Associate - Trade Product Management - MENA - 3423734

Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
  • Associate - Trade Product Management - MENA Jobs in Dubai - 3423734

    Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
  • 0 - 3 Years
  • Dubai (Dubai)
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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 Its 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

Were 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


Product support for pricing and management of assets, contingents, and initiatives for optimising returns on RWA
Business cases for investments for system enhancements and new feature functionalities
Monitor collection of fee and NII for the product line in line with Trade Pricing Guidelines
Develop jointly with the Sales team a local strategy to meet country objectives, in line with the overall Transaction Banking strategy
Conduct ongoing competitor analysis to capture the opportunities, mitigate the threats and deliver financial performance Recommend and plan actions to build or reinforce our competitive edge
Drive product performance for the assigned products, improving efficiency through the digitisation initiatives, straight through processing, ensuring scalability


Executing product initiatives operating plan for UAE & MENA Trade Product Management
Understanding customer needs and align the client value propositions and solutions to meet and exceed client expectations
Sponsor launches of product enhancements, new products, as required for Trade
Work jointly with Sales and Marketing to develop collaterals for local market, communicate product launches, organize customer events and develop a sales campaign strategy to ensure that the new products meet planned volume and revenue targets
Ensuring training initiatives are executed across all countries in the region in line with the global commercialization agenda
Act as the main conduit for championing investment cases for product development or enhancements and for local regulatory requirements

Risk Management

Active role in credit, legal & compliance approvals for deviations to PPG or CA
Ensure product offering and delivery in UAE MENA conforms to global standards, improve risk metrics and ensure no failed audits (internal & external)
Drive the Operational Risk framework implementation where applicable
Deal with Audit and other risk items expeditiously


Ensure timely renewal of country addendums (CAs) to PPGs and proactively work with stakeholders to identify and quantify new and existing risks
Implement product conduct guidelines where appropriate eg Product forum approvals for new product launches, shelf reviews, operational risk assessments
Identify and mitigate the Operational, Credit, Regulatory and Business conduct risks relating to Trade products within the region
Ensure country compliance on Group standard for Audit, Control and financial reporting including reporting of risks to BORF CORC CEF
Work with operations to improve overall service standards and to ensure that quality of service to customers remains superior to competition

Regulatory & Business Conduct

Display exemplary conduct and live by the Groups Values and Code of Conduct
Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct
Support the UAE MENA Transaction Banking Trade team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Banks Conduct Principles [Fair Outcomes for Clients; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment]
Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters

People and Talent

Champion and act as a role model of the Groups values and culture in the country
Contributing to an environment of collaboration, both within the team and across the wider Group, to ensure issues are raised and blockages are resolved in a timely manner

Our Ideal Candidate

Basic knowledge of Transaction Banking trade products
Ability to independently identify, drive and deliver on opportunities


Basic awareness of trade products and linkage to client needs
Fundamentals of Working Capital Finance
Basic awareness of risks - Credit, Legal, Compliance, FCC, Tax, Finance, Market Risk, Cross-border, Operational Risk
Awareness of SCB network and key policies


Ability to proactively identify client needs and create solutions to generate new business
Ability to probe the commercial implications of a clients needs and provide solutions and advice that positively impact the clients operational and financial performance


Aspires to be a Trusted advisor positions as the Go to person for clients and internal stakeholders when they desire strategic TB input
Strong credibility with key stakeholders ie Credit, Legal, Compliance, FCC, Tax, Finance, Market Risk, Operational Risk and Operations both at country and group level
Sharp commercial focus, analytical mindset, consultative engagement style, innovative problem solving approach and strong achievement orientation

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Chartered Accountant/CPA

Industry:Banking/Financial Services/Broking

Salary:As per Industry Standards

Function:Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit

Deadline:23rd Aug 2020

Company Profile

Company:Standard Chartered Bank Ltd
Industry Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (Banking - Retail, Corporate, Co-operative)
Company Turnover 10000 - 10000+ Crores
Company Size 10001 - 10001+ Employees

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