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
Contribute and influence the Regional Workplace policy, process, standards and guidelines and associated risk management, Governance and assurance responsibilities over Workplace processes & policies within Region.
Contribute and influence the Regional Workplace continual improvement, best practice implementation and Workplace education.
Lead and influence regional Workplace contribution to Property real estate decisions / strategies.
Regional Stakeholder management and influencing responsibilities associated with Workplace and wider Group PROPERTY strategies.
Ensure Regional PROPERTY and Group maintains one voice approach to Workplace issues and strategies.
Contribute to the Regional Workplace strategy to support and influence the full spectrum of PROPERTY projects / initiatives with the aim of obtaining the optimum solution.
Optimise Regional Workplace services from supply partners and FTEs.
Influence appropriate Regional Workplace related expenditure to support Group and PROPERTY financial goals while balancing associated risk, resilience, and service.
Influence Regional Workplace change to drive alignment with the Property Scorecard
Contribute and influence the Regional Workplace MIS. Review MIS data to support the Regional strategy and disseminate to Countries to enhance the Workplace activities and experience.
Contribute and influence attainment of Regional PROPERTY sustainability targets with associated external assurance activities and reporting.
Influence Life Cycle replacement plans for the region to minimise impact to the business continuity and ensure effective procurement strategies and decision-making processes.
Ensure compliance with the requirements set out in the Group RMF & ORF
Our Ideal Candidate
Experience of cutting-edge Workplace strategy for the full spectrum of related activities (Soft / Hard / MIS / Workplace / Energy & Environment / Outsourced / In-house) within a global corporate.
Detailed knowledge of the Group policies, processes, and standards.
Experience in governance and relationship management of Workplace supply partners.
Familiar with Workplace industry network and ability to draw best people and practise from leading industry exemplars of Workplace partnerships.
Ability to incorporate industry best practice and innovation.
Ability to alter ingrained behaviours, realign teams, business units, supply partners to new ideas, ways of working and roles.
Excellent people skills, communication, team building, partnering techniques and mentoring skills. Ability to perform as part of a team and collaborate to drive outcomes through the network
This role must exemplify the tenants of any PROPERTY strategy; influence behaviours and change. Strong leadership, selfless commitment and an ability to influence align behind One Voice.
Role modelling the attributes of our strategic partnerships, code of conduct, brand promise and the values of the bank.
Proven ability to influence the full spectrum of PROPERTY activities across geographies and counties, and in particular interaction across the Workplace lifecycle
Preferred Qualifications (experience more important than qualifications) :
Preferably a bachelor’s degree (or relevant qualifications) in Real Estate, Facilities Management, Project Management, Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or other business-related discipline preferred
Knowledge of the facilities / real estate market as well as a keen understanding of customer service principles
Demonstrated resourcefulness in seeking out market opportunities and leveraging supplier base to maximum advantage
Exceptional leadership capabilities and experience managing multi-disciplinary Workplace teams
Strong Communication and Negotiation skills
Demonstrated supply partner management experience that leads to commercial outcomes and enhanced service delivery to clients
Member of CIBSE, ASHRAE, RICS, IFMA, CoreNet or similar industry organisations