Standard Chartered is a leading international bank operating in some of the most dynamic markets in the world, in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Our successful and sustainable business is built on doing tangible, long term good for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.
Provide additional capacity to the Regional Head of Property to focus on key retained responsibilities i.e. Strategy, Business alignment and Governance. While simultaneously stretching the Property Manager and developing the individual for the Country Head of Property role.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Be deeply involved in progressing strategic property initiatives to meet the organisational goals
Proactive engagements with Property, business stakeholders and supply partners - deepens partnerships, influence with future-focused, affordable and robust solutions
Partnership among the hub, country and supply partner teams to deliver hub property strategies and strategic initiatives
Centrally coordinate MIS and property related submissions at a GCNA level ensuring consistency
Help managing annual Regional Property budgets including operational and capital projects budgets
Lead alignment within the hub, country and supply partner teams
Work with the retained organisation (includes Supplier Managers, Contract Managers and Operational Risk Managers) to ensure service provider is delivering to the agreed service level agreements and performance standards
Lead change management for transformation activities and hub innovation
Enable in region alignment with group strategic intent
Support Hub lead in developing process, innovation, change
Support Hub lead's independent line of assurance by conducting assurance testing on the retained teams both in the hub as well as the countries to provide evidence of compliance with the relevant group policies, procedures and standards.
Be succession pipeline for "geography" function
On behalf of the Hub Property lead, provide a conducive environment for the supply partner to drive consistency across different markets
Qualifications and Skills
Influence the team, supply partners, relationship owners and other stakeholders to delivery future focused solutions aligned to the needs of the Bank.
Influencing Right Outcomes:
Ability to influence country and regional stakeholders across the Hub and within Group Property
Work with the Hub teams to respond to dynamic business / economic environment.
Lead by example, be courageous and drive the agenda. Take ownership.
Making it Happen
Ensure on ground effectiveness through robust supply partner management.
Ability to speak the language of the business and understand the business requirements.
Understanding of business operations and related requirements, ability to speak the language of business and implement effective, efficient and win win solutions.
Understanding the financial and commercial risks and opportunities relation to property.
Knowledge of operational and financial risks and related policies.
Understanding of Group's real-estate strategy and ability to translate into operational execution plans and deliver.
Expert in subject matter
Need to understand the efficacy of solutions, provide effective implementation in all aspects of Property.
Strategic Supply Partner Management
Ability to move from managing activity to managing a fully outsourced offering, letting go of tactical management activity.
Property System & Ops
Good understanding of Property tools and ability to leverage them for the benefit of the Bank.
Strong financial acumen and analytical skills.
Robust presentation, communication and influencing skills
Ability to coordinate well across borders and be a team player
Real Estate qualifications and experience or an MBA/CFA will be an added advantage
Qualifications around Analytics and Financials would also be an added advantage
Demonstrated resourcefulness in seeking out market opportunities and leveraging supplier base to maximum advantage
5 years in a similar position
Needs good working knowledge of Cantonese and Mandarin
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The closing date for applications is 31/05/2017. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.
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