Associate Director - Group Islamic Lending & FM Products
Standard Chartered Bank
Dubai - United Arab Emirates
منذ 1 يوم
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Associate Director - Group Islamic Lending & FM Products 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

The incumbent is responsible for product development, product management, training, documentation and system requirements for Lending and FM Islamic products offered across the group.


  • Work with Head Islamic Corporate Products to achieve Global Islamic Banking strategy, aligning with Group's product innovation agenda and product strategy of the relevant businesses and geographies.
  • Business

  • Manage the development and launch of new products in close liaison with business and support functions such as Legal, Compliance, Operations, Risk and IT, etc.
  • Responsible for Shariah structuring and approval of Lending and FM products.
  • Relationship building with front and support departments to get a complete understanding of the systems related to product development
  • Participate in activities related to product management with the help of relevant counterparts across various geographic regions.
  • Draft product process and procedures and understand the system and processes for a product to ensure that a product launch is smooth and successful
  • Coordination with Shariah on product development and general matters relating to business.
  • Maintain Market intelligence on different markets where Islamic products are offered
  • Key participant for global application to ensure successful product sales and delivery of Islamic Products.
  • Team player with ability to take initiative and demonstrate assertiveness.
  • Extensive awareness of and familiarity with the target market for Shariah-compliance products.
  • Ability to deal with all levels of people in the project development and launch phase and deliver multiple tasks involved in multiple product development projects.
  • Demonstrate good networking skills as he / she will need to develop strong relationships with the relevant product areas and reporting lines within the bank and where appropriate with the target client base.
  • Good knowledge of banking processes, IT, and policies to ensure a viable product launch.
  • High level awareness of and familiarity with the target market for Shariah-compliant products.
  • Processes

  • Ensure appropriate development of Islamic processes as per the group guidelines
  • Direct participation in standardization exercise of DOI's and legal documentation across Saadiq markets
  • People and Talent

  • Lead through example and should try to build the appropriate culture and values. Set appropriate tone and expectations for the team and work in collaboration with risk and control partners.
  • To be the part of the team providing the ongoing training and development of people, and ensure that holders of all critical functions are suitably skilled and qualified for their roles ensuring that they have effective supervision in place to mitigate any risks.
  • Risk Management

  • Ensure a full understanding of the risk and control environment for the areas of responsibility.
  • Governance

  • Responsible for processes related to Lending and FM products under the ERMF.
  • Build relationships with business / operation partners to manage operational processes.
  • Support Islamic Banking COO to design and implement controls related to Lending and FM products.
  • Zero tolerance on Shariah appropriateness and sustainability issues.
  • Responsible for delivering 'effective governance'; capability to challenge fellow executives effectively; and willingness to work with any local regulators in an open and cooperative manner.
  • 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.
  • Liaise with countries to ensure all regulatory issues are proactively managed.
  • Key Stakeholders

  • NFRCs, Group Product Teams
  • Country business and product teams
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Embed here for good and Group's brand and values in business across SCB footprints.
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures.
  • Our Ideal Candidate

  • Academic or Professional Education / Qualifications : Masters in Business Administration
  • Licenses and Certifications / accreditations : PGD - Islamic Banking or relevant Islamic Finance certification.
  • Bank training : completed trainings related to Islamic banking, conduct, governance, compliance etc
  • Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

    To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.

    Job-ID : 2100032084 pxidnc7QN6G02LmM Datum der Veröffentlichung : 03 Dez 21

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