Risk & CFCC Project Manager

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
28 Jun 2022
12 Jul 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Standard Chartered
We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity , together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours . When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:
  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.
  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
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The Role Responsibilities
As an Organization we have spent five years strengthening our foundations and demonstrating we are a profitable, purpose-led company that is here for good. Our Strategy sets an ambitious vision for the future requiring us to transform further and faster. Risk and CFCC have an important role to play in delivering the Strategy. Our vision is to be simple and straight forward to work with and work in, to deliver value through closer partnerships and strategic advice, and be fast, effective decisions makers that enable sustainable and safe business growth.
To drive, manage and embed our vision, we will need to continue to evolve our change and transformation capability and service. Doing this this will help enable the successful design and implementation of strategic outcomes supported by a future Risk & CFCC operating model. The Executive Director, Strategy and Transformation role is key to enabling these outcomes.
The key responsibilities is to provide delivery capability and support on a transformation programme that spans Risk, Compliance and Financial Crime (Risk & CFCC). The role will be part of a team that provides support on the Reporting and MI workstream and supports the GPO to deliver the priorities set for the workstream.
Risk & CFCC transformation comprises a portfolio of cross-bank projects that require co-ordinated changes and process improvements front-to-back. This necessitates significant analytical work and stakeholder engagement (across Risk, Compliance and Front Office), working to tight deadlines and addressing sensitive potential solutions while remaining collaborative, constructive, and transparent in approach.
Specifically, the duties of this role will cover the following:
  • Develop an overall understanding of SCB Risk function and Risk & CFCC MI & reports
  • Engage with stakeholders to identify streamlining opportunities by way of retiring, consolidating and/or automating the reports
  • Engage with stakeholders at various levels across the Bank to deliver the Transformation agenda in an effective manner, addressing complexity with continual focus on outcomes
  • Develop a centralized Report Inventory Tool for all Risk & CFCC reports, to enable better overview and governance of the reports.
  • Standardize CRC & ERC committee packs across AME region.
  • Provide support to GPO in establishing a Reporting Roadmap and defining a Risk Reporting Governance Framework.
The role holder will be responsible for developing and delivering transformation initiatives linked to the central Risk & CFCC strategy. The role holder will employ best practice in change management, as well as continually focusing on the core objectives of the Risk & CFCC strategy.
In pursuit of these responsibilities the role holder is expected to:
  • Realise synergies and efficiencies and ensure consistency in delivery of outcomes wherever possible
  • Work as a team to embed agile principles and ways of working that enable rapid assessment and delivery of impactful initiatives that align with Productivity objectives
  • Have relevant experience in a transformation, consulting and/or project delivery role
  • Experience in presenting and developing materials for Senior stakeholder review is also desired
  • Adopt an agile planning and rapid opportunity assessment framework to quickly identify and analyse opportunities and process related pain-points that, if resolved, would give rise to more effective and efficient risk management
  • Adhere to such other process and governance requirements as requested by line management
  • Identify and document as-is applicable stakeholders, processes, applications used, data entry & transfer points, and business rules in order to perform analysis
  • Participate in requirements gathering and produce analysis artefacts including (but not limited to) process improvement suggestions, interaction models across functions, and supporting definition & development of Risk organisation design, Risk CoE, and location model
  • Support development of the target state transition approach
  • Support change management activities
Risk Management
  • Ensure all activity adheres to the Banks Risk Management Framework, with a specific focus on ensuring an effective framework for the management of operational risks as they pertain to the role.
  • Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the Group operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.
  • Deliver 'effective governance'; capability to challenge colleagues effectively; and willingness to work in an open and cooperative manner with all.
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • Achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles : Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key Stakeholders
  • Programme Manager and Programme team members
  • Risk & CFCC COO team
  • GPO - MI & Reporting
  • Key Risk & CFCC colleagues
  • Business leadership
  • HR / Organisational Design
  • Key operations and technology partners / vendors
Other Responsibilities
  • As delegated by line management from time to time.
People and Talent
  • Lead and train Change Agents to support People Managers and Leaders in communicating and promoting change as well as addressing potential sources of resistance to change.
  • Mentor and support team members, onshore and offshore, and assign tasks where relevant
Risk Management
  • Consult with team members and identify and manage anticipated resistance
  • Ensure that all change initiatives are managed in accordance with the Group's best practice requirements for programme management and that programme risks and issues are identified, escalated and addressed as appropriate
Key Stakeholders
  • Risk & CFCC Change Team
  • Product Owners (Business and Change)
  • Finance and HR Partners

Our Ideal Candidate
  • A Bachelor's degree with 10 years of experience in change management, and 5 years of hands-on working experience in change management in a large complex organisation
  • Certification in change management and project management (optional)
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with people at all levels
  • Ability to learn the organisational structure and acquire in-depth knowledge of the various
  • Strong analytical skills and able to handle complex issues
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Manage Change
  • Manage Conduct
  • Manage People
  • Manage Projects
  • Manage Risk
  • Defining Strategy

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