Working With Us

The Asian Institute of Finance, a joint initiative by Central Bank of Malaysia and the Securities Commission Malaysia was established to enhance human capital development in the financial services industry across Asia.
Committed to lead capacity building and standards setting for the financial services industry, the Institute offers thought leadership and applied industry focused research in key areas of talent management, financial inclusion and ethics.

We invite applications from highly qualified candidates to fill the following positions at our office in Sentral Kuala Lumpur.

  • Research Managers/Senior Managers/General Managers

    This position reports to the Director of Research, Thought Leadership & Policy Development. The core responsibilities of this position are to plan, prioritise and manage a range of applied research studies relating to the financial services industry within established budgets and deadlines.


    • Taking lead responsibility for at least one research project (qualitative and quantitative applied research) including research design and management, financial management, producing research outputs and presenting findings
    • Critically evaluate data and information and develop appropriate conclusions
    • Produce top quality research reports, research articles, research papers and case studies
    • Generate new ideas research projects and bring these ideas to market
    • Provide leadership to those working within research areas by coordinating the work of others to ensure that research projects are delivered effectively and to time, agreeing objectives and work plans
    • Work with the industry, policymakers and academia to scope, structure and conduct research studies
    • To perform any other assignment as delegated by division.


    • Graduate Degree in Management/ Business/ Economics/ HR and other relevant fields with minimum of 5 years’ working experience in Research. Post graduate qualification is an advantage 
    • Strong research experience and analytical skills including the ability to compile, organise, analyse and interpret data and information from a variety of sources 
    • Proficient in qualitative research methodology,  research design and data collection methods and possess an excellent report writing skill 
    • Ability to clearly and concisely present, discuss and write about the conclusions, inferences and results gained from analysing complex data collected from a range of sources 
    • Excellent project management skills 
    • Independent, resourceful, passionate at work and a team player 
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meetings and work effectively in a collaborative setting 
    • Previous experience in financial services or consultancy would be an asset
    • Fluent in written and spoken English 
    • Work with integrity and uphold AIF’s values and business principles. 

    Interested applicants should email to and submit a complete resume along with a letter of application stating how your skills meet the position requirements.


    The above information in this description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Internship Programme


We welcome undergraduates (from Malaysia and countries across ASEAN) and postgraduates who are Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) scholars, from all disciplines to apply for an internship at AIF (Plaza Sentral, Kuala Lumpur).

Our objective is to provide young undergraduates and postgraduates with hands-on learning experience and gain knowledge and understanding in the professional working environment. It is a great opportunity for young graduates to learn about work in a real-world setting under the guidance of knowledgeable and experienced supervisors.

The AIF internship programme covers the following areas:
  • On-the-job work assignments
  • Soft skills development
  • Experiential learning
  • An internship attachment usually lasts between 2 to 6 months. As an intern, you will be assigned to a department within AIF that is related to your field of study
  • Study courses relevant to AIF are business, marketing, finance, accounting, HR, Economics, IT, Communications and Research
  • Candidates should have a proven strong academic performance, with a minimum CGPA of 3.00
  • Candidates should also be actively involved in extra co-curricular activities, be willing to learn new things and demonstrate positive mindset and attitude.

Interested applicants should submit a completed resume and letter of application stating how your qualifications and skills meet the position requirements to

Please denote your area of interest on the top right corner of the resume based on one of the following specialities:
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • HR
  • Economics
  • IT
  • Communications
  • Research