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Lead, Project Mgmt.

Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
Lead, Project Mgmt.
The Role Responsibilities
  • Manage the delivery of projects/programmes within the Regulatory Technology Programme team in an Agile fashion, with particular focus on the regulatory requirements covering EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFID II, HKMA, MAS etc., covering delivery across multiple teams.
  • Technology delivery to be closely managed, including dependencies (both upstream and downstream), to meet project priorities as defined through the respective Project and Programme governance.
  • Define and implement the processes and controls to deliver regulatory projects/programmes.
  • Understanding of Regulatory requirements, Technology Architecture, Solution Design, Implementation and Delivery.
  • Delivery of the roadmap that is aligned with the ongoing objective of Risk Reduction from a Regulatory Compliance perspective, for assigned projects, on schedule, on budget, and to the highest quality standards, to achieve compliance risk reduction.
  • Manage relationships with relevant stakeholders on related projects, collaborating closely with them and their teams.
  • Balance tactical deliveries with strategic - supporting business and compliance needs - with the longer-term strategic delivery in mind and minimising technical debt.
  • Agile Project and Programme management.
  • Define and manage Project plan including dependencies.
  • CRAID Management and escalation as appropriate.
  • Ensuring adherence to Programme standards (e.g., progress reporting, risks and issues, change control, configuration management, etc.) across the Work Streams.
  • Manage dependencies between all impacted workstreams.
People & Talent
  • Proactively manage resourcing in team and on projects to support successful delivery.
  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations from the team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
  • Mentor and support members of the team
  • Where applicable, set and monitor objectives for direct reports and provide feedback in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives.
  • Foster good relationships with the Function Leads.
Risk Management
  • Identify project and business risks, escalating to the Accountable Executive and Stream Leads (as appropriate) with strategies to mitigate that risk.
  • Ensure all implementations mitigate risk where possible.
  • Play a lead role in the monthly refinement forum meetings with senior stakeholders, to drive decision making.
Adhere to SCB Programme Management good practice and governance. High level definition of what that entail is:
  • Headcount Oversight - ensuring that we understand the current position with regards to current headcount, planned hires, location strategy and general position on the shape and size of the teams.
  • Management Reporting - assisting the project managers in the production of refinement forum packs to ensure that project financials and headcount are accurately and consistently reported across the portfolio.
  • Programme Governance - ensuring that the portfolio is consistently following the standards for project management and assisting junior project managers to come up the curve where appropriate.
  • Vendor Management - maintain a register of vendors used across the portfolio and ensuring adherence to the vendor management policies of the Bank.
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 projects / programme 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.
  • Ensure Projects meet the requisite control points to pass internal audits.
Key stakeholders
  • Accountable Executive for related projects/programmes.
  • Global Head Regulatory Technology, Financial Markets.
  • Project and Programme Managers associated with STAR and related projects/programmes.
  • Technology development teams - upstream and downstream dependencies.
  • Refinement Forum stakeholders - group and regional.
  • Key Functions involved in related projects, which can include any combination of: Operations, Legal, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Secretariat, Tax, Finance, Risk and Strategy.
  • Infrastructure teams across the Bank, including IT.
Our Ideal Candidate
  • 8+ years in Project Management in a Financial Markets Banking environment on large scale change programs or equivalent.
  • Experience of, and certification in formal Project Management methodology, e.g. Prince 2, PMP, ScrumMaster.
  • Thorough understanding of the Project Lifecycle.
  • Experience working in a Financial Markets environment, facing senior FM stakeholders.
  • Solid Financial Markets knowledge, encompassing products and trade life cycle. Knowledge of regulatory regimes, especially MIFID II, DoddFrank would be highly beneficial.
  • Experience of Governance and Assurance Activities.
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and written/verbal communication skills.
Role Specific Technical Competencies
  • Project Management.
  • Experience of regulatory regimes (e.g.: MIFID, SFTR, EMIR/Dodd Frank).
  • Change Management - Experience of managing change - both project leadership and business analysis skills.
  • Experience of cross products & trade lifecycle in a Financial Markets environment.
  • Requirements Analysis.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Stakeholder management with senior managers.
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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Job ID  2300000890
London, United Kingdom
85000 Employees Corporate Banking
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 ...
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