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ESG Financial Trainer, Freelancer, APAC

Requisition ID:  46040
Business Unit:  Fitch Learning
Category:  Faculty

Singapore, SG

Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2023

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.  Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion.  Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences.  Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.


With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.


Fitch Learning partners with clients to deepen knowledge, develop skills and enhance conduct, delivering positive business outcomes. We have centers in established financial hubs including London, New York, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong. We are committed to understanding complex client needs across fast paced financial markets, globally. Our learning solutions encompass expert faculty, e-learning, coaching and blended candidate assessments, improving individual contribution and collective business performance.


*This is NOT a full time employee, we’re looking for someone who wants to work for specific training assignments.* 

Role Purpose

As an associate trainer with Fitch Learning, we’ll collaborate with you to design and deliver training across a number of relevant programmes and academies within banks, other financial institutions, regulators and multi-lateral organisations. Courses are delivered virtually, but also to in-house clients as well as public courses in various locations.


Role Responsibilities

  • You must be confident presenting complex topics, willing and eager to learn with a desire to develop your classroom delivery skills, both virtual and in-centre, and further your knowledge of the subject matter you will be delivering
  • To assist in the preparation of training material, where necessary
  • To have a full understanding of the objectives of the course, the participants and training material
  • Industry knowledge – how is ESG / Sustainability applied in the financial services industry


Role Requirements Essential:

  • Extensive ESG / Sustainability experience from at least one of the following:
      • A leading commercial bank, investment bank, asset manager or other relevant financial institution with an excellent understanding of a broad range of ESG investing, sustainable finance and sustainability issues
      • A reputable consulting firm or research organization
      • A leading university
  • Excellent presentation and listening skills
  • Effective communicator with a passion for education
  • A passion for quality teaching and ability to calmly and coherently explain complicated concepts in an entertaining and engaging way
  • High levels of professionalism and cultural awareness appropriate to our industry
  • You will already have experience of training, either virtually and/or in-centre, in a professional environment


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.



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