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Employment Opportunities at Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam


Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) is pleased to invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following positions:

General requirements:

  • Applicants for the positions must be citizens of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam;
  • Possess strong communication and analytical skills;
  • Possess good organisational and planning skills with high capability in report writing; and
  • Be fluent in oral and written Malay and English and is IT literate.

1.         SENIOR MANAGER [M3]

LEGAL AFFAIRS

To provide legal advice, guidance and support to the assigned functions within AMBD and to ensure assigned function's exposure to legal risks are managed.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To advise and offer counsel to assigned functions in AMBD on legal issues;
  • To work closely with other internal functions in support of their core functions;
  • To manage various projects and deadlines;
  • To negotiate, write, and execute agreements, Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and contracts;
  • To draft, review and advise on current and any future laws under AMBD's purview;
  • To ensure legal objectives are met in a timely manner;
  • To review other documentations to ensure compliance with legal requirements;
  • To develop solutions to complex legal questions;
  • To oversee and manage a team of highly motivated counsels/managers on regulatory and other related matters; and
  • To provide supervision to external lawyers hired to assist the organisation with their specialised legal services.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good degree qualification in LLB (Hons) Law or equivalent from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Possess Barrister Professional Training Course (BPTC) or its equivalent;
  • Having a Masters in Law (LLM) qualification will be an advantage;
  • Having at least 8 years of work experience in the related field, including managing and overseeing the work of a team of counsels; and
  • Possess an immense veracity, extensive understanding on a wide range of legal issues encompassing finance, employment and corporate governance amongst others.

2.         MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT

To assist AMBD's Financial Development function towards supporting the development and promotion of Brunei Darussalam's financial sector.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To perform research on financial development related matters including, but not limited to, Islamic finance;
  • To assist in producing reports on the development of the financial sector;
  • To regularly maintain and update the Brunei Darussalam Islamic Finance (BDIF) portal;
  • To assist in financial sector promotions including awareness initiatives with the relevant agencies;
  • To act as the front liner for prospective market entrants, and liaison to the Regulatory and Supervision Department; and
  • To undertake any other duties as assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Finance, International Relations, Economics or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam; and
  • Having work experience in financial sector development and/or promotions will be an advantage.

 

3.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

To plan and coordinate tasks and activities towards providing effective IT support and services within the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To manage any updates and customisation of web application and client application in accordance to the functions' requirements and/or as recommended by system vendor;
  • To liaise with system vendor on matters relating to system application;
  • To prepare and review work procedures relating to system application;
  • To conduct data clean-up;
  • To conduct research and recommend new IT technologies to improve the function's work processes; and
  • To undertake any matters relating to the function's IT needs including proposing new software or upgrading of current software, hardware and systems security.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Information Technology or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having any IT and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) qualifications/certifications will be an advantage; and
  • Having work experience in IT-related and/or project management-related fields will be an advantage.

     

4.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT (SUPERVISION)

To monitor and supervise financial institutions (FIs) and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) to ensure compliance to Anti-Money Laundering/ Combating the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To monitor compliance of FIs and DNFBPs to relevant AML/CFT laws and FATF Recommendations;
  • To plan and conduct offsite and onsite examinations for AML/CFT supervision on FIs and DNFBPs;
  • To prepare examination reports on FIs and DNFBPs;
  • To conduct outreach and training to FIs and DNFBPs; and
  • To liaise and coordinate with other functions within AMBD on matters related to AML/CFT supervision.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam; and
  • Having any professional qualifications/certifications in the related field will be an advantage.  

5.         MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES

To maintain and promote employee relations amongst AMBD officers and staff.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To support the development and implementation of human resource initiatives, policies, procedures, and systems;
  • To support the management of AMBD officers and staff welfare;
  • To be involved in the recruitment process, including managing the hiring process and implementing onboarding initiatives;
  • To support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues; and
  • To undertake any other tasks as assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or any relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having HR professional certifications/qualifications such as CIPD, CIHRM, AHRI, etc., will be an advantage; and
  • Having relevant work experience will be an advantage.

6.         MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

To provide IT maintenance, support and operations as part of the IT Infrastructure function.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To implement the function's strategic plan;
  • To provide maintenance, support and run daily operations including disaster recovery and business continuity on AMBD IT Infrastructure and IT related facilities;
  • To maintain, develop, implement and ensure compliance on IT policies;
  • To do research and design for innovative IT improvements; and
  • To undertake any other tasks as assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Information Technology or any other related majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having IT related/project management certifications/qualifications or undergone any related courses will be an advantage; and
  • Having work experience in the field of IT will be an advantage.
      

7.         MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

LEGAL AFFAIRS

To provide sound legal advice to the assigned functions in AMBD and to ensure effective management of overall legal risk.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To prepare and review legal documentations including, but not limited to, contracts and Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs);
  • To provide comprehensive legal opinion on complex legal matters through extensive legal research within the stipulated timeline;
  • To have familiarity with all laws under AMBD's purview;
  • To draft and review other legal instruments e.g. Notices, Directions, Guidelines, etc., with other functions within AMBD; and
  • To represent Legal Affairs at various meetings, seminars and courses both locally and internationally.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good degree qualification in Law (LLB) from universities and institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Possess Barrister Professional Training Course (BPTC) or its equivalent;
  • Having a Master in Law (LLM) qualification will be an advantage; and
  • Having relevant work experience will be an advantage.


8.         MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE

To be primarily responsible for ensuring the smooth implementation of projects in AMBD, coordinating with different project stakeholders to ensure projects are in accordance with approved budget, project deliverables and its timeline. Additionally, will be responsible in establishing a project management framework following project management standards that are aligned to best practices and meets AMBD's strategic goals.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To develop relevant policies and/or guidelines on project management;
  • To establish standardised procedures and processes to ensure project governance and controls are in place, and to provide recommendations for improvement where necessary;
  • To provide project template for submission of new projects and monitoring of project implementation to ensure projects are managed effectively within its scope, timeline and budget;
  • To act as the Secretariat to the Project Steering Committee;
  • To ensure all project initiations are supported with a sound business case and receives authorisation from the relevant stakeholders; and
  • To establish procedures and controls to ensure effective monitoring and reporting of projects to ensure the projects are in accordance with approved budget, project deliverables and its timeline.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess a good degree qualification with Honors in Business Management or other related majors from universities and institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having professional certifications/qualifications such as Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE II will be an advantage; and
  • Having work experience in project management related field and/or having experience with project management software is an advantage.

9.         MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

TECHNOLOGY RISK SUPERVISION

To regulate and supervise technology risk and cybersecurity management of financial institutions in Brunei Darussalam and assist in developing necessary regulations and policies.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To assess licensees' compliance with AMBD's technology risk management requirements and licensees' maturity level in managing technology risk and cybersecurity through onsite examinations, offsite reviews and ongoing supervisions;
  • To prepare risk based onsite examination reports for financial institutions and AMBD including recommendations based on international standards and industry best practices;
  • To assist other functions in the assessment of new products and services proposed by the licensees that involve the use of technology;
  • To monitor IT and cybersecurity incidents on the financial institutions through incident reports submitted by the licensees and cybersecurity intelligence platform;
  • To assist in the formulation and review of AMBD technology-related regulations and policies for the financial institutions;
  • To conduct meetings and outreach programs with stakeholders such as industry meetings, cyber exercises and public awareness initiatives; and
  • To perform other tasks as assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess a Bachelor Degree qualification with Honors in Information Technology, Information Security, Accounting, Risk Management or any other relevant majors from universities and institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having professional certifications/qualifications such as Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) or Certified Risk and Information System Control (CRISC) will be an advantage;
  • Having work experience in information security management, IT audit and/or risk management will be an advantage.

     

10.   ASSISTANT OFFICER

ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE

To assist manager in performing finance activities of AMBD.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To prepare payment vouchers and Letter of Instructions to respective banks for CIC payments;
  • To perform reconciliation of stock movement against CIC for confirmation of Issuance Expenses;
  • To be responsible for verification of GL postings in IFMS for CIC related transactions;
  • To be responsible for verification of CIC Issued in Exchange;
  • To prepare bank reconciliations in IFMS system on created Journal Voucher/Voucher ID in IFMS with the bank statements; and
  • To be responsible for monthly closing:
       (a) To ensure timely closing of monthly CIC data; and
       (b) To prepare of data for external audit.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good Higher National Diploma/ Advanced Diploma qualification in Finance, Accounting or in any other related majors, from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) qualification will be an advantage; and
  • Minimum relevant 3 years of work experience is preferred.

 

11.   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT GRADE 3

ACCOUNTS AND FINANCE

To provide administrative support to AMBD's Procurement function and Accounts and Finance function.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requisition

  • To prepare purchase requisitions; and
  • To process purchase requisitions within purchasing authority.

Purchase Order

  • To prepare accurate and complete purchase orders;
  • To monitor and maintain computerised records related to purchasing activities including quantities, shipping information, and costs associated with the purchase;
  • To provide purchasing records to supervisors to aid in budget and financial management or maintain purchasing files to support future activities; and
  • To monitor status of orders or contracts.

Suppliers' Record

  • To maintain database of suppliers' record.

Others

  • To complete other tasks as assigned from time to time.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess a minimum of 4 GCE 'O' Level credits with a credit in Malay language;
  • Having good GCE 'A' Level qualifications and/or a National Diploma is an advantage;
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the related field is preferred; and
  • Possess good mathematical skills.

 

12.   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT GRADE 3

CURRENCY MANAGEMENT

To assist in the issuance and redemption of the circulation notes and coins to and from the banks as well as the management of AMBD's coin deposit machine.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Currency Operations (Notes and Coins Management)

  • To process the sales and redemption of the coins;
  • To assist in handling of the redemption and issuance of circulation notes and coins;
  • To assist in coins deposit matters;
  • To assist in the receiving and repatriation of the currency consignment; and
  • To assist in verifying the physical stock and stock ledger of the notes and coins are correct.

Coin Deposit Machine (CDM)

  • To assist in management of Coins Deposit Machine; and
  • To process the coins received from the CDM.

Data Collection

  • Responsible for monthly/ quarterly/ yearly data on issuance and redemption of circulation coins and coins received from the CDM.

Others

  • To assist in the currency destruction and currency disposal; and
  • To assist in the handling and filing of the related paper works and any relevant documentation.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess a minimum of 4 GCE 'O' Level credits with a credit in Malay language;
  • Having good GCE 'A' Level qualifications and/or a National Diploma is an advantage; and
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the related field is preferred.

 

13.   ASSISTANT OFFICER (CONTRACT-BASED)

CAPITAL MARKET

To be part of the supervision team within AMBD's Capital Market function.


MAIN RESPONSIBILTIES:

Licensing and Supervision of Market Intermediaries

  • To assist Managers in the licensing and supervision of market intermediaries;
  • To assist Managers in processing applications for exemption of foreign licensed entities; and
  • To issue receipts for payments received, where necessary.
Compilation of Statistics
  • To compile data required from licence holders on a monthly basis for Manager's analysis;
  • To monitor licence holders' compliance to reporting requirements;
  •  To assist in preparing reports based on the analysis of reported data;
  • To assist in providing capital market statistics to requesting parties, if required; and
  • To update the trackers, registers and profile of licence holders, securities and exempted persons
Others
  • To complete other tasks as assigned from time to time.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good Higher National Diploma qualification in Accounting, Finance, Business or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having any professional qualifications in Finance or Islamic Finance will be an advantage;
  • Having competency in other database software will be an advantage; and
  • Having relevant work experience will be an advantage.

 

14.   ASSISTANT OFFICER (CONTRACT-BASED)

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

To be a part of the team in shaping AMBD's identity and culture, through the planning and designing of various communications materials.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To maintain the brand, look and feel of AMBD's communications by designing AMBD's communications materials;
  • To assist in planning and execution of various internal communications campaigns;
  • To communicate with the public through AMBD's website, emails, hotline and social media accounts;
  • To monitor daily media for news/comments/queries relating to AMBD and its functions; and
  • To assist in other matters and tasks as assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good Higher National Diploma qualification in Multimedia, Creative Design, or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam; and
  • Having work experience in relevant field will be an advantage.

 

15.   ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT GRADE 3 (CONTRACT-BASED)

FINANCIAL CONSUMER ISSUES

To provide support to the daily operational tasks of AMBD's Financial Consumer Issues (FCI) function.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To carry out administrative and clerical tasks such as filing, photocopying, binding, scanning, etc.,;
  • To organise and schedule meetings and appointments;
  • To maintain filing system;
  • To provide assistance during financial awareness programmes;
  • To assist in compiling data received from financial institutions;
  • To enter data obtained from surveys conducted by FCI; and
  • To undertake any tasks as assigned from time to time.

MINIIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possesses a minimum of 4 GCE 'O' Level credits with a credit in Malay language;
  • Having good GCE 'A' Level qualifications and/or a National Diploma will be an advantage; and
  • Having relevant work experience will be an advantage.

 

Interested applicants are required to submit applications online through the Online Job Application Form (No physical submissions or submissions sent via email will be entertained) and the following items:- 1) Application form; 2) a full resume; 3) a recent passport-sized photograph; 4) a copy of your IC; and 5) copies of relevant academic certificates.

Applications should be received by AMBD not later than 11.30 a.m. on Friday, 29th November 2019.

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