• 1) Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications (Events)
  • 2) Programme Manager (2-year contract)
  • 3) Manager, Standards, Accreditation and Certification
  • 4) Executive/ Assistant Manager, Finance

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 under the IBF Standards. 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.

We are growing our outreach efforts to financial practitioners to foster a culture of lifelong learning in the industry. We are looking for passionate individuals to plan and drive these events to meet our goals. The ideal candidate must be self-driven, a team player and able to work in a fast-paced environment.



Job Description:

The role will in plan and manage the communications and logistics for IBF events, such as seminars and conferences. This starts from the securing of speakers, marketing, logistics and event day management. You will liaise with various vendors and stakeholders to ensure a successful event. This includes working with financial institutions to garner attendance for events and play a key role in ensuring the IBF event databases are kept up-to-date.



Job and Skills Requirements:

  • Events Management experience in running concurrent B2B and B2C events
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills
  • Good presentation, negotiation and communication skills
  • Self-starter, team player and ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Digital Savvy with willingness to learn
  • Experience in using Event Management Systems
  • Diploma/Degree with at least 2-3 years of work experience in Events and Marketing Communications (familiarity with financial services industry an advantage)

 

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 under the IBF Standards. 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.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating and working closely with government agencies, industry associations, tripartite partners and training partners to drive adoption of professional conversion programmes 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
  • Organising and supporting workshops and events to facilitate workforce transformation
  • Recommending and conceptualising interventions, programmes and policies to achieve workforce transformation outcomes
  • Performing data analytics to gain insights into manpower and skills development trends


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • Prior experience in a government agency or financial institution on manpower or workforce transformation initiatives would be preferred
  • 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, career planning, and job matching.



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 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, career planning, and job matching.



Responsibilities:

  • Handle day to day accounting functions as assigned– including all payables, receivables and fixed assets register.
  • Prepare for month-end closings, bank reconciliations, audit schedules and statutory audits.
  • Liaise with IBF’s external auditors and follow-up to ensure that all audit issues are closed or resolved.
  • Prepare IBF’s grant submissions to relevant government agencies and provide explanations to queries.
  • Recommend financial controls and processes across all functions and business processes.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant statutory requirements (i.e. IRAS for Income submission and GST, CPF for Payroll, etc.)
  • Participate in projects relating to process improvement and system enhancements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or Finance.
  • Min. 2-3 years’ relevant experience in a similar capacity.
  • Collaborative, meticulous, organised and process / system oriented.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fresh graduates may be considered.


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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.​