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AD - Sus Finance Product Control

Standard Chartered Bank
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 9, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role Responsibilities
  • The Assistant Director Sustainable Finance Solutions and Governance will have experience in governance across the Bank. They will have a knowledge of Sustainable Finance and ESG regulatory developments, supervisory standards and best practices including SCB's standards and processes. They will have a passion for Sustainable Finance and be a self-starter and quick learner.
  • They will ensure that the risk control environment in Sustainable Finance at Standard Chartered is reviewed regularly and all required mitigants are in place.
  • They will be able to relate these risks and mitigants to the wider Sustainable Finance landscape and have a good understanding of Greenwashing risk.
  • Support the development and implementation of sustainable finance products, with a particular focus on products and controls.
  • Monitor and test Sustainable Finance controls across CCIB and CPBB. This would encompass our 26 products.
  • Ensuring that all new products, which form a significant part of the Sustainable Finance corporate plan, have robust risk controls built around them
  • Liaising with SF Finance to ensure that all SF revenue is reported. Where an automated reporting fix is WIP, ensure that all interim revenue booked is tracked and accounted for.
  • Assist Director of Sustainable Finance Governance in ensuring SF adheres to existing operational processes and work to improve or create new operational processes and controls e.g. working closely with Head of Product Solutions on governance for new products
  • Ensure that existing controls are implemented and reviewed regularly
People and Talent
  • Develop a strong working relationship with COO Functions, Finance, GRPA, Compliance, Legal, RSR, Climate Risk and Group Sustainability
Risk Management
  • Ensure that product constructs are robust and that risk controls are adequately implemented
  • Act as internal quality control within SF and ensure dipstick tests are done on pureplay clients and labelled deals
  • Assist in ensuring all material operational risks are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported to relevant governance forums
  • Assist the Director of Sustainable Finance Governance in identifying areas of operational risk for new products and new business, regulatory and thematic risks, and then being able to ensure implementation of appropriate controls to mitigate these risks
Assist with project management of key initiatives and coordinating with stakeholders across COO, Product Teams, Risk, Legal and Compliance, Finance, and others
Support the projects related to product roll outs and Sustainable Finance Governance
Develop robust structures to support Sustainable Finance solutions and their respective risk functions
Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the SF team's arrangements to deliver effective governance, oversight and controls and, if necessary, overseeing 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.
Regulatory and 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.
  • Help the Sustainable Finance solutions and governance 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.
Key Stakeholders
  • Head of Strategic Initiatives, Head of Sustainable Finance Solutions, Director of Sustainable Finance Governance, Head of ESRM, Head of Sustainable Finance, CCIB COO, RSR, Legal, Compliance
Other Responsibilities
  • Embed Here for good and Group's brand and values in first line operational risk management.
  • Ability to independently drive initiatives with minimum hands-on supervision
  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to work with lots of moving parts and complexity
  • Attention to detail
Our Ideal Candidate
Role Specific Competencies
  • Project management
  • Banking knowledge
  • Risk and Governance experience
  • Environmental and Social Risk knowledge
  • Regulation or Compliance experience
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 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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