Manager, Data Strategy   (2200025827)


: Risk

Primary Location

: Asia-Singapore-Singapore


: Full-time

Employee Status

: Permanent

Posting Date

: 01/Sep/2022, 9:16:07 AM

Unposting Date

: 01/Oct/2022, 10:29:00 PM


The Role Responsibilities

This role will be responsible for business analysis, data sourcing requirements definition and delivery for Model Risk strategic initiatives


  • Assess problem statements, business requirements & propose potential solutions in the domain of Model Risk Management
  • Research, design, implement and validate analytics and data visualization techniques to meet model risk reporting requirements
  • Work with partner teams to create and build next generation data products and analytics solutions
  • Contribute/lead development of prototype solutions coordinating with other teams as appropriate, demonstrate to users and gather feedback
  • Conduct thorough validation, testing and data quality checks to ensure accurate and value adding solutions being delivered
  • Project planning and execution to ensure requirements are met based on priorities


  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, across all seniority levels, to address urgent and strategic risk management needs
  • Coordinate with various teams such as IRB, IFRS9 and Stress Testing to establish how existing results/analytics or processes can be leveraged


  • Understand the model risk business and data requirements, and appropriately update data requirement documentation
  • Understand the lifecycle of model risk and model development which drives the data transformations and data storage
  • Work with technology teams to source the required data into the model risk data store
  • Work with data visualisation team to deliver final data products e.g. dashboard and reports using data in the model risk data store
  • Prototype queries and logic using data from model risk data store to output reporting requirements on the visualisation tool
  • Overall project and delivery management of reporting requirements for model risk
  • Understand basic Basel capital rules for RWA and IFRS 9 ECL which are large model families
  • Work on BCBS 239 data lineage and data quality enhancements for model risk
  • Run BAU Python scripts monthly
  • Ad-hoc data activities to support first line teams.

People and Talent

  • Lead through example and demonstrate the bank’s culture and values

Risk Management

  • Identify, assess, monitor and mitigating risks to the Group relevant to Data Quality


  • Ensure the adherence to Group BCBS 239 standard when appropriate
  • Provide timely and high-quality responses to both internal and external queries and requests.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s 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.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • Enterprise Risk Analytics
  • Group Model Validation
  • CIB, Commercial & Retail Risk
  • Group Internal Audit
  • Model Risk Management
  • Group Operational Risk
  • Technology
  • CDO
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree with technical degree preferred (statistics, mathematics, computer science, etc.)
  • Programming experience using SQL, Python, SAS and/or R
  • Strong analytical mindset with excellent analytical, logical, reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Hands-on experience in data used for models development and best practices in data management  
  • 3+ years of experience on risk management and credit risk regulation (CRD IV, Basel) , specifically in wholesale banking
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills at all levels (i.e. colleagues to senior management) and situations (i.e. one-on-one to presentations)
  • Exposure to regulatory reporting is a plus
  • Self motivated and pro active

Role Specific Technical Competencies     

  • SQL, Python, SAS and/or R
  • Excel
  • Data Analysis 
  • Data Quality
  • Testing 
  • Requirements Gathering 
  • Project Management 
About Standard Chartered 
We’re an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we’ve worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you’re looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can’t wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity,  together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you’ll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies – everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

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About Standard Chartered

We offer banking services that help people and companies to succeed, creating wealth and growth across our markets. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise – Here for good.

With more than 86,000 employees and a presence in 60 markets, our network serves customers in close to 150 markets worldwide. We're listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.