• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 08 Oct 17

Associate Director, Compliance, CIB Trade Surveillance Analytics

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

Please view Job Description for details.

Standard Chartered Risk & Compliance plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safe and sustainable performance and growth of the Group. As we evolve to become a stronger second line of defence, we need to enhance our existing approach to ensure the Bank looks at risk more holistically so that we have the appropriate governance, oversight and information in place to run a safe, secure and well controlled Bank.

The incumbent will be located in Singapore, reporting to the Director of CIB Trade Surveillance Analytics, as a Parameterisation and Calibration manager. Primary responsibility is to improve and maintain the existing analytics capabilities through parameterisation and calibration within the department, with the purpose of market abuse surveillance. In addition, the incumbent will take part in various projects and activities under taken by Surveillance, such as scenario logics assessment, compliance reviews, technology projects and enhancements, etcetera.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performing parameterisation and calibration of existing scenarios through analysis of data patterns such as feedback from internal and external stakeholders, alerts monitoring data, interpreting MI (Management Information) and statistics, understanding how the business and market behaves.
  • Contributing and supporting modifications on scenario scripts by working closely with Analytics and Scripting team. This is not limited to parameters that are permanently required for the scenario to be brought into script level instead of UI level.
  • Working with the Analytics and Scripting team with use of analytics to better enhance scenario alerts parameterisation and calibration.
  • On-going maintenance of parameters mapping to ensure that the reference data is properly maintained and new systems / ECNs reference data on-boarded until the strategic solution is in place.
  • As part of the Surveillance Enhancement Programme, participate in Technology's initiative to replace the Bank's existing set of trade surveillance technology systems with a new platform which is flexible enough to support increasing regulatory expectations around monitoring, over the next 5+ years.
  • Participates in the implementation of new surveillance systems / on-boarding of new systems, in partnership with the Compliance Information Technology & Operations ("ITO"). System implementation should be executed in a structured, consistent and rigorous manner.
  • Proactive identification of risks and concerns, including escalation to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Timely mitigation of risks and resolution of issues including collaboration with all relevant stakeholder functions, and establishment of effective controls.
  • Adherence to laws and regulations, internal risk and compliance policies and the Group Code of Conduct.

Key Stakeholders
  • Other functions within the wider Compliance function.
  • Business/ Front Office.
  • Compliance Process and Risk Controls.
  • Operational Risk, Functions.
  • Technology partners.
  • Group / Regional Internal Audit.


Qualifications and Skills

  • A good Bachelor Degree in Banking & Finance, Computer Science/Engineering or Statistics-related majors.
  • Extensive Financial Markets business and product knowledge, trade booking structure and end to end trade life cycle.
  • Hands on experience in data analysis as a daily function.
  • Intermediate knowledge of quantitative and data analytics techniques.
  • Good fundamentals in operational risk and governance.
  • Confidence and ability as an individual and manager to engage people of varied functions, such as, business, compliance, technology.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Minimum 6 years experience in related or similar capacity.

Personal Attributes
  • A team player comfortable in engaging individuals at all levels within the organisation.
  • Having an analytical and logical mindset with the ability to comprehend and learn quickly.
  • Motivator and willingness to share knowledge amongst the team.
  • Strong collaboration skills, especially with internal stake holders and partners.
  • Ability to deliver a high quality of work, multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to make tough decisions, willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Ability to keep different streams of work organised and prioritised.


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