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    Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria - We attract talented individuals. Not only can they give you the benefit of their experience, they also reveal a closer, more personal look at the wide range of global opportunities we offer. At the core of the Group's people strategy is our focus on employee engagement. Engagement is a key driver of productivity and performance, which creates the foundation of our performance culture. We encourage and focus on the behaviours that bring out the very best from every employee, assessing their performance not just on results but on how those results were achieved. To further embed these behaviours we have a remuneration programme in place, carefully designed to incentivise our employees to live our values every day.

    Senior Manager - Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) Nigeria


    The Senior FCC Manager is to provide support, oversight and assurance that core operational processes executed in FCC, as well as the specialist supporting systems for surveillance/ screening are functioning effectively and efficiently in handling financial crime risks for the business as usual teams.
    Key Roles and Responsibilities
    Overall Responsibilities

    • Coordinate / generate MI and ensure visibility to right stakeholders
    • Interpret MI and provide covering analysis for Committees and Management Forums
    • Provide oversight on risk profile screening escalations / alerts
    • Review significant risks and issues (e.g. SAR’s and confirmed name matches) reported to ensure that all connected parties, particularly across borders, are identified and reported at the appropriate levels internally and externally across all relevant jurisdictions. This should include the use of “link analysis” tools.
    • Track/report all remedial actions (audit, CMRs, exams, RA etc.)
    • Manage escalations from the business
    • Implement the transaction monitoring and screening framework appropriate in the area and country so that relevant alerts are generated for investigations
    • Provide advice and guidance to the frontline staff regarding financial crime screening policies and procedures when necessary

    Leadership and Management 

    • Provide leadership and guidance to the area FCC team
    • Help develop skilled resources within the area team who can contribute to the management of FCC
    • Support efforts to position the Bank as an industry leader in the eyes of regulators and industry stakeholders
    • Promote and embed a compliance culture throughout the Bank

    Stakeholders Relations

    • Partner with colleagues across the Bank to help drive a culture of risk awareness and proactive risk identification and assessment
    • Work closely with the Regional’s Governance function and their teams, ensuring there is a consistent message to country FCC, and dealing with country issues as they come up
    • Support the business in managing regulatory relationships where FCC issues are a problem

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    Head, Financial Crime Compliance (FCC) - Nigeria and West Africa


    The Area and Country Head of FCC is to manage the Area execution of the Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (“ABC”) programs according to Group and local standards, and has a direct management of those FCC country Area capabilities that are hubbed into a regional utility.
    Key Roles and Responsibilities
    Overall Responsibilities

    • Ensure that Group, Region, Area  and Country senior management and regulators are provided with assurance that AML/CFT, Sanctions and ABC risks are managed in the Area in line with the Group’s financial crime compliance frameworks and risk tolerance, and local regulatory expectations
    • Own the execution of the Group’s financial crime compliance frameworks for AML/CFT, Sanctions and ABC in the Area
    • Ensure that countries identify additional requirements for FCC beyond Group standards and that those additional requirements are implemented as additional controls in the country
    • Review the case for dispensation from Group standards where requested by the business
    • Assess risks in the Area through the implementation of a risk assessment process and ensure that an appropriate action plan is in place to address control weaknesses, or that risks are escalated for acceptance to appropriate governance forums
    • Provide second line oversight of controls owned in the business that are relevant to financial crime, including CDD and transaction screening
    • Provide investigative research, advice and decision making in relation to higher risk relationships and transactions escalated in accordance with Group processes agreed with Group policy and procedure owners for FCC, e.g. high risk clients identified through CDD process; high risk transactions escalated in line with the Group’s sanctions controls
    • Execute processes for which FCC is the owner in accordance with the Group’s design, amended as appropriate to meet expectations of local regulators, including AML surveillance, client screening, risk assessment
    • Manage the escalation of significant events (e.g. SARs, sanctions cases) with Group stakeholders and external parties as appropriate
    • Support the Group’s and Region’s network through interaction with colleagues in other Areas within the Africa Region to manage risks efficiently, effectively and consistently across the Group
    • Identify and share best practices with across countries in the Area and Region and with the Group
    • Undertake assurance activities in collaboration with colleagues in the business, FCC Compliance Monitoring and GIA
    • Oversee the appointment of specialist vendors as appropriate

    Leadership & Management

    • Contribute to the Area  FCC Leadership team
    • Raise the profile of SCB in the Area  as leading the way in tackling financial crime, for example through regional focus/benchmarking groups (ACAMS etc.)
    • Where services are hubbed by countries to a Regional centre, the Area Head of FCC is accountable to Country Heads of L&C for those hubbed services provided (e.g. AML surveillance and customer screening)
    • Act as key contact point for Heads (of ABC, Sanctions, Governance, Controls, Segments & Products) in integrating risk management strategy into an operational reality
    • Form and chair a  Area practice / working group to integrate Area  Heads into a single, global team as part of the FCC regional management
    • Ensure there is capacity in line with the Group’s objective for the management of financial crime risks

    Knowledge Development and Information Management

    • Prepare lessons learnt documents (from SARs & AML Investigations) and share with business advisory teams and FCC Senior Management so they can be cascaded to other Area and country  FCC teams
    • Ensure provision of appropriate FCR awareness & training (i.e. SAR and financial crime trends, AML investigation outcomes, lessons learned) within region through regional training managers
    • Prepare and manage Area  metrics/reports

    Stakeholders Relations

    • Provide support to countries on regulatory relationship management and exams relating to FCC in the Area

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should visit Standard Chartered Bank Career Page

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