Manager: Financial Crime Control Job Placement – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:           Manager: Financial Crime Control
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Job ID: 19448
About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings
Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”),
Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group
is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest
African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda
Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It
offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal
and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary: The Manager:
Financial Crime Control will take lead of investigations into allegations of
financial crime and irregularities within Stanbic Bank as directed by the
Regional Head FCC. Complete investigations in accordance the GFCC standards and
methodologies aligned to adding value to the Stanbic Bank business, in order to
recover losses by securing criminal prosecution and civil action. Ensure that
all administration and MIS is accurately updated as well as managing
relationships  with internal and external
stakeholders effectively
Key Duties and
Manage, lead, provide guidance, facilitate and pursue fraud that is
committed against Stanbic Bank and its Customers.   
Manage, lead, collect and analyse relevant
information, identify modus operandi of incidents.
Offer guidance, problem areas by following
linkages between suspicious cases and entities.
Direct through process of elimination, identify
irregularities and involved parties e.g. syndicates.
Provide guidance and network within the various
areas within the Bank and externally to resolve fraud issues.
Ensure compliance to defined processes, e.g.
formulating case dockets, investigation reports, affidavits.
Direct investigations in determining the Bank’s
exposure and to actively recover losses.
Proactively determine high risk Business Units
and potential internal fraud and operational risks
Proactively assist to facilitate the early
detection of fraud leveraging off hotlines and tip-offs.
Execute the Fraud Strategy through
investigations, which will be aligned to Business Goals and priorities
Provide input and assist in the design and
formulation of Banking Industry approaches at industry level e.g. Banking
The incumbent will network with Law enforcement
agencies, auditing, legal and commercial organisations combating financial
On each confirmed internal financial crime
matter establish trends, identify modus operandi and provide remedial
People Management:
Offer support in the recruitment, development
and retention of relevant skills in order to meet the business need
Assists in ensuring the effective selection of
staff by matching the skills and competencies to the requirements of the job
Develops and maintains an open communication
channel with direct reports and supports staff to foster teamwork
Assists the Regional Head with individual career
management in conjunction with Human Resources
Facilitates the views of the team members,
resolves issues raised by the team and escalates issues if required and
provides feedback to teams on an ongoing basis.
Fosters and provides employment equity with
specific attention to attaining the Stanbic Bank targets.
Promotes a culture where the values of the Bank
are “lived” and maintained
Supports the Regional Head to monitor and manage
the performance and development of staff within the area. This includes support
with performance management as well as mid-year and annual performance
Fosters a culture of continuous improvement and
performance measurement
Ensures that Regional Head is apprised of
significant achievements to ensure appropriate recognition.
Assist in ensuring that clear targets are set
and that resources are profiled and recruited accordingly:
Support the Regional Head with the tracking,
ranking and managing the performance of the team in line with performance
management policies, systems and practices:
Effective self management to minimize poor
Assist in the planning and overseeing the implementation
of a skills development plan to address skills gaps
Fostering a climate of self-development,
learning and personal growth
Assist in ensuring that equity targets are
achieved and retained
Risk and Loss Management:
Accountable for ensuring the recovery of losses
through all available legal remedies.
Highlight control deficiencies to the Business
Assess and pursue recovery prospects.
Minimise reputational risk by interfacing with
relevant parties.
Take overall ownership and accountability for
allocated cases from the point of allocation until their “formal” conclusion as
per the defined processes.
Apply knowledge and experience to identify
fraud, risk and highlight to management.
Process and Case Management:
Adhere to the proper process of case management
from the allocation of investigations, providing constant feedback to ensure
that investigation goals and objectives been reached.
Attend all relevant Stake holder meetings.
Constantly provide intelligence regarding
trends, modus operandi, type of fraud documents, and standard of fraud
application, knowledge of the criminal groups / syndicates regarding the
verification process, other processes of Stanbic Bank that are detected in
current investigations on hand.  Secure
reporting line to relevant Business Heads regarding relevant intelligence
gathered through investigations.
On a regular basis, liaise with Law Enforcement
Intelligence Services to gather information regarding the movement of suspects,
new trends, crime threat’s and modus operandi that are identified from a global
Support the Regional Head by providing stats,
trends and relevant case information to Management and Business Heads to
support and secure processes to minimize and prevent losses.
Provide Management with consistent and accurate
reports regarding fraud trends, market related information regarding fraudulent
activities in the Corporate Environment.
Support investigation initiatives and training
by running the GFCC brought forward system on cases under investigation. Also
provides sound MIS reporting. 
Be active in supporting the different business
heads, know the different product procedures. Provide constant information to
the different business heads regarding crime patterns and modus operandi. These
actions will provide them with the relevant knowledge to take sound business
decisions that will assist them in minimizing risk and operational losses.
Compiling case dockets for registration with the
law enforcement agencies to expedite the tracing and attachment of moveable
assets and arrests of suspects.
Immediately report incidents discovered through
investigations to the relevant business heads and GFCC regarding control
deficiencies. Thoroughly investigated deficiencies and provide management with
proper knowledge to address and to correct situations.  
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank
Manager: Financial Crime Control opportunity must hold a Degree level
qualification or relevant experience
ACFE or similar counter fraud accreditation is
an added advantage
Financial Crime Risk management experience
A minimum of six years of proven experience in
the management of Financial crimes
Extensive experience of investigations, both
conducting and supervising ( At least 6 years)
Financial Crime casework
Professional analysis and judgement
Reporting writing
Presenting and/or chairing at meetings
Case supervision
Excellent communication skills
Good reading and writing skills
Good speaking and listening skills
Understanding the audience
Knowledge sharing
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking
Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply
Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline: 28th October, 2016

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