Director, CPBB ESRM

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
08 Mar 2023
22 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
  • The Director ESRM role is part of the Environmental and Social Risk Management (ESRM) team responsible for managing environmental (including climate) and social risk across the Bank with a focus on Consumer, Private & Business Banking (CPBB) products, clients and partnerships.
  • The role sits within our Sustainable Finance team which serves as a centre of excellence on a broad set of ESG topics, providing thought leadership, strategic advice and support for SCB's clients.
They will be responsible for the following
Leading on all E&S matters for CPBB products, clients and partnerships to ensure these are carried out in compliance with the Bank's referenced environmental and social standards. This will require but is not limited to:
  • Undertaking environmental and social due diligence.
  • Defining the Bank's requirements to clients, partners, external counsel and supporting business teams.
  • Negotiating on E&S matters including documentation and action plans.
  • Driving the development, promotion and implementation of the Group's Position Statements.
  • Promoting ESRM activities and the Bank's Position Statements internally and externally through a variety of means including panel discussions, blogs, articles etc.
  • Actively liaising with front-line and product teams across CPBB to educate on and manage existing and emerging E&S risks.
  • Liaising with CPBB Risk, Reputational and Sustainability Risk and Climate Risk.
  • Support the design, implementation and education of staff on policies and procedures in collaboration with Risk, Legal and relevant business teams.
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
  • CPBB colleagues (both in Group and country) responsible for clients, products and partnerships, including many at senior level
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Environmental and social consultants
  • CPBB Risk, Reputational and Sustainability Risk, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability staff colleagues
Our Ideal Candidate
  • 8+ years' experience in consumer banking.
  • 2+ years in E&S risk or reputational and sustainability risk.
  • In depth knowledge and experience across multiple sustainability initiatives and regulations.
  • Knowledge of environmental and socials risks across consumer and business banking products and services.
  • Demonstrable experience in building a high functioning, collaborative team.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • ESG / Climate Risk
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Banking / Financial Services Experience
  • Environmental and Social Risk
  • Regulatory Matters
  • Reporting / Corporate Planning
  • Strategy
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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