Head of Regional IRB Retail Models

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
29 Nov 2022
11 Dec 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
The role holder will

  • 12+ Years of experience
  • Head up and manage the development and maintenance of retail bank's regional IRB models
  • Model Owner for local IRB models for Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan
  • Regulatory models for MAS, BNM and the PRA
  • Represent ERA in engagements with country, regulators, stakeholders, and committees
  • Assessment and identification of model requirements and concerns from regulators
  • Conceptualise the model roadmap for the region
  • Embed new risk types into regulatory models (i.e., climate risk) and new modelling approaches (machine learning)
  • Support the increase IRB model coverage through new models (i.e., Wealth Management and Private Banking)
  • Responsible for the delivery of models to stakeholders - both internal (in Business Risk and Business) and Regulators.
  • Support the Global Head model development in the development of ERA strategic plans to drive ERA vision and purpose
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 Model Risk policy.
  • Have an in-depth understanding of bank's model risk standards.
People and Talent
  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations for the teams and work in collaboration with all relevant partners.
  • Employ, engage, and retain high quality people.
Other responsibilities

  • Communicate and provide models and other relevant associated information to senior management and ERA teams explaining large complex quantitative data analytics at a level that will be understood by all stakeholders
  • Understanding business/ business risk stakeholders' expectations and external stakeholders (regulators)
  • Adherence to all relevant governance standards and nWoW (new Ways of Working)
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.
  • Support the ERA Team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles. The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key Stakeholders
  • Retail CRO
  • Country risk teams and CROs
  • Members of ERA MT
  • Senior members of the ERA team including 1 downs of the ERA MT
  • Internal & external Audit
Our Ideal Candidate
Role Specific Technical Competencies

  • Banking Industry Experience.
  • Extensive experience of working in the model development teams (IRB), Scorecard & IFRS9 models.
  • Master's Degree in Banking / Statistics / from a well-reputed university.
  • Demonstrable team management experience.
  • Excellent Stakeholder management.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrable leadership experience from a line management perspective but additional in support of virtual teams across multiple organisational functions.
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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