FCC Screening Programme Director
Standard Chartered
Chennai, India, ASEAN & South Asia
2d ago

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 Strategy

  • Deliver and continue to manage the changes in the Screening & List Management controls, consistent with the vision and strategy for FCC, in support of the Group’s strategic direction and growth aspirations.Programme Management
  • Lead significant programme of work in support of the financial crime compliance objectives.
  • Set clear project objectives, scope, deliverables, assign roles, responsibilities, approvals; agree metrics, and report progress
  • Deliver the project in line with the Bank's SDF 2.0 framework aligned to the Inception, Elaboration, Construction and Transition Phases
  • Ensure scope, costs and time are maintained for the workstream
  • Demonstrate exceptional project governance ensuring project controls are clearly understood and complied with and look for opportunities for control improvements, or simplification where appropriate.
  • Ensure project deliverables and approvals are stored in a structured discoverable format for future audit
  • Develop and maintain the MS Project schedules
  • Be accountable for identification and escalation of potential risks and issues in line with the Group Operational risk and issue management process and identify and assess project interdependencies
  • Lead activities to develop and review Operational Risk Assessments for each country implementation
  • Deliver all allocated activities to the highest quality standard and call out when this is not the case
  • Actively support FCC Assurance activities, Audit reviews and regulatory inspections for Screening, providing input to the reviews, validation of issues and execution of arising management action plansProject / Change Specialism
  • Identify and actively engage with various key stakeholders to ensure the success of Screening Programmes.
  • Maintain and comply with standards and approaches defined by the CoEs and work to continually enhance these
  • Maintain Global Screening Book of Work for Transaction, Name, and List Management.
  • Run the Global Screening Change Control Board (TS and NS CCB’s) meetings, with Screening and List leads, 1st line segments / products, 2nd line RFO’s for business process, 1st line RFO’s for CFCC (Sanctions and AML), Country / Region, ITO etc.,
  • Ensure Impact Assessment is carried out for the changes by working with all the parties for screening and associated downstream (AAA, MI) etc.
  • areas and fully understood, agree by the requestors before commencement of the change.

  • Ensure Operational Readiness in compliance to the Group Screening Standards, process governance standards (Group OR Type Framework), Project DoI’s / guidance’s, Costing / Re-
  • charge model established by FCC Controls, On-going support (Run / BAU) and ITO etc standards. Vendor Engagement :

  • Ensure complete transparency of book of work and requirements linked to Acuity Screening Software and List Data, Dow Jones List Data, and other vendors like Silent 8, Oracle ECM etc.
  • for high quality deliverables.

  • Maintain a solid professional engagement / working relationship, to influence a high quality, and delivery timelines. Testing :
  • Ensure all entry criteria are met prior to the commencement of each phase of testing, as defined in the screening testing strategy / plan.
  • Develop all testing artefacts, in line with standards set by the Testing CoE and maintain the required approvals
  • Work with the relevant Common Services teams to ensure that environments, data and batch requiremetns are met.
  • Ensure that 100% of applicable test cases are conducted and results are evidenced appropriately and that all open defects at the end of each phase of testing have been risk accepted by the appropriate risk owner and reported to the appropriate governance forum
  • Develop and obtain the relevant approvals for the test exit reportTuning
  • Ensure that tuning environments and data are available to commence tuning activities in line with the MS project plan.
  • Complete tuning activities in line with standards and controls defined by the Tuning CoE, maintaining exemplary documentation and audit trail throughout.
  • Engage and obtain country approval for segments and thresholds, maintaining an audit trail for all relevant decisions and approvals.Implementation :
  • Ensure all pre go live approvals and project artefacts are in place including where required regulatory, country technology manager, country FCC etc
  • Ensure the cutover runbook has been developed and reviewed and the relevant resources are available and informed to manage the process, in line with the SDF 2.0
  • Develop the scenario cut over plan, ensuring no gaps in coverage and agree this with the relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure end users have been appropriately engaged, trained and communicated with, so that they are ready and informed of the go live requirements, to minimise BaU disruption and accelerate post production stabilisation
  • Manage the cut over including the Go / No Go process, ensuring that business is fully engaged and informed of any outstanding issues, defects or dependencies.
  • Manage the post go live support process including the initial the post production defect release cycle
  • Transition country to the Screening Production Support teamPeople and Talent (Responsibilities related to people and talent matters)
  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to direct reports to ensure they are highly engaged and performing to their potential.
  • Stimulate an environment where forward planning, prioritisation, deadline management and collaborative, inclusive yet effective and efficient work practices are the norm.
  • Ensure your workstream is adequately resourced and staffed by an appropriate number of competent staff sufficiently independent to perform duties objectively, to support the successful delivery of screenign programme and on-going changes
  • Ensure the direct reports to Screening Programme Manager (this role) have clearly articulated and well understood roles and responsibilities through meaningful and accurate job descriptions.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 SCB.
  • This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead the team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles : Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Operation of Financial Markets;
  • Financial Crime Prevention; The Right Environment.

  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.Key Stakeholders
  • Head, Transaction Monitoring and Surveillance Infra MD
  • Head, AAA Process Owner MD
  • Head, GBS FCSU Screening B4
  • Regional Heads, FCC Control B4
  • Regional Heads, FCC MD
  • Screening Programme Sponsor MD
  • Screening Accountable Executive MD
  • Head, Transaction Screening B4
  • Head, Name Screening B4
  • Head, Firco Product and List Management B5
  • Head, L&C Tech Head B4 Other Responsibilities
  • Embed Here for good and Group’s brand and values in Screening Programme Team
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, or Functional policies and procedures. Our Ideal Candidate
  • PMP, Scrum Master or Prince 2;
  • Apply
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