Standard Chartered Bank – Cluster / Country Security Manager.

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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
Country Responsibility

In order to provide a safe working environment for the Banks staff, clients and visitors the security manager is required to monitor the security related risks faced by the Group within the Country and take pro-active measures to reduce risk and minimise loss and communicate incidents to senior management and provide them with professional advice on all aspects of security.

  • Provide proactive advice and support to the Country Management Team on all aspects of security management.
  • Ensure efficient delivery of the Security requirements outlined within the MSA / LSA.

Fulfil the requirements of the Country Security Manager as outlined in and The Groups Security Operating Standards (GSOS) . To recommend areas where it is necessary the exceed the requirements of GSOS to address country

  • specific threats faced by the Bank to an acceptable level of risk.
  • Ensure the application of GSP 1 and GSP 2 at a country level.
  • Develop and maintain a security laws and obligations register and ensure that the Bank meets and evidences compliance with all local regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain Property Function-Dispensation/Exemption Management  in the event that Security arrangements do not meet the requirements of the Banks standards.
  • Manage and develop the Security Control Room function and facilitate the retrieval AC and CCTV data to support reports and investigations in accordance with the relevant procedures.
  •   Coordinate the commission and acceptance of AC, CCTV and Alarms systems.
  • Develop an LCR schedule for all locations and establish budgets to enable.
  • Manage budgets efficiently and ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget to agreed standards. Actively identify opportunities for cost savings through simplification or cross-party collaboration.
  • Direct of provide input to incident investigations, ensuring any corrective action required associated paperwork is completed within an appropriate timeframe.
  • Support the H&S manager is the delivery of Groups S&S campaigns and events
  • Drive a culture of incident reporting via the Banks incident reporting platform (MetricStream) and ensure security risks are adequately managed
  • Provide advice and support to relevant crisis management and business resilience teams.
  • Maintain regular liaison with Protective Intelligence to raise awareness of situations that may or may not have an adverse impact on the Bank (country and cluster)
Quality Assurance:
  • Facilitate to collection of data for CSTs and support Group Safety and Security, Group Property and Group Internal Audit where required.
  • Fulfil the reporting requirements of the MSA / GSOS.
  • Identifying and communicating areas of improvement and best practice, to the HoP / CMT.
  • Coordinating account communication on system updates, legislation changes and/or other business updates.
  • Any other reports required for support the Group Property Agenda
Cyber Security:
  • Act a Cyber Security Champion to assist in the implementation of the Cyber Security programme.
Cluster Responsibility

The primary function of the cluster security lead is to provide support to country security managers while not removing the responsibility they have to manage security risks at source.

 The secondary role is to raise the level of consistency of the quality all aspects of security operations within the cluster, and amongst clusters. As such the cluster lead will be  required to:

  • Mentor, coach and motivate country security managers. Providing necessary support, advice and training. Monitor security culture and provide support to improve the security culture in the cluster
  • Provide assurance that Group security policies, strategies, standards and guidelines are being implemented within the cluster.
  • Threat Monitoring: Monitor and assess threats within the cluster to ensure pro-active measures are taken to mitigate potential risk to the Bank’s operations, customers and staff.
  • Technical Assistance: Provide assurance that any installations of security technology including access control, CCTV and security alarms are inline with GSOS.
  • Property Due Diligence – Review and approve due diligence of new premises, layouts, fit-outs and other Security related details of new projects
  • Quality Assurance: Carry out other second line assurance activities such as reviewing GSOS GAP Analysis, the relevance of dispensation, the quality and consistency of procedures. The accuracy of location risk assessments. The development and maintenance of Security Obligations registers. Monitor and verify the closure of action items linked to Security in MetricStream
  • Reporting: Collate cluster reports ensuring accuracy and timely submission
  • Contingency Planning / Business Continuity /  Crisis Management. Actively participate in the preparation for and management of any crisis / emergencies that affect countries in the cluster.  

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Unposting Date: 02/Jan/2021, 2:59:00 AM

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