Standard  Chartered  Bank

Business Analyst, Project Mgmt

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
16 May 2021
24 May 2021
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
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

  • Support change management at the organizational level, keeping in mind the relevance to business strategy
  • Ensure 'client-centricity' throughout the e2e delivery lifecycle where involvement can be direct/indirect
  • Apply a structured methodology to deliver the project through creation/execution of a plan to support adoption of the changes
  • Keep track of emerging regulatory expectations in terms of IBOR transition and evaluate the present state of infrastructure and processes of the organization against this
  • Keep track of industry best practices and be an influencer in bringing about such changes

  • Demonstrates a dynamic role which can shift between change manager / product owner / project manager / business analyst depending on the level of involvement in each workstream
  • Ensures business needs are well understood across the workstreams where applicable
  • Supports/leads project management and change management activities ensuring business readiness
  • Leads by example change management best practice on initiatives driven by the workstreams
  • Maintains a balanced approach in project management and change delivery that aims to maximise ROI, minimize rework, and ensure solutions are built for the long term
  • Raises awareness and understanding of change management best practice (within/beyond the bank)
  • Ensures roles and responsibilities defined are observed and hence drive the right level of accountability

Risk Management
  • Drive LIBOR transition agenda with senior stakeholders across the CCIB/Lending/CF businesses
  • Produce required project documentation (e.g. Business Requirements, Impact Analysis, Gap Analysis, Risks, Issues, Mitigants etc) highlighting the business needs
  • Develop and lead end-to-end project plans with a focus on process and ensure on-time delivery of critical initiatives
  • Ensure detailed remediation plans are in place to address the impacted products, systems and processes, drive delivery of those plans to ensure seamless transition away from IBOR
  • Assist Business and functions in establishing new booking models, valuation models, data flows, accounting, settlements, governance to ensure bank's internal readiness to transact trades and Loans referencing Alternative Reference Rate (ARR)
  • Drive delivery of the technical deliverables within the transaction processing and systems
  • Ensure MIS and workstream reporting is fit for use through investigations and data remediations
  • Support relevant business and function stakeholders to identify impacted product, systems and processes,
  • Support the definition of business processes in current state vs. target state
  • Assist in driving successful execution of the awareness and engagement strategy required for the transition, both internal and external
  • Support training and communications efforts where applicable - ensuring the right level of engagement to facilitate business readiness and adoption

  • Coordinate with Business and Functional leads and update the programme central team on any key issues
  • Working with project management office to ensure measuring objectives, project integrity and quality control, proper governance around processes, performance, resources and cost tracking
  • Assist in providing updates to risk committees under CCIB/Lending/CF on the status of the IBOR project and escalate where required.
  • Ensure information is correctly communicated and where necessary issue are escalated to management in a timely manner.
  • Share ideas and best practice information with colleagues. Thinks beyond current boundaries of the role and contributes ideas.

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 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.

Key Stakeholders
  • CCIB/Lending/CF/Loan Syndication/Agency Business MT members
  • Group and Country Business Heads, COOs and their representatives
  • IBOR Project Managers supporting the workstreams
  • Functions stakeholders - Legal, Compliance, Operational Risk. Finance, IMO, GLS etc
  • The broader IBOR Programme team

Other Responsibilities
  • Leverage the opportunity provided by Corporate Social Responsibility to enhance the Group's internal and external reputation and indirectly influence the bottom line.
  • Promote the Group's brand and Here for good with clients and regulators.
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
  • Maintain effective communication with key stakeholders and staff.

Our Ideal Candidate
  • Broad understanding of LIBOR/IBOR transition
  • Very good knowledge of Lending products used across CCIB/CF
  • 5-7 years' experience/knowledge in project and change management principles, approaches, methodologies, tools and phases of the project lifecycle (both Waterfall and Agile)
  • Understanding of PMO Financials
  • Preferably PMP / Agile Project Management;
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.) PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Visio, and Microsoft Project desirable
  • Previous experience working on a regulatory transformation initiative
  • Excellent multitasking and prioritizing skills
  • Resilient and tenacious, able to deliver amidst ambiguity and tight timelines.
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex issues concisely and problem-solving skills
  • Able to look at issues holistically and to propose effective solutions that exhibit sound judgment, risk management, and business understanding
  • Strong ability to influence people without direct authority
  • Able to work and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and with cross-functional teams spread across multiple geographies
  • Strategic thinker with sharp analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Experience communicating to and influencing a variety of audiences with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strives to do the "right thing", not just the "easy thing"
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Is effective in unifying and creating teams of people with disparate skills and personalities
  • Is courageous and decisive, prioritises effectively, maintains a clear focus and sees action through to delivery
  • Builds trust and demonstrates integrity in all circumstances

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. We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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