These values are also reflected in our HR policy and management culture. Find out more here about what makes us a fair and reliable employer.
Consistent in supervision, independent in reaching decisions, responsible and reliable in its actions: these values flow into our HR policy and management principles and shape the way teams work with each other and their line managers.
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The FINMA HR policy is shaped by the guiding principles of continuous development, partnership and fairness:
FINMA managers at all levels are also specialists. Flat hierarchies, pragmatic management tools and teams organised according to the projects they are working on permit direct and clear communication and a mutual exchange of knowledge.
Our management principles are anchored in the following core maxims.
As leaders we focus on FINMA's goals:
As leaders we take responsibility for the performance of our teams:
It is important to us that employees have all the relevant information and that knowledge is shared. With this in mind, in addition to the usual manager briefings FINMA also takes steps to keep staff informed and involved. Some examples are:
We firmly believe that salary and career opportunities cannot be based on age, gender, lifestyle or origin.
To demonstrate that we mean this, the independent firm SQS has performed a number of audits at FINMA and has awarded FINMA the recognised "Good Practice in Fair Compensation" certificate. We are proud of this, and it encourages us to live out our convictions.
Around 40% of FINMA employees are female. The proportion of women across all levels of senior management is 27%. The long-term objective for FINMA is to increase the number of women in senior management to reflect the percentage of female employees.