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Centre Head - BIS Innovation Hub, Singapore
Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Job Expired 23 Mar 2023
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Centre Head - BIS Innovation Hub, Singapore

Office location: Singapore
Department: BIS Innovation Hub
Unit: Innovation Hub Singapore
Employment - Duration: 3 years
Contract type: Fixed-term
FTE%: 100
Application Deadline: 22/03/2023


Centre Head - BIS Innovation Hub, Singapore

Our mission at the BIS Innovation Hub is to foster international collaboration on financial technology within the central banking community to improve the functioning and efficiency of the international digital financial system. Key to this mission, our Singapore Centre benefits from being based in a region with extremely vibrant FinTech ecosystems, where rapid technological developments are taking place. This is reflected in the range of our current projects covering on Suptech, Regtech, CBDC and next-generation Financial Market Infrastructures (FMIs)

We have an exciting opportunity for a leader to be the Centre Head for our Singapore Hub. You will:

  • Lead the hub and contribute to the overall strategy.
  • Lead efforts to scout new technologies in the region with the aim of increasing knowledge in areas of broad and critical interest to central banks and with a view towards the production of potential global public goods in the technology space.
  • Design and complete a range of projects on digital innovation as part of the global agenda of the Hub, leveraging the regional strengths and specialist skill sets of the Hub Centre.
  • Develop networks in the region bringing together central banks, academic communities and the private sector with a focus on digital innovation and its application to the financial system.
  • Provide direct oversight of the operations of the Hub Centre, ensure its effective functioning and rapid delivery of project goals.
The successful candidate will:
  • Have significant work experience within central banking, economic research or financial industry areas with a deep knowledge of fintech issues.
  • Extensive experience in financial stability analysis and understanding of public policy issues
  • Sound knowledge of financial technologies and their implications for the global financial system
  • Practical experience in leading projects and a track record of successful delivery.
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead high-performance multi-disciplinary teams to execute complex projects consistent with the mandates of the Centres.
What the BIS offers you:

By joining the BIS Innovation Hub Singapore Centre, based in the international and innovative city of Singapore, you will work in a unique, rewarding, and international work environment. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, including a comprehensive set of family-friendly expat and relocation benefits and allowances, private medical insurance, a generous annual leave allowance, immersion in the latest technologies as well as training and development to further expand your expertise. The Singapore Centre is based in Rochester Commons, an emerging centre for digital innovation in Singapore. You will also get the benefit of this space, the community events and being immersed in innovation.

We truly value diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion, in all its forms. This is the foundation of our organization, what we do, and we want to reflect the world we serve. Thanks to our status as an international organization, we are able and want to hire the best talent globally and encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates of all nationalities and located anywhere in the world. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

To apply, please complete the application form questions and submit your CV and a covering letter outlining how your skills align to the requirements set out above.

We close for applications at 23.59 on Thursday 23 March 2023

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