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HKU-SCF FinTech Academy Summer Internship

Standard Chartered Bank
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Apr 28, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Role Responsibilities
  • Awareness and understanding of the Group's business strategy and model relevant to the role
  • Communicate compelling and well thought out digital & innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Participate a multi-disciplinary team in the planning and execution of digital transformation strategy workshop, including adopting appropriate approach/methods, facilitation techniques, pre-work and deliverables
  • Trend scout for emerging technologies to define new, and to evolve existing services provided to business
  • Participate in the process for proposing innovation and target solution - including GBA build initiative for T&I
  • Awareness and understanding of the HK, GBA and Macau business, technology risk and control in CPBB and CCIB business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates
  • Full awareness and understanding of the Bank's Technology Process Universe
Risk Management
  • Full awareness of the Bank's risk management approach through 1st, 2nd, 3rd line of defences
  • Uphold highest level of code of conduct to ensure full compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Comply with applicable Money Laundering Prevention Procedures and, in particular, report any suspicious activity to the Unit Money Laundering Prevention Officer and Global Client Services Head
  • 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.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
Key Stakeholders
  • Global CIO, and their office
  • Global Technology, technology hubs
  • Regional COO, and their office
  • Regional / country CEO office
  • Country Management team and their office
  • Regional / Country Business Heads
  • Retail Banking Hong Kong business
  • Wealth Management Hong Kong business
  • Private Banking Hong Kong business
  • Hong Kong RB, WM, PB Operations
  • Legal and Compliance (regulators)
Other Responsibilities
  • Work on a wide range of fintech projects which may include Open API, Cloud, distributed ledger technologies, artificial intelligence, payment processing, RegTech and cyber security;
  • Close collaboration with business stakeholders to bring new and innovative products to the market, responsible for analysis, design, development, and implementation of the products;
  • Support the eXellerator's pipelines and activities;
  • Support the Bank's fintech accelerator, facilitate application selection process, project coordination and networking activities;
  • Run awareness programme to promote fintech and innovative culture within the Bank;
  • Conduct detailed, in-depth market research and data analysis;
  • Observe the regulatory requirements over fintech adoption from the technology risk management perspective;
  • Support the Bank's ability to detect technical incidents and mitigate impacts through proactive "Customer journey" monitoring;
  • Organise employee volunteering activities to encourage the Bank's staff to support our communities and to promote ESG;
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and tasks as required.
Our Ideal Candidate
  • 2nd or 3rd year UG student
Role Specific Competencies
  • Discipline Preferred: All disciplines are welcomed
  • Technical Skills: N/A
  • Language Proficiency: Good command of written and spoken English
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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