Executive Director, RM, Global Subsidiaries

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
24 Jan 2023
23 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
  • Lead the North Asia Corridors (China, Korea and Japan) and Portfolio business for Global Subsidiaries Singapore.
  • Direct oversight of 9 staff, current year revenue of USD112m, covering a portfolio of ~300 client groups (including portfolio clients).
  • Provide senior support for RM Team Leads and RMs covering New-To-Bank and Existing-To-Bank GS relationships. Define and deliver strategies to achieve GS SG budget and objectives.
  • Maintain strong risk management culture.
  • Set and drive strategy for North Asia and Portfolio team. Support GS Singapore, Regional and Global initiatives. Take ownership and/or task team members with ownership of resolution of challenging issues. Ensure mindset across team of "beyond portfolio" - i.e., initiatives and projects which better the entire bank and not just the RM's immediate portfolio.
  • Responsible for Origination and deepening client relationships and driving revenue growth.
  • Awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates.
  • Ensure strong sales discipline by regularly monitoring and maintaining a healthy pipeline and ensure timely completion of call reports within CRMx/ WorkBench.
  • Ensure quality of the sales pitch and provide support to RMs within team for the delivery of pitches with clients.
  • Coordinate with GAM Team leads in GAM locations for effective client solution delivery.
  • Collaborate with product partners, senior leaders to deliver Effectively use CRM for managing a healthy pipeline and also a record of client calls and discussions.
  • Responsible for supervising client engagements which drive financial performance. Ensure adherence to onboarding process. Given this is a First Line Defence role, ensure self and team take a risk-based approach to management control of business activities.
People & Talent
  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values.
  • Set appropriate tone and expectations from their team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
  • Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development of people and ensure that holders of all critical functions are suitably skilled and qualified for their roles ensuring that they have effective supervision in place to mitigate any risks.
  • Employ, engage and retain high quality people, with succession planning for critical roles.
  • Responsibility to review team structure/capacity plans.
  • Set and monitor job descriptions and objectives for direct reports and provide feedback and rewards in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives.
  • Support team career objectives.
Risk Management
  • Identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and mitigating risks to the team, GS, Group, as well as an awareness and understanding of the main risks facing the Group and the role the individual plays in managing them. Ensure deal room deals are managed appropriately. All mandatory trainings completed for self and team within stipulated timeframes. Proactively call out key issues and collaborate with business partners to put in place appropriate controls and measures.
  • Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the team's arrangements to deliver effective governance, oversight and controls in the business and, if necessary, oversee changes in these areas; Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework, in which the GS operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.
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.
  • Lead the Head of North Asia Corridor and Portfolio to 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
  • GS Management, LC/MM, IC, CCIB Management, Product Partners, Risk Management, IMO, CSG, Operations.
Other Responsibilities
  • Embed Here for good and Group's brand and values in North Asia and Portfolio Team; Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures; Multiple functions.
Our Ideal Candidate
  • 12+ years of relevant relationship management experience covering North Asia-based clients (predominantly Chinese corporates).
  • Strong knowledge of legal, economic, and regulatory environment in China and Singapore as well as other key trading corridors.
  • Credit trained.
  • Proposal management and delivery skills and a good question-asker.
  • Multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity with an understanding of cultural, ethnic, and religious market conditions to translate strategy into effective local operations.
  • Risk management experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills .
  • Mandarin language would be advantageous as the scope of the role will be to work on clients from predominantly in the North Asia-based market (predominantly Chinese corporates).
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Account Management
  • Understanding Customer Needs
  • Sales Tasks & Activities
  • Team leadership
  • People Development
  • Cross-Selling
  • Knowledge of Product Line
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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