Head, Policy Management, ERM

  • Negotiable
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • 16 nov. 17 2017-11-16

Please view Job Description for details.

Role Responsibilities
Lead the Policy management team to ensure that clear policy governance standards are in place and these are adhered to. Act as the central point for oversight of all Risk & Compliance policy development and roll out to ensure the front line can effectively implement and assure their adherence to policy.

Key Roles and Responsibilities


  • Set and maintain standards for Policy content, development and roll out.
  • Monitor adherence to those standards to ensure effective policies are in place providing clarity to front line staff of their obligations.
  • Oversee all policies within Risk & Compliance to ensure that interconnectedness of risks is understood and defined in policies.
  • Challenge where policies are unclear, impracticable or duplicative.
  • Coordinate the roll out of all policies within Risk & Compliance ensuring that impact analysis is carried out effectively and that a coordinated approach to roll out is taken across Risk & Compliance to deliver an effective implementation approach across the front line.
  • Monitor to ensure that all policies can be effective assured by policy owners.
  • Operational risk oversight of processes owned by the Policy Management team
  • Continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of Policy Management team's processes
People and Talent
  • Employ, engage and retain high quality people
  • Define an organisation structure aligned and scaled to the risk control needs of the Group
  • Set and monitor job descriptions and objectives for direct reports and provide feedback and rewards in line with their performance against those responsibilities and objectives
  • Uphold and reinforce the independence of the Policy Management team from those whose primary responsibility is to maximise short-term revenues and profits
  • Ensure the provision of ongoing training and development of the Policy Management staff, and ensure that holders of all critical functions are suitably skilled and qualified for their roles
  • Lead through example and build the appropriate culture and values within the Policy Management team and across the wider organisation
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 Policy Management team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Operation of Financial Markets; Financial Crime Prevention; The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Risk Management
  • Policies: Review, challenge and sign off on policies mapped to the principal risk types - credit, market, country, capital and liquidity, financial crime compliance, compliance, conduct, information and cyber security, operational, reputational risk and enterprise level policies to assess compliance to Framework and Policy Governance standards, and fulfilment of the responsibilities of a Policy Owner.
  • Maintain policy inventory and effective mechanisms to monitor compliance to Framework and Policy Governance standards.

Qualifications and Skills

Key Stakeholders
  • Members of Risk & Compliance Function Management Team
  • Head, Internal Audit - Functions
  • Risk Framework Owners, Policy Owners and Global Process Owners
  • Group OR, Group COO and other business COOs
  • Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and other key regulators
  • The Group's external auditors
Other Responsibilities
  • Embed Here for good and Group's brand and values
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and

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Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 24/11/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

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.