• Negotiable
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 18 Sep 17

Regional Policy Implementation Manager

  • Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

Please view Job Description for details.

Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group committed to building a successful and sustainable future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve. With 1,700 branches and offices in 68 markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, we offer exciting and challenging international career opportunities to over 89,000 employees.

Job Description

Lead the Regional CIB and CB engagement with Group on deployment of Group policies and Lead the Regional engagement with Country FCC, Compliance & Tax in the development and deployment of Country KYC/CDD Addendas, Country Product Regulations & Country Tax Transparency implementations for CIB & Commercial Clients

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Policy formulation & alignment
  • Lead the Country Addenda policy implementation activities under the Financial Crime Risk Management Programme / OneCDD Entity Operationalisation work-stream
  • Work closely with stakeholders internally & externally, including the Hub, and across the network to drive a common understanding of Country Addendas
  • Act as primary liaison between FCC & Business/Operations to provide input into KYC/CDD Country Addenda drafting
  • Proactive engagement of the Regional Business Heads, Regional CDD Risk Managers, COBAM heads, CET Leads & FCC teams as key stakeholders in the implementation of changes
  • Work with Tax to integrate tax transparency requirements into the client onboarding/lifecycle efficiently & effectively.
  • Work with Reg Compliance to ensure product regulatory requirements are integrated into the client onboarding/lifecycle efficiently & effectively
  • Act as a single point of contact in the Region on Group policy implementations & country requirement implementations
  • Own & develop Country Addenda operational guidance (Process Flows and Departmental Operating Instructions) for issuance to the network
Continuous improvement of processes
  • Work closely with PGCs, Operational Risk Heads and CDD Regional Risk Managers to continuously enhance the quality of the guidance issued to the network based on feedback and thematic issues identified through the QA processes
  • Work with the Group CLDM Delivery team & any country Systems team to identify areas of potential automation
Business Training
  • Work with Regional FCC & L&D teams and coordinate with country process owners in the region to help develop training plans & materials across the value chain and prepare the network to implement & support updates to policy
  • Collaborate with COBAM & CDD Execution Teams to provide the required support in assessing training needs, design & delivery of technical training
  • Help develop training modules for publication to the network


Qualifications and Skills

  • Masters or Bachelors degree
  • Subject matter expert in Regional KYC/CDD & knowledge of the Global regulatory environment and ongoing developments within the region
  • Experience of developing, interpreting & applying AML policy in the context of a Client/Enhanced Due Diligence process
  • Knowledge and experience of Anti Money Laundering Regulations across both Banks and Broker Dealers, within the region
  • Proactive and positive with the ability to make good/sound decisions and use independent judgement
  • Broad understanding of CIB business & products
  • Understanding of the legal structures of various client entity types including financial institutions, corporate organisations, funds.
  • Proven ability to lead and effectively collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ability to create effective work relationships across functions & borders
  • Interpersonal skills in networking, influencing and decision taking
  • Good presentation, time management, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to build relationships with FCC & stakeholders in the Business and Operations by communicating, influencing and negotiating effectively
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Can work independently to strict timeframes
  • Focused, organised and results-oriented
  • Experience of working with senior stakeholders. Ability to influence senior staff and offshore shared services teams and drive change agenda
  • Assertive, tenacious and willing to challenge when required
Contributes To
  • Effective policy governance
  • Risk escalation and awareness
  • Effective Quality
  • Effective Training
  • Effective Communication


How To Apply

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Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 26/09/2017. 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.

Diversity and Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.