Manager, Data Strategy

Manager, Data Strategy

Standard Chartered
5-8 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.
The Role Responsibilities
RRSD Unit faces the Group Risk Function with a peripheral support to CEO CIB Function. It handles a wide spectrum of activities to support the Enterprise Risk Analytics, Traded Risk Management, Risk & Compliance Reporting teams of the Group Risk and Retail Credit Risk reporting for Group Retail Risk. The unit is also currently expanding itself to support the CEO CIB Office with Credit Portfolio Management. Various sub-units underneath RRSD are listed below:
Risk Data Hub
Risk Data Hub&rsquos primary responsibilities include Data Sourcing and Maintenance of risk data. This involves a set of data wrangling activities &ndash gathering, transforming, mapping, building business views and automation of sourcing processes that would help enrich the quality of data and make it appropriate for the downstream purposes such as analytics, reporting and visualization.]
Strategy

  • Help to ensure appropriate BAU controls being established and deployed effectively in GBS.

  • Work with partner teams to create and build next generation data products and analytics solutions

  • Assess problem statements & propose potential solutions by advocating and enabling data-driven analytics

  • Contribute/lead development of prototype solutions coordinating with other areas of ERM as appropriate, demonstrate to users and gather feedback

  • Conduct thorough validation and data quality checks to ensure accurate and value adding solutions being delivered


Business

  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, across all seniority levels, to address urgent and strategic risk management needs

  • Coordinate with ERM teams such as Stress Testing, IFRS9 and Credit Risk Modelling to establish how existing results/analytics or processes can be leveraged


Processes

  • Provide expertise in migrating PoC projects to productionise in collaboration with various teams


People and Talent

  • Lead through example and demonstrate the bank&rsquos culture and values


Risk Management

  • Identify, assess, monitor and mitigating risks to the Group relevant to Data Quality


Governance

  • Ensure theadherence to Group BCBS 239 standard when appropriate

  • Provide timely and high-quality responses to both internal and external queries and requests.


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

  • Enterprise Risk Analytics

  • Group Model Validation

  • CIB, Commercial & Retail Risk

  • Group Internal Audit

  • Model Risk Management

  • Group Operational Risk

  • Technology

  • CDO


Our Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor or Master&rsquos degree with technical degree preferred (statistics, mathematics, computer science, etc.)

  • Extensive programming experience using SQL, Python, SAS, Excel Automation.

  • Strong analytical mindset with excellent analytical, logical, reasoning and problem solving skills.

  • Hands-on experience in data used for models development and best practices in data management

  • Previous experience on risk management, Stress Testing or IFRS9 is an added advantage

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills at all levels (i.e. colleagues to senior management) and situations (i.e. one-on-one to presentations)

  • Exposure to advanced machine learning methodologies is a plus

  • Self motivated and pro active

  • Post-Graduation in Finance and with relevant 5+ years of experience.

  • Risk Certifications from established institutions is recommended.

  • Any technical Certification in Advanced Excel Automation, SQL / Tableau / SAS/ Python will be preferred.


Key competencies

  • Prior experience of working with SQL, SAS/PY is required.

  • Experience in working in Banking Risk vertical with expertise in Data Analysis.


General Skill Set:

  • Strong knowledge in Data Analytics

  • Awareness of trading environment, macroeconomic fundamentals, market moves & potential impact on exposures.

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Have excellent attention to detail

  • Be able to work in a global team

  • Expertise in programming language is not required but good to have

  • Working knowledge in MS Excel, Access

  • Knowledge about Market and Credit Risk

  • Documentation skills

  • Working knowledge of the Group&rsquos businesses, governance structure and approach to risk management.

  • Experience in team admin tasks/cost controller/project accountant role with familiarity to SCB project management standards / tools would be a distinct advantage

  • Experience in Agile framework

  • Experience in major regulatory programs in the Risk/Finance, Banking industry &ndash BCBS,IMM,CVA etc


Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
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