• 1) Senior Manager/ Manager, Employability Skills Development
  • 2) Manager, Standards, Accreditation and Certification
  • 3) Assistant Manager, Funding (6-month contract)

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.

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 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 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 Finance and Funding team, you will support the team in the review of grant claims for various funding schemes administered by IBF. You will work closely with grant claimants such as training providers and financial institutions on areas related to their grant claims. You will also enjoy the opportunity of working on operations transformation projects with Finance, IT and other business units of IBF in areas relating to claims processing. In this position, your main responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Funding Manager in designing and implementing various policies and procedures to ensure optimal handling of all grant claims and timely investigation and handling of process exceptions;
  • Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure efficient grant claims management and positive experience for grant claimants;
  • Managing the grant claims process within stipulated turnaround time, including checking claims submitted by claimants for accuracy, completeness of supporting documents and compliance to Terms and Conditions, clarifying with claimants on issues relating to their claims, and preparation of periodic management reports for submission to the grant authority;
  • Managing and coordinating all internal and external audit preparation, responses and closure;
  • Working with IT on system issues relating to grant claims processing and evaluate processes to identify their potential and suitability for automation;
  • Assisting the Funding Manager to drive the automation process through providing operational and change management support.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accountancy or a related field. Prior experience with funding or grant claims processing is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel. Knowledge of advanced Excel skills like pivot table, macro and VBA would be an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An aptitude for problem solving.
  • Accuracy, attention to details, well-organized and has the ability to multi-task and adhere to target timelines.


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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.​