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Skalanews - Bank Indonesia will require institutions in the rupiah payment and management system, one of which is a currency exchange agency (Kupva/money changer), to certify all employees.

Deputy Governor of BI Sugeng in Jakarta on Tuesday (7/11), explained that the Payment and Rupiah Money Management System (SPPUR) is an economic sector with high security standard requirements so that the personnel within the sector must be ensured to have professional standard.

"This competence to a realize the national payment system that is safe, smooth and efficient, creating high quality human resources both from banks and non-bank institutions (LSB)," said Sugeng in the National Convention of National Work Competency Standards in the field of Payment System and Rupiah Money Management SPPUR).

Not only the "money changer" employees will be required to be certified. Currently, at the beginning of the compilation of SKKNI and the Indonesian National Qualification Framework (KKNI), there are at least seven SPPUR areas whose employees will be required to be certified, including fund transfer management, customer securities administration, cash management, payment transaction processing, cash management or cash handling, the carrying of foreign banknotes.

Then, the field of treasury transaction settlement, settlement of payment of trade finance transactions (trade finance) and foreign exchange exchange, That is, bank employees or bankers in the SPPUR field will also be required to be certified.

Qualification to obtain the certificate is being prepared by BI in SKKNI and KKNI. The Central Bank is partnering with the Ministry of Manpower to develop the two guidelines.

Direction will be certified to improve the principles of good corporate governance and business practices," said Sugeng.

Sugeng explained that BI will also conduct socialization and provide sufficient transitional period for the implementation of the certification of competence widely in SPPUR sector, taking into account industry readiness and supporting certification organization tools.

Furthermore, Sugeng said, along with technological developments and business practices, the competency standards will be reviewed regularly to suit the latest technological developments, business practices and policies.

Executive Director of BI Payment System Administration Chief Agus Santoso added important certification to improve the competitiveness of the domestic payment system industry. Therefore, the payment industry is in progress for the integration of the ASEAN Economic Community (MEA). He is targeting in 2018 the transition process to conduct power certification in SPPUR is already running.

"If Indonesian workers have certification of course this is related to the MEA so that we compete with the workers in all payments because we are not lost because it already has a certificate of competence," he said.

Agus said the development of work competence standards is a demand and necessity as the rapid development in SPPUR bank industry in terms of volume of payment transactions and increasingly diverse business models. (ant/Frida Astuti)