About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It’s about showing how you embody our valued behaviours – do the right thing, better together and never settle – as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We’re committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture – one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The Role Responsibilities
Standard Chartered (SC) Bank has a bold ambition to be the number one Learning function in financial services: “having world-class Learning that unlocks the unique potential of our people and helps them contribute their best to Standard Chartered and our clients, both today and as we transform into the future”.
To achieve this ambition, the People Capability (PC) function has reinvented its organisation design to organise around Tribes, Disciplines and Squads. In this model:
Strategic importance of role
The Lead, Governance and Planning is responsible for leading operational discipline, financial planning and management, and governance and risk related activities for the People Capability function.
Learning governance includes introducing, coordinating and monitoring best practice planning processes for learning, providing risk monitoring and reporting oversight and supporting the prioritisation and management of investments in learning. As People Capability moves to an agile operating model, it is imperative that learning governance becomes centralised, allowing us to be more efficient with streamlined global processes in governance and financial / risk management.
The Lead, Governance and Planning manages the development and implementation of governance policies, procedures and guidance for the function, as well as providing advice and education on them. The Lead, Governance and Planning ensures good governance practices are adopted and embedded to provide operational efficiency and discipline. The role supports the effective running of formal governance forums including Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) and Learning Councils, enabling these forums to fulfil their functions and responsibilities effectively.
The role requires close working with the Global Head of People Capability and is accountable for oversight of all People Capability risks and issues from their identification, root cause analysis, through to the mitigation and assurance/ monitoring process. In this remit, the role serves as a conduit/ liaison between the Head of Disciplines and Heads of Tribes, arbitrating and resolving risks and issues as needed.
An additional integral part of the governance and smooth operation of the function performed by Lead, Governance and Planning is the development and management of organisational heath-check assessments. These measure agile team productivity as well as promote the adoption of Agile principles and practices across the Tribes.
What the role requires
The role is ideal for a high performer with an interest, mindset and business knowledge of agile methodologies, programme and project management as well as risk and governance duties. The role demands excellent stakeholder management skills across the People Capability management team, HR COO teams, Finance, HR Operational Risk, Supply Chain Management as well as senior business leaders, external vendors and industry partners.
The role holder should be:
What the role does
Operational and assurance discipline
Financial planning and management
Quarterly Business Review (QBR) and Learning Council support
Our Ideal Candidate
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
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