Senior Vice President, Trade Operations | (UGJ164)

Senior Vice President, Trade Operations | (UGJ164)

13 Nov
Standard Chartered Bank Ltd

13 Nov

Standard Chartered Bank Ltd


Job Description

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.

Principal responsibilities:

Lead and Manage a team of trade and lending fraud risk managers.

Receive and ensure that trade and lending fraud events & cases are correctly prioritized and investigated within agreed timescales

Determine what preliminary information and documentary evidence is needed to support the case and ensure that all requests to the countries for such information are monitored for response within agreed service level agreement.

Ability to articulate risk findings to various stakeholders and provide guidance to the front line to manage emerging risk from the event been investigated.

Undertake preliminary communications with relationship managers, lines of business and other internal business units to support the case investigation

Identify trade and lending fraud and anti-money laundering patterns based on the investigations performed to provide improvement in scenarios that help detect early frauds

Lead and Manage the risk from events by escalating and prioritizing events and oversee the end to end process including lessons learnt

Monitor rule and scenario quality along with data quality emerging from the trade fraud detection platform.

Establish effective relationships with the Global Banking, Commercial Banking, Operational Risk, GSAM and other Risk functions.

Assist the Trade Operations with recommendations for process improvement, control weaknesses as well as trends identified in investigations, those that have facilitated trade and lending fraud crime.

Maximise loss recovery and minimise risk exposure by taking prompt action where required.

Prepare and submit clear, concise, factual, unbiased, thorough and timely reports.

Assist the Group Trade Team in coordinating the activities inside the area and establish communication links and action plans with the different country FCC teams.

Assist the Group Trade Team in implementing changes in processes based on best practices, to create processes that enable optimal balance.


Ability to manage teams and proactively escalate people and process issues to the group.

Proven experience in trade and lending fraud risk mitigation with exposure to trade finance.

Fraud investigation, or audit role, preferably in the Trade and Lending Fraud risk field.

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Criminology, Finance & Accounting, Law, Business Management, or other related discipline preferable.

12 years of overall experience with 5 years of experience in trade fraud risk in Commercial or Corporate Banking.

Graduate degree (Masters) and/or professional certifications have an advantage (e.g., CISA, CFE, CPA).

Thorough understanding of Banking business processes & products, risks, threats and internal controls.

Experience working in or with the financial services industry with keen understanding of business and operational environments.

Strong leadership, negotiation and collaboration skills, and ability to work effectively in a complex multicultural and multi-time zone organization.

Strong analytical and program management skills.

Experience in a geographically dispersed organization.

Ability to collect and analyse data, establish facts, and make recommendations in written and oral form.

Ability to liaise with all parts of the Bank, including risk and business stakeholders.

Excellent oral, written and communication skills.

Strong understanding of trade facility structures, operations, working capital requirements of a company.

Strong understanding of corporate

Ability to maintain control, direction and motivation in an ever-changing environment.

Ability to analyse large amounts of data efficiently, draw conclusions on what the data means and actions required

Highly effective in working with all levels of management and staff. Strong relationship management skills with the ability to manage and engage multiple stakeholders, meet their expectations, negotiate in situations of conflicting interests and influence key decision makers in a positive manner

Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills both verbal and written

Operates effectively across cultures and in multi-cultural diverse work environments

Resourceful and able to leverage resources available to achieve goals.

Ability to understand and implement Group risk management policies

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.

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