Client Services Manager

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Job Description

About Standard Chartered

We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other. We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you. You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours. When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we:

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do

  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well

  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term

In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations

  • Time-off including annual, parental/maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along withminimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum

  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns

  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills,global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits

  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning

  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.

Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to. If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

The Role Responsibilities

Financing and Securities Services, a division within Financial Markets, will cover all Securities Services Client businesses services Custody, Clearing, Fiduciary and Fund Services, Securities Lending, Money Markets and Prime Services, as well as Utilities services &ndashFunding Desk, Credit Valuation Adjustment, and the Modelling and Analytics Group.
The key objective of the Client Solution team is to create an excellent client experience for our clients across our footprint. This should be uniform and consistent across all booking locations. The mandate of this team commences from post sales through to day-to-day servicing of our clients. The core function of this team currently includes implementation, local service management, client services for both Securities Services and Prime Brokerage. This team will act as a conduit between Front Office and Operations, ensuring a seamless handshake between both parties, and a streamline day-to-day servicing.
FSS deems Client Solutions as integral to the success of FSS.
High Level Objectives:
To deliver the right level of client service and advice to Financing, Securities Services clients in all interactions for their transactional enquiries complains, and other service-related issues based on the client tiering model.

  • Responsible for serving as primary contact person for clients and internal staff for advice, enquiries, complaints and any other service issues.

  • Deliver excellent service against agreed service standards and in line with client satisfaction criteria.

  • As an internal voice of client, work together with other key internal stakeholders to solve client issues timely with no/minimal escalation and identify opportunities to improve overall service for the clients.

  • Foster long lasting relationships and rapport with premier clients at the transactional / operational level.

  • Identify opportunities for service improvement based on useful metrics and demonstrate results

  • Manage existing/strategic clients to maximize client satisfaction and contribute to the client incident management by ensuring timely rectification and escalation where required. Ensure root cause analysis is completed and preventative measures are implemented effectively. Service level reviews conducted in a planned manner with appropriate engagement from internal stakeholders (i.e. Sales and/or SSO participation if needed).

  • Manages Client Due Diligence Visit and Service Review call

  • Communication with local regulators and market players for the market issues to impact to clients

  • Build trusted partnerships with clients at the daily transactional / operational level


  • Primary point of contact / escalation for external clients in terms of providing solutions, enquiries, complaints, resolving of discrepancies and transactional errors.

  • Ensure the provision of the highest standards of client service in response to client enquiries and complaints in order to deliver best in class client service.

  • Ensure incidents are managed and resolved in a timely manner. Actively engage with internal stakeholders and support functions to overcome obstacles in resolution of incidents while providing timely updates to client and internally on progress made.

  • Continually identify opportunities to improve client efficiency and performance, through e.g. optimizing channel usage, identifying service improvements, product solutions, and cross-sell opportunities.

  • Proactive client engagement and regular &ldquopulse checks for premier clients through due diligence visits, service reviews, proactive communication of market news, deeper understanding of clients need end-to-end, questionnaires completion, RFP, etc.

  • Maintain a professional and positive SCB image through all interactions with clients.

  • Assist in implementation of service and efficiency improvement initiatives in Securities Services and facilitate transfer of best practice.

People and Talent

  • Execute team operating standards set out by the Country Head of Client Solution to ensure highest standards of service execution and related client communication.

  • Ensuring participation of training modules and track training completion.

Risk Management

  • Full awareness of the Bank&rsquos risk management approach

  • Thematic analysis and review of client issues and complains in order to identify root causes and remediation actions.

  • Uphold highest level of code of conduct to ensure full compliance with regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • No exception to completing mandatory trainings timely.

  • Comply with Operational Risk Framework set out for Client Service including but not limited to client identification, complaints and enquiry handling.

  • Comply with applicable Money Laundering Prevention Procedures and, in particular report any suspicious activity to the Unit Money Laundering Prevention Officer and Line Manager.

  • Adhere to policies including escalation and compliance requirements and follow any other relevant internal controls and procedures as they relate to process, products, policies and regulations.

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group&rsquos 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

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor&rsquos degree or above

  • Good communication skills

  • Minimum of 5 years client services experience in Securities Services with proficient product / process knowledge within securities services

  • Organised with attention to detail

  • Client focused and willing to go beyond expectations

  • Ability to articulate well with all people at different levels

  • Good analytical skills

  • Ability to inspire trust and confidence in clients creating credibility

  • Effective interpersonal and communication (including questioning) skills

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We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.
Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.

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