Relationship Manager, Client Coverage

Employer
Standard Chartered Bank
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 22, 2022
Closes
Nov 15, 2022
Ref
16995059
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Role Responsibilities
  • Responsible as the primary global client contact / relationship manager delivering the client solutions that the Bank has to offer by mobilising banking teams and product partners into each client relationship of CCIB. Individual will be accountable for the overall client group revenues, profitability and risk acceptance (AML, CDD and Credit).
  • The individual is responsible for Account Plans, establishing and maintaining an end-to-end understanding of the client group structure and client needs and steering the client relationships. Define and agree the relationship strategy for the client and drive the global execution.
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities to create new partnerships by working closely with the coverage team and product partners to ensure execution and delivery of Account plans.
  • Acts as a champion of the SCB's brand, culture, and conduct standards
Strategy
  • Support the vision and growth aspirations for the CCIB business regionally.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the client strategy (working with the coverage team including product partners) for the designated portfolio as identified through the Account Planning process
  • Accountability for delivering financial performance objectives (revenues, profitability, diversity and quality of client income, etc)
  • Accountability for all other objectives for the management and development of client relationships, specifically compliance (AML, CDD) and credit risk.
Business
  • Actively identify client needs across full set of SCB product capabilities, originate new business and grow the franchise by capitalising on bank competitive attributes (eg Network etc). Selectively developing new relationships where required.
  • Engage senior management and decision makers of key clients to improve the quality of dialogue with clients, promoting a move away from 'transactional' reactive client coverage to consistent value-added partner/trusted advisor status. Anticipate clients' requirements and provide strategic advice, bringing in the relevant product and industry partners as appropriate.
  • Maximise the profitable revenue to the Bank whilst maintaining focus on client outcomes, strengthening and deepening existing relationships both at the most senior level as well as at the operating level in the clients in the designated portfolio.
  • Professionally represent Standard Chartered Bank at the highest levels within region and internationally.
  • Bring strategic thought and vision as to how the corporate landscape regionally/globally is changing and where areas of international growth lie relevant to the client portfolio.
  • Ensure that industry and product knowledge is continually developed personally and within the team.
  • Stay abreast and anticipate the developments of the industries / markets in which our clients operate
Processes
  • Proactively manage the designated client portfolio to ensure:
  • Close ties exist with key stakeholders eg. Financial Markets, Transaction Banking, Corporate Finance, Risk, Country CEOs, Service Delivery, etc.
  • Risks are appropriately identified and managed as per CIB policies and standards.
  • The team is suitably trained with respect to an understanding of the regulatory environment, keeping up to date with applicable changes and Group policies with ability to contribute and, where possible, influencing policy formulation
  • Key regulatory risks and concerns are raised into the governance framework throughout the Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB) team
  • All sales disciplines are adhered in accordance with CIB standards i.e. Account Planning, Call Reports, Deal Pipeline Management, static data management as applicable for the role.
  • Develop opportunities through attendance at key Industry events as necessary.
People and Talent
  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations from their team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
  • Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development of people and ensure that holders of all critical functions are suitably skilled and qualified for their roles ensuring that they have effective supervision in place to mitigate any risks.
  • Employ, engage and retain high quality people, with succession planning for critical roles.
  • Responsibility to review team structure/capacity plans.
  • Set and monitor job descriptions and objectives for direct reports. Provide feedback and rewards in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives.
Risk Management
  • Take the initiative regarding regulatory, reputational and ethical matters, taking the initiative for providing proactive advice to clients as identified. Coach and manage the team in these matters and ensure they are adequately trained in and cognisant of regulatory, reputational and ethical risks
  • Embed the Group's values and code of conduct and develop a robust culture to ensure that adherence with the highest standards of ethics, and compliance with relevant policies, processes and regulations among team members.
  • Ensure that Risk Management matters that are brought to the job holder's attention are subject to direct remedial action and/or ensure adequate escalation to Regional / Country Banking Heads and Group/governance committees, as appropriate
Governance
  • Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the Group's arrangements to deliver effective governance, oversight and controls in the business and, if necessary, oversee changes in these areas
  • Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework, in which the Group operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role.
  • Responsible for delivering 'effective governance'; capability to challenge fellow executives effectively; and willingness to work with any local regulators in an open and cooperative manner.
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 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.
  • Central Bank of UAE, ADGM, DFSA regulations
Key Stakeholders
Internal:
  • Engage with product partners within the region and globally to ensure breadth and depth of client coverage and deepening.
  • Consult with senior stakeholders in Risk and Legal & Compliance to ensure that the portfolio remains credit worthy and within the policies of the bank.
  • Consult with senior stakeholders in Risk and Legal & Compliance when applicable, to ensure that the portfolio remains credit worthy and within the policies of the bank.
External:
  • Point of contact with the clients under coverage, acting as a trusted advisor to senior stakeholders and top management.
Other Responsibilities
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.


Our Ideal Candidate
  • Bachelors' degree from an international top institution and MBA preferred.
  • Ideally preferred experience in banking or other relevant environment (private equity, sell-side / buy-side)
  • Strong communication skills and product knowledge
  • Languages: English and/or local language skills as relevant to country requirements
  • Risk & AML certified as stipulated by Bank policy


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.
  • Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

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