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
Take a forward-looking perspective, taking into consideration external events which may be material to this region. Ensure appropriate management action is being taken to mitigate their impact.
To support the Financial Markets in the management of Traded Market Risk.
Assist in maintaining and developing the Function’s capabilities and skills to meet ongoing business growth, needs and plans
To continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the function.
To provide new product support in terms of risk measurement, limits and monitoring. Ensure relevant risk measures, controls and processes are in place before approving the launch of new products.
To uphold the integrity of the Group's risk / return decisions, and in particular to ensure that Market Risk in the GCNA region are properly assessed, that risk / return decisions are made transparently on the basis of this proper assessment, and are controlled in accordance with the Group's Risk Appetite.
Ensure that the Group’s market risk framework for the management of market risks is appropriately and consistently applied in Hong Kong
Identify and report key risks material to the Group and challenge the First Line to evidence that the material risks arising from their business activities have been identified, assessed, monitored and reported.
To review, recommend, discuss and analyse traded risk data and other financial product information with a view of setting risk parameters sufficient to protect the Group from extreme loss
Identify and escalate new and emerging risks that could be material to the region. Recommend relevant governance to control these emerging risks to help the bank to avoid big loss.
Monitor internal and external events material to the Group and ensure appropriate management action is being taken to mitigate their impact
To create transparency and escalate in a timely manner to relevant stakeholders regarding the key exposures in the region
To challenge business and control function heads to demonstrate that risk origination and control decisions are properly informed and consistent with strategy and Risk Appetite
Assist and design and oversee the implementation of relevant stress tests and scenario analysis for the GCNA region
Ensure that traded risk measurement methodologies are fit-for-purpose, comprehensive and implemented with integrity
Ensure that risk decisions are transparent and supporting rationales are explained in a professional courteous manner, especially when turning down proposals.
Responsibility for regular or ad-hoc market risk activities reports / information / analysis to management.
Support local risk-wide initiatives / projects such as recovery planning, ICAAP, SDST, IMA, etc.
To address local regulatory requirements as they pertain to risk management, prudential standards and governance, conduct and operational standards.
To assist in driving a consistent interpretation and application of market risk policies across all countries in the region.
To monitor on-going compliance with and effectiveness of the risk control environment.
To ensure that there are appropriate and documented internal controls and procedures in place. Monitor the operation of such procedures and controls and regularly review them to ensure that they reflect any changes in products, systems, policy and regulations.
To ensure effective management of operational risks within the Function and compliance with applicable internal policies, and external laws and regulations
To maintain procedures for monitoring, management and reporting of operational risks arising within area of responsibility.
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.
Hong Kong Financial Markets including both Trading and TM
Regional / Group Market and Counterparty Credit Risk teams
Market Risk Analytics
Global Market Risk Asset Class Leads
Risk Functions in Country
Group Internal Audit
Our Ideal Candidate
Academic Qualifications : Bachelor or above degree with quantitative skills.
Professional Experience : Experienced Market Risk Manager with detailed knowledge and understanding of credit markets and products.
Membership of HK Treasury Markets Association. If non-member, then successful candidate to apply for membership upon joining the Bank
Completion of internal mandatory and specific developmental training plans.
Language : Fluent in English.