Director, Quantitative Analyst

Employer
Standard Chartered Bank
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2022
Closes
21 Dec 2022
Ref
17846095
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Role Responsibilities
  • Financial Markets has expertise combined with deep local market knowledge to deliver a variety of risk management, financing and investment solutions to our clients. The FM team offers capabilities across origination, structuring, sales, trading and research. Offering a full suite of fixed income, currencies, commodities, equities and capital markets solutions, FM has firmly established itself as a trusted partner with extensive on-the-ground knowledge and deep relationships.
  • Within FM, the Modelling & Analytics Group ('MAG') is accountable for design, development and delivery of real-time pricing models, risk models, and core infrastructure, enabling pricing, market data, intra-day risk reporting capability, and portfolio level analytics including reporting and capital computation.
  • The role of IR Quantitative Analyst, will work in Singapore, focusing primarily upon model development activities for interest rates models.
Specific responsibilities include
Strategy

  • Working with traders, structurers and other modellers to execute product development plans in line with business priorities.
Business
  • Awareness of the economic, market and regulatory environment in which FM operates, especially as regards model and analytics capabilities.
Processes
  • Develop and maintain models for the pricing and risk management of interest rates products.
  • Delivery of model documentation and testing material.
  • Improving and maintaining existing analytics.
  • Research into alternative models and numerical techniques as well as ongoing assessment of models published in industry or academic literature.
  • Provide day-to-day support for relevant business units.
Internal and Regulatory compliance
  • Ensure models are developed and maintained in-line with the applicable policies and standards.
  • Comply with the Operational Risk Framework.
  • Proactively support the implementation of the Group Model Risk policy.
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.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key stakeholders
  • Trading, Sales, and Structuring business colleagues
  • MAG developers
  • Market Risk Analytics
  • Model implementation delivery (MAG Cortex, SABRE, etc.)
  • Group Model Validation
  • FM model risk management
Our Ideal Candidate
  • 7 plus years of experience in Quantitative Analyst
  • Strong academic qualifications in a quantitative subject (e.g., Financial Mathematics, Master's or PhD).
  • Experience developing/validating financial markets inflation pricing/risk models in an international bank.
  • Good knowledge of numerical methods, stochastic calculus, and probability theory.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • C++ programming.
  • Knowledge of financial market products, market conventions and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of functional programming (e.g Haskell) is a plus.
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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