Careers at Bank Negara Malaysia
Career Opportunities at Bank Negara Malaysia
What we do shapes the lives of Malaysians every day, and for years to come. This is why here in Bank Negara Malaysia, we look for the best and brightest, invest in our people, and offer diverse paths for professional growth.
Join us at the nation’s central bank.
Why Join Us?
Shape the nation
We are Malaysia’s central bank and financial regulator with the mandate to foster a stable and enabling environment for the economy and financial sector. Your work here will help us serve Malaysians better.
Gain a unique perspective
Our work spans a wide range of areas, such as monetary policy, banking and insurance regulation, financial sector development, consumer protection and financial markets. This provides a breadth of exposure that few organisations can offer.
Develop your career
We have an established track record of investing in our people. We offer various development opportunities such as scholarships, professional certification support, capacity-building programmes for central banking skills, as well as secondments to global institutions and public sector agencies.
Join an inclusive environment
We want our organisation to reflect the society that we serve. We strive to create an open, inclusive and diverse environment, where different perspectives are welcomed and rewarded.
Enjoy comprehensive rewards
We take pride in recruiting and retaining top talents. We ensure that our remuneration package remains competitive, complemented with other financial and non-financial benefits as well as flexible working arrangements.
Careers-Who we are looking for
Who We Are Looking For
At Bank Negara Malaysia, we seek to attract and retain the best and the brightest with a deep commitment to nation building in Malaysia. We are open to recruiting across all disciplines, emphasising a consistent track record of excellence in academic and non-academic areas. Suitable candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:
Passion for nation building.
We exist to serve the public. We want people who are deeply motivated to pursue that mission, demonstrating qualities such as integrity, acting for the greater good, and a desire to make a difference.
We look for people who demonstrate intellectual rigour, with strong capabilities to work through highly complex problems, and generate practical solutions.
Strong team orientation.
We want people who respect diversity, collaborate effectively and manage conflict well. This reflects the multi-disciplinary nature of our work, and our wide range of stakeholders.
We want people who can thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We look for openness to learn, as well as the ability to remain effective across different environments.
Hear what our people say about working in the Bank. Click on their names to read more on their stories.
“From banking supervisors to data scientists, I got to work with many talented and passionate individuals just in my first few months in the Bank”
"A day in a life of a central banker is exciting, challenging but most importantly, rewarding. On a typical day, it can be about fostering innovation in financial services. On another, it is about weathering a crisis."
"Amidst a global pandemic and the worst economic crisis the world has ever seen since the Great Depression, I began my career as an economist in the central bank. The learning curve has been incredibly steep and in turn, both challenging and rewarding."
"Through various projects, I've gained a vast range of experiences in policy development work – from conduct and culture of institutions, operational risk management, outsourcing practices to relief measures for the rakyat during the pandemic"
“At the Innovation Lab, I am responsible for fostering innovation both within the Bank and throughout the Malaysian financial sector by adopting disruptive technologies that transform the future of work.”
“I will never forget the experience of developing a comprehensive Shariah ruling and clarity for Shariah-compliant e-money – the first of its kind globally”
"Being in the digital finance team, my favorite part of the job is working closely with exciting start-ups and emerging business models"
"Working in the legal advisory team of the Bank, the learning opportunities and exposure have been tremendous"
"My role in the Bank is incredibly broad and varied – these include projects that help accelerate the use of digital innovation and creating seamless data analytics solution for the organisation"
More Opportunities - Careers
Kijang Graduate Programme
The Kijang Graduate Programme provides a holistic exposure to the Bank's diverse roles in shaping the nation. You will be job-rotated across the Bank's sectors over 18 months, allowing you to discover the possible range of career paths with us.
Our internship programme offers the opportunity to gain invaluable working experience and transferable skills within a range of specialized fields, whilst contributing to central banking work that directly impacts the nation's progress.
Bank Negara Malaysia Scholarships
Our scholarship is intended to nurture young Malaysian talents by providing access to the best learning experience at top universities per the Bank's list of approved universities in selected fields.