Monday, February 25, 2013

Manager Financial Crime Risk (“FCR”) Operations Standard Chartered Bank - Kenya

Reduce legal, regulatory, operational and reputational risks associated with financial crime by:
A.Where relevant, managing local services for AML transaction surveillance.
B.Developing local financial crime risk related, actionable, intelligence.
C.Undertaking internal investigations (defined below).
D.Managing the Country level Speaking Up Programme
E.Supporting the Group’s Anti-Bribery Programme. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities 

A.
-Establish measures to identify suspicious activity and report to the relevant authorities locally. 

-Quality testing financial crime surveillance and intelligence outputs from Detica. Providing second line assurance to business and functional management that these capabilities are managed to industry standards. Where Detica is not deployed, the Manager FCR Operations must carry out quality testing of the exception reports.

-Provide assurance to local management that AML / CFT / Sanctions risks are managed within the country.

B.
-Provide financial crime surveillance and intelligence capabilities to monitor CONSUMER BANKING and WHOLESALER BANKING customers and staff for unusual activity and to escalate issues that require review or investigation. 

-Monitor developments in external/internal financial crime risks including trends. Develop responses and advise the business on financial crime risks and trends. Identify trends of significant fraud and money laundering through regional metrics. 

-Manage relationships with FCR Operations vendors in the country so that external specialist support is available when required.

-Conduct financial crime risk assessments to identify country level risks.

C.
-Provide investigation capabilities. Assist the Country FCR team in conducting significant investigations. Conduct investigations in line with the Group standards for investigations in the country / region including case management, data capture and reporting.

D.
-Implementation and management of Speaking Up in country with assistance from Country Head of FCR. Speaking Up cases received directly in country must be updated in Enterprise Investigation Management (“EIM”).

E.
-Lead Anti-Bribery activities in country; form an Anti-Bribery network of business and functional representatives in country; perform gap analysis between the Group Anti-Bribery policy and procedures and Country Requirements (laws and regulations); maintain awareness of the Groups Anti-Bribery programme; training on Group Anti-Bribery policy and procedures.
Other responsibilities include the following:
-Relationship Management with law enforcement. Attending court cases where required. Coordination of business to provide a response to local production orders, court orders, request for information from regulators or law enforcement agencies.

-Co-ordination with GIA to ensure adequate oversight and tracking of remediation of surveillance and investigations related audit findings in the first line. 

-Co-ordination with Country Compliance to ensure adequate oversight and tracking of remediation of surveillance and investigations related Regulatory findings.

-Attendance at appropriate local Risk Committees where required. 

Qualifications & Skills 

•Educational background to Unversity degree level.
•At least 5 years experience in Financial Crime Risk management 
In relation to Anti Money Laundering, the job holder should:
•Personal authority and integrity. 
•Good analytical and decision making skills, with the ability to provide practical and effective advice
•Very organised ,self-motivated and responsible; able to work independently, with minimal supervision and to complete tasks in a timely manner.
•Excellent communication skills – written and verbal including presentation skills. 
•Being able to accept challenge, listen to the other point of view and adapt your approach accordingly is essential.
•Good judgement and must possess ability to assess risk. 
•An inquisitive approach to practices, procedures and specific transactions. 
•Sound working knowledge of MS Office suite particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
•Understanding of the key features of relevant FCR laws and regulations that affect the Group. 
Have a good knowledge of the Standard Chartered Group, the Policies, Procedures and Standards relating to Financial Crime Risk, as well as knowledge of the local regulations and legislation on AML/CTF and sanctions. 

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