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CONSULTANT
Job purpose
This position is primarily responsible for developing and delivering learning programmes at Asian Banking School (ABS) with the objective to develop talent in the banking industry.
Reporting Line
This position has a reporting line to the Director of Training.
Job Accountabilities
There are three key functional accountabilities for this role. These are:
  1. Training Programme Delivery 
  2. Training Programme Content Development 
  3. Client Relationship Management 


The Consultant will also be required, as and when necessary, to take on additional related responsibilities when requested by the CEO and Director of Training. 

1.

Training Programme Delivery
The Consultant is expected to spend at least 50 percent of his/her available time delivering classroom-based training and with the aim to receive excellent feedback from course participants. It will be the Consultant’s responsibility to ensure that the course content and materials are up-to-date, relevant and presented in a professional manner. He/she will also be expected to be familiar with and adopt new and innovative training methods and delivery systems.

2.

Training Programme Content Development
The Consultant is responsible for maintaining programme content and materials that are topical and subject-relevant. This is to be maintained through continuous research and keeping up to date with market developments in the subject matter, both locally and globally.

3.

Client Relationship Management
The Consultant is also responsible for business development and client servicing of selected existing and potential clients. This role requires excellent interpersonal skills and is focused on a consultancy approach to new business development. The Consultant is expected to spend at least a third of his/her available time on building networks and meeting with clients with the objective of developing business and strengthening working partnerships. As the Relationship Manager for clients, the Consultant will inadvertently carry the role of providing ABS with market intelligence and training needs to guide in programme planning to meet client requirements.

4.

Other Responsibilities
The Consultant may be asked on occasion by the CEO and Director of Training to assume additional responsibilities related to the role. These may include speaking at conferences on behalf of ABS, writing articles in areas of specialization and client mentoring. Some travelling may be required if there are out-of-town or overseas training programmes that need to be delivered.
Personality Profiles
  • Have good time management skills and a strong sense of urgency to accomplish work done within deadlines 
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with strong competencies in English 
  • Able to listen attentively, question appropriately and communicate honestly at all times 
  • A team player and willing to learn from team members and establish a collaborative relationship with peers 
  • Demonstrate self-awareness with willingness to learn and continuously improve oneself 
  • Must demonstrate a strong sense of personal commitment for excellence, showing initiative and enthusiasm to take on challenging tasks 
  • Possess strong decision making skills and have sound judgement and business sense 
  • Able to work independently and possess leadership skills. Able to anticipate issues and take action when needed.
Competency and Academic Requirements
  • Candidates must possess at least a Master’s Degree or professional qualification in banking and/or related field of subject matter expertise
  • Holding a qualification as a Certified Training Professional is an advantage
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience in a related field is required. Candidates with a solid research background and an interest in training consultancy as a profession may also be considered.
  • Possess above average knowledge and technical knowhow in he or she’s subject matter specialization and able to apply theory into practice
  • Competent in computer skills and able to use appropriate tools and software to function efficiently in the job
  • Knowledge in effective and current training methods is a definite advantage
Senior Executive/ Assistant Manager - Corporate Communications
Job purpose
The Jobholder is responsible for assisting, supporting and executing the implementation of the communications strategy and activities for the Asian Banking School.
Reporting Line
This position will be responsible for supporting the Communications function and has a reporting line to the Director of Corporate Communications.
Job Accountabilities
  • Responsible for contributing to the implementation of a plan and related activities for branding ABS through multiple platforms including media, traditional and digital advertising, marketing collaterals, social media, and website, among others.
  • Responsible for the administration of the ABS website, updating of its content, generating of related reports and web analytics.
  • Coordinate and execute online campaigns to get the company's message out and increase online followers.
  • Support campaign and messaging efforts in public relations, online marketing, social media, advertising, campaign strategy and brand awareness initiatives.
  • Have strong working knowledge of design software, a good eye for design and able to uphold the corporate identity and aesthetics of ABS in the work produced.
  • Source for and manage relationships with relevant vendors.
  • Interact with cross functional teams to ensure objectives are aligned.
  • Prepare status reports on digital communications efforts, assist in the tracking of communications budgets and carry out general administrative work for the department.
  • Carry out cross-function and ad-hoc tasks as assigned by supervisor to ensure smooth operations of the department’s and the company’s initiatives.
Personality Profiles
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Able to work independently but still be able to be a team player when needed
  • Have a creative flair and interested in learning new things and ideas
Competency and Academic Requirements
  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma / Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Multimedia
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Experience in working in a corporate communication role as designer, digital and social media point person, and website administrator (4-5 years)
  • Experience in event management and able to do corporate photography is a plus
  • Familiar with design software including but not limited to Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
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