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Business Development Manager At Standard Chartered Bank

Date Posted: 05/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified


Job Description

• Support the CRO, Africa in developing and driving the Risk strategy to actively support SCB in the attainment of its business goals in Africa.
• Provide support in ensuring that risks are properly assessed, that risk/return decisions are made transparently on the basis of this proper assessment, and are controlled in accordance with the Bank’s standards and its Risk Appetite.
• Support & manage selected strategic projects and initiatives on behalf of the CRO, Africa
• Provide planning, coordination and management support to the CRO, Africa
• Provide relevant MIS to enable the achievement of business aspirations

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategy / Planning

• Develop and track the Risk strategic plans in Africa, in line with the Group’s Risk Strategic Intent and Risk Management Framework
• Design, develop and implement initiatives, in consultation with CCROs of the various countries in Africa, which will help Risk in Africa become the “World’s best risk function”
• Develop, review and recommend risk policies and procedures to enable the countries to deliver their business strategy.
• Take an active role in identifying issues, structuring work plans, designing and conducting research & analyses to help implement change

Business Management

• Regularly review risk processes to continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of risk management processes
• Ensure alignment of strategy of the Risk function with business strategy and risk appetite and oversee its execution
• Track and ensure country-specific regulatory reporting requirements are met across Africa.
• Prepare performance management reviews/presentations as and when required
• Assist with planning and performance of key risk management processes.
• Ensure appropriate tracking / follow up mechanism in place to track progress against strategic priorities
•Ensure that material risk exposures and related issues are reported to the responsible governance committees and to Group and Business-level committees as appropriate


Regional & Country CEOs
Regional & Country Business Heads
Regional Heads of Control functions
Group Internal Audit
Group Risk functions
Regional heads of risk functions

External auditors
Economic and Industry Associations in main countries
CROs in other financial institutions

Qualifications & Skills

• Good university degree
Some prior risk experience in the areas of CB Risk, WB Risk, Market Risk, GSAM or Operational Risk
•Excellent (above average) computer skills – especially Excel and PowerPoint
•Self starter, ambitious, dedicated and results orientated.
•Excellent communication skills, professional and flexible.
•Ability to conduct research, prepare presentation materials and good analytical skills.
•Innovative, pragmatic, commercial and customer focused.
•Strong consulting and problem solving skills to respond effectively to business objectives.
•Warm personality and ability to multi-task.
•Ability to deal with different cultures

•Being abreast with the latest Economic and Political developments is essential.
•The ability to be able to identify imminent issues at an early stage and recommend appropriate strategy
•Ability to analyze large amounts of data and draw conclusions is important

In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.

Diversity & Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

Company Description

Standard Chartered PLC is a leading international bank, listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets and earns more than 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Bank's growth in recent years.

With 1,700 offices in 70 markets, Standard Chartered offers exciting and challenging international career opportunities for around 85,000 staff. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. The Bank's heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, Here for good.

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