Officer - Trade Operations Officer - Trade Operations …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Republic of Nepal
Permanent, Full time
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Standard Chartered Bank
in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Republic of Nepal
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Standard Chartered Bank
Officer - Trade Operations
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

Operations/Transaction Processing

  • Process Trade Transactions within service standard time in compliance with DOI, NRB and Group policies and procedures

  • Ensure applications/instructions from front office/other branches are received with all relevant information and are processed accurately and timely.

  • Any approval requirement or deviations to the approved process should be intimated to concerned Supervisor/ARM/RM in a timely manner.

  • Ensure all tracking, reporting, submission of returns and follow-ups are done in a timely manner as prescribed in the DOI/Regulations

  • Ensure prompt referral of unsolved problems /issues to Supervisor/Manager.

  • Ensure any concessions related to exchange rates, fees and charges are authorized by appropriate authority.

  • Ensure transactions processed are reconciled at all time and any exceptions escalated as per the sundry/suspense escalation policy/procedures.

  • Keep close track of pending documents, transactions and provide proper information to Supervisors/RM/Client

  • Keep yourself updated with respect to all changes in policy, process and regulations pertaining to your role.

  • Timely complete all required e-Learning and be well versed in related ICC publications.

  • Participate actively in Bank Wide Initiatives

Good Governance

  • Ensure compliance with Group Policy, Sanctions Policy, procedures and controls.

  • Ensure that all checks and controls are in place to prevent potential loss to the bank.

  • Ensure that all transactions are processed in time or are advised /referred to the relevant body well in time.

  • Ensure and adhere to policy requirement and comply with group policy, procedures and local statutory requirements.

  • Initiate cost cutting measures.

  • Ensure full awareness of all the policies and procedures issued in relation to money laundering prevention and compliance with these policies and procedures on an ongoing basis.

  • Any suspicious transaction must immediately be reported to the supervising officer.

  • Ensure awareness of Operational and Reputational risk, inform immediately to concerned supervisor or to HTO if any issues noted.


  • Drive collaboration within teams to enhance service to clients/customers.

  • Improve and optimize processes further enhancing efficiency

  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness in all transactions accordingly to set standard delivery time.

  • Handle any queries /problem promptly and refer them to the appropriate areas for solution.

Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering
  • Ensure timely understanding and compliance with all the applicable regulations of the Bank, group and country including Sanctions and AML-CDD

Health and Safety

  • To understand any significant hazards and associated risks that may affect staff/contractor productivity.

  • To read and adhere to all the local Health & Safety rules & Group policy in line with Group Health & Safety planning and Group Health & Safety policy guide lines.

  • Not to interfere or misuse anything provided in the interest of Health & Safety.

  • To take prompt and appropriate action to any accident, whether to an employee or not.

  • Responsible for working with the Bank to ensure a safe and healthy workplace for all.

  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of co-workers and those who may be affected by own actions or omissions;

  • Co-operate with Management to support and promote Health and safety in the workplace;

  • Ensure that own actions do not put others at risk;

  • Work in a healthy and safe manner and encourage others to work in a healthy and safe manner;

  • Report all accidents and incidents and bring to the attention of the management any hazard in the workplace

  • Participate in the entire Health & Safety awareness programme organized by Health & Safety Coordinator.


  • To develop the sprit of Team Work

  • Assist colleagues in their works to manage the work pressure in the department.

  • Work as a relief staff in other units whenever required.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Overall knowledge of Trade Products and system processing.

  • Working knowledge of Group Policy, compliance requirements, NRB regulation and ICC publications, Sanctions Policy

  • System (eBBS//DTP/LTP/OTP) and computer knowledge.

  • Self-awareness of Sanctions and Anti Money Laundering Policy.

  • Communication Skills

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages .