09:02 | 04/05/2018 Finance - Banking
(VEN) - Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam has been named the “Banking Employer of the Year in Vietnam 2017” by the London-based Finance Digest. The Bank has also been ranked in the top five best places to work in Vietnam’s banking industry and top 100 best places to work in Vietnam in the “Top 100 Vietnam Best Places to Work 2017” survey, jointly conducted by the career networking platform Anphabe and the research firm Intage Vietnam.
Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam is also a leader in training and development. The Bank organizes training courses in-country and abroad to help employees improve their knowledge and skills, including new leadership training programmes focusing on building high performing teams, and more training options for staff to improve their technical knowledge. It also offers educational sponsorships for staff to pursue further study. Staff are encouraged to rotate internally between departments and explore opportunities with the Bank in other markets to gain international exposure and experience and build a career in the organization.
In addition to international standard workspaces, Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam provides enhanced benefits to create a people-oriented culture that embraces diversity and inclusion and work-life balance. In mid-2017, the Bank refreshed its flexible working policy, allowing staff to work in a way that meets their needs and balances their professional and personal life. The Bank also enhanced its parental leave policy to provide staff better support around the time of childbirth and adoption: female staff are now entitled to 20 weeks of maternity leave with full pay and male staff receive two calendar weeks of fully paid paternity leave.
“At Standard Chartered, we consider our employees to be our greatest asset and we are dedicated to empowering them to achieve their goals, both personally and professionally. As we continue to grow our business in Vietnam, investing in our people will remain a priority to ensure that we provide the best possible service to our clients. Being named Banking Employer of the Year in Vietnam 2017 reaffirms that we are a market leader in this area”, said Nirukt Sapru, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam.
Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam currently has more than 1,400 employees, a number which continues to grow as the Bank expands its business across all customer segments.