Associate Director, AM Change & Transformation

Standard Chartered Bank
Singapore, Singapore
26 May 2023
25 Jun 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Summary
This role is required to support and co-ordinate a diverse set of initiatives with a multi-geography and multi-function scope to deliver on strategic priorities related to Asset Management processes, technology and product as aligned to the overall Property strategy.
Business & Strategy
  • Provide key support and strategic inputs into the evolving overall third-party supplier delivery model.
  • Ensure supplier partner scorecard aligns with the overall Property strategic outcomes.
  • Oversee and act as AM liaison for strategic inputs into client strategies (such as CPBB network optimisation)
  • Provide performance tracking into key financial AM KPI such as asset divestments, space exits and rental saves.
  • Support the Head of Product, Change & Transformation in delivering identified process improvement through the unified backlog process.
  • Proactively identify process improvements that positively impacts the AM process aligned to overall strategic goals.
  • Act as a liaison & challenger for all cross functional process improvements (e.g., IFRS16) that have a direct impact on AM process.
Systems, Data & Innovation
  • Support the development of overall Asset Management technology strategy in line with the Property and wider bank Technology strategy.
  • Bring in external view on new technologies, key industry trends that can enhance and support the digital solutions for AM team.
  • Co-ordinate implementation of identified technology pilots.
  • Act as a single point of contact for all AM related data automations, data governance requirements.
Risk Management & Governance
  • To ensure all risks defined in the Asset Management Property Universe and end-to-end processes are actively managed across the group. 
  • Work with cross functional property and non- property teams (e.g., OCIR, Climate Risk, IFRS16 etc.) to ensure risk controls are periodically assessed and working effectively.
  • Review and implement changes to the supply partner testing approach on AM related data and risks.
  • Co-ordinate the review and delivery of the independent governance model related to 3 rd party data management team end to end processes that impacts data accuracy and other related AM risks.
Communication & Special Projects
  • Drive communication plan for overall Asset management including upkeep of the bridge page and wider sharing of Asset Management initiatives
  • Ad hoc support to the Group Head of Asset Management
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
  • Global Head of Asset Management
  • Regional Portfolio Managers
  • Property Data & Analytics and Property Digital Lead
  • CIO Property
  • Finance (Property & IFRS16 teams)
  • OR Property Lead
  • Other SCB Risk groups (Climate Risk, Insurance)
  • Property SME's/Specialisms (Workplace, Safety & Security, SPM,ESG etc)
  • Third Party supplier partners
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Bachelor's degree in commerce or real estate preferred
  • MRICS preferred but not essential
  • 5+ years working in a real estate field or real estate related business
  • Experience in managing and working with multi- disciplinary/multi geographic teams
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Agile related certifications would be preferred but not essential
  • Data oriented mindset
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Risk Management
  • Data Analytics & Insights
  • Business Intelligence
  • Supply Partner Management
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 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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