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
Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs
Purchase efficient and cost effective technological equipment and software
Inspect the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
Coordinate IT managers and supervise SMEs, technicians and other professionals to provide guidance on IT solutions
Control budget and report on expenditure
Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts
Oversee and monitor contracts and SLAs with vendors
Key Responsibilities :
Develop technology / systems related strategic plans for the businesses to meet their needs.
Leads the supply chain team in executing best practices and measuring performance through agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Keep detailed records, generate reports, and develop presentations to management
Plans, manages, and coordinates all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of necessary materials and supplies needed to meet the changing levels of product demand.
Own and monitor the in-country technology costs.
Develop and monitor budgetary requirements for technology related projects within the country and annual activities of them.
Act as the Country Technology Manager, obtain and understand the business requirements and then work with all relevant in-country / regional / group technology groups and stakeholders to plan and ensure the delivery.
Manage a team of people through resourcing, retention, development, career management and teambuilding.
Prioritisation of management of projects within area of responsibility.
Provide advice on systems and applications to minimise business risk within area of responsibility.
Manage technology risks, own the country Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), and ensure adequate and timely support from all technology groups for the testing and execution.
Develop service standards with internal customers.
Maintain professional contact with outside agencies to keep abreast of technological changes and innovations.
Maintain internal business contacts to keep abreast of business changes and innovations.
Manage technology vendors and external parties.
Maintain relevant internal communications.
Must be strategic, creative, confident and highly analytical professional with high-level of drive, energy and the ability to influence.
Be able to demonstrate an ability to manage complex activities within the Bank’s matrix organisation structure
Excellent communication and organisational skills to be able to lead and motivate the team.
Ability to identify system / application problems, analyse and develop solutions to resolve or bypass the problem.
Must be able to work within broad policies / requirements and Business objectives with general direction.
Ability to blend the demands of managing day-to-day operational activities with the necessity of maintaining a strategic view.
Good understanding of the banking and financial service industry.
Proven project management skills at least in a cross cultural and multi-business environment.
Key Stakeholders :
CIOs, Delivery Heads, Business / Domain heads and TS Teams
ITO, Governance & Change - Risk & Control, Technology Governance & Assurance
Our Ideal Candidate
A strong strategic and business mindset
Good communication and interpersonal abilities
Knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure
Organizational and Leadership skills
Good understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
Background in designing / developing IT systems and planning IT implementation
IT experience, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines and the mastery of concepts, principles and practices gained through empirical knowledge of a highly specialised and complex industry.