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  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

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
Group Public and Regulatory Affairs

- The Group Public and Regulatory Affairs team reports into the Global Head of Group Public and Regulatory Affairs. The team has staff based in Singapore, London and the US. The remit of the team covers the global regulatory agenda; pan-regional regulatory initiatives; regulations emanating in key markets that are extra-territorial in reach; and those UK prudential and conduct regulations that apply to the SCB Group.

- The Group Public and Regulatory Affairs team uses subject matter expertise to promote awareness and understanding of new regulations for the Group. On reforms the team identifies, analyses and manages a forward agenda of regulatory proposals and advises all affected global business and control functions. The team assists affected business units in performing front-to-back impact assessments and implementing policies, procedures and controls necessary to position the Bank to adapt to regulatory change. Together with front office stakeholders, and especially Public Affairs, the team also delivers targeted advocacy on material regulatory initiatives affecting the Group.

- The team is organised internally into three branches organised: Group Public Affairs, Group Regulatory Liaison and Group Regulatory Reform which covers markets and conduct; prudential and resolution and regulatory strategy.


Identify, assess and advise on allocated regulatory reforms

- Provide advice on allocated markets and conduct regulatory reforms include, but not limited to: the European Benchmark Reform, Market Abuse Regulation review and other markets and conduct subjects emanating from FSB, IOSCO, EU or the FCA. Seek clarification from stakeholders on more complex matters or if interpretation is needed.

- Guide others on new regulatory reform issues and be accountable for leveraging external and internal information sources with insights to identify, summarise and communicate tailored information on post-trade regulatory reforms to internal stakeholders.

- Lead/support the timely delivery of Bank-wide impact assessments while collaborating with affected businesses and infrastructure functions.

- Lead/support and advise the business on global regulatory reform to encourage the early and holistic discussion and escalation to decision-making of strategic options for implementation. Provide briefings and guidance to management on regulatory matters.

- Keep up to date on issues that could contribute to regulatory horizon risks and consider implications for policies and procedures from a business, risk, compliance and culture perspective. Lead/support early evidence-based and solution-oriented engagement with policy-makers while collaborating with peers, clients and other external stakeholders with common interests and positions.

- Lead the delivery of timely, complete and accurate interpretation of post-trade regulatory reforms to implementation programmes.


Internal and external representation on allocated market and conduct regulatory reforms

- Develop relationship with and support, sometimes lead, representation of Group Public and Regulatory Affairs on Bank-internal work-streams impacted by post-trade regulatory reforms. Independently prepare accurate and comprehensive notes on relevant meetings to disseminate across the Group Public and Regulatory Affairs team.

- Develop relationship with and support representation of Group Public and Regulatory Affairs and/or Bank at association and other industry work-streams on or impacting allocated post-trade regulatory reforms. Support routine meetings and consultations.


Contribute to and support the execution of Global Regulatory Reform priorities

- Gain necessary support from management and foster and embed a proactive, strategic and holistic approach to the management of all regulatory reforms.

- Contribute to and help develop and refine team products, including the production and delivery of daily regulatory briefings, monthly updates on key reforms and targeted advocacy materials.

- Provide training to staff on relevant regulatory reform matters.

- Confirm business needs for small team projects and deliver simple strategy, work and communications plans.

- Gain necessary support, manage resistance and ensure team is ready to adopt new frameworks, strategies or communications plans.


Develop awareness and understanding of the Bank and the wider business and economic environment in which it operates

- Develop knowledge of evolving Bank strategy, businesses and structure. Apply knowledge to analysis and interpretations of regulatory reform matters.

- Develop detailed understanding of wider and evolving regulatory, business and economic environments in which the Bank operates to provide advice and guidance to key stakeholders.


Support the Group Regulatory Liaison team in the following areas

- Ongoing direct contact and correspondence with the regulators.

- Liaison across the Group to source materials.

- Joining briefing meetings with senior executives.

- Attending meetings with the regulators and taking meeting notes.

- Drafting briefing notes, Board and Committee papers.

- Working with the rest of Compliance and other internal stakeholders to ensure they are well informed.


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 Group Public and Regulatory Affairs team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles.

- Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.


Our Ideal Candidate
We are looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

- Experience in a regulatory policy function within a financial institution and/or government/regulator in a policy role.

- Experience in analysing draft and final rules covering regulations.

- Experience of assessing the implications of post-trade regulations for a financial institution.

- Ability to liaise with multiple internal and external stakeholders (businesses, regulators and industry bodies).

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills capabilities and outcomes focused.

- Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally at all levels and to both internal and external stakeholders.

- Teamwork, working across teams and assisting colleagues.

- Good judgement, inquisitive and proactive with an ability to challenge approaches to practices, procedures and specific transactions.


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

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