• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 05 Nov 17

Head of Rates Middle Office, East

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

Please view Job Description for details.

Rates Middle Office Team Lead
Implementation, rationalization and build out of the Global Financial Markets Middle Office program targeting industry best of breed support model. Aligned to FX (including derivatives), Rates, Credit and Repo businesses.

Exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the strategic global Middle Office build delivering business enablement, client experience, robust trade lifecycle management and performance analytics.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Purpose
Implementation, rationalization and build out of the Global Financial Markets Middle Office program targeting industry best of breed support model. Aligned to FX (including derivatives), Rates, Credit and Repo businesses.

Exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the strategic global Middle Office build delivering business enablement, client experience, robust trade lifecycle management and performance analytics.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement the Rates Middle Office strategy ensuring value add and global alignment
  • Phased delivery of Sales/Trading support capabilities and focus on continuous improvements
  • Enhanced client experience through improved turnaround times, effective communication and quality assurance
  • Achieve regulatory compliance through a strong understanding of current rules and anticipation of upcoming regulations
  • Active industry participation and steer with global view
  • Adherence to Ops Risk Framework standards of implementation and process management
  • Manage vendor capabilities and closely monitor industry developments and utility offerings
  • Maximize use of industry wide facilities targeting standardization and STP (eg MarkitWire, CLS, Trianna, etc)
  • Stakeholder management ensuring strong communication, transparency and prioritization
  • Support/Drive delivery of key strategic infrastructure initiatives, providing requirements, participation in UAT and transitioning of BAU functions
  • Provide subject matter expertise, representation of Operations to the business and clients
  • New Business/Product enablement including booking model drafting and approval
  • Representation for external/internal and regulator audits


Qualifications and Skills

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Required Experience:
  • Middle Office experience from Sales or Trading support role specifically around respective product
  • Minimum three years financial markets experience ideally from a top tier bank
  • Knowledge of downstream processes including Confirmation and Settlement is an advantage
Required Skills:
  • Analytical and strong process improvement mindset
  • Confident communicator able to deal with both Front Office and offshore colleagues
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork with internal and external groups
  • Thrive on working in fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail

What you need to do the above well?
  • Proven successful people management experience, including remote oversight
  • Domain expertise across FX products including cash and derivatives
  • Analytical mindset, attention to detail
  • Strong track record for delivering process efficiency and scalability
  • Proficient presentation/communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong teamwork with internal and external groups

This Job Description should be read in conjunction with the relevant terms of reference, the relevant policies which sets outs responsibilities for the role. The jobholder acknowledges that he / she has understood and will abide by the responsibilities set out in the Governance Manual as well as ensure compliance with Group Code of Conduct.

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Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 30/11/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

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