Standard Chartered Bank (Stanchart) Careers – Country Head, Financial Crime Compliance (FCC)

Organisation: Standard
Chartered Bank (Stanchart)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 458826
About Stanchart:
Standard Chartered PLC is a
British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in
Hong Kong, China. It operates a network of over 1,700 branches and outlets
(including subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures) across more than 70
countries and employs around 87,000 people. It is a universal bank with
operations in consumer, corporate and institutional banking, and treasury
services. Despite its UK base, it does not conduct retail banking in the UK,
and around 90% of its profits come from Africa, United Kingdom, United States
and the Middle East. Standard Chartered Bank Uganda is the longest established
international bank in the country; the first branch was opened in August 1912.
We had 11 branches up to 1972 and retained only one branch during the
turbulence of the 70s. In 1998 we acquired 4 branches of former Cooperative
Bank in November 1999. Standard Chartered Bank Uganda today has a network of 11
branches in Kampala, Jinja, Mbale, Mbarara and Gulu. Standard Chartered Bank
Uganda has 29 ATMs and over 600 staff.
Key Duties and
1. 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 Country Head of FCC
    Operations must carry out quality testing of the exception reports.
  • Offer assurance to local management that
    AML / CFT / Sanctions Compliances are managed within the country.
2. Provide financial crime surveillance and intelligence capabilities
to monitor CB and WB customers and staff for unusual activity and to escalate
issues that require review or investigation:
  • Actively monitor developments in
    external/internal financial crime Compliances including trends.
  • Develop responses and advise the business
    on financial crime Compliances and trends. Identify trends of significant
    fraud and money laundering through regional metrics.
  • Build, maintain and manage relationships
    with FCC Operations vendors in the country so that external specialist
    support is available when required.
  • Carry out financial crime Compliance
    assessments to identify country level Compliances.
3. Provide investigation capabilities:
  • Support the Regional FCC team in
    conducting significant investigations.
  • Carry out investigations in line with the
    Group standards for investigations in the country / region including case
    management, data capture and reporting.
4. Implementation and management of Speaking Up in country with
assistance from Regional Head of FCC. 
Speaking Up cases received directly in country must be updated in
Enterprise Investigation Management (“EIM”).
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Ensure the co-ordination with GIA to ensure adequate oversight and
tracking of remediation of surveillance and investigations related audit
findings in the first line.
8. Co-ordination with Country Compliance to ensure adequate oversight
and tracking of remediation of surveillance and investigations related
Regulatory findings.
9. Attendance at appropriate local Compliance Committees where
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should have attained degree
    level qualification
  • Hold a professional Qualification e.g
    Certified Fraud Examiner(CFE) & Association of Certified & Money
    Laundering Specialist (ACAM) – Added Advantage)
  • Substantial experience in the financial
    services industry and FCC management.
  • In relation to AML, the job holder should:
  • Good knowledge of the Group, the Policies,
    Procedures and Standards relating to Financial Crime Compliance, as well
    as knowledge of the local regulations and legislation on AML/CTF and
  • Excellent analytical and decision making
  • Strong responsibility and organisation
  • Strong drafting skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication
    skills – written and verbal including presentation skills.
  • Strong learner, intellect and relater.
  • Possess the ability to work independently
    with minimal supervision and to complete tasks in timely manner.
  • Self-motivated and self-reliant, with the
    ability to provide practical and effective advice. Inclusive style and
    good listening skills are required.
  • Being able to accept challenge, listen to
    the other point of view and adapt your approach accordingly is essential.
  • Good judgement.
  • Excellent collaborative and team playing
  • Diplomacy, empathy and a ‘can-do
  • Politeness, sensitivity and the ability to
    gently, but professionally stand your ground when needed.
  • An inquisitive approach to practices,
    procedures and specific transactions.
  • Personal authority and integrity.
    Independence, creativity, resourcefulness and resilience.
  • Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge
    of MS Office suite particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Possess ability to assess risk, strong
    leadership qualities, excellent interpersonal skills and multi cultural
    awareness and sensitivity.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the
    key features of relevant FCC laws and regulations that affect the Group.
Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a
work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of
the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and
competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can
develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their
personal potential.
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