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About Standard Chartered We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
Support the implementation of the FCC Strategy by escalating appropriate FCC and AML issues and executing activities in line with Guidance documents.
Input to the design of the Country operating model, FCC Framework and relevant business processes.
Ensure that there is adequate support (people, processes, tools, frameworks, systems) in the Country for necessary FCC controls and oversight.
Maintain thorough knowledge of bank products across all segments (i.e. retail, commercial, private, correspondent banking and trade) and the ability to execute and oversee end-to-end investigations across all segments.
Support relevant stakeholders to make decisions based on current and possible future policies, practices, and trends.
Keep track of and provide advice to relevant stakeholders on the interpretation and application of regulatory expectations, laws, best practices and policies related to FCC.
In line with AAA procedures, responsible for processing AML investigations end to end, from initial referral through to the outcome of the case (closure in ECM/escalation to regulators).
Processing and concluding cases allocated in a timely manner within agreed TATs whilst maintaining Quality Control/Quality Assurance results in line with Group and local expectations.
Timely initiation of follow up actions including heightened monitoring, CDD review and list additions.
Develop, keep up to date and recommend enhancement of appropriate policies/processes/DOIs to address financial crime risks, aligning with relevant regulatory requirements.
Contribute to the governance and oversight of FCC-related policies and procedures in Region to ensure compliance with such policies and procedures.
Provide advice to relevant stakeholders on compliance with Group standards relating to FCC.
Monitor the performance of all direct reports and the wider team in meeting agreed TATs and Quality Control expectations and proactively identify any key trends that indicate a deterioiration in team performance. Seek solutions to any issues identified that jepordize individual or team targets.
Perform reviews of reports completed by all direct reports as appropriate.
People and Talent:
Promote a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.
Ensure forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management, streamlined workflows and efficient work practices are the norm.
Promote individual accountability for Learning and Development Plans and execution and provide support and direction where required.
Support direct reports in achieving their annual objectives and provide guidance and advice to address any knowledge or performance shortfalls identified.
Assist direct reports in achiving their desire learning and development objectives and provide feedback and direction on suitable courses and opportunities.
Support the day to day management of FCC Investigations activity for the UAE by developing and deploying sound analytical skills to produce balanced judgements in relation to financial crime risk.
Utilize existing data analytic tools, techniques and systems to optimize the quality of casework and ensure efficiency and the sharing of best practice.
Ensure the suitability and quality of case data maintained on internal systems and trackers.
Understand technical aspects of systems relevant to CDD, Client Risk Assessments, Name and Transaction Screening, Trade, AML Monitoring and Case Management.
Identify and highlight any compliance gaps in existing controls or relevant systems.
Apply Group and FCC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.
Make recommendations to relevant stakeholders on possible risk management responses to identified risks and/or findings of concerns from investigations, take ownership and follow up on FCC Controls actions.
Provide intelligence inputs to support calibration of FCC's Risk Methodologies (including aggregate client risk, product risk and country risk assessments).
Review and assess existing systems access across direct reports to ensure team members have the necessary tools to achieve the demands of their role and do not have unneccesary access to any bank systems or data.
Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
Support all control checks undertaken by FCC under the Operational Risk Framework (ORF).
Collate, analyse and interpret data in reports to senior management and relevant stakeholders
Analyse and interpret data to produce reports that help the bank identify and manage emerging areas of risk / vulnerability and support in remediation actions within the FCC function.
Regulatory & Business Conduct:
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct. Encourage all direct reports to do the same and address any issues whereby individuals are not perceived to be living within the banks values or 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.
Support the UAE FCC team 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.
Comply with all regulations promulgated by UAE Central Bank and DFSA.
Country FCC and Compliance teams
FCC Controls team
Direct manager and countersigning manager
Financial Crime Surveillance Unit (FCSU)
Embed Here for Good and Group's brand and values in UAE FCC.
Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS: ICA Advanced Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering
Reports Directly to: UAE Head of Financial Crime Compliance Direct Reports: 2 x G7 Triage Analysts and 3 x G8 Triage Analysts
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
Internal Number: 6536594
About Standard Chartered Bank
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