Director, FCC, Risk Assessment

  • SGD115000 - SGD230000.0 per annum
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 12 Aug 18 2018-08-12

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.

The Role Responsibilities


  • Ensure that there is adequate support (people, processes, tools, frameworks, systems) in the Function for necessary FCC controls.
  • Set and implement the vision, strategy, direction and leadership for the Department, consistent with the vision and strategy for FCC and in support of the Group's strategic direction and growth aspirations.

  • Ensure that key changes (to laws, rules, regulations) are communicated and cascaded (in region/country), in coordination with group communications.
  • 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 Risk Frameworks (Groups Risk Assesment, Clinet Risk Assesment, Prodiuct Risk Assesement and Operational Risk Framework) related to FCC.

  • Develop, keep up to date and recommend for approval by the relevant Risk Committee, appropriate policies/processes/DOIs to address financial crime risks, aligning with relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Providing governance and oversight over the implementation 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 [AML/Sanctions/ABC].
  • Act as (second line) Risk Control Owner under the Group's Risk Management Framework for those aspects of Regulatory Compliance relating to [AML/Sanctions/ABC], and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Responisbility for driving the day-to-day operational tasks required to execute the FCC GRA at an Assesment Unit and Counry level.
  • Suport the Head Regional Governance in their role as Accountable executive for the delivery of the GRA.
  • Responisblity for ensuring the ACT OR is executedin country and all Regional Controls are complete and accurate.

People and Talent
  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to direct reports to ensure they are highly engaged and performing to their potential.
  • Promote and embed a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.
  • Stimulate an environment where forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management and streamlined workflows and collaborative, inclusive yet effective and efficient work practices are the norm.
  • Collaborate with training teams to input to training curriculum to support closing of capability gaps.
  • Ensure staff in [Region/Country/Department] have clearly articulated and well understood roles and responsibilities through meaningful and accurate job descriptions.

Risk Management
  • Maintain oversight of risk mitigating action plans.
  • Understand technical aspects of systems relevant to CDD, Client Risk Assessments, Name and Transaction Screening, AML Monitoring and Case Management.
  • Provide advice on the application of risk management frameworks (e.g. ORF, GRA).
  • Apply Group and FCC policies and processes (AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment) to manage risks.
  • Make recommendations (and/or implement) to relevant stakeholders on possible risk management responses to identified risks and/or findings of concerns from investigations.
  • Assess risks arising from products / segments / geographies / customers / transactions.
  • Inform senior management and relevant regulators of serious regulatory breaches (or where risk tolerances have been breached) and ensure that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
  • Develop and/or implement risk management frameworks (e.g. ORF, GRA) including methodology, governance / process, analysis and action planning.
  • Develop and maintain a dynamic 'risk library' of strategic reports on SCB's countries, products and client types, including maintaining the bank's geography and business risk ratings.
  • Identify intelligence for typology studies and risk mitigation plans.
  • Implement [AML/Sanctions/ABC] risks identification and assessment methodologies.
  • Conduct Country risk assessment.
  • Map risks, quantify the potential impact and escalate where necessary.
  • Advise relevant stakeholders on outcomes of [AML/Sanctions/ABC] risks identification and assessment methodologies.
  • Deliver/ support delivery of delivery of annual Global AML, ABC and Sanctions Risk Assessments.
  • Develop Client risk/rating methodology design by client/ product segment/ Line of Business.
  • Provide intelligence inputs to support calibration of bank's Risk Methodologies (including aggregate client risk, product risk and country risk assessments).

  • Attend relevant leadership meetings and working groups.
  • Ensure tracking and remediation of surveillance and investigations related regulatory findings.
  • In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure senior management and relevant regulators are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
  • Prepare and cascade lessons learned from audit findings, FCC assurance activities and specific investigations.
  • Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
  • Support and execute where required all control checks undertaken by FCC under the Operational Risk Framework (ORF).
  • Be accountable for identification and escalation of potential risks and issues to senior management through appropriate governance channels and the Quality Assurance framework.
  • Analyse and interpret data to produce reports that help the bank identify and manage emerging areas of risk / vulnerability and thus drive remediation action within the FCC function.

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.
  • Lead the Region 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.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Preferably someone with FCC knowledge
  • Experience in Risk assessment and/or ORF
  • Strong communicator and effective collaborator

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