[MAS] #SGUnitedJobs Assistant Director/Associate, Capital Markets Intermediaries (CMI II) (Contract)

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Job Description


You will be part of the authorisation team and be responsible for the admission of new fund managers and real estate investment trust (REIT) managers. You will also be responsible for maintaining sound admission standards and regulatory requirements that are in line with international standards.

The objective of the authorisation team is to ensure that MAS’ regulatory perimeter for the fund management industry, as well as the admission framework and criteria remain purposeful in upholding MAS’ objectives. To this end, the authorisation team carries out reviews of admission policies and processes, taking into consideration fund industry developments and changes to the authorisation regimes in major financial centres, as well as trends in applications and registrations from the industry. The team also seeks to streamline the authorisation processes periodically as appropriate.

In the course of your work, you will interact with applicants and industry practitioners to understand their business models and outlook, and other external parties such as industry bodies, foreign regulators, other government agencies and supranational bodies to keep pace with industry and regulatory developments.

This is a contract role till end 2022.


  • Good working knowledge and experience in fund management, capital market intermediaries and/or financial products. Prior working experience in the fund management industry would be an advantage.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work at both the conceptual and operational levels

  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.

All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting


Closing on 25 May 2021

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