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Employment Opportunities at Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam

The Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) is pleased to invite suitably qualified applicants to apply for the following position:

General Requirements:

  • Applicants for the position must be citizens of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam;
  • Strong communication and analytical skills with good organizational and planning skills coupled with high capability in report writing; and
  • Be fluent in oral & written Malay and English as well as being IT literate.

1.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To plan, monitor, and manage the media, local and international, through organized events and/ or media releases, and evaluating the effectiveness of the activities;
  • To plan, monitor, and manage public relations, through relaying key messages to the public and responding to queries and complaints, and evaluating the effectiveness of the activities;
  • To plan, monitor, manage and evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns;
  • To plan, monitor, manage and evaluate the effectiveness of information and management messages disseminated internally; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
     

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Corporate Communications, Public Relations or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having work experience in related fields is an advantage; and
  • Having the ability to use Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and other creative design softwares will be an advantage.

 

2.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE (AML)

To perform Financial Intelligence Unit's functions and tasks as lead agency in AML/CFT, in accordance to FATF Recommendations.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To monitor compliance of Financial Institutions (FIs) and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) to relevant AML/CFT laws and FATF Recommendations;
  • To plan and conduct off-site and on-site 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 perform any other duties as may assign from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in relevant subjects including but not limited to areas of Audit, Finance, Banking or Business Management from universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam; and
  • Having an ACAMS AML Certification or ICA Certification is an advantage.

 

3.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

INTERNAL AUDIT (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

To perform detailed evaluation of internal control, and perform audit reviews of computer information systems. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To perform general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems as per audit work plan, including consulting with system administrators and other related employees on various operational issues related to information systems, and on general business operations as needed during the course of the audit;
  • To perform information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance, including performing IT security reviews to address audit objectives to mitigate information technology risks regarding the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of business information;
  • To assess and evaluate compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies relevant within the scope of AMBD operations;
  • To prepare required audit working papers in compliance with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) IPPF standards, such as audit memos, audit reports and questionnaires to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions, including preparation of written and oral reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for distribution to Head of Internal Audit;  
  • To follow up on IT audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s), including coordinating and interacting with external auditors, system administrators and any related consultants;
  • To determine and recommend improvements in risk management controls and implementation of system changes or upgrades; and
  • To maintain audit management system for Internal Audit Unit; including assisting and training other internal audit staff in the use of computerised audit techniques, and when required in developing methods for review and analysis of information systems.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Information Technology or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Applicants with a Master Degree in related majors is an advantage;
  • Having the professional qualifications/certifications in Project management, Auditing  System implementation, System administration, Microsoft SQL administration, Vendor management, Troubleshooting or any other relevant fields is an advantage; and
  • Having the work experience in audit/audit IT/IT or any other related fields is an advantage.
     

4.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

LEGAL AFFAIRS

To provide sound legal advice to all relevant departments under AMBD and to ensure effective management of overall legal risk.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To draft, prepare, vet and review legal documents, including Contracts, Memorandum of Understanding, Notices, etc;
  • To deal with complex matters that cut across legal and finance related areas;
  • To provide sound legal advice  to  all departments  within AMBD and its Management;
  • To examine materials, such as publications, advertisements, etc., for legal implications which may affect AMBD;
  • To represent the Legal Affairs Unit in meetings, seminars, courses, etc.;
  • To contribute to the development of the AMBD's strategic plans; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Law (LLB) from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam.
  • Having qualifications such as Barrister Professional Training Course qualification or a Masters in Law (LLM) qualification or its equivalent is an advantage. 
     

5.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

BANKING (EXAMINER)

To perform ongoing onsite examination of banks and finance companies.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To prepare risk based on-site examination reports for the concerned bank's management and for AMBD's management;
  • To provide reports to AMBD's senior management on licensees' compliance with AMBD's requirements through on-site examinations;
  • To follow up on findings and observations during the on-site examination and provide information to AMBD's senior management and bank's management accordingly;
  • To prepare information as and when requested by other departments and agencies;
  • To implement AMBD's Strategic Plan and Banking Unit's Work Plan; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Economics/Banking & Finance or any other related majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years of working experience in the banking sector or auditing of banks, preferably in risk management, internal audit or compliance in a Multinational Bank or audit of banks;
  • Having professional qualifications such as Institute of Bankers, Recognised Audit Qualification or any other relevant professional status (Institute of Internal Auditors, CPA, etc.) is an advantage; and
  • Possess intermediate knowledge in Islamic Banking and Finance.

6.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

BANKING SUPERVISION

To regulate and supervise the activities of the banks and finance companies.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To supervise and monitor respective financial institutions in accordance with AMBD regulatory requirements;
  • To process licensing and other regulatory applications received from respective financial institutions;
  • To prepare information requested by other departments and agencies;
  • To assist on any international matters such as attending supervisory or other meetings;
  • To implement the AMBD's Strategic Plan and the Banking Unit's work plan; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Economics/Banking & Finance or any other related majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having minimum of 3 years of work experience in the banking sector or audit of banks, preferably in risk management, internal audit or compliance in a Multinational Bank or audit of banks is an advantage;
  • Having professional qualifications such as Institute of Bankers, Recognised Audit Qualification or Professional Status (Institute of Internal Auditors, CPA, etc.) is an advantage; and
  • Possess intermediate knowledge in Islamic Banking and Finance.

 

7.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4]

FINANCIAL CONSUMER ISSUES

To assist in undertaking tasks, especially those relating to the complaints handling from financial consumers and market conduct of licensed financial institutions in Brunei Darussalam.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To oversee the administration of complaints handling and to provide guidance;
  • To analyze trends of Financial Consumers' Complaints and to provide recommendation for future policy directions;
  • To ensure that Financial Institutions comply with the directions set by AMBD in relation to market conduct, transparency and disclosure;
  • To undertake on-site and off-site supervision with regards to market conduct;
  • To conduct research on areas of relevance; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Law (LLB), Psychology or any other equivalent relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam.
  • Applicants with a Master degree qualification or its equivalent is an advantage.

8.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4] 

CAPITAL MARKET

  • To undertake review of listing applications by company(s) seeking listing and admission to the Brunei Darussalam Securities Exchange (BNX);
  • To monitor and supervise listed entities on compliance to pre listing requirements and post listing obligations; and
  • To monitor and supervise the Brunei Darussalam Securities Exchange (BNX).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

            I.            Listing and Supervision of Markets:

  • To facilitate pre-submission consultations with the issuer and advisor to discuss potential issues pertaining to the IPO application such as practical / implementation issues and regulatory issues;
  • To undertake compliance review of company(s) offering documents with respect to public offerings under the Securities Markets Order, 2013 and Securities Market Regulations, 2015;
  • To prepare recommendation/proposal for Listing committee approval for Listing and admission of a company to Brunei Darussalam Securities Exchange (BNX);
  • To monitor and review issuer/company compliance to pre and post listing obligation; and
  • To undertake day to day administrative functions handling related activities of listed entities such as announcements.
     

             II.         Supervision of Securities Exchange:

  • To supervise and undertake real time monitoring of exchange activities
  • To provide pre and post market summary on the exchange activities and prepare report for the Authority;
  • To identify irregular and suspicious market activities;
  • To initiate initial investigation on suspicious and irregular market activities; and
  • Undertake periodical examination on Exchanges operations and activities.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors in Law or Capital Markets / Accounting/ Finance / Economics from universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having work experience in Banking industry or companies holding CMSL is an advantage; and
  • Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant is an advantage.

     

9.       MANAGER/MANAGER TRAINEE [M4] 

ISLAMIC FINANCIAL ADVISORY
 
To assist Principal Syariah Advisor in providing Syariah advice focusing on Islamic monetary, treasury and investment management.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To provide Syariah advice on monetary and reserve investment matters;
  • To review and provide assessment on relevant documentation;
  • To conduct research on the development of Islamic finance particularly in the Syariah-related matters;
  • To monitor and develop the expertise & performance of the local Syariah Scholars; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Possess good bachelor degree qualification with Honors specifically in Syariah, Islamic Finance, Investment or any other relevant majors from universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;
  • Having the knowledge and/or work experience in monetary, treasury and investment or any other related fields is an advantage; and
  • Good written and oral communication skills in Arabic language is an advantage.

10.   ASSISTANT OFFICER [S1] 

BANKING

To assist to regulate and supervise the activities of the banks and finance companies. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • To perform operational tasks of unclaimed balances, credit cards, finance companies' advertisements, etc.;
  • To monitor payment of all fees received from licensed institutions;
  • To process applications received from respective financial institutions;
  • To conduct research and analysis under the supervision of a senior officer; and
  • To deal with other administrative matters assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess good HND qualification in Business Accounting and Finance or any other relevant majors from colleges/universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam;

  • Having the work experience in the related fields is an advantage; and

  • Having the basic knowledge in Islamic Banking and Finance is an advantage. 

11.   ASSISTANT OFFICER [S1]

FINANCIAL CONSUMER ISSUES

To assist in undertaking tasks, especially those relating to Financial Literacy Initiative/Financial Awareness Programs.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To assist in organizing and conducting financial awareness and education outreach events/programs and activities, for example, National Savings Day and roadshows;
  • To  assist in liaising with other government and private sector agencies to enhance inter-agency collaboration in promoting financial literacy;
  • To assist in the preparation of financial awareness publications such as articles, advertorials, brochures and posters;
  • To prepare financial literacy games to suit different age and target groups;
  • To assist in preparing customized financial literacy programs;
  • To undertake research in areas of relevance; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess good HND qualification in Business and Finance or in any other relevant majors, from colleges, universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam.

 

12.   ASSISTANT OFFICER [S1]

ACCOUNT AND FINANCE

To assist manager in performing finance activities of AMBD.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To prepare the settlement transaction for AMBD Payments;
  • To prepare the entries into Accounting Systems;
  • To be responsible for Petty Cash Claims and upkeep of Cash Book;
  • To perform verification works;
  • To perform reconciliation works;
  • To monitor the Cash Flow; and
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Possess good HND qualification in Finance or Accounting or in any other relevant majors from colleges, universities or institutions accredited by Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam.


Interested applicants are requested to submit online only through Online Job Application Form (NO physical submission nor sent via email will be entertained) with the following items:- 1) Application form; 2) a full resume; 3) a recent passport-sized photograph; 4) a copy of your IC; and 5) only copies of relevant academic certificates.

Applications should be received by AMBD not later than 11.30 am on Friday, 14th April 2017.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED

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