This role will support the Compliance function in helping to ensure the effectiveness and integrity of the Speaking Up Programme. He will be assisting Central Compliance fulfil its role as Risk Owner of the Speaking Up Process and Central Compliance efforts to continuously improve the Speaking Up culture across the Group. He is responsible for to assist Central Compliance deliver initiatives designed to enable the Bank to become a leader in Speaking Up within the financial services Industry.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Support the Executive Director of Speaking Up to implement and develop the Group's Speaking Up Programme to ensure we have an effective and open environment for staff to disclose concerns
Deputising for the Executive Director of Speaking Up where necessary and supporting all aspects of this role.
Test and review specific aspects of the Speaking Up process to enable effective discharge of Central Compliance's role as risk owner for these processes.
Work with SIS and Employee Relations to ensure the Speaking Up Programme is working effectively and with integrity.
Draft Communications regarding Speaking Up for distribution by senior leaders and the Speaking Up bridge sites
Manage the delivery of the Annual Report to the Board on Speaking Up.
Assist with the management and governance of the Speaking Up project, and its Project Steering Committee and working groups.
Develop and manage the Speaking Up Advocates network.
Research and monitor media and regulatory developments on Speaking Up and Whistleblowing.
Produce reports and papers for the monthly Compliance Regulatory Risk Committee Oversight Group on Speaking Up as well as quarterly Business Risk Committees and other committees as required on an adhoc basis.
Managing content for the Compliance Regulatory Risk Committee Oversight Group on Speaking Up
Promote awareness of the Speaking Up Programme.
Work with key stakeholders across the Group to develop a more 'Speaking up' friendly culture.
Qualifications and Skills
Minimum 5 years of experience with related experience
Impeccable ethics and integrity, ability to maintain confidentiality and excellent judgment in difficult and complex situations
Flexible and adaptable approach.
Commitment to openness, transparency and the freedom to Speak Up
Excellent communication skills and experience in drafting reports for governance committees or senior management communications
Excellent organizational skills and deadline management, project management skills preferred
Good attention to detail and an analytical mind
Good global/cross-department co-ordination and stakeholder engagement skills
Effective collaborative skills that contribute to positive working relationships with counterparts in Compliance, SIS, Employee Relations and the business.
Independence and resilience.
An ability to work closely and influence senior management and stakeholders
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