Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria – We attract talented individuals. Not only can they give you the benefit of their experience, they also reveal a closer, more personal look at the wide range of global opportunities we offer. At the core of the Group’s people strategy is our focus on employee engagement. Engagement is a key driver of productivity and performance, which creates the foundation of our performance culture. We encourage and focus on the behaviours that bring out the very best from every employee, assessing their performance not just on results but on how those results were achieved. To further embed these behaviours we have a remuneration programme in place, carefully designed to incentivise our employees to live our values every day.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Client Solutions Manager

Job ID: 2200022146
Location: Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time
Job: Institutional Banking
Employee Status: Permanent

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 –Funding 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 Post Trade transactional enquiries complaints, 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 Questionnaires, Visits and Service Reviews, completes Call Reports for each client engagement
  • Plays a co-ordination role where communication with local regulators and market players for the market issues may impact clients
  • Plays a co-ordination role for account opening, closing and general maintenance including Channel Management
  • 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 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 “pulse 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.
  • Oversees and manages periodic reviews of service standards.
  • Manages and co-ordinates the client SLM process with internal stakeholders and the clients periodically as required.

People and Talent:

  • Execute team operating standards set out by the Head, Southern Africa Cluster, FSS Client Solutions, 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’s risk management approach
  • Thematic analysis and review of client issues and complaints 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, 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’s 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’s Degree or above
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
1st September, 2022 at 11:59:00 PM.

How to Apply
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