The Role Responsibilities
- GIA is an independent function whose primary role is to help the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets, reputation, and sustainability of the Group. GIA will adhere to the Definition of Internal Auditing, the Core Principles for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, Code of Ethics and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing that are published by the Institution of Internal Auditing (IIA). All members of GIA strive to operate as role models for the Group's valued behaviours.
- The GIA Chief Operations Officer (COO)'s team supports the GIA COO in management of the GIA function. The role of Senior Manager, Risk Assessment Analysis & Insight (GIA, COO), works within the GIA COO team, to lead the provision of analytics, insight and visualisation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of GIA risk assessment and planning processes and outcomes.
- Aligned to GIAs functional strategy, develop and influence GIA to improve the consistency and quality of reporting through data led analysis and insight.
- Maintain strong relationships with the GIA Leadership Team to influence/change behaviours to ensure risk assessment is a continuous activity as opposed to annual/bi-annual input to the planning process. Inspire and engage all stakeholders (MT to every auditor) to develop a continuous improvement mindset for risk assessment, reinforcing its value and purpose.
- Develop the report writing skills and visualisation skills of the team through coaching, mentoring and training.
- Ensure a strong awareness and understanding of the Group's business strategy and model, and the implications for the risk assessment process.
- Support the delivery of strategic targets set from inside and outside the organisation on GIA's performance, which are set out in the functional strategy.
- An understanding as to the role that data and analytics has to play in making sure our processes are effective and efficient
- Awareness and understanding of the Group's business strategy, business model, and the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates.
- Closely engaged with wider audit functions and industry to learn about audit practices.
People and Talent
- Liaise closely with Group and Country Secretariats, specialist report writing experts, and the Audit Executive Team (AET) to develop and embed the standards and guidance for reporting across all of GIAs markets.
- Engage closely with the GIA Leadership Team and AET to derive strategic level insights from audit activity aligned to key themes and topics relevant to the Committees GIA reports to.
- Confidence to challenge the status quo through the use of visualisations to deliver MI and reporting (as opposed to words and tables), and developing and presenting MI in alternative formats, for example through interactive dashboards as opposed to solely in Word or Powerpoint.
- Be comfortable and effective at deriving insight from data, and then clearly communicating actions and output to the AET to inform decision making.
- Produce clear, concise and compelling Committee papers, principally for the Group Audit Committee, but also for the Group Risk Committees. Understanding the needs of the Committees GIA reports to, (collectively and individually).
- Continuously improve the quality and consistency of Committee reporting through training, engagement and coaching with key GIA stakeholders.
- Support the HOA in developing an insight-led function, delivering MI processes more efficiently, freeing up time to focus on identifying and delivering ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of audit work.
- Support the initiatives to build awareness and understanding of the risk assessment process both internal and external to the function.
- Mentor and coach more junior members of the team to think strategically, problem solve independently and collectively, and contribute to engaging and fun team culture.
- Support the COO in managing the audit risk generated through reporting. This will be achieved by developing and assessing against clear principles and standards to improve the quality, consistency and timing of our reporting to key stakeholders.
Regulatory and Business Conduct
- Support the GIA functional strategy and Bank's strategic priorities in delivering customer values, driving productivity, optimising cost efficiencies, facilitating simple faster better, and living the 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 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.
- Support the COO team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles: The Right Environment.
- Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
- GIA COO; GIA MT; GIA staff
Our Ideal Candidate
- As part of the wider COO team, the role holder will be expected to support the delivery of the function's priorities with ad hoc project work as required.
- Embed Here for Good and Group's brand and Valued Behaviours in the GIA COO team and support these across the wider function.
- Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
Role Specific Competencies
- At least 5 years experience of internal audit or assurance (Compliance, Risk Oversight, External Auditing etc) within the financial services industry.
- At least 5 years of experience in reporting writing at Executive and Board level in English. Expert in advanced writing techniques (e.g. Plain English Principles, Pyramid Principle).
- Highly proficient in use of Microsoft 365 (particularly Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and ideally data visualisation tools (ideally Tableau or PowerBI).
- Demonstrated record of successful, high impact change projects and outcomes in large and complex, multi-geography, multi-disciplinary projects, and a strong team player.
- Highly entrepreneurial with a high level of energy, dedication and an unrelenting drive to deliver value, with a track record in creative and successful problem-solving.
- Good understanding of analytics and machine learning, and proven ability to understand problem statements and identify opportunities for use of analytics.
- Outstanding communication skills, both oral, written and presentation.
About Standard Chartered
- Effective Communications
- Process Management
- Risk Management
- Operational Risk
- Internal Controls
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.
- Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.
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