Future of Finance Jobs
Read the keynote address by Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Manpower, at the IBF careers Connect Visit on 23 April 2019.
As the financial sector continues to transform with evolving business models and wider integration of technology, the nature of jobs will evolve. It is important for professionals to be equipped with new skills and competencies required in evolved job roles to enhance employability.
MAS and the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) have programmes and schemes targeted at individuals for your skills and career development.
MAS works closely with tripartite partners on skills and talent development to improve the competencies of financial sector professionals and strengthen the local talent pipeline of finance professionals and leaders.
Together with our key partner, the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF), we have put in place programmes and schemes that support your FI’s efforts in hiring, building talent pipeline and workforce transformation.
Mrs Josephine Teo, Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs, spoke about workforce transformation and capability building, and partnerships between the government and financial institutions.
MAS and the Institute of Banking and Finance announced additional measures to support and strengthen the development of workers in the financial services sector. They also launched the “Growing Timber” series of webinars and events to provide a forum for key manpower issues in the financial services sector to be discussed.
Ms Jacqueline Loh, MAS’ Deputy Managing Director, spoke on MAS’ three priorities to support the local workforce in our financial sector - Protecting Livelihoods; Creating Opportunities; and Strengthening the Singapore Core.
IBF and MAS have launched a skills map for family office advisors to deepen specialist skillsets in order to better serve Singapore’s growing family office ecosystem.
In his fireside chat at ACI Live Aid: Financial Markets Give Back, Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, MAS, spoke on the operational resilience of the financial sector, FX trading in Singapore, upskilling the industry workforce, and new opportunities for financial services.