorship opportunities, you will be well on your way to helping SMEs grow their businesses.

 

Applicant & Application Period

We’re looking for aspiring tech-innovators who:

  • Are adaptable, creative, decisive and dedicated 
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Work well with a diverse group of people 
  • Share DBS PRIDE! Values and have outstanding qualities 

The application window for Graduate Associate – SME Banking (Singapore) has closed.  

Please check in Q4 2019 to apply for this programme.

 

Application Process

Apply Online and complete Cognitive & Behavioral Assessments

November- January​

Video Interview

November- January​

8 hours Assessment Centre

February​

Panel interviews with HR and Senior Management

February​

Graduate Associate – SME Banking (Singapore) commences

Commences in July/August of following Year

 


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FAQ

GA SME Banking will commence in the third quarter of the year.​

GA SME Banking will start recruitment in the fourth quarter of the 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 customize 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.

This Graduate Associate Programme is open to graduates from all disciplines with less than 2 years of working experience (preferably in sales or any service-oriented industry). 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.

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