Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd

Six #Islamic #banks collaborate to develop #waqf #fund

Six Malaysian Islamic banks have agreed to jointly develop a waqf fund which focuses on projects in four areas — economic empowerment, education, health and investment.
The banks are namely: Affin Islamic Bank Bhd, Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd, Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd (Bank Rakyat), Maybank Islamic Bhd and RHB Islamic Bank Bhd . They have signed a Waqf Fund Strategic Collaboration Agreement.

Manager, Strategy & Reporting - Credit Operations Dept

· To coordinate the planning process including monthly & quarterly forecast, annual budgets.
· To perform analysis including the development of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) for the Department.
· To monitor the industry trends and identifying growth opportunities.
· To realign and reengineering the department's process flow and facilitate changes whenever required.
· To develop a reporting framework for management and other stakeholders of the Bank.

Assistant Manager - Credit Policies and Planning

To develop, review and enhance:
· Credit Risk Policy (CRP)
· Guidelines to CRP (GCRP) in line with CAFIB, Basel II / IFSB requirements and BNM's Best Practice guidelines.
· To monitor and track compliance by business units and other relevant support departments to the bank's credit risk policies.

Manager, Fund Transfer Pricing, Finance

Manager, Fund Transfer Pricing, Finance
Main Responsibilities:
· To assist in the setting up of Fund Transfer Pricing (FTP) in BMMB with respect to policies, procedures and systems.
· To craft and review FTP periodic reports.
· To liaise with business units on allocation of costs.

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Bank Muamalat to issue 'more ethical' products

The products Bank Muamalat is planning to launch are intended to be competitive not only in terms of returns, but also in terms of corporate social responsibility. The bank wants to concentrate on products it can channel towards corporate social responsibility, what they call ethical banking. The reason therefor is that Islamic banking is pereived to be ethical banking in its core and Bank Muamalat believs there is a market for such products.

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