Job Description

Role Responsibilities


  • Operations Risk Management - Leading the team to achieve the below

  • ORF Testing team standardizing the process across countries.

  • Bringing out themes to be tabled at Group Finance FORC.

  • Ensure compliance to Governance requirements for migrations.

  • Quality assurance review on the testing.

  • Embedding Computer Assisted Audit techniques / Automation thereby bringing in scale.

Business and Process
Performance of Testing (CST /KCI)

  • Collation and gathering of evidence.

  • Data quality assurance of inputs.

  • Sampling as per the CST KCI definition in line with Potential failure and Control descriptions.

  • Preparation of data collection template to summarize results.

  • Highlight the relevant gaps with respect to Policy / Procedure / Process documents focusing on end to end process.

  • Review the current KCI / CST checks and highlight to Process owner / Group OR to revise the control checks.

Challenge and Reporting

  • Report exceptions and follow up on remediation actions, ensuring appropriate closure of the actions.

  • Perform assessment of Residual Risk rating for each potential failure and process.

  • Carry out challenge session/ agreement with Country Operational Risk Officer to arrive at final residual risk ratings.

  • Carry out challenge session/ agreement with Group Finance OR Officer to arrive at final residual risk ratings.

  • Prepare inputs to country FORF, CORC and Group Finance FORC.

People and Talent

  • Bringing out themes to be tabled at Group Finance FORC.

  • Ensure compliance to Governance requirements for migrations.

  • Quality assurance review on the testing.

  • Embedding Computer Assisted Audit techniques / Automation thereby bringing in scale.

Risk Management

  • Developing New CST / KCI.

  • Evaluating Process universe based on the changes in the process.

  • Evaluating Gross Risk.

  • Based on identified causes/controls or changes in process, defining new CST / KCI.

Risk Awareness

  • Ensure continuous efforts to increase Operational Risk Awareness across units.

  • Identify gaps and arrange for periodic training on compliance and OR for staff of the Business Unit.


  • Track open items from Residual risk acceptance and report to governance forums when due.

  • Periodically review applicability of CST / KCI, appropriateness of sampling methodology and sample and work with Global process owners.

  • Single point of contact for ORF related queries around ORF for the country.

  • Update EORP from time to time on account of change in underlying processes and controls and seek approval from Country process owner.

  • Perform and maintain a sample coverage document.

Regulatory and 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.

  • Lead to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank&rsquos 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.

  • Exercise authorities delegated by the Board of Directors and act in accordance with Articles of Association.

Key Stakeholders

  • Country Business leads, FCs, CFOs, Leadership Team in GFS, Group Finance Ops Risk.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • MicrosoftExcel

  • Understanding of Risk Management

  • Finance (Functional Understanding)

  • Microsoft Power Point

About Standard Chartered

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

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Standard Chartered plc is a multinational bank with operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking, and treasury services. Despite its UK base, it does not conduct retail banking in the UK, and around 90% of its profits come from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

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