Assistant Vice President

Assistant Vice President

Standard Chartered
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Job Description

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%26#39;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%26#39;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
Assist the FSS Legal Team with drafting legal documents, including but not limited to designation notices, master give-up agreements, 4-way give-up agreements, custody agreements and related amendments. Remediation of existing legal documentation to ensure legal and regulatory compliance. Clients will be in multiple jurisdictions. Assist in project work including update and management of legal opinions and legal template management. 
Awareness and understanding of the business strategy for FSS and ensure drafting and execution of legal documentation in an efficient and timely manner. Ensure compliance with relevant regulation and the internal operational risk framework, relevant IT support strategy.
Awareness and understanding of the wider business, economic, regulatory and market environment in which the FSS operates.

  • Continuous review of all daily processes to improve the service provided and enhance controls,

People and Talent

  • Lead through example and foster the appropriate culture and values,

  • Set appropriate tone and expectations and work in collaboration with business, risk and control partners,

  • Support the provision of ongoing training and development of people,

Risk Management

  • Responsible for identifying, assessing, monitoring, controlling and mitigating risks to the firm relevant to the role.

  • Awareness and understanding of the main risks facing the firm and how performance of the role is involved in managing them;

  • The ability to interpret the firm%26rsquo;s financial information relevant to the role, identify key issues based on this information and put in place appropriate controls and measures

  • Support risk control ownership under the Group%26rsquo;s Risk Management Framework (including relevant Operational Risk Framework ownership for FSS).

  • Ensure a full understanding of the risk and control environment in area of responsibility.


  • Responsible for assessing the effectiveness of the firm%26rsquo;s arrangements to deliver effective governance, oversight and controls in the business and, if necessary, oversee changes in these areas,

  • Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the firm operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role,

  • Responsible for delivering %26lsquo;effective governance%26rsquo;; capability to challenge colleagues effectively; and willingness to work with any local regulators in an open and cooperative manner.

Regulatory %26amp; Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group%26rsquo;s Values and Code of Conduct.

  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across the Standard Chartered Group. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Support FSS Legal to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank%26rsquo;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

  • Regional heads of Corporate %26amp; Institutional Banking, Financial Markets Sales, Credit, Margin Operations, Compliance, Tax, FSS Legal  

Other Responsibilities

  • Support Here for Good and Group%26rsquo;s brand and values

  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Strong knowledge of master agreement documentation including prime brokerage and intermediation   typically entered by the Bank with various types of Clients 

  • Strong understanding of legal risks associated with master agreement documentation

  • Ability to work with stakeholders situated in other jurisdictions to negotiate master agreement documentation as efficiently as possible within agreed risk parameters.

  • Strong organisational skills.

  • Ability to handle pressure and conflicting priorities

  • English language completely fluent and strong communication skills.

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions. 
To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

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