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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.
The Role Responsibilities
Help the Group meet its commitment of being "Here for Good" by building a sustainable CFCC framework that places regulatory and CFCC best practice standards, and a culture of appropriate conduct at the forefront of the Group's agenda
As an independent second line risk control function, execute the relevant aspects of the CFCC framework through robust independent risk control and the provision of specialist advice and constructive challenge in a manner proportionate to the nature, scale and complexity of the Group's business.
Proactively support and challenge the Group's businesses and functions to exhibit appropriate conduct, comply with regulatory and CFCC requirements and strive to achieve fair outcome for the Group's clients.
Evaluate the effectiveness of the Group's CFCC efforts.
Support the management of the regulatory relationships with each of the regulators, whose rules the Group is subject to.
Overall leadership and functional responsibility for all members of the United Kingdom PVB and Wealth CFCC teams.
Maintain constructive and effective relationships with Business Heads/Business Chief Operating Officers ("COOs"), and assist relevant CFCC heads to interface with and support all key business stakeholders.
Insofar as they relate to regulatory CFCC, be responsible for providing details of developments giving rise to a material risk that serious regulatory breaches or breaches of risk tolerances (as agreed by the Board from time to time) may occur and notifying any such breaches to Heads, CFCC, United Kingdom and Global Head of PVB CFCC.
Maintain independence, deliver timely responses, and timely escalation of risks and issues where they feel risk management tolerance of the firm are exceeded.
Support and implement the vision, strategy, direction and leadership for PVB CFCC teams, consistent with Global Head, CFCC, PvB ("Global Head") vision and strategy for the Compliance function and in support of the Bank's strategic direction and growth aspirations.
Promote the culture and practice of CFCC with CFCC standards (including conducting business within regulatory requirements, and to high ethical standards) within the Bank and embed a Here for good culture and the Group Code of Conduct.
Build and maintain an effective and constructive relationship with all key business and functional stakeholders that is based on trust, capability and integrity, providing timely, responsive and quality regulatory CFCC advice and guidance to enable the business and functions to meet/ achieve their strategic tactical objectives.
Provide regulatory advice, analysis (and challenge when appropriate) in relation to the full product life cycle including product design through to post sale reviews/ assessments, new business initiatives, bespoke projects, remedial activities (including nature, scale and rigour of past business reviews), transitional investigations.
Provide robust challenge to senior management and all relevant business stakeholders where activities are outside risk tolerance/ appetite, escalating as necessary, until appropriate oversight and ownership is achieved including actions and plans to address any remedial action needed to come back within risk tolerance/ appetite.
Work closely with the business to provide timely regulatory CFCC advice to ensure CFCC with all relevant laws and regulations and support the transition to pro-active and pre-emptive compliance and conduct risk mitigation.
Regular and diarised catch ups with all key business stakeholders.
Establish and maintain effective processes (including training, advice and support) to ensure that policies, procedures and standards to address CFCC risks (excluding financial crime) are effectively implemented and adhered to across PVB .
Provide support and challenge to the Bank's senior management to ensure that they establish and monitor appropriate processes for CFCC with CFCC policies, procedures and standards (including meeting regulatory obligations and maintaining high standards of conduct).
People and Talent
Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations from their team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development of people, and ensure that holders of all critical functions are competent, suitably skilled and qualified for their roles ensuring that they have effective supervision in place to mitigate any risks.
Employ, engage and retain high quality people, with succession planning for critical role s.
Responsibility to review team structure/capacity plans.
Set and monitor job descriptions and objectives for direct reports and provide feedback and rewards in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives.
Regularly and on a timely basis appraise performance as well as proactively manage attrition when needed.
Ensure regular and documented management meetings with direct reports.
Assess competency and skill of the team on an ongoing basis to ensure alignment of skill set to the risk management demands of the business.
Ensure teams are adequately resourced and capacitised.
Act as Risk Owner under the Group's Risk Management Framework for PVB processes where CFCC is the second line Risk Owner.
In collaboration with relevant senior managers, support a programme for CFCC monitoring, surveillance and assurance for PVB.
Ensure effective management of CFCC matters, and in collaboration with the rest of the CFCC team, effectively manage regulatory issues that have a significant impact on the Bank.
Collaborate with the other Products CFCC teams and the CFCC Management Group to anticipate horizon risks that may have a significant impact on the Bank and develop effective strategies to mitigate such horizon risks including global standards for conduct of business.
In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure senior management in the Bank and relevant regulators are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased. Ensure proactive and timely identification, assessment, advice and dissemination of evolving regulatory changes/practices and associated risks, and proactive engagement in regulatory reform. Assist and work closely with Shared Investigative Services (SIS) in relation to investigations concerning the PVB business.
Provide reports to relevant Group and Business risk and control committees and management group on key CFCC risks and issues.
Maintain adequate management MI / trackers across all aspects of their coverage and responsibility to ensure all issues and matters are tracked, followed, regularly assessed and reported on.
Within the Group's overall Risk Management Framework, establish and maintain appropriate risk based CFCC frameworks for identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, mitigating and reporting CFCC (including regulatory and financial crime) risks across PVB.
Develop and recommend (for approval by the relevant Risk Committee), appropriate CFCC policies and procedures.
Ensure appropriate product governance measures are in place so that product approval documents reflect all relevant regulatory requirements.
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 CFCC with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Lead the PVB CFCC teams to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Financial Crime Prevention; Creating the Right Environment.
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and CFCC matters.