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The Role Responsibilities
Responsible for acting as the subject matter point of contact for CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives, providing leadership and advice within the team and on behalf of Group Assurance to other key stakeholders. This requires assurance knowledge of Conduct and Compliance risk within CIB&CB businesses, as well as large scale regulatory initiatives and post implementation projects.
Responsible for identifying emerging Compliance and Conduct risks for activities undertaken across the Group, including new and emerging regulatory requirements with extraterritorial impact and establishing an appropriate risk based program for those elevated risks.
Responsible for being actively involved in the planning, execution and governance over CIB&CB and Post Implementation Reviews, working in either the capacity as lead or closely with the assigned review leads to drive quality and consistency.
Responsible for participating in relevant governance forums as delgated, engage in any developments to Assurance methodology, and communicating relevant information to direct reports.
Responsible for working in collaboration with Program Team and Regional Heads to capture elevated risk withing CIB&CB segment and key regulatory change, including group policies and country regulatory requirements.
Group CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives Lead is required to participate in reviews across CFCC disciplines required by plan across products, segments and functions, as required and assigned by Program
Support and influence the overall CFCC assurance agenda and leadership capability with CIB/CB Risk subject matter expertise
Act as the point of contact across the Group and Regions, leading the teams to develop high quality CFCC reviews where CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives is targeted area.
Support the Head C&C, acting as the visible presence for assurance across the Group senior stakeholders in first and second line; demonstrating an in-depth knowledge of the risks, activities and processes; and act as a delegate at the relevant senior fora and committees
Ensure that key changes (to laws, rules, regulations) relevant to the execution of Assurance activities are communicated and cascaded to the Assurance team where necessary.
Support the relevant stakeholders to make decisions based on outcomes from Assurance reviews practices and trends.
In coordination with Program Team, fully engage in the collection of the relevant Group CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives inputs for the risk based assurance plan, participate in the 1st and 2nd Line Stakeholders discussions, gather 1st and 3rd line testing, analyse the CC CRA, review Region Heads Bottoms Up Plan to drive consistency and efficiency across the consolidated plan; provide input to consolidated plan from external regulatory knowledge, and subject matter expertise
Actively undertake Compliance and Conduct reviews with hands on and visible leadership in the execution of reviews, including reviewing Scoping Documents, and Reports under the Quality Assurance Panel requirements for relevant subject matter experts; ensure that all Group's policies and procedures are captured appropriately in the relevant reviews.
Identify new and changing risks, processes and systems, and regulatory requirements by regulator engagements and outreach internally and externally. Establish appropriate reviews to assess new risk, including the extraterritorial impact.
Collaborate with 1st and 2nd Line Checks: Develop quality testing programs incorporating controls checks undertaken under the ORF and other processes/controls developed to comply with rules and regulations.
As the Group CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives point of contact, promote co-operation and partnership in respect of Assurance with Auditors, regulators, peers and industry.
Participate in the senior stakeholder discussions where complex and challenging discussion regarding corrective actions and remediation required to adhere to regulatory requirements or best standards.
Provide regular input to the Program Team for Periodic reporting and timely escalation of significant risk and issues arising from assurance activities
Serve as Group CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives Lead Risk Subject Matter Expert on the Quality Assurance Panels
Prepare and rollout effective CC Director, Group CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives Lead Training Program: including key regulatory requirements with extraterritorial impact, vanilla and complex products, key policies, processes, and standards
Act as delegate, if required, to Head of CC as required to support the Group's CC program.
CFCC Assurance fieldwork may require international travel for extended periods of time.
People and Talent
Identify and lead a high performing program with either direct or non direct reports across the Assurance team to deliver high quality reviews.
Provide leadership, management and coaching to either direct or direct reports to ensure they are highly engaged and performing to their potential.
Promote and embed a culture of openness, trust, and risk awareness where ethical legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.
Stimulate an environment where forward planning prioritisation, deadline management and streamline workflows and collaborative, inclusive effective work practices are the norm.
Support the development of a robust and evolving training curriculum across the team and ensure team are undertaking required developmental learning
Ensure the team have clearly articulated and well understood roles and responsibility through accurate JD's, as relevant
Ensure that all standard people management aspects are completed in a thorough and timely way, objectives, appraisals and P3 process, as relevant.
Complete Mandatory training and ensure all staff complete this.
Develop capability to provide assurance over CFCC primary risks.
Make recommendations (and/or implement) to the relevant stakeholders on possible risk management responses to identified risks and / or findings from assurance reviews
Adhere to the required standards of risk management to manage all the assurance processes.
Attend relevant leadership meetings if and when required as by the Head of Compliance & Conduct
Determine patterns and trends of identified issues across the CC Director, Group CIB&CB and Regulatory Initiatives Lead reviews, set appropriate corrective action to remediate, and report to appropriate governance forums
In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure senior management are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
Provide input to periodic insight papers, lessons learned, assurance activities and specific investigations.
Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
Develop, manage and uphold appropriate Assurance methodologies and standards.
Prepare a coordinated annual risk-based Assurance plan clearly linked to the ORF
Promote cooperation and partnership in respect of Assurance with auditors, regulators, peers and industry.
Incorporate data gathered from first line of defence (e.g. business) and third line of defence (e.g. Audit) when assessing needs for the CC CIB&CB reviews,
Adhere to the quality standards and workflows for the Assurance function.
Be accountable for identification and escalation of potential risks and issues to senior management through appropriate governance channels and the Assurance framework.
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.
Lead the CFCC Team to achieve 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.
Regional Heads of Compliance, Country Heads of Compliance, Business Segment Heads and staff
Regional and Group CFCC and operational risk staff
Members of Group CFCC Assurance
Perform other responsibilities assigned under CFCC Assurance.