:16/Aug/2023, 6:59:00 PM
Job Summary To handle Transactions relating to Counter Guarantee and other trade related products primarily and any other activity assigned from time to time by Head of Trade Operations UAE & MENA To serve as a contact person for customers and staff members for enquiries and problem solving for day-to-day business.To manage the delivery of Trade Services to the FI customer base while meeting or exceeding the laid down service standards through regular contact with customer; to increase utilization and revenue generation for existing customer; and identify new names for marketing. To ensure approvals are in place for all trade related transactions. To report unit’s risk to unit Risk Manager. To assist Risk Manager in developing and updating of procedures, controls and monitoring plans for Operational Risk Management When required act as unit risk coordinator. To adhere to the agreed risk plans and approach To identify and report all exceptions on non-compliance with standard controls To identify and report all weaknesses inherent in the standard controls To maintain proper record keeping. To comply with the bank compliant management policy and process guide.
Responsibilities To ensure all trade transactions are accurately processed/input in accordance with the customers’ instructions and according to the bank’s operational instructions to protect both the customer’s and Bank’s interest.Ensure customer satisfaction, zero errors, no customer complaints, no duplication of payments etc Follow up GBS Team for Proper process and better TAT. To ensure that all transactions are finalized in a timely manner and within the agreed service standards defined by the Bank for a particular customer and product. To keep safely customer documents and also keep accurate and complete records/files for all transactions as per policy and country law Take appropriate corrective action and escalate problems To maintain cordial relationships with Key Trade Services relations and to ensure understanding of business needs, customer satisfaction, zero errors, no customer complaints, no duplication of transactions etc To participate in BCP/DRP Testing at all times Improving processing productivity Maintaining a low transaction processing error rate Contributing to process improvements Ensuring strict adherence to delegation of authorities Establishing/ maintaining effective communication with RMs, Branches, Sales teams Being responsive to issues raised, mails forwarded Acting on customer complaints as per SLA Submitting required MIS, KPI, data analysis as per management request (includes daily volume tracking, contributing to monthly/ periodic analysis, etc.) To perform monthly BKCSA. To perform daily/ monthly Reconciliation. To check and perform daily COPMAN. To contribute in testing system enhancement/ Trade Projects. To provide proper training to any new Joiner / Relationship Managers. Reporting Sales Opportunities to Business.
Interface with customer: Maintain excellent relationship with customer at both, middle and senior management level Participate in promoting trade services of the Bank to active and non-active customers and seeking referrals from client base. Actively solicit customer feedback informally on customer satisfaction and needs To respond promptly and with a helpful attitude to customer inquiries, or requests related to Trade Services. To handle primarily Exports, guarantees and/or other Trade products.
Interface with Processing Hub (GBS): Maintain close relationship with GBS to ensure smooth flow of transaction processing and meeting / striving to exceed SLA. Maintain/ Observe Service Level violations for the entire department. Handle Customer complaints for the entire department.
Interface with Relationship Managers and Stakeholders Maintain partnership like relationship with the Business unit/Relationship managers and be responsive to their service requirements.
Service Level Agreement (SLA) with GBS To review, manage turnaround time of transactions against the SLA and communicate to parties concerned in GBS and RM teams etc. to ensure that the service level meet the target standard.
Control and Risk Management Handle complex transactions or escalate toHead of Trade Operations UAE & MENA as required. To comply with the groups Sanction Policies and Procedures. Comply with the Group Money Laundering Prevention Policy and Procedures to the extent applicable and reporting all suspicious transactions to the Line Manager.
Change Management To coordinate change initiatives facing Trade Service Group to ensure that such changes are implemented successfully in the Country.
Productivity and Budgetary Management Manage Job and work assignment, user profiles, work schedule and man-power resources to achieve improvement of productivity. Build morale and motivate subordinate officers and staff members to build up optimum team spirit and productivity.
Regulatory Ensure compliance with the country regulations, facilitate the implementation of the bank’s compliance risk management framework
Regulatory & Business Conduct Display exemplary conduct and live by the. 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. Lead the Trade Operations Department to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: (Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.) Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters. Ensure compliance with the country regulations of CBE, facilitate the implementation of the bank’s compliance risk management framework
Internal Branch Operations Manager Branch IT Manager Chief Information officer Cash Management Services – Country Team Treasury Markets Operations – Country Team RMs and Business Managers SSC Team TB & Implementation Product Management Compliance, FCC Credit Offices Risk & Governance
External Clients Other Banks CBE payment department
Qualifications Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications: As per Bank’s requirements and HR policy Licences and Certifications/accreditations: None Professional Memberships: None Language: English
Role Specific Technical Competencies Thorough understanding of ICC rules, local laws, legal risks. Knowledge of Trade documentation and shipping terms. Good communication and PC skills
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