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NIB can offer you the chance to do banking that makes a difference. The projects that we finance serve to make the Nordic-Baltic region sustainable and competitive. As a Trainee at NIB you will get to work with experts within multiple areas of sustainable financing. The challenges you will face working at NIB are unique and provide you with valuable experiences on an international level. We are a close network of some 250 people located in the heart of Helsinki. Our official internal language is English.

NIB is seeking a


to join the Sustainability and Mandate unit (SUM) in Helsinki during the summer period on a fixed-term contract. The position is full time and optimally held from mid-June till August. You will also provide general support to the Lending department.

The SUM team is responsible for the assessment of projects financed by the Bank for their alignment with both NIB’s mandates – productivity gains and environmental benefits – and for carrying out client level ESG analysis across sectors. We follow and shape the development of sustainable finance markets working in collaboration with other IFIs and sustainable finance platforms in setting standards and guidelines.

NIB has committed to be a Net-Zero bank by 2050 and you will support the Bank’s climate project in various data related activities to implement the recommendations of the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and implementing NIB’s climate strategy.

Main Responsibilities

  • Collection of clients’ climate and financial data
  • Participate in operational development of climate data management.
  • Supporting with analysis and bringing insights from climate data
  • Contribute to GHG accounting of NIB’s portfolio and climate target development.


  • True interest for sustainability, climate change and the interlinkage with the financial sector.
  • A team worker, who also can work independently.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Good IT skills – ability to use standard software.
  • Strong command of English and one of the Nordic languages.
  • The successful candidate should have completed minimum 2 years of Bachelor studies, preferably in economics, environmental sciences, climate change and/or sustainability.
  • Basic knowledge and/or experience of finance would be considered as an advantage.
  • We value open-mindedness, proactive and collaborative attitude and curiosity to learn new things.

We offer you

  • An opportunity to develop your professional skills further and gain insights into the sustainable finance market
  • The possibility to participate in development of tools and policies of NIB in respect to sustainable finance developments
  • A novel perspective on the financial industry based on NIB’s position as an International Financial Institution owned by the Nordic and Baltic countries.

For more information about the Trainee position, contact Freeha Hussain at [email protected].

The deadline to apply is 21 May 2024. Please note that the screening of candidates and interviews will start during the application period, and we recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. To apply, please fill in the application form on NIB’s website, (Jobs). Please attach a copy of the latest available exam grades with your application.

The vision of NIB is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. Our employees are our strongest asset in realising this vision. Our core values are competence, commitment and cooperation.

In recruitment, NIB puts the main emphasis on personal and professional qualifications and experience.

NIB is a professional expert organisation, and encourages employees to continuously develop their professional competencies while maintaining a sustainable work-life balance.

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