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Associate Director, Sustainability


We don’t simply believe in being ‘The Best’. We believe in better - because there’s no limit to how far ‘better’ can take us.

We believe in empowering every one of our people to find their 'better' - in the work they do, the career they build, the life they live and the difference they make. So that together we can support even more people - including our own - to live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

If you believe in better, we’d love to hear from you.

About The Role

The Sustainability Associate Director is a newly created job with a remit to further develop and enhance AIA’s commitment to sustainability. The role is responsible for developing and overseeing entity’s environmental, social and governance policies and procedures, as well to ensure compliance with AIA Group policies and recognized best practices.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Improve current ESG policies, data collection and reporting at entity level.
  • Work closely with colleagues to facilitate improved understanding and integration of ESG factors into their business areas, covering both risks and opportunities.
  • Provide technical ESG assistance and support to the enterprise, including identifying gaps and opportunities and recommend actions to address and mitigate the gap.
  • Lead training sessions or workshops on sustainability practices for employees, provide coaching and best practice sharing.
  • Assess the financial impact of ESG initiatives and identify areas where the enterprise can improve environmental impact.
  • Support external communication to stakeholders on material developments in the enterprise ESG performance and credentials.
  • Remain up-to-date on ESG trends and developments and able to translate them into actionable improvements in the fund and portfolio companies.
  • Facilitate and organize the agenda for ESG Committee meetings and participate in management or board meetings with company leadership.
  • Able to influence and catalyze change to improve ESG performance of companies through the application of exceptional interpersonal, relationship building, influencing and collaboration skills.

What You Will Have

  • Possess commercial, creative and pragmatic thinking about improving ESG practices.
  • Able to work autonomously with a hands-on approach.
  • Aptitude to excel in an agile environment.
  • Able to articulate and communicate effectively and appropriately and with all levels of stakeholders including employees, management, Board and regulators.
  • Degree/ Certifications in relevant fields, e.g. MBA, Sustainability and Climate Risk (Global Association of Risk Professionals) and other relevant Management courses on Sustainability and Climate Risk.
  • Must possess knowledge of sustainability and climate related risks and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of insurance strategies to build preventative measures against potential losses is a bonus
  • Good knowledge on process flows and control points.
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player and passionate in learning.
  • Proven leader and manager, able to take charge and act assertively without guidance.

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.


For over a century, AIA has served the ever-changing needs of our customers across Asia-Pacific. Our Purpose to help millions of people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives is at the heart of everything we do.

As pioneering innovators, we’re now transforming AIA to be faster, simpler and more connected to create better solutions and impactful experiences for our customers and communities. AIA encourages and enables our people to act with clarity, courage and humanity in service of our Purpose.


At AIA, we believe in empowering every one of our people to find their 'better' - in the work they do, the career they build, the life they live and the difference they make. Whether it’s investing better wellbeing, inspiring better learning, building better relationships, or making a better impact on customers, a career at AIA will challenge you to find new ways to pursue your ‘better’.

AIA is committed to building a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive workforce for all employees to thrive in. Join us if you believe in creating a better tomorrow!

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Location: Singapore, State/Region: --- !!!MISSING!!!, Singapore
Company: AIA Singapore

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