Rapid changes in the business landscape being brought about by Fintech and new developments in the region, such as the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area initiatives, results in an increasing demand for high-quality banking and financial services. To stay ahead amidst these changes and meet the increasing expectations of customers and regulators, Hong Kong must attract, retain and develop talented banking and finance professionals for seizing the exciting growth opportunities emerging in the banking and financial services industry.
The new Hong Kong Banking Industry Talent Development Awards Programme (香港銀行業人才發展獎勵計劃) has been introduced to showcase those financial institutions that demonstrate exemplary achievements and good practices in staff and talent development.
Any registered Authorized Institution (AI) supervised under the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA); or HKIB Corporate Members/ Corporate Affiliates.
The programme comprises two categories: Category I: HKIB Talent Development Award (HKIB人才發展獎) and Category II: Talent Development Excellence Award (人才發展卓越獎)
HKIB Talent Development Award (HKIB人才發展獎) aims to acknowledge the efforts of financial institutions in the areas of talent recruitment and development by recognising qualification/designation holders and enabling and encouraging employees to enrich their knowledge and skills through HKIB Professional Qualifications Programmes (PQPs), including Certified Banker (CB) and the Enhanced Competency Framework (ECF), and other banking and finance related qualifications. Launch date: 21 December 2018
The Category I Award recognises the efforts of financial institutions in talent development in 3 key areas – Engagement, Enabler and Encouragement (3Es). Details of the assessment criteria may refer to the application form with below timeline:
|Jul 2019 – Jun 2020||Logo Usage|
|Apr 2019||Result Announcement|
|28 Feb 2019||Closing Date of Application|
|Late Dec 2018||Open for Application|
Talent Development Excellence Award (人才發展卓越獎) aims to recognise the efforts of financial institutions that pursue forward-looking strategies and undertake long-term investment to nurture talent development for the finance industry and business community as a whole. The awardees of Category I will be invited to apply for Category II in Q3 2019. Details will be announced in Q2 2019.