• 1) Career Adviser
  • 2) Manager, Standards, Accreditation and Certification
  • 3) Manager/ Senior Manager, Employability Skills Development
  • 4) Assistant Manager/Manager, Finance & Programme Funding
  • 5) Executive / Assistant Manager, Employability Skills Development

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.

As the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency under the Skills Framework for Financial Services, IBF works closely with industry to set out competency standards and raise the quality of professionals in the financial services industry. IBF also administers regulatory 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.

Since 2018, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative. IBF also provides personalised career advisory to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ibf.org.sg.


Responsibilities:

IBF Careers Connect (IBF CC) provides career advisory and job matching services to individuals in the financial services industry. It is also a complementary hiring channel for employers and recruiters. 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, improve their job search skills, 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, amongst other administrative duties required to support the operations of the team.

You are expected to lead and independently execute your own projects and work closely with team members and stakeholders in various initiatives. These include but are not limited to process redesign & improvement, retrenchment reporting, data analytics, event management and employer engagement, account management and customer service. You are also required to support the operations of the career centre including data collation and other administrative duties, as well as undertake ad-hoc assignments as assigned.


Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Passionate about helping Singaporeans to raise their employability and advocating continuous skills/professional development through various government initiatives.
  • Ability to connect with jobseekers and engage with stakeholders of various levels.
  • Strong organisational, project management and computer skills with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • 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.
  • Administratively strong with a track record of identifying and implementing process improvements in an operational environment.

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.

As the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency under the Skills Framework for Financial Services, IBF works closely with industry to set out competency standards and raise the quality of professionals in the financial services industry. IBF also administers regulatory 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.

Since 2018, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative. IBF also provides personalised career advisory to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ibf.org.sg.


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 Skills Framework for Financial Services and be responsible for the following:

  • Perform research to gain insights into manpower and skills development trends and recommend approaches to address skills needs of the financial services industry.
  • Develop and implement plans to engage financial institutions, professional bodies, tertiary and training institutions to expand the training offerings for the skills development needs of the industry.
  • Promote accreditation of training programmes based on the Skills Framework for Financial Services.

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in any field.
  • Prior experience in business or partnership development with a background in financial sector or programme accreditation roles would be preferred.
  • Learning and development and academic experience will be an advantage.
  • Self-driven, resourceful and results oriented
  • Good project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Confident, analytical, proactive and resourceful.

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.

As the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency under the Skills Framework for Financial Services, IBF works closely with industry to set out competency standards and raise the quality of professionals in the financial services industry. IBF also administers regulatory 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.

Since 2018, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative. IBF also provides personalised career advisory to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ibf.org.sg.


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 providing 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
  • Interest and aptitude in data analytics
  • 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.

As the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency under the Skills Framework for Financial Services, IBF works closely with industry to set out competency standards and raise the quality of professionals in the financial services industry. IBF also administers regulatory 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.

Since 2018, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative. IBF also provides personalised career advisory to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ibf.org.sg.


Responsibilities:

As part of the Finance & Programme Funding team, you will be responsible for managing and administering new and existing grants and incentives schemes to drive upskilling of Singapore’s financial services workforce. You will also be expected to analyse data to detect anomalies and identify patterns and opportunities for improvements to grant and incentives management processes

In this position, your main responsibilities include:

  • Guide and engage internal and external stakeholders on matters concerning grants and incentives schemes to ensure effective and smooth administration of grant and incentive evaluation and disbursement.
  • Handle email inquiries on grants or incentives, resolve issues and provide timely response to ensure a positive experience for the applicants/claimants.
  • Manage grants and incentives related finance matters, including budgeting, disbursement and utilisation reporting.
  • Coordinate and participate in audits for the funding received, in accordance with funding requirements set by Monetary Authority of Singapore and other funding bodies.
  • Work closely with other teams to review the administrative policies and procedures in relation to grants and incentives administered by IBF and recommend and implement improvements measures to streamline operations.
  • Perform data analysis to detect anomalies and identify patterns and opportunities for improvements to grant and incentives management.
  • Participate in projects as and when assigned.

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience in grant management, audit, finance, or management reporting function.
  • Meticulous and able to multi-task.
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, high intensity environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good critical and analytical thinking skills.
  • Hands-on experience in project conceptualisation/ implementation/ review will be an advantage.

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.

As the national accreditation and certification agency for financial competency under the Skills Framework for Financial Services, IBF works closely with industry to set out competency standards and raise the quality of professionals in the financial services industry. IBF also administers regulatory 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.

Since 2018, IBF is the appointed programme manager for the administration of professional conversion programmes for the financial industry under Workforce Singapore’s Adapt and Grow initiative. IBF also provides personalised career advisory to Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents exploring a new role in, or career switch into the financial industry, under IBF Careers Connect.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ibf.org.sg.


Responsibilities:

You will play a key role in administering workforce transformation and talent development initiatives and programmes for the financial industry. In this role, your main responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating and working closely with government agencies, financial institutions and industry associations and training partners to ensure the smooth administration of programmes.
  • Processing programme applications, managing of offer and acceptance and preparation of trainee agreements.
  • Administering of trainee management matters such as monitoring of trainees’ progress and providing operational support.
  • Handling queries to ensure responses are provided in a professional and timely manner.
  • Managing of data and performing regular management reporting.

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
  • Prior experience in administering programmes or trainee management would be preferred but fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Meticulous, organised and process / system-oriented.
  • Customer-centric and professional with a pleasant disposition.
  • Good time management skills, adaptable and able to work well in a team.
  • Self-starter and able to engage with stakeholders of various levels.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.