Director, Risk Governance %26 Standards

Director, Risk Governance %26 Standards

Standard Chartered
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

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.
Make an impact every day with Trust, Data and Resilience (TDR)
Our TDR team sits within the Group Operations function and is responsible for mission-critical areas including cyber, information, data, privacy and resilience. These are challenges that impact our clients globally. Our TDR team develops the platforms, drives the processes and builds partnerships to benefit millions of people every day. They thrive in providing solutions to complex issues, devote time and energy to designing new and innovative solutions, and all in an environment that demands being risk-aware, not risk-averse. TDR chooses progress over perfection and aims to always participate with a constructive purpose. The team makes an impact wherever they are based, be it in our offices around the world, our Global Business Solution centres in China, India, Malaysia and Poland, or even from our home.
Now you have an opportunity to make a meaningful impact with a diverse and passionate team of creators, innovators and achievers. With us, you&rsquoll learn, be inspired, and make an impact every day. The success of our work hinges on how we use the unique diversity of our people to realise the effects we seek to achieve: Always on. Always safe. Always Simple.
The Role Responsibilities
The Trust, Data & Resilience (TDR) organisation adopts a high-performing and accountable culture that is focused on faster decision making and doing what's best for the client. The TDR organisation includes the following: Data Analytics & Automation, Controls, Cyber Security Services, Data & Privacy, Information Cyber Security Transformation Portfolio, Third Party Security Risk & Resilience.
The COO TDR Control Governance & Standards team is responsible for running senior level governance committees and providing reporting / insights to senior level stakeholders and key forums such as the SC Board, Non-Finance Risk Committees as well as External Regulators. It is central to ensuring the Bank&rsquos ability to meet its commitments to internal and external stakeholders, including regulators, as well as maintaining an acceptable progress and risk profile that is regularly reported to the Board.
We are now looking for a high energy, independent operator to join the expanding team in the COO TDR Control Governance & Standards team. This role will be responsibility for supporting the development, governance, tools and MI across Cyber Security, Data Management, Resilience and Automation domains.

  • Development, implementation and maintenance of a management information, analysis and reporting framework that supports and informs timely and effective decision making at all levels.

  • Delivery of MI / Reporting on risks (i.e. ERRs, KCDs & BRAMs) & issues (1LOD, 2LOD, 3LOD & Regulators) to senior stakeholders across the organisation, ensuring delivery against timeline and content commitments.

  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to appropriate committees (i.e. Board Risk Committee, Group Non-Financial Review Committee etc) and external regulators (i.e. PRA, FCA etc).

Risk Management

  • Continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of risk & control management and oversight processes.

  • Maintain internal processes that allow COO Cyber, Data Privacy & Automation to dynamically monitor risk and controls.

  • Oversee all COO Cyber, Data Privacy & Automation controls and corresponding CSTs, KCIs and KRIs on a periodic basis.

  • Act quickly and decisively when any risk and / or control weaknesses becomes apparent and ensure they are addressed within an appropriate timeframe and escalated through the relevant committees.

  • Work with other risk & control teams to drive efficiency, effectiveness and reduce duplication.

  • Support to manage internal audit, external audit and regulatory requirements.

  • Support in the Assessment, Monitoring and Mitigation of ICS risks, including:

    • Review and endorse operational risk issues, control effectiveness, residual risk and treatment plans

    • Challenge and oversight of Residual Risk Assessment and RCSA

    • Review relevant findings from the 1LOD, Audit or regulators and proposed action plans

    • Review and challenge COO TDR processes design

  • Monitor and assess performance of First Line of Defence against risk appetite, control effectiveness, frameworks and policies and methods to assess likelihood and/or materiality of impact

People and Talent

  • Provide proactive self-orienting and self-motivating leadership, and work with limited direction.

  • Provide strong leadership, management and coaching for direct reports.

  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations, and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.

  • Contribute to problem solving skills, such as utilising A3s within projects by supporting development initiatives.

  • Stay connected with broader TDR team&rsquos people agenda and development approaches.


  • Work closely with the team lead to delivery key strategic initiatives. This could be either by direct involvement / delivery of initiatives or supporting the team with specific assignments.


  • Proactively drive the development and maintenance of good relationships with internal and external business stakeholders at appropriate levels ensuring an open and cooperative environment

  • Provide robust challenge and escalation to senior management and all relevant business/function/region stakeholders to ensure activities achieve risk reduction.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos 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.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • COO Trust, Data & Resilience Management Team

  • Group CISRO Management Team

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Degree in Engineering, Computer Science/Information or Business Administration or Management.

  • At least 7-10 years of relevant Risk Management or Compliance experience within the financial services industry (Preferably with some ICS experience).

  • Strong communication skills &ndash oral, written and presentation. Sound knowledge of MS-Excel, PPT, and Word.

  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, across various levels in the organization including senior leadership teams, in influencing key decisions taken in the business and in support teams.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to gather competitive intel, prioritise, summarise, make decisions, and work to tight timeframes and changing environment.

  • Ability to solve complex problems with high number of stakeholders and conflicting interests.

  • Customer focus

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 . We welcome conversations on flexible working.
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