• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 2018-06-20

Project Manager

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

We have an opportunity for a PM/Business Analyst within the Financial Markets Regulatory programme. The candidate will be involved in critical regulatory projects, working in a dynamic global team with software engineers, business analysts, project managers, business stakeholders, operational partners and other technical experts globally.

Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver regulatory change to aggressive timelines with adherence to standards and active management of risk using the appropriate technologies and tools to time and within scope, escalating major blockages / changes to scope
  • Perform in-depth analysis around requirements of the project and regulatory changes (Regulatory platform projects including Reporting and Recordkeeping).
  • Participation in industry forums / calls and interpretation of new regulations or changes to existing regulations.
  • Manage relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders both internal (Legal, Compliance, other tech teams, Transaction Reporting teams) and external (DTCC, Industry calls, Regulators etc).
  • Anticipate, identify and manage issues, risks and dependencies within work stream. Set targets and be held accountable for achieving them.
  • Maintaining best practice solutions and tools to improve / optimize work flow, identify opportunities for synergy and integration, and simplify complex processes
  • Co-ordinate and manage the delivery of the project across FMO, IT and relevant FO teams
  • Use appropriate tools like JIRA, Confluence etc to ensure that project task management is clear and unambiguous.
  • Pro-actively engage, manage & build relationships with both technology (including vendors) & business stakeholders.
  • Ensure appropriate transition to the production support team and post go live tasks for all deliveries.


Key Relationships
  • FX, Rates and Credit Chief-Operating-Office & Business Heads
  • Financial markets Regulatory Operations Management
  • FX, Rates and Credit IT and Operations IT/Risk management
  • Maintenance of strong industry networks
  • Vendors


Key Measureables
  • Successful delivery of regulatory change projects within Group Technology and Operations
  • Proactive issue identification and resolution, focusing on long term objectives and improvement
  • Strong and positive influence on direction and success of front to back business change agenda, representing Operations
  • Clear and appropriate communication with front to back stakeholders.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • 7 - 10+ years' experience in project delivery/business analysis roles preferably within Regulatory Change within a financial services institution or management consultancy
  • 2 - 5 years' project management experience preferably on regulatory projects
  • Strong business analysis skills including business case development, requirements gathering and documentation, process analysis and gap analysis
  • Extensive knowledge of derivatives markets, regulatory environment, products, services, operations and systems in capital markets
  • Experience of delivering solutions with either in-house/vendor Trade reporting and/or Reconciliation systems.
  • Knowledge on the OTC regulations like Dodd Frank Reporting, EMIR, MAS, HKMA, MiFID1 reporting is highly desirable.
  • Experience in working with senior level business/stakeholder and delivering high profile projects.
  • Experience in financial domain projects. Nice to have: Experience in investment banking projects.
  • Experience of Dodd Frank and/or EMIR regulations is desirable
  • Experience of OTC products & trade lifecycle aligned to industry best practice
  • Ability to document functional solution designs of high quality with no ambiguity.
  • Articulate requirements clearly by using graphic and workflow tools like Visio, wireframe tools etc.
  • Ability to work proactively & independently and display initiative
  • Pragmatic team player with an attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with ability to work effectively cross department and geography
  • Proactive and driven individual - independent thinker able to influence and motivate others.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office applications to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint and VISIO
  • Nice to have: PMP or Agile Scrum Master certifications.


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