Banking Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - Standard Chartered Bank

Director, Financial Crime Compliance

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 & Our Ideal Candidate
Strategy
o    Support setting and implementation of the vision, strategy, direction and leadership for i3 AME, consistent with the vision and strategy for FCC and in support of the Group’s strategic direction and growth aspirations.

Processes
o    Develop and keep up to date appropriate policies/processes/ DOIs to faciliate effective governance over i3 operations, aligning with Group i3 across intelligence and investigations.
o    Ensure implementation of FCC policies and procedures as applicable to i3.
o    Manage and/or resolve cases.

People and Talent
o    Promote and embed a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.\
o    Stimulate an environment where forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management and streamlined workflows and collaborative, inclusive yet effective and efficient work practices are the norm.
o    Collaborate with training teams to input to training curriculum to support closing of capability gaps.

Risk Management
o    Provide subject matter expertise on Financial Crime Intelligence, drawing on financial intelligence and law enforcement networks, professional qualifications and experience.
o    Assess risks arising from products / segments / geographies / customers / transactions.
o    Identify intelligence for typology studies and risk mitigation plans.
o    Identify financial crime risk indicators through various internal/external sources and the media; map and assess those risks, quantify the potential impact and escalate where necessary.Advise relevant stakeholders on outcomes of financial crime risks identification and assessment methodologies.
o    Apply data analytics to large data sets in order to target risk.
o    Analyse significant financial crime risk events (e.g. SAR’s, non-compliant transactions, production orders) to ensure that all connected parties, particularly cross-border are identified and reported at the appropriate levels internally as well as externally across all relevant jurisdictions.
o    Manage end-to-end financial crime client investigations initiated by external sources (regulators, agencies, authorities or other external organisation), and internal events as applicable.
o    Inform senior management of serious regulatory breaches (or where risk tolerances have been breached) promptly.
o    Ensure remedial actions (eg Regulatory reporting, client exits, additions to watchlists) are recommended, approved by applicable FCC personnel and implemented quickly.
o    Partner with legal counsels for advice on technical matters.
o    Provide investigative expertise to support management of Significant Regulatory/Legal cases.
o    Conduct a root cause analysis on the control/other failures to ensure lessons are learned across the bank.
o    Provide intelligence (to internal forums) on specific clients, client-types and emerging risk typologies.

Governance
o    Support senior oversight of i3 AME.
o    In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure senior management and relevant regulators are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
o    Prepare and cascade lessons learned from investigations as applicable.
o    Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
o    Produce high quality written reports of findings, suitable for internal and external stakeholders, including regulators where applicable.
Other Responsibilities
o    Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in i3 AME.
o           Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

How to Apply

Associate Director, Financial Crime Compliance

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 & Our Ideal Candidate
Strategy
o    Support implementation of the vision, strategy and direction for i3 AME, consistent with the vision and strategy for FCC and in support of the Group’s strategic direction and growth aspirations.

Processes
o    Develop and keep up to date appropriate policies/processes/ DOIs to faciliate effective governance over i3 operations, aligning with Group i3 across intelligence and investigations
o    Ensure implementation of FCC policies and procedures as applicable to i3.
o    Manage and/or resolve cases.

People and Talent
o    Promote and embed a culture of openness, trust and risk awareness, where ethical, legal, regulatory and policy compliant conduct is the norm.
o    Stimulate an environment where forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management and streamlined workflows and collaborative, inclusive yet effective and efficient work practices are the norm.
o    Identify and articulate knowledge and capability gaps to input to training curriculum to support closing of those gaps.

Risk Management
o    Assess risks arising from products / segments / geographies / customers / transactions.
o    Identify intelligence for typology studies and risk mitigation plans.
o    Identify financial crime risk indicators through various internal/external sources and the media; map and assess those risks, quantify the potential impact and escalate where necessary. Advise relevant stakeholders on outcomes of financial crime risks identification and assessment methodologies.
o    Apply data analytics to large data sets in order to target risk
o    Analyse significant financial crime risk events (e.g. SAR’s, non-compliant transactions, production orders) to ensure that all connected parties, particularly cross-border are identified and reported at the appropriate levels internally as well as externally across all relevant jurisdictions.
o    Support end-to-end financial crime client reviews initiated by external sources (regulators, agencies, authorities or other external organisation), and internal events as applicable.
o    Inform senior management of serious regulatory breaches (or where risk tolerances have been breached) promptly.
o    Ensure remedial actions (eg Regulatory reporting, client exits, additions to watchlists) are recommended, approved by applicable FCC personnel and implemented quickly.
o    Provide investigative expertise to support management of Significant Regulatory/Legal cases.
o    Conduct a root cause analysis on the control/other failures to ensure lessons are learned across the bank.

Governance
o    In the event of serious regulatory breaches, or where risk tolerances have been breached, ensure management and relevant regulators are informed and that actions are taken quickly to remediate and/or activities are ceased.
o    Identify lessons learned from investigations as applicable.
o    Propose control improvements, enhancements and simplifications where appropriate.
o    Produce high quality written reports of findings, suitable for internal and external stakeholders, including regulators where applicable.
Other Responsibilities
o    Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in i3 AME.
o    Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

How to Apply

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