Vice President Operational Risk Officer

Vice President Operational Risk Officer

Standard Chartered
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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%27s 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%27re 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

The purpose
of this role is a single point of contact (‘SPOC’) within the Second-Line Group
Operational Risk Function for all Technology Risk matters, collaborating as
appropriate with other Business and Function-aligned Group Operational Risk
teams, Subject Matter Experts that set Technology-related Standards, Process
Owners that govern technology processes, First-Line Risk %26amp; Control staff,
and CIO teams delivering build and run technology services.
This role
is a Second Line of Defence challenge role under the Group Operational Risk
umbrella of non-financial risk-types, responsible for monitoring and ensuring
that the Technology %26amp; Innovation Function meets their obligations under the
Group Technology Risk Policy using a risk management approach consistent with
the Operational Risk Type Framework and Standard.
ownership of Second-Line Risk Framework Owner ( SME) responsibilities for
activities performed under the Operational Risk Type Framework and Standard as
they related to Technology Risk matters. The role will be focused on a specific
area of attention (i.e. one or more T%26amp;I Processes, CIO Domains, OR
activities) as directed by the Head of Operational Risk, Technology. For the
area of attention, the role will cut across one or more of the following
  • Risk Appetite - Provide
    support for monitoring risk outcomes are within Technology Risk appetite
    and challenge the appropriateness of treatment actions. Provide subject
    matter expertise in improving risk information in support of Risk Appetite.

  • Scenario Analysis - Provide
    support for selecting appropriate scenarios, help drive workshop outcomes
    with other members of an expert panel and challenge appropriateness of the
    analysis outcomes in support of the OR-led ICAAP.

  • Risk %26amp; Control
    Self-Assessments (RCSA)
     - Challenge key RCSA steps including
    Risk Assessments, Control Designs against Standards, Treatment Plans,
    Annual Reviews and Top Down Reviews. Ensure assessments are completed
    timely and final approvals are obtained within the required approval
    authorities for Elevated Risks and Treatment Plans.

  • Response Framework - Challenge
    the 1st Line of Defence assessment of impact and treatment
    actions for materialised operational risk events (OREs). Challenge the
    appropriateness of Root Cause Reviews (RCRs) for Material Risk Events
    (MREs).  Ensure OREs and RCRs are completed timely and final
    approvals are obtained within the required approval authorities for MREs.

  • Committee
    Provide support to Group Operational Risk Heads on actionable insight into
    Technology Risk matters that would benefit from escalation to Business and
    Function Non-Financial Risk Committees.

  • Regulatory
    Keep informed of regulatory developments in Technology Risk matters.
    Provide support for information requests on an as-needed basis.

  • Change Risk
    Challenge the 1st Line of Defence assessment of change
    delivery risks and the appropriateness of go-live readiness checks for
    prioritised projects.

  • Second Line
    Perform thematic and targeted assurance reviews for prioritised areas.

  • Policy and
    Risk-Type Effectiveness Reviews
     - Provide support in monitoring
    effectiveness activities, including any independent reviews as required,
    for the Technology Risk Policy and Technology Risk OR sub-risk type.

  • Horizon Risk - Contribute
    to horizon risk scanning activities performed by Group Operational Risk
    and support if needed the 1st Line of Defence equivalent

  • Provide
    support or act as an advocate for the wider Group Operational Risk activities:
  • OR Systems and
    Help to ensure the data quality of risk information held in the OR
    supporting systems(s). Get involved as needed in user acceptance testing
    and contribute to ideas for feature enhancements.

  • Training %26amp;
    Help promote the wider training available via the Group Operational Risk
    function and contribute as required to development of materials. Get
    involved as needed in developing or running training for Technology Risk.

  • AskOR - Support
    AskOR colleagues in resolving any queries directed to the Technology Risk
    OR sub-risk type Risk Framework Owner delegate.

  • Event
    Accountability (Behavioural Feedback Surveys)
     - Provide
    support on an as-needed basis for Event Reviews (i.e. Conduct
    accountability) for Materialised Risk Events and Behavioural Feedback for
    Material Risk Takers.

  • Key Stakeholders
  • Technology %26amp;
    Innovation Process Owners and Teams

  • Technology %26amp;
    Innovation Risk %26amp; Control Teams

  • Technology %26amp;
    Innovation CIO Domain Teams

  • Group Operational

  • Country
    Operational Risk Teams

  • Other Risk
    Framework Owner delegates for risk types relevant to Technology Risk
    (Compliance, Information %26amp; Cyber Security, Operational Risk Sub-Types
    - Vendor Service, Change Management, Client Service Resilience). 

  • Our Ideal Candidate
  • Comfortable
    working in a single contributor role and/or small team challenging
    risk-decisions made by more senior staff.

  • Able to
    demonstrate a risk-based approach to focus attention on the key risks and
    sound judgement on matters that can be dealt with autonomously versus
    matters that require escalation.

  • Comfortable
    looking beyond a purely task-driven approach and able to take ownership of
    the wider objective, while seeking for support when required.

  • Passionate about
    keeping abreast of industry developments in technology risk and keen to
    advance their own subject matter expertise by seeking personal growth

  • Able to
    demonstrate Advanced (Band 5a) level of competency in Critical Thinking,
    Non-Financial Risk Management including Operational Risk, Managing Change
    and Stakeholder Management.

  • Able to
    demonstrate previous experience in technology risk roles (1st,
    2nd or 3rd line of defence) and/or practical
    hands-on experience in delivering technology solutions or technology
    support with a view to make a career move into a risk role. Candidates
    with experience in other non-financial risk disciplines are also
    encouraged to apply if able to demonstrate a strong interest and
    understanding of technology risk.

  • Minimum 15 (Band
    5a) years’ experience in financial institutions and/or highly regulated
    technology dependent industries.

  • Experience in
    advisory, audit, or consulting roles that require strong stakeholder management
    an advantage.

  • Professional
    Certifications related to technology risk (e.g. ISACA CRISC, CGEIT, CISA)
    an advantage.

  • Profession
    Certifications related to project management, software delivery
    lifecycles, technology processes (e.g. ITIL) an advantage or equivalent
    practical on the job experience.

  • Familiarity with modern and emerging technology
    techniques and an interest to stay abreast of industry developments (e.g. Agile
    development, DevOps, Cloud, APIs, service-orientated architectures etc).
    Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. 
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