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The Role Responsibilities
To uphold the integrity of the Group's risk/return decisions, and in particular for ensuring that market risks for Credit Trading and Equity are properly assessed, that risk/return decisions in these areas are made transparently on the basis of this proper assessment, and are controlled in accordance with the Group's Risk Appetite.
To ensure the Risk Management Framework is effectively embedded in Market Risk for Credit Trading and Equity
To ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
Ensure that the exposures in the risk reports are correctly computed before being reported to the management
Support the assessment of the Market risk profile for Credit Trading and Equity and maintain alignment with risk appetite
Perform monthly regulatory reporting
Analyse and present trade and limit request to the senior management, including structured transactions
Initiate a stress test and scenario analysis programme for Market risk for Credit Trading and Equity, review the results and assess their implications
Ensure that effective management response plans are in place to respond to extreme but plausible Scenarios
Perform data maintenance and analysis tasks for Credit and Equity related products.
Participate in Backtesting Breach explanations, whenever necessary
Enact agreed framework of procedures for monitoring, management and reporting of operational risk.
Challenge the effectiveness of risk control activities and address any significant gaps or weaknesses that may exist for Credit Trading and Equity.
Continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of Market Risk for Credit Trading
Ensure market risk function operates within the policies, procedures and standards established for the Group.
Support the implementation of and ensure that the Commodities team complies with group policies, procedures, legal requirements and codes
Maintain a good understanding of the requirements of the Group's key external stakeholders in respect of Market risk management for Credit Trading and Equity and ensure these are well understood internally and reflected in internal procedures.
Align the Group's Market risk management approach for Credit Trading and Equity to the Risk Management Framework.
Develop and maintain risk identification, measurement and modelling capabilities for Credit Trading and Equity that are objective, consistent and compliant with applicable regulations
Ensure that material risk exposures and related issues for Credit Trading and Equity are reported to the responsible risk governance committees and to the Board Risk Committee
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.
Ensure the Credit market risk team achieves 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
Key Stakeholders Internal:
Heads of Trading for Credit Trading
FM COO Office for Credit
Business and Product Heads
Group Internal Audit
Group Enterprise Risk
Group Operational Risk
Key local regulators in the region
The Group's external auditors
Local governance bodies
Our Ideal Candidate
Experience in Credit risk management, including demonstrated success in a similar role. Knowledge and technical skills related to Financial Markets, Market Risk and Credit Risk.
Sharp business acumen (including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return), strong leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal skills and multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Demonstrated track record in successful management and ability to manage risk in geographically dispersed and highly varied product base.
Results oriented, with demonstrable experience in driving complex change management initiatives.
Relevant relationship management experience - with corporate customers at the most senior levels and regulators.
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