Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam named among the best companies to work for in Asia in 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020  11:27

Hanoi, 15 July 2020  Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam has, for the third consecutive year, been named “One of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia” by HR Asia, one of Asia's leading publications for HR professionals.

"Investing in people and the workplace has been and will continue to be a priority of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam as we spare no efforts to be the bank of choice for our clients. We believe that being good from the inside out will allow us to provide clients superior products and services, at the same time, enable our sustainable growth and development.” said Nirukt Sapru, CEO Vietnam and ASEAN & South Asia Cluster Markets, Standard Chartered Bank.

Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam provides a unique workplace and culture that embraces diversity and inclusion, allowing its people to bring their true self to work, contribute, be motivated and engaged, and be rewarded and recognised for their contribution. Staff are encouraged to share different views and opinions, and give constructive challenge regardless of age, gender, nationality/ethnicity, disability and sexual orientation, etc. The Bank gives its employees the freedom and accountability to make a real difference to the work they do, challenge where things could be better and find new opportunities for innovation. Judging people by the work they produce, not by the number of hours at a desk, the Bank offers flexible working arrangements facilitated by advanced technologies to allow its staff to work remotely and flexibly where possible.

Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam also placed a strong focus on learning and development to ensure its human resources as well as the Bank always stay relevant and respond effectively to the evolving needs of clients and the industry. Besides regular trainings on topics of interest, the Bank has introduced a number of learning initiatives to help its people upgrade their skills and knowledge. Recently, the Bank launched diSCover, an artificial intelligence driven learning platform, which provides the right content, new targeted future skills academies, webinars and tools to facilitate staff’s learning journey in line with their learning style and goals. It also implemented a Global Learning Week to enable staff to explore diverse topics, deep dive into “future skills” and establish learning habits.

Leveraging on Standard Chartered's extensive footprint stretching across Asia, Africa and The Middle East, the Bank offers unrivalled opportunities for employees to work with people from many different cultures and backgrounds. It also sends staff on overseas short-term assignments to gain international exposure and broaden their career path and provides educational sponsorships to encourage people to pursue further study.

Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam has been named the Best International Bank in Vietnam by Asiamoney for two consecutive years, 2018 & 2019.

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