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Company: Standard Chartered Bank
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Banking, Insurance, Financial Services


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

  • To uphold the integrity of the Group's risk/return decisions, and in particular for ensuring that market risks for the Rates business are properly assessed, that risk/return decisions in these areas are made transparently on the basis of this proper assessment, and are controlled in accordance with the Group's Risk Appetite.
  • To ensure the Risk Management Framework is effectively embedded in Market Risk
  • To ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
Risk Management
  • Ensure that the exposures in the risk reports are correctly computed before being reported to the management
  • Support the assessment of the Market risk profile for the Rates business and maintain alignment with risk appetite
  • Liaise with Traders and market risk teams regarding both P&L and Risk. To become a key team member facing the business
  • Perform monthly regulatory reporting including RNIV and FDSF
  • Analyse and present trade and limit request to the senior management, including structured transactions
  • Perform a stress test and scenario analysis for Market risk, review the results and assess their implications
  • Ensure that effective management response plans are in place to respond to extreme but plausible Scenarios
  • Perform data maintenance and analysis tasks for Rates related products. Develop familiarity with the market data related static data in MDS, Murex and Asset control.
  • Participate in Backtesting Breach explanations, whenever necessary
  • Enact agreed framework of procedures for monitoring, management and reporting of operational risk.
  • Challenge the effectiveness of risk control activities and address any significant gaps or weaknesses that may exist for the business.
  • Continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of Market Risk for the business
  • Perform user acceptance testing to support rollout of technology projects involving market risk.
  • Ensure market risk function operates within the policies, procedures and standards established for the Group.
  • Support the implementation of and ensure that the team complies with group policies, procedures, legal requirements and codes
  • Maintain a good understanding of the requirements of the Group's key external stakeholders in respect of Market risk management and ensure these are well understood internally and reflected in internal procedures
  • Align the Group's Market risk management approach for the Rates business to the Risk Management Framework.
  • Develop and maintain risk identification, measurement and modelling capabilities for the Rates business that are objective, consistent and compliant with applicable regulations
  • Ensure that material risk exposures and related are reported to the responsible risk governance committees and to the Board Risk Committee
Regulatory & Business Conduct
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's 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.
  • Ensure the FX market risk team achieves the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: [Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.]
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters
Key Stakeholders Internal:
  • Head of Trading for the Rates business
  • FM COO Office for Rates
  • Business and Product Heads
  • Group Internal Audit
  • Group Enterprise Risk
  • Group Operational Risk
  • Group Compliance
  • Key local regulators in the region
  • The Group's external auditors
  • Local governance bodies
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Substantial experience in Fixed Income, including demonstrated success in a similar role. In-depth knowledge and technical skills related to Financial Markets, Market Risk, Operational Risk and Credit Risk.
  • Sharp business acumen (including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return), strong leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal skills and multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated track record in successful management and ability to manage risk in geographically dispersed and highly varied product base.
  • Results oriented, with demonstrable experience in driving complex change management initiatives.
  • Problem solver and takes ownership of assigned tasks and can manage projects to final delivery.
  • Relevant relationship management experience - with corporate customers at the most senior levels and regulators
  • Experience with the Bank's Trade Processing systems such as, Murex, FEDS, and Sabre would be advantageous.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Excel VBA, Active Pivot and Access.

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