Standard Bank Manager - Front Office Risk Control Global Markets Jobs in Kenya

Standard Bank Manager - Front Office Risk Control Global Markets Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

  • To perform 1st line of defence controls and monitoring for GM and SBGS.

  • To lead strategic GM and SBGS projects, I.T implementation/enhancement and coordinate Global Markets forums.

    Key Responsibilites

    Governance and Risk Management

  • Management of Operational Risk Incidents

  • Monitoring and Investigation of Trade Dashboard Breaches daily- Credit/Market Risk/ Operational

  • BAU trade exceptions approvals- Cancellations /Amendments/backdating/Loss deals/ Negative margins/position reconciliations

  • BCM coordination and update of BCM plans as required

  • Management of Country Front Office and Support Enabler Internal, External and Central Bank audit reviews.

  • Audit Issue tracking and Corrective Action implementation

  • Dealer monitoring function- through various trade and exceptions dashboards

  • Risk and Control reporting to management and trading floor

  • Review and manage the KRI and RCSA process

  • Process and control review across GM/SBGS and supporting functions

  • SBGS control monitoring and reporting

  • Logical access management- all systems

  • Represent GM in various risk forums> Kenya OPCO/Kenya BR Forum/Africa BRCC forum/Africa GM Business Managers Forum/Regional Financial Review forum

    Business and Management Reporting

  • Leading the new products process for GM and engagement in the NPC process

  • Market FX research and reporting

  • Stakeholder engagement- Credit/Operations/ Market risk/Operational risk/Audit/Finance

  • GM Manco coordination

  • Co-ordination of annual budgets and strategic plans for the GM business.

  • Cost management and control oversight for the GM team.

  • Capital forecasting and control oversight.

  • Co-ordination of monthly MIS, as required.

  • Financial performance review- Monthly in country and with
    Centre management- Cost and revenue

    Business Planning and Development

  • Primary responsibility to procure and co-ordinate Support (Risk, Operational, Systems, Compliance, Legal…etc)

  • Provide guidance to the GM Head and the whole of GM management team on all business requirements

  • Correspondent banking and development of counterparty dealing capabilities (ISDA, ISMA etc)

  • Liaison with the Legal, Market Risk, Credit and other Risks functions to clear obstacles for in-country dealing.

  • Management of front office systems- market data and telecom requirements and project management

  • GM Project management- system upgrades/ deployment/new product engagements/special projects


  • Business degree

  • CPA/CFA/ACCA certification.

  • 2-4 Corporate Banking experience.

  • 2 Years experience in risk management.

  • Treasury/ Global Markets experience.

  • Strong MS Office knowledge.

  • Sound knowledge of banking products/services and the procedures underpinning them.

  • Knowledge of the Code of Banking Practice.

  • Basic knowledge of the functions of the various departments within the Bank.

    How to Apply

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