Ongoing competence development
The Bank of Finland devotes considerable resources to the systematic learning and development of staff. The Bank appreciates the vital importance of continuous learning and development for the employee, both professionally and personally. Cooperation with experts and colleagues of the same field provides a learning opportunity every single working day.
The Bank offers many opportunities for skills development and competence broadening:
- job rotation within the Bank of Finland, and between the Bank and FIN-FSA
job rotation to the European Central Bank and other Eurosystem national central banks
training offered by other national central banks or the European Central Bank
membership in Eurosystem working groups
in-house seminars and training
The Bank also devotes major resources to developing managerial work, offering both in-house and joint ESCB leadership training schemes. The Bank's leadership vision obliges every supervisor to continuously improve his or her leadership skills. The quality of leadership is annually monitored by means of a leadership index. The aim is to score above the benchmark value.
A feel-good workplace
The Bank offers its staff stability of employment and challenging Eurosystem specialist tasks, appropriate working conditions, modern working equipment and an interactive workplace. Pleasant colleagues, a good working atmosphere and regular employee attitude and workplace surveys indicate that the employees feel at ease working at the Bank of Finland.
The Bank recognises the importance of staff well-being for a solid work performance. Staff wellness is promoted by offering high-quality occupational health care services, opportunities for sports and leisure activities and access to leisure facilities. The annual summer and staff celebrations also support the wellness goal.