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Country Head - FCC At Standard Chartered Bank

Date Posted: 18/Dec/2013
Deadline: Not Specified

Job Description
To minimise the risk of financial, regulatory or reputational loss by ensuring that all business activities in the country have appropriate arrangements in place to meet the requirements of the Group’s FCC policies and applicable local law and regulations.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
-Establish measures to identify suspicious activity and report to the relevant authorities locally.

-Quality testing financial crime surveillance and intelligence outputs from company systems. Providing second line assurance to business and functional management that these capabilities are managed to industry standards.

-Provide assurance to local management that AML / CFT / Sanctions risks are managed within the country.

-Provide financial crime surveillance and intelligence capabilities to monitor CB and WB customers and staff for unusual activity and to escalate issues that require review or investigation.

-Monitor developments in external/internal financial crime risks including trends. Develop responses and advise the business on financial crime risks and trends. Identify trends of significant fraud and money laundering through regional metrics.

-Manage relationships with FCR Operations vendors in the country so that external specialist support is available when required.

-Conduct financial crime risk assessments to identify country level risks.

-Provide investigation capabilities. Assist the Regional FCR team in conducting significant investigations. Conduct investigations in line with the Group standards for investigations in the country / region including case management, data capture and reporting.

-Implementation and management of Speaking Up in country with assistance from Regional Head of FCR. 

-Lead Anti-Bribery activities in country; form an Anti-Bribery network of business and functional representatives in country; perform gap analysis between the Group Anti-Bribery policy and procedures and Country Requirements (laws and regulations); maintain awareness of the Groups Anti-Bribery programme; training on Group Anti-Bribery policy and procedures.

Other responsibilities include the following:
-Relationship Management with law enforcement. Attending court cases where required. Coordination of business to provide a response to local production orders, court orders, request for information from regulators or law enforcement agencies.

-Co-ordination with Group Internal Audit to ensure adequate oversight and tracking of remediation of surveillance and investigations related audit findings in the first line.

-Co-ordination with Country Compliance to ensure adequate oversight and tracking of remediation of surveillance and investigations related Regulatory findings.

-Attendance at appropriate local Risk Committees where required.
Qualifications & Skills
Minimum of a 2nd class degree in a relevant course.

Regulatory and Policy Expertise. Detailed knowledge of local law, regulatory expectations and internal policy requirements as they relate to financial crime risk. 

Ability to interact at senior levels with local regulatory, government, law enforcement and industry in order to provide the Bank with a more informed view of financial crime risks.

Stakeholder Management - Ability to foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at appropriate level ensuring open cooperative environment

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.

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