Lead, Risk Advisory
Standard Chartered Bank
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Asia

The Role Responsibilities

This is a role within the Risk function to support work performed by the Enterprise Risk Management team. Key tasks include ensuring central elements of Hong Kong’s risk governance and control framework are operating effectively, within risk appetite and in line with internal frameworks and policies as well as statutory and regulatory requirements.


  • Awareness and understanding of the Group’s business strategy and model, supporting the identification of emerging risks.
  • Maintain good level of understanding of the latest regulatory requirements which are of relevance to the Risk function.
  • Business

  • Awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates.
  • Being a trusted Risk partner to the Business and effectively challenge where needed.
  • Processes

  • Support the Risk Function in the management of risk appetite for Greater China and North Asia ( GCNA ) region.
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework across relevant entities in GCNA region.
  • Support BCBS239 compliance for GCNA.
  • Support the Risk Function in the management of relationship and supervisory interface with regulators such as the HKMA;
  • Support relevant Risk teams in the management of regulatory examination as appropriate.
  • People and Talent

  • Strong leader, guide and support a small team and lead enterprise risk management initiatives across the GCNA region.
  • Risk Management

  • The key responsibility for the role is to lead the implementation of Enterprise Risk Management initiatives for the GCNA region, including Guide the GCNA region on adoption of Enterprise Risk Management Framework and respective Risk Type Framework;
  • Support the policy governance for the GCNA region; and Continued enhancement and introduction of new initiatives and supporting enterprise risk management activities for the GCNA region.

  • Be the principal point of contact and support the Chief Risk Officer in discharging regional oversight responsibilities in relation to Reputational & Sustainability Risks, Country Risk, Climate Risk, and Strategic Risk.
  • This include enhancing and implementation of the relevant risk frameworks, ownership of regulatory rules, monitoring of risk and reporting as appropriate.


  • Lead the facilitation of Risk Governance Committees, including the Asia Risk Committee and the Executive Risk Committee.
  • Prepare / collate papers, information packs and presentations as required by the CRO for Risk governance meetings and Board Meetings as required.
  • Track and escalate issues and undertake follow-up actions as required.
  • 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.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Key Stakeholders

  • Chief Risk Officer, Risk function, Business, Group Risk
  • Our Ideal Candidate

  • Educated to degree level.
  • Broad experience in Banking industry with minimum of 10 years’ experience, risk management experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements, namely those from the HKMA, PRA and Basel.
  • Prior experience in Finance / Risk / Compliance / Audit / Governance.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, with additional ability in Chinese (Cantonese and / or Mandarin) a bonus.
  • Very strong communication skills (both written and verbal), with the ability to interact confidently with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks successfully and efficiently in a fast paced, regulatory driven environment.
  • About Standard Chartered 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.
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