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Standard Chartered is a leading international bank operating in some of the most dynamic markets in the world, in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our successful and sustainable business is built on doing tangible, long term good for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.
The primary purpose of this role is to support the Private Bank ("PvB") Hong Kong business by providing advice and guidance to management and staff throughout the business in relation to various legal and regulatory requirements of financial services provision.
To assist in the development of a strong compliance culture in conjunction with the Group ethos of 'good compliance is good business' throughout the business and driving a Here for good culture.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
To advise on the impact and requirements of all relevant legislation, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures defined by SCB Group or Regulator (adopting the more stringent requirements between the two) and all legal and regulatory bodies in which the business operates by ensuring the appropriate level of awareness and training is achieved within a controlled and well documented operating environment.
Ensuring changes to policies, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines are suitably assessed and documented then communicated to staff in a timely and effective manner.
Reviewing and advising on Country addenda to Group Product Approval Documents.
Review and approve Financial Promotions in line with Group requirements.
Provide advice on Cross Border matters and support Legal in the enforcement of country guidelines.
To support the Head of PvB Compliance in all matters, deputising for them at key risk committees when required to do so.
Support and, when required, coach and lead the Client Due Diligence and Surveillance teams in line with the related CSB Policies and Procedures.
Participate in the development, composition, coordination and implementation of compliance training to all staff.
Promote throughout the business the belief that compliance is a positive and integral component and contributes to the success of the Bank.
Promote and review compliance with the Group Code of Conduct. Ascertain, apply and promote across the compliance network best Group practices in the area of compliance.
Proactively identify Compliance risks and propose action plans to address such risks to the Head of PvB Compliance or PvB management Group as directed by the Head of PvB Compliance.
Conduct Compliance investigations if required to do so by the Head of PvB Compliance.
Proactively engage with the wider PvB Compliance function globally to support a wider compliance culture.
Qualifications and Skills
Solid experience in a compliance role focused on Private Banking or Wealth Management.
Legal or Accountancy qualifications beneficial but not essential.
Ideally has experience in CDD advisory, AML Advisory, Compliance and legal; and Customer due diligence services acquired in a bank, leading regulator, or a professional services firm.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong negotiations skills.
The ability to be able to lead and deliver effective training.
Be able to stand up for what is right even under challenge.
In depth understanding of PvB Policies and Procedures.
In depth understanding of local and international regulation.
In depth understanding of the Private Bank organisation, structure, business and their interlinkages.
Understanding of both sides of "the Scales" i.e. being a Business Partner and also an Independent Guardian.
How To Apply
You can search and view current opportunities across our organisation and apply immediately by visiting www.standardchartered.com and selecting Careers. To help speed up your application, please note the following:
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- Some roles may require you to undertake an online talent assessment in addition to completing the application form (to facilitate this process it is preferable that you provide us with an email address as part of your contact information) - We will ask you about your education, career history and skills and experience, it may be helpful to have this information at hand when completing your application
It usually takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete the application form; you can save your application at any time and return to complete it at your convenience.
The closing date for applications is 31/03/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.
Third Party Applications
Please note: Applications from third parties are not accepted unless by invitation.
Diversity and Inclusion
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Standard Chartered is an equal opportunity employer. We have a meritocratic culture where each individual employee is valued and respected for who they are as a person and for what they bring to the organisation.