FM Risk Technology Lead PMO - BPM

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
05 Mar 2023
19 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
  • As part of the Financial Markets (FM) IT organisation, this role is part of the Risk Technology which is a large portion of the total FM portfolio including SABRE, Re-platforming, Credit / Equities products, Credit / Market Risk mitigation and multiple other smaller scale projects.
  • This Portfolio will be responsible for a significant spend in 2023 and there is a need to ensure that the team has the continuous governance and support to ensure that this Portfolio both meets its delivery targets as well as the internal cost and, among others, headcount KPI's. The drivers for change vary from platforms and components that generate significant revenue through to a challenging regulatory agenda - all of which have delivery targets in 2023 and beyond.
  • To ensure that we have effective support for 1 of the 6 Financial Markets Director's and the Segment & Project managers in his area, we have to fill a Lead PMO / BPM role covering the entire portfolio.
  • This position involves the design, implementation and maintenance of Segment & Project finance and assists with governance and compliance solutions within the department. Located in Singapore, this role will have wide ranging responsibilities (detailed below) but ultimately will be accountable for the portfolio's finances, head count and Segment / project Governance standards. The job will also actively participate in any System and Process Updates and Changes.
  • Awareness and understanding of the Group's business strategy and model appropriate to the role.
  • Awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates.
  • FM is wider than just this team and the Candidate needs to understand that anything what happens in this world may affect others in FM. This can also be help in regard to processes and adjustments from whatever direction it comes - mostly from other teams, be it Finance, HR, IT, process Owners, or ECM (the bank wide PMO Team).
  • There are multiple processes to adhere to, be it the monthly cycles of forecasting, 2 weekly cycles of hiring tickets, Management information sharing, Vendor management, and many ad-hoc requirements which need to be dealt with.
  • Much information needs to be shared on an ongoing basis, not once but repeatedly. Therefore, it is important to have the information at your fingertips and it is complete and accurate at all times.
  • Processes are mostly supported by systems that work well or not. Whenever there are gaps or illogic steps in a process, this should be addressed in a constructive manner in collaboration with the other BPM's. This is not something that will be asked from you but needs to come naturally.
People & Talent
  • What is expected on the People & Talent side is that the Candidate will be Coaching and Mentoring Talent within the team and beyond to get to a next level in whatever they take care off.
  • The Candidate needs to lead by example and build a culture of openness and honesty, making sure that every team member feels comfortable to speak up and give their opinion.
Risk Management
  • The ability to interpret the Group's financial information, identify key issues based on this information and put in place appropriate controls and measures. It is important that on a day-to-day basis it is understood what the position is, not only financially but also on the outstanding tasks, for all the Segments & Projects and that the team is in control of what they do.
  • The candidate will assist in many Governance aspects to manage the Project according to the set rules within the bank; this is not only done within systems, but also outside of them. Showing that the team is in control of Delivering the workload according to the set rules and guidelines.
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 team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key stakeholders
  • Segment and Project managers
  • Head FM Strategy and Planning
  • Peer BPM's and PMO teams
  • Finance
  • Infrastructure teams
  • Other technology teams
  • Human Resources
  • Change management Enterprise
  • COO team
  • Audit / Regulatory
  • Vendor management
  • External Vendors
Our Ideal Candidate
  • University Degree in any subject.
  • 10+ years experience in a professional corporate environment.
  • Certified as CMA / CIMA or comparable is preferred
  • Experience in Financial Planning & Analysis.
  • Any Professional Accounting qualification.
  • Knowledge of Project life cycles end to end.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Data and Processes improvement
  • Finances interpretation
  • Analysis and Planning
  • Organisational skills
  • Clear Communication
  • Guidance and Directing team
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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