Assistant Manager, Credit Initiation

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad
  • 22 Sep 17

Assistant Manager, Credit Initiation

  • To ensure quality of credit underwriting within parameters under respective Product Development Document (PDD) and under Group and local credit policy and business strategy, and that reporting of information relating to this portfolio is timely and accurate.
  • To instil strong credit culture by setting highest standards and demanding these are maintained by all business partners within Retail Banking.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and approve new applications/increase in limits/annual reviews/facility conversions and other common requests submitted through various channels i.e. Branches, dedicated and direct sales channels.
  • Working with product/marketing/sales/IS/Credit Operations on new programs/products/systems to ensure smooth implementation.
  • Ensure that the department's Service Quality and Key Control Standards are complied with.
  • To be keenly aware of current economic environment, market trends and relevant intelligence to assist risk management by providing feedback in the formalizing of internal guidelines.
  • To rigorously maintain the quality of underwriting and undertake fraud detection and reporting.
  • Support viable system implementation to minimize credit risk and fraud applications
  • Ensure compliance with the Group's standards and regulatory requirements pertaining to Money Laundering and KYC.
  • Participate in and/or support the Bank's effort in combating money-laundering activities.
  • Exercise due care and diligence on matters related to Money Laundering and KYC in the day to day operations including account reviews, reporting suspicions, implementing new requirements, updating and revising operating procedures, acquire relevant knowledge and training, provide support to superior and subordinates.
  • Staff Loan Data Confidentiality - Ensure information on staff loans are kept confidential. Pay records of employees must not be disclosed to any other person and should be kept confidential at all times during and after your employment in the Bank.

  • OTHER DUTIES
  • Ad hoc reporting and other duties assigned by Head, Credit Initiation from time to time.
  • Co-supervision and training of new/existing staff on new products and guidelines under the purview of credit evaluation.
  • Actively engage the teams in regular discussions to drive operational efficiency and knowledge sharing.
  • Maintain an open channel of communication with other stakeholders particularly sales channels, product/ process, policy/risk and operations teams to address any issues.
  • COMPLIANCE
  • Ensure compliance with the Group's standards and regulatory requirements, including those pertaining to Money Laundering and KYC.
  • Participate in and/or support the Bank's effort in combating money-laundering activities.
  • Exercise due care and diligence on matters related to Money Laundering and KYC in the day to day operations, including account reviews, reporting suspicions, implementing new requirements, updating and revising operating procedures, acquire relevant knowledge and training, provide support to superior and subordinates.


  • Qualifications and Skills

    • Candidates with Bachelor Degree or Diploma holder in any field.
    • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
    • At least 2 years of working experience with credit underwriting and evaluation.
    • Able to evaluate data to make informed credit decisions and solve problems.
    • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills.


    Diversity and 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.