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The Role Responsibilities
The Business Risk Officer represents the Wealth Management business as a first line of defence, implements the Standard Chartered Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF), and supports the Group's Risk policy and associated risk procedures to ensure that front office risks are effectively managed at the business unit level. The Business Risk Manager is to focus specifically on Wealth Management controls, governance, and supervision.
Responsible for understanding the Group's business strategy and its implications for the risk management role.
Responsible for maintaining an awareness of the wider business, economic and market environment in which the Group operates
Continuously evaluate and identify risk implications of business strategies and programmes, and provide guidance on any risk remediation with support from SORO and respective risk owners
Responsible for supporting Wealth Management COO initiatives, drove adoption of initiatives at the country level
Responsible for adherence to specified risk deadlines
Responsible for being key escalation contact for the business for all front office risk related incidents and queries that arise, and being a business subject matter expert on Wealth Management processes in this market
Ensure risk ownership by Country Process Owners over centrally / GBS performed validation checks is retained at the country level - specifically ownership of residual risk evaluations and associated remediation activities
Responsible for coordinating with stakeholders in the country and with other Wealth Management risk managers to increase sharing of key learnings and best practices
Accountable for ensuring Risk Acceptance requests are completed by process owners for material risks and control failures identified. Accountable for the provision of these templates to second line risk team for review and approval prior to submission to relevant governance forums / committees
Responsible for the implementation of the Control Sample Testing (CST) process, sampling and testing the population of controls to ensure compliance with agreed control standards, including facilitating the monitoring / collection of any Key Control Indicators (KCIs)
Responsible for ensuring quality of information recorded in the risk tracking system, as well as ensuring accuracy, completeness of data, driving the timely resolution of outstanding actions
Responsible for supporting the business in minimizing operational risks and losses, and ensuring material operational losses are investigated to prevent recurrence
Identify non-standard processes within the business, and ensure appropriate control mechanisms are implemented and monitored for effectiveness
Working with the Senior Operational Risk Officer (SORO), responsible for ensuring Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is completed by process owners for any failed audits and other key risk events. Review audit findings and key themes, assisting business to achieve resolution in line with business risk appetite
Responsible for coordinating internal and external audit reviews relating to the area of business - liaising with stakeholders to ensure timely / accurate information is provided
Our Ideal Candidate
Basic knowledge of banking / Wealth Management products and operations of branch and other distribution channels
Strong analytical skills, detail-focused with the ability to interpret large volume of information
Ability to independently drive initiatives with minimum hands-on supervision
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