Regional Business Manager - FM MENAP Regional Business Manager - FM MENAP …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 22
Competitive
Standard Chartered Bank
in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 Jan 22
Competitive
Standard Chartered Bank
Regional Business Manager - FM MENAP
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities
Role description
  • The successful candidate will support the Regional Financial Markets (FM) Head of Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) in managing and running the local FM businesses.
Responsibilities
Lead, manage and develop a high performing FM COO MENAP team in supporting the FM Regional Head and local FM Heads in the following activities:
  • Definition and execution of the regional FM strategy and business initiatives aligning with the global FM strategy;
  • Articulation of business performance and underperformance to stakeholders;
  • Running the local Business Risk Forums (BRFs);
  • Supervision of FM, and oversight of Treasury Markets and Capital Markets Product Sales (CMPS) in the local dealing rooms, where applicable.
  • Business budgeting and forecasting where required;
  • Driving and management of a prudent cost and risk culture;
In addition
  • Delegate for FM Heads where required;
  • Partner with global and local stakeholders and partners to agree prioritise for execution;
  • Identification and unblocking of business issues;
  • Lead the identification, assessment and mitigation of operational risks in-country
  • Establish and execute effective controls to measure, monitor, assess, report and escalate risks (operational and regulatory) where appropriate
  • Ensuring dealing room staff adhere to internal and external processes and procedures, and governance practices set out by the FM risk committees
  • Supervise and coordinate in-country front office compliance reviews to ensure regulatory requirements are met and audits;
  • Support product launches locally.
  • Continuously seek out process simplification and process re-engineering opportunities to improve operational efficiency;
  • Keep up to date with local regulations to assess impact / business opportunities and manage any changes to business processes and infrastructure;
  • Import and export best practices with wider FM regional COO teams;
  • Provide business support on dealing room management, eg. capacity planning, business continuity, access controls, Service Level Agreements, licensing, etc
  • Represent the business when interacting with the support functions;
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 Regional FM Business in MENAP 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
  • Financial Markets Heads
  • Local front office desk heads, including TM, and CMPS
  • Regional COOs
  • FM Product COOs
  • Compliance, local and FM
  • Operational Risk, local and FM
  • FM Audit
  • FM Operations
  • Traded Credit and Market Risk
  • Finance, local and FM
  • CIO, local, and FM
Other Responsibilities
  • Embed Here for good and Group's brand and valued behaviours,
  • 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 the Bank, including understanding, and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Knowledge of the Financial Markets business and products;
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills with an ability to understand / dissect complex problems
  • Collaborative problem solver focusing on outcomes;
  • Comfortable working in a relatively unstructured, and multi-dimensional environment
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills to clearly articulate ideas, issues and solutions
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent financial and performance management capability, including balance sheet management
  • Experience in preparing business plans
  • Strong risk, conduct & control background
  • Strong Excel, and PowerPoint skills


Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.
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