• 1) Manager, Standards, Accreditation and Certification
  • 2) Head, Examinations
  • 3) Manager, Finance
  • 4) Career Advisor

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.


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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.​