Assoc. Director Sales, Global Markets (Career Comeback Program)

Commonwealth Bank

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

  • You are ready to return to the workforce in March 2023 after being out of the workforce for 2+ years or more
  • We support flexible working and want to chat about what this means for you
  • Together we can leverage your current skill set and previous professional experience to reignite your career

See yourself in our team:

This opportunity is part of our Career Comeback program within our Institutional Banking & Markets (IB&M) team. A paid program for experienced professionals who've taken a career break of two years or more, and are looking to return to the workforce.

Run over 12 weeks, the program is designed to provide you with the re-entry support and training you need to thrive. Upon completion of the program, those who have demonstrated their abilities and motivation to succeed may be eligible for a permanent position.

Do work that matters:

Sitting within our Sales team, your role will be to provide Global Markets products and services to a unique client group. You may work closely with the Sales teams based offshore, as well as other teams within Global Markets and wider IB&M.

With a passion for excellent customer service, you'll be driven to stay across your client's needs and explore optimal risk management solutions for them. Day to day you'll actively gather and report knowledge and market conditions to help meet client needs through idea generation and execution.

Your strong interpersonal and collaboration skills will see you actively build internal relationships and networks within client facing departments to establish and maximise referral lead sources.

Overall - you're a self-starter, an influencer and a relationship builder who's constantly driven to maintain a continuous improvement approach in everything that you do, ultimately helping CommBank to achieve our vision of building a better Australia.

We're interested in hearing from people who have:

  • Taken a career break of 2+ years and are interested in returning to work on a permanent basis
  • Relevant professional experience working in a Global Markets Sales team
  • AFMA and/or other relevant Financial Markets accreditation (or willingness to obtain)
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and influencing skills, capable of dealing with a range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently achieve and exceed sales targets
  • Permanent Australian working rights and are Sydney based

Need more reasons to apply?

  • A 12-week program on a paid fixed-term contract, with the possibility to roll into a permanent position at the end of the program
  • Flexible work options, hours and arrangements - catered specifically to your life
  • Comprehensive on-boarding and industry-specific skills training
  • Access to individual career coaching
  • A dedicated mentor and manager who will assist you in your transition back to work, with regular check-ins

The 2023 Career Comeback program will start on Monday 13th March 2023.

To learn more, refer to our information page at

If this sounds like you, apply now - we'd love to hear from you!

Whether you're passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career here is for you.

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive and flexible workplace. One where we're driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you'll thrive. You'll be supported when faced with challenges, and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We really love working here, and we think you will too.

We're determined to make a real difference for Australia's first peoples. We encourage all interested applicants to apply. If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We're keen to support you with the next step in your career.

You’ve got this!