• 1) Manager, Standards, Accreditation and Certification
  • 2) Head, Examinations
  • 3) Manager, Finance
  • 4) Career Advisor
  • 5) Senior Manager/ Manager, Employability Skills Development
  • 6) Career Ambassador
  • 7) Assistant Manager/ Executive, Examinations
  • 8) Manager/Senior Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications (Digital)
  • 9) Senior Manager/Manager, Risk and Governance

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) works in partnership with the financial industry, government agencies, training providers and the trade unions to equip practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of Singapore’s financial industry.

IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore. IBF administers licensing examinations on behalf of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, as well as industry examinations such as the Client Advisors Competency Standards and Financial Markets Regulatory and Practices Certificate Programme. IBF also administers professional conversion programmes by working with financial institutions to re-skill employees for expanded roles and opportunities in growth areas. IBF also provides personalised career advisory and job matching services to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.



Responsibilities:

As part of the Standards, Accreditation and Certification team, you will play a key role in the implementation of initiatives in relation to the IBF Standards and be responsible for the following:

  • Engage and establish effective relationships with industry stakeholders, including financial institutions, professional bodies, tertiary and training institutions, to drive the use of the IBF Standards for workforce transformation.
  • Perform research to gain insights into manpower and skills development trends, and recommend approaches to address the evolving talent and skills needs of the industry.
  • Perform secretariat duties for industry meetings, preparation of management reports and participating in research and skills development projects to achieve the workforce transformation outcomes.

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree. Prior experience in financial sector or programme accreditation roles would be preferred.
  • Self-starter and able to engage with stakeholders of various levels.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Confident, analytical, proactive and resourceful.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) was established with the mandate to develop a responsive, forward-looking financial sector training infrastructure that helps position Singapore as a world class financial training hub. To raise the quality of the financial workforce and training providers, IBF assumed the role as the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency under the IBF Standards framework since 2005.

IBF also administers part of the Capital Markets and Financial Advisory Services examination series on behalf of the Monetary Authority of Singapore as well as financial sector common examinations such as the Client Advisors Competency Standards and Financial Markets Regulatory & Practices Certificate Programme. For more information, please visit our website: www.ibf.org.sg.

We are currently looking for suitably qualified candidate for the following role.



Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and manages the development and implementation of licensing and industry examinations required.
  • Ensures the quality and relevancy of IBF Exams questions, including working with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of IBF Exams services.
  • Manages all processes including IT systems and systems enhancements or productivity projects.
  • Responsible for the team’s performance and budget.

Requirements:

  • A Degree in banking, economics or finance with work experience in the financial or learning and development industry.
  • Knowledge of examination development and test item writing is a plus.
  • Good research, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • An analytical mind and ability in problem-solving.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) works in partnership with the financial industry, government agencies, training providers and the trade unions to equip practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of Singapore’s financial industry.

IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore. IBF administers licensing examinations on behalf of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, as well as industry examinations such as the Client Advisors Competency Standards and Financial Markets Regulatory and Practices Certificate Programme. IBF also administers professional conversion programmes by working with financial institutions to re-skill employees for expanded roles and opportunities in growth areas. IBF also provides personalised career advisory and job matching services to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.



Responsibilities:

  • Report to IBF Management and Audit Committee on Financial position and Key Performance Indicators.
  • Responsible for the full spectrum of financial and accounting operations – including budget preparation and monitoring, financial control, closing, reporting and cash flow management across all payables, receivables and fixed assets.
  • Liaise with IBF’s external auditors and follow-up to ensure that all audit issues are closed or resolved.
  • Prepare IBF’s funding submissions to relevant government agencies and provide explanations to queries.
  • Responsible for monitoring of internal control in relation to all IBF’s procurements to ensure adherence to policy and guidelines.
  • Participate in projects relating to process improvement and system enhancements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance.
  • Min. 3-5 years’ relevant experience in a similar capacity.
  • Collaborative, meticulous, organised and process / system oriented.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) works in partnership with the financial industry, government agencies, training providers and the trade unions to equip practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of Singapore’s financial industry.

IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore. IBF administers licensing examinations on behalf of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, as well as industry examinations such as the Client Advisors Competency Standards and Financial Markets Regulatory and Practices Certificate Programme. IBF also administers professional conversion programmes by working with financial institutions to re-skill employees for expanded roles and opportunities in growth areas. IBF also provides personalised career advisory and job matching services to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.



Responsibilities:

You will play a key role in providing skills and career advisory to individuals who are interested to join the financial industry, as well as financial sector practitioners looking to move into other growth areas within the industry. You will help these individuals evaluate their skills and experience, assist them in setting career goals and recommend relevant interventions. You will leverage on relevant resources, including IBF’s suite of training schemes, competency framework and network of IBF Fellows, to achieve this.

You are expected to engage with financial institutions and other agencies to keep abreast of employment trends, job openings and emerging skills required by the industry. You are required to understand the skills and qualification requirements of available positions, government schemes available and facilitate job matching. You will follow up with job seekers at regular intervals to track their employment statuses and provide management reports.

You are also expected to lead and drive your own projects and work closely with team members and stakeholders in various initiatives, including data analytics, event management and employer engagement.


Requirements:

  • Passionate about helping Singaporeans to raise their employability and advocating continuous professional development.
  • At least 3 years’ prior relevant experience in financial sector, human resource, recruitment and/or career counselling roles would be preferred.
  • Coaching certifications would be advantageous.
  • Fast learner who can adapt to a fast-changing environment and is willing to try new things.
  • Team player who is willing to look beyond your job scope and go the extra mile with your team.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication and networking skills.
  • Ability to connect with job seekers and engage with stakeholders of various levels.
  • Strong organisational, project management and computer skills.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) was established in 1974 as a not-for-profit industry association to foster and develop the professional competencies of the financial industry. IBF represents the interests of close to 200-member financial institutions including banks, insurance companies, securities brokerages and asset management firms. In partnership with the financial industry, government agencies, training providers and the trade unions, IBF is committed to equip practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of Singapore’s financial industry.

IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore under the IBF Standards, which were developed in partnership with the industry. The IBF Standards set out the functional skills required for 12 industry segments and more than 50 jobs in the financial industry, guiding IBF accreditation of structured skills training programmes. Individuals who complete the IBF-accredited skills training programmes and meet the relevant criteria may apply for IBF Certification.

Under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry. As programme manager, IBF will partner financial institutions to re-skill employees for expanded roles and opportunities in growth areas.

IBF also provides personalised career advisory and job matching services to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.



Responsibilities:

You will play a key role in promoting workforce transformation and re-skilling efforts within the financial industry, which includes:

  • Collaborating and working closely with government agencies, financial institutions and industry associations and training partners to support the re-skilling of individuals into expanded / growth roles and other up-skilling and re-skilling initiatives.
  • Engaging and establishing effective relationships with stakeholders within financial institutions to encourage the development and implementation of workforce transformation plans.
  • Evaluating training plans and provide recommendations to management for approval.
  • Developing and recommending interventions, programmes and policies to achieve workforce transformation outcomes.
  • Performing data analytics to gain insights into manpower and skills development trends.
  • Promoting and administering programmes and initiatives aimed at skills development and workforce transformation.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
  • Prior experience in a government agency or financial institution on training and development or workforce transformation would be a strong advantage.
  • Meticulous, organised and process / system oriented.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Self-starter and able to engage with stakeholders of various levels.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) was set up in 1974 to develop a robust and responsive financial sector training infrastructure and position Singapore as a leading financial training hub.

IBF administers licensing examinations on behalf of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, as well as industry examinations such as the Client Advisors Competency Standards and Financial Markets Regulatory and Practices Certificate Programme. IBF is also the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency, and works closely with industry and training providers to set out competency standards and raise the quality of the financial workforce. To meet the needs of the financial sector workforce, IBF expanded its range of services in 2018 to take an integrated approach to skills development and career advisory.



Responsibilities:

You will play a key role in providing first-line career advisory and assessment to financial sector practitioners looking to move into other growth areas within the industry, as well as individuals interested to join the financial industry. You will be our first touch-point and brand ambassador to the public and jobseekers requiring our services, and support IBF’s team of career advisers in providing a holistic customer experience for jobseekers.

As part of providing triage, you will conduct basic needs assessment of jobseekers, manage their expectations of career advisory, as well as encourage them to take ownership of their job search journey. You will leverage on relevant resources, including IBF’s suite of training schemes, skills framework and complementary resources from other career centres to achieve this.

You are required to learn the basics of current employment trends and emerging skills required by the industry, as well as government schemes, events and workshops available for upskilling and networking.

You are also expected to contribute to multiple team projects and provide administrative and operational support in various initiatives, including data analytics, event management, employer engagement and customer service/customer experience.


Requirements:

  • Passionate about helping Singaporeans to raise their employability and advocating continuous professional development.
  • Basic Degree in any discipline from a recognised university, or experience in lieu.
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in service excellence, operations, customer service and/or call centre operations would be preferred. Financial sector knowledge would be advantageous.
  • Have a warm and nurturing personality and the patience to deal with challenging situations.
  • Fast learner who can adapt to a fast-changing environment and is willing to unlearn old ways and try new things.
  • Team player who is willing to look beyond your job scope and go the extra mile with your team.
  • Strong administration and organisational skills with the ability to identify process improvements.
  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong project management and computer skills.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) was set up in 1974 to develop a robust and responsive financial sector training infrastructure and position Singapore as a leading financial training hub.

IBF administers licensing examinations on behalf of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, as well as industry examinations such as the Client Advisors Competency Standards and Financial Markets Regulatory and Practices Certificate Programme. IBF is also the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency, and works closely with industry and training providers to set out competency standards and raise the quality of the financial workforce.



Responsibilities:

As part of the Examinations team, you will play a key role in the administration and operational duties relating to the regulatory and industry-led examinations conducted by the IBF. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out conduct of examination duties such as scheduling, registrations, candidate verification, rescheduling of exam dates, preparation of examination room and the management of invigilators.
  • Handling external and internal exams-related requests including retrieval of exam results, updating exams information / notices on IBF website, processing payments to vendors and procurements.
  • Handling customer queries (phone, email, walk-in, etc.) and serving as the first point of contact for examinations-related queries, including individuals or financial institutions.
  • Providing inputs on and executing work flow / process enhancements (physical and virtual) in collaboration with the Team Lead, Exams Development team, IT and other relevant teams.
  • Providing secretariat duties for meetings with the examinations boards or industry panels.
  • Being involved in communications with exams candidates, including sending out email announcements on exams admin matters.
  • Assisting other teams in handling front-line customer queries for events, membership, career advisory.


Requirements:

  • A Diploma in business administration / commerce / banking / economics / finance or other administrative qualifications.
  • Experience in the administration of high-stakes examinations is preferred but not mandatory.
  • A pleasant personality and enthusiasm for customer service.
  • A productive and efficient working style with good time management skills.
  • Good writing, communication and problem solving skills.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) was established in 1974 as a not-for-profit industry association to foster and develop the professional competencies of the financial industry. IBF represents the interests of close to 200-member financial institutions including banks, insurance companies, securities brokerages and asset management firms. In partnership with the financial industry, government agencies, training providers and the trade unions, IBF is committed to equip practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of Singapore’s financial industry.

IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore under the IBF Standards, which were developed in partnership with the industry. The IBF Standards set out the functional skills required for 12 industry segments and more than 50 jobs in the financial industry, guiding IBF accreditation of structured skills training programmes. Individuals who complete the IBF-accredited skills training programmes and meet the relevant criteria may apply for IBF Certification.

Under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry. As programme manager, IBF will partner financial institutions to re-skill employees for expanded roles and opportunities in growth areas.

IBF also provides personalised career advisory and job matching services to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.



Job Description:

You will be the go-to person for digital engagements for the organisation and responsible for executing digital and social components of multiple marketing campaigns. These include SEO, SEM, display, lead gen, retargeting strategies as well as establishing other key metrics to ensure campaigns are optimised in their reach and returns.

You will plan and create content designed for our audiences and manage the leads and contacts generated. You will also be obsessed with CRM segmentation and communication design. You will be required to present concepts, campaigns, content calendar and analytics regularly at different levels.

You are an advanced user of social media (Insta, TikTok, Linkedin, FB) and curated content (photos, stories, vids) posting comes naturally. As a team member of the comms team, you will also contribute to the team’s communication efforts including launches and events.


Skills Requirement:

  • Hands-on experience running digital acquisition campaigns and managing affinity segmented engagements in-house without an external agency.
  • Hands on campaign management including media planning and programmatic advertising.
  • Familiar with SEO/SEM and Google tools.
  • Strong knowledge in marketing technology platforms, experience in using Event Management and CRM systems.
  • Good presentation, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Digital Savvy with willingness to learn.


Qualifications:

  • Degree in Communications/Marketing functions or equivalent.
  • Proven work experience of at least 5 years as a digital marketer with marketing technology platform experience or similar.

Background:

The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) was established in 1974 as a not-for-profit industry association to foster and develop the professional competencies of the financial industry. IBF represents the interests of close to 200-member financial institutions including banks, insurance companies, securities brokerages and asset management firms. In partnership with the financial industry, government agencies, training providers and the trade unions, IBF is committed to equip practitioners with capabilities to support the growth of Singapore’s financial industry.

IBF is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore under the IBF Standards, which were developed in partnership with the industry. The IBF Standards set out the functional skills required for 12 industry segments and more than 50 jobs in the financial industry, guiding IBF accreditation of structured skills training programmes. Individuals who complete the IBF-accredited skills training programmes and meet the relevant criteria may apply for IBF Certification.

Under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry. As programme manager, IBF will partner financial institutions to re-skill employees for expanded roles and opportunities in growth areas.

IBF also provides personalised career advisory and job matching services to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.



Responsibilities:

As a member of the Risk and Governance team, your responsibilities will include:


Risk and Governance

  • Support the review of IBF’s risk profile, risk measures, crisis management and business continuity plans, and coordinate exercises to validate the plans.
  • Ensure that IBF’s governance framework, policies, processes and internal controls are aligned with its legal obligations e.g. under IBF’s constitution, Companies Act, and Code of Governance for Charities and Institutions of Public Character.
  • Work with IBF’s Data Protection Officer to ensure that the Institute’s data protection policies and procedures and contracts are in line with prevailing data protection legislation.
  • Support the review and implementation of policies and procedures for key business processes to ensure that risks have been properly identified and managed.
  • Facilitate external audits and monitor the progress of follow-up actions to remediate audit findings.
  • Provide secretariat support to IBF Management Risk Committee and IBF Audit Committee Meetings.

Corporate Secretarial

  • Support the review of IBF’s constitution from time-to time to ensure that it reflects the Institute’s current objects, activities and operations.
  • Prepare and file company resolutions and annual reporting to relevant regulatory agencies.
  • Provide secretariat support to IBF Annual General Meetings.


Requirements:

  • A Degree holder. Risk management, business continuity management or legal experience would be an advantage.
  • Meticulous and adept at multi-tasking.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to engage internal stakeholders and make recommendations on policies and processes to drive good risk management and corporate governance.
  • Good team player who is also able to work independently.


Interested applicants: Kindly forward detailed resume with photo in MS Word format to hr@ibf.org.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.​