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
Strategy and Advisory
Develop expertise in all performance, reward and benefits ("PRB") issues, acting as a trusted adviser.
Provide advice on compensation matters, including structuring packages, reviewing new hires, changes to existing employees' contracts, developing high remuneration recruit proposals, mobility taxation and share buy-outs.
Participate in the development of PRB products Group-wide, coordinating and championing activities within the respective country and providing feedback into the design of PRB products as they relate to the relevant country teams and client groups.
Develop and implement targeted interventions in relation to fair pay and wellbeing.
Review and implement country specific benefits, in consultation with the global Pensions and Benefits team to maintain alignment and to ensure competitiveness in the market. Manage the administration of pension arrangements.
Work with key stakeholders on remuneration related matters to support M&A activity.
Work with colleagues in the region to align on key projects and seek simplification in processes run in multiple markets.
Global processes and operations
Collaborate with PRB product teams to achieve excellence in the implementation of PRB products and policies across businesses and functions, seeking to improve understanding to drive business performance and employee motivation.
Manage year end performance and pay review processes from the perspective of the region, in line with Group guidelines.
Participate in compensation and benefit market surveys, analyse results and make appropriate recommendations to ensure market competitiveness.
Prepare, review and maintain salary ranges for specific job facilities.
Collaborate with all PRB specialists on market pricing to increase the level of consistency across markets, reduce vendor costs and generally ensure data is used in an impactful manner.
Manage, evaluate and improve effectiveness of all HR products, plans and processes.
Identify opportunities to improve efficiency of PRB by technology enhancements, migration to the PRB delivery or operations teams or process improvements.
Monitor the performance and effectiveness of country reward policies, programmes and processes in achieving business needs.
Provide support with ensuring operational risk and compliance requirements related to PRB advisory are met.
Support statutory and internal audits.
Provide support on the analysis of reward-related regulation and legislation, reviewing alignment to internal practices.
Support decision-making and regulatory discussion on the effective risk adjustment of remuneration.
Draft papers and provide advice to enable reward governance committees and forums to effectively perform their duties. This includes:
Country Pension Committee
Structured Incentives Committee
Regulatory & Business Conduct
Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's valued behaviours 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.
Country HR Business Partners
Global PRB teams
PRB delivery and operations teams
Country benefit providers
Our Ideal Candidate
Core reward advisory skills including benchmarking, and compensation packages for hiring, transfers and exits
Cash compensation including running pay-round including systems, salary planning, job evaluation & promotions
Expertise in core products including share schemes, tax, international mobility, accounting of remuneration, payroll
Expertise in reward governance including remuneration regulations, external reporting and disclosures, risk, control and conduct alignment with remuneration
Expertise in pensions and benefits
Expertise in financial control and analytics
Stakeholder management including frontline (business stakeholders), HR and Board / management team level
Written and verbal communication skills
Risk management, vendor management and data governance skills
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.