Job ref no.: 2200013369
Standard Chartered Bank

Analysis, Credit Initiation

Standard Chartered Bank

Role Responsibilities


  • Implement the operating model and strategic direction for Credit Initiation to best support process efficiencies and effectiveness.


  • Actively participate in different projects in identifying improvement area so as to improve the turnaround time and accuracy.
  • Support new business initiatives, marketing program launches and revenue initiatives.


  • Grant a prudent credit decision by assessing and evaluating customer’s creditworthiness (including existing customer and new application) for Retail mortgage and wealth management products
  • Manage the daily operations of the Credit Initiation units (Secured Lending) to ensure services rendered meet the agreed service standards
  • Ensure consistency in underwriting standard.
  • Facilitate and support launch of new products when necessary

Risk Management

  • Conduct credit assessment on consumer credit applications per credit policies and regulatory guidelines
  • Comprehend the prevailing fraud type so as to deter and prevent from fraud attack
  • Comply with all applicable money laundering prevention procedures and in particular, report any suspicious activity to the Unit Money Laundering Prevention Officer and line manager.


  • Ensuring compliance with the standards of regulatory and compliance practices as defined by internal and external requirements.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Perform day to day credit underwriting for new applications with full compliance to all regulatory requirements.
  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.

Key Stakeholders

Internal stakeholders

  • Product
  • CRM
  • Sales
  • Fraud Risk Management
  • System Support
  • Lending Operation Teams

External stakeholders

  • Surveyor firms
  • Solicitor firms
  • Mortgage insurers

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Broad understanding of banking information management infrastructure and operational processes
  • Ability to provide strategic direction to the function
  • Strong leadership qualities, with the ability to motivate and lead teams in changing & challenging situations
  • Strong analytical and dispute resolution skills, and the ability to command the respect of a cross functional set of professionals at a senior level
  • Ability to make independent decisions with a strong sense of empowerment
  • Skills in project management and process improvement
  • Non-technical skills: Strong written / oral communication and influencing skills. Ability to create effective work relationships within and across functions & borders
  • Risk Management and Control: Good working knowledge of Standard Chartered’s approach to risk management, specifically as applicable to Risk Operations
  • Governance, Oversight and Controls: Strong leadership capabilities and management skills, with the ability to deliver effective controls within Risk Operations through both directly-managed and virtual team
  • Regulatory Framework and Requirements: Awareness and understanding of the regulatory framework in which the firm operates, and the regulatory requirements and expectations relevant to the role. 

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Job ref no. 2200013369
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree